Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
AFL and AFL-CIO International Affairs Department, AFL Advisors to the United Nations Economic and Social Council records
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL and AFL-CIO International Affairs Department, AFL Advisors to the United Nations Economic and Social Council records
Overview The American Federation of Labor (AFL) maintained an interest in international trade unionism for many years. During World War II, David Dubinsky and Matthew Woll headed the AFL's international efforts. These papers are the correspondence of the AFL advisors to the United Nations Economic and Social Council from 1945 to 1952. Primary correspondents are Matthew Woll, David Dubinsky, and Toni Sender.
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL-CIO Office of the President, Joint Minimum Wage Committee records
Overview This collection comprises the records of the AFL-CIO Joint Minimum Wage Committee from 1954 to 1960. The records document the work of the committee in supporting improvements of the minimum wage clause of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). It is especially rich in printed materials produced by the committee and acquired from other sources. In addition, a small number of records of the Joint Minimum Wage Committee (AFL, CIO, 1955) also appear.
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL Office of the President, President's Files, William Green
Scope and Contents Series 1 is contained in nine document cases. The contents of the letters range from personal to administrative; there are memos and telegrams scattered throughout. The earliest files contain some correspondence of Edwin Perry, Green's predecessor as United Mineworkers of America (UMWA) secretary-treasurer. Note: the researcher should consult both the container synopsis that follows and the container synopsis in the Ohio microfilm inventory; while the two synopses generally...
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL-CIO Information Department, Photographic Prints collection
Scope and Contents Images document Lewis' years as head of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW), the Committee on Industrial Organizations, and later the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), 1919 to 1969, as well as the unveiling of a bust of Lewis at the National Portrait Gallery in 1971. The images date primarily from the 1930s and 1940s. Most of the group images are of Lewis with major labor leaders, including Philip Murray, Sidney Hillman, George Meany, William Green, Frank Morrison, David...
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL and AFL-CIO Office of the President, George Meany papers
Scope and Contents This series spans the dates 1959-1979 and consists of correspondence and accompanying printed material relating to the professional concerns and interests of George Meany as a labor leader. It does not, however, contain material which directly concerns the administration of the AFL-CIO or its affiliated labor organizations. The series includes correspondence from prominent political and religious leaders as well as correspondence from rank-and-file union members and their families. Topics...
Scope and Contents This series spans the dates 1925-1987, but mostly covers the years 1939-1974. It contains correspondence and writings but also includes clippings, cablegrams, pencil sketches, and manuscripts.