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Romualdi, Serafino, 1900-1967

 Person

AFL Latin American representative; Inter-American representative, AFL (1948) and AFL-CIO; founded the Inter-American Confederation of Labor (CIT) which later became the Inter-American Regional Organization of Workers (ORIT); Assistant Secretary, ORIT; founded International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU); Executive Director, American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD).

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

AFL and AFL-CIO International Affairs Department, AFL Advisors to the United Nations Economic and Social Council records

 Collection 0014-LBR-RG18-008
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.

Correspondence, 1952-1961

 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series consists primarily of Romualdi's correspondence files generated in his capacity as inter-American representative of the AFL and AFL-CIO and, to a lesser extent, as assistant secretary of ORIT. Materials types include correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, periodicals, agendas, reports, conference materials, resolutions, speeches, minutes, and photographs (separated to Series 5). Correspondents include: Jose M. Aguirre, Editor for Free Labor World; Robert J....

International Affairs Files, 1945-1960

 Series 9
Scope and Contents Series 9 materials reflect the AFL and AFL-CIO's evolving foreign policy and Meany's concerns in the international field from the postwar period to 1960, that is, from the later years of his tenure as AFL secretary-treasurer through the early years of his AFL and AFL-CIO Presidency. Types of materials include letters, memoranda, and reports.

Latin America and the Caribbean, 1959-1970

 Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, reports, proceedings, clippings, and other printed material. The records document efforts of U.S., Central and South American, and Caribbean labor leaders to build a free trade union movement in the region. The records are particularly valuable in illuminating relations among trade union and government officials and in charting the development of the American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD) and its many educational, housing and financial...

Miscellaneous, 1945-1959

 Series 4
Scope and Contents This series consists of files relating to Romualdi's work with the Free Trade Union Committee (FTUC), AFL, from 1945 to 1947, as well as miscellaneous files from his tenure with the AFL and AFL-CIO's International Affairs Department. Material types include correspondence; minutes; reports; periodicals.

ORIT, 1950-1959

 Series 3
Scope and Contents This series consists primarily, but not exclusively, of Romualdi's correspondence files generated in his capacity as assistant secretary of ORIT. Most of the correspondence is with leaders of ORIT and organizations affiliated with ORIT. Correspondents include: Angel Bravo, Office Manager, ORIT; Alfredo Fidanza, Secretary General, Comite Obrero de Accion Sindical Independiente (COASI); Ignacio Gonzales, President, ORIT; Arturo Jauregui, Assistant Secretary and Acting Secretary General, ORIT;...

Subject Files, New York Office, 1939-1974

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series spans the dates 1939 through 1974 and primarily covers dates from 1947 to 1969. It contains mostly correspondence, but also includes clippings, telegrams, published materials, notes, and one book. Major persons represented include Robert Alexander (assistant professor of Economics, Rutgers University; AFL correspondent in Latin America, South America, and the Caribbean); Luigi Antonini (general secretary of ILGWU Local 89 in New York City, president and executive...