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La Guardia, Fiorello H.



  • Existence: 1882 - 1947

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Lewis, 1919-1971

 Series 6
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...

William Green, 1900-1980

 Series 5
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,...