Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
- Existence: 1882 - 1945
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Harry Clifton Byrd (1889-1970) was president of the University of Maryland from 1935 to 1954. After his retirement he became chairman of the Tidewater Fisheries Commission and was involved with the revitalization of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. His papers relate mainly to the University of Maryland, its buildings, lands, governing bodies, and programs. Other subjects documented include the Defense Orientation Conference Association, Far East Command, and state elections. Byrd's...
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 and AFL-CIO Research Department, Boris Shishkin papers
Scope and Contents These are file headings created by Shishkin, part of which contain his personal correspondence 1931-1961. Among the most noteworthy letters are those from Illinois Representative Morton D. Hull (1927-1941) who financially aided Shishkin's college education. There are two letters of appointment to government posts addressed to Shishkin signed by President Franklin Roosevelt. Most of the correspondence in the series is between Shishkin and his co-workers in the labor movement and government...
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL-CIO Information Department, Photographic Prints collection
Scope and Contents Images document William Green's career, from 1900 to his death in 1952, with a few photos of his funeral, buildings or structures dedicated in his memory, or ceremonies held at his gravesite. Most images are from his time as president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), from 1924 to 1952, particularly from the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s. There are numerous images of Green with national and local labor leaders, including John L. Lewis, Philip Murray, George Meany, Walter Reuther,...