RG1/RG1-028. AFL-CIO Office of the President, State and Local Central Bodies Merger records
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Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL-CIO Office of the President, State and Local Central Bodies Merger records
Overview After the 1955 merger of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), the assistants to President George Meany, Peter M. McGavin and R.J. Thomas, were responsible for managing the state and local mergers. The records in this collection consist of correspondence, transcripts, minutes, and agreements that describe the steps necessary to unify state and local organizations after the merger on December 7, 1955.