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In December of 1955, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged into one entity, the AFL-CIO. This is a collection of AFL-CIO staff oral histories explores the history of the merger including challenges and successes.
William F. Schnitzler became Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1952, the same year George Meany was elected President of the AFL. Schnitzler continued in that role in the AFL-CIO until 1969. This collection consists of Schnitzler's reference files, administrative files, AFL-CIO No-Raid Agreement files, dispute case files, civil defense files, speeches, William Green Memorial Fund files, copy books, and Executive Council reference material. Types of materials...