RG95. AFL-CIO. Private Donations
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview William Baillie Baird was a Scottish immigrant who became a coal miner and labor organizer in western Maryland. This collection consists of 38 items, mainly correspondence, pertaining to William Baillie Baird's commission as organizer for the Knights of Labor, 1897-1898, and his interest in promoting Robert W. Price as the founder of Labor Day, 1925-1927.
Overview George Delaney served as an international representative of the AFL and AFL-CIO from 1948 to 1958. This collection is comprised of George Delaney's personal papers, including correspondence, ephemera, clippings, and photographs. These are not Delaney's official files from his work at the AFL and AFL-CIO, but do contain material relating to his career and labor issues.
Overview Joseph Lane Kirkland was president of the AFL-CIO from 1979-1995. This collection of his personal papers is especially rich in documenting his official activities as seen in the popular press and his wide-ranging domestic and international social and political contacts. Also of interest are the papers pertaining to his family's history in South Carolina and elsewhere; some of the early activities in his life, including his maritime and wartime years; an extensive array of artifacts; and...
Overview Alan Kistler was director of the Department of Organization and Field Services of the AFL-CIO from 1974 to 1986. His early career consisted of membership and leadership in union locals in Pittsburgh before becoming an organizer for the CIO and then the AFL-CIO. His papers document his official activities in organizing disputes during the years 1987 to 1992, and extensive correspondence from his time as department director. Other material types include research files, articles, memos, clippings,...
Overview Vanni Buscemi Montana was an Italian immigrant who worked as a publicist for Local 89 of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and the Italian American Labor Council, and as editor of Giustizia (ILGWU) and Sindacalismo Libero (AFL-CIO). This collection documents Montana's activities as an Italian-American labor leader and socialist with a keen interest in Italian labor and politics. Types of materials include correspondence,...
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / National Capital Area Trade Union Retirees Club, Paul A. Wagner Oral History Project records
Overview The Paul A. Wagner Oral History Project is a collection of oral history interviews with retired trade union leaders and members of the National Capital Area Trade Union Retirees Club.
Overview Morris S. Novik was a career as a radio and television consultant for the AFL, AFL-CIO, various unions, and other organizations. The collection focuses on the radio and television outreach in AFL and AFL-CIO campaigns as well as other union involvement in the radio and television industry. Materials consist mostly of scripts, correspondence, transcripts, reports, press releases, speeches, clippings, photographs and posters.
Overview The collection contains records created and retained by Larry Rogin during the course of his career as a labor educator within the American labor movement. The papers span the years 1926-1988, with the bulk of records dating between the early 1930s to late 1950s and consists of teaching and research materials related to labor education.
Overview Anthony Wayne Smith (1906-1992) was an attorney for the CIO and AFL-CIO from the 1940s into the mid-1950s when he became passionate about environmental issues and took up conservation causes at several National Parks. His papers consist of correspondence, legal materials, and ephemera from Smith's personal life, his time at the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), CIO, and AFL-CIO.
Overview The Trades Unionist was a weekly newspaper published from 1896-1976 by the Central Labor Union, Washington Branch of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). It was published every other week until 1982, when it ceased publication. This collection contains volumes 1 (1896) through 67 (1973) of the paper.