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National and International Union Correspondence, 1951-1960

 Series 1

This series includes letters exchanged by officers of the federation and officers of affiliated unions pertaining to general AFL and AFL-CIO policy matters and to such specific matters as organizing drives, strike settlements, and jurisdictional disputes. In some cases particular subjects appear as sub-headings (e.g., the 1953 disaffiliation of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters of particular NLRB decisions).


  • 1951-1960

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.


19.50 Linear Feet


The series is arranged alphabetically by affiliate followed by folders containing circular letters from the president's office and correspondence about the 1955 internal disputes plan.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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