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Letters to William Green, 1925-1944

 Series 2

Correspondents include Frank G. Allen, John Calvin Coolidge, Theodore Francis Green, Herbert Clark Hoover, Cordell Hull, Patrick Jay Hurley, Harold Leclair Ickes, Herbert Henry Lehman, Frances Perkins, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Alfred Emanuel Smith and Sumner Wells.

Topics include: resolutions adopted by the 1929, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1941, and 1943 AFL Conventions; Rhode Island General Assembly action to establish a minimum wage for women and minors; a letter stating that Herbert Hoover did not approve of Senate Bill No. 3060; a letter from Cordell Hull responding to Green's support for Jewish immigration into Palestine; employees working overlong days at Camp Jackson, South Carolina; the salaries of school teachers in Puerto Rico; the New York State legislature's ratification of the Child Labor Amendment; 1933 Department of Labor conference agenda; the permanent improvement of labor and industrial standards; applicability of the Walsh-Healey Act to the production of goods in federal prisons; New York City resolution regarding higher pay for firemen; an AFL representative for a Prison Labor Commission; Panama Canal Commissaries; immigration restrictions; a regret that the AFL Executive Council opposed the reappointment of Donald Wakefield Smith to the National Labor Relations Board; labor applauding the United States Employees' Compensation and Civil Service Commissions; report of the sixty-third AFL Convention pertaining to the National War Labor Board; request to the AFL for someone to serve on the National Conference on Outdoor Recreation; and a message to the American workers from Mr. Leon Jouhaux in the name of the French workers regarding the American efforts towards French liberation.


  • 1925-1944

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13 Folders


Materials are arranged alphabetically by correspondent's last name.

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