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Grimes Family papers

 Collection 0004-MDHC
Abstract The Grimes family of Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland maintained a farm as well as a store and tavern or 'ordinary' throughout the nineteenth century. For much of that time one family member or another served as postmaster for the area. In accordance with the contemporary convention of naming towns after the local postmaster, the town was then known as Grimesville. The Grimes family papers include financial ledgers from the store, daybooks recording work on the farm, weather, and...

AFL and AFL-CIO Office of the President, George Meany papers

 Collection 0062-LBR-RG1-038
Abstract George Meany began his career as a journeyman plumber in New York City, and soon was elected to be business agent of New York Local 463 in 1922. After serving in the New York City Central Trades and Labor Assembly, and the New York State Federation of Labor, he was elected to be Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL in 1939. Upon the death of AFL President, William Green, George Meany was elected as the next president of the AFL. This collection comprises the records of the last two decades of...

Labor Posters, Broadsides, and Art collection

 Collection 0095-LBR-RG99-001
Abstract This artifically created collection consists primarily of posters and broadsides created by the AFL, CIO, AFL-CIO, and affiliated unions. There are also other labor related posters and broadsides created by other organizations. The bulk of the collection focuses largely on events, issues, and themes of importance or interest to organized labor. Some topics include voting and voter registration, campaigns, women in labor, civil rights, labor history, international workers, minimum wage, the...

Union Label and Service Trades Department, Secretary-Treasurer's records

 Collection 0038-LBR-RG40-001

The Union Label and Service Trades Department promoted the products and services produced in the United States by trade union members, especially those that advertise their use of a union labor with a union label. This collection is comprised of administrative files, photographs, and scrapbooks from I.M. Ornburn's tenure as secretary-treasurer and Paul Ornburn's career in the Union Label and Service Trades Department.

John R. Harold papers

 Collection 0008-GWP
Abstract John R. Harold, labor lawyer and Labor Relations Officer for the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers (SCAP) during the Occupation of Japan, was born on January 1, 1914. Raised in Yonkers, New York, he was one of nine children. He received an L.L.B. degree (Bachelor of Laws) from Manhattan College in 1934 and a J.D. from Fordham Law School in 1937. Throughout his 40-year legal career, he was committed to defending a worker’s right to protection by democratic labor practices.In...

George Harris papers

 Collection 0058-LBR
Abstract George Harris was an early organizer for the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Born in England in 1853, Harris moved to the United States with his family in 1880. Harris became vice president of the Miners Amalgamated Association of Pennsylvania in 1883 and worked to organize within the state. In 1888, the National Federation of Miners was organized with Samuel Gompers as the president and Harris as first vice president. This collection includes biographical information, scrapbooks,...

Saul J. Harris papers

 Collection 0261-MDHC
Abstract Saul J. Harris, a health and radiation physicist and nuclear scientist, campaigned as a Republican in the 1978 election for the congressional seat in the 5th District of Maryland (Northern Prince George's County, Maryland and Takoma Park in Montgomery County, Maryland). The majority of the material in this collection outlines Harris' position on tax cuts and inflation. The collection also includes information on Harris' opponent, the Democratic incumbent Gladys Spellman, who won the...

Albert Herling memorabilia

 Collection 0118-LBR
Abstract Albert Herling (1915-1997) was, among other things, a labor journalist, minister, and community activist. His career in the labor field included positions such as Public Relations Director of the Hatters' Union in New York City, Director of Research for the Commission of Inquiry into Forced Labor, and Director of Public Relations and Managing Editor for the Bakery, Confectionery & Tobacco Workers International Union (1955-1979). He was also politically active, working for Democratic...

Industrial Union Department publications

 Collection 0017-LBR-RG41-001

The Industrial Union Department, under the umbrella of the AFL-CIO, represented the common problems of industrial workers and unions. This collection consists of serials and pamphlets produced by the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Department. Document types include meeting agendas and proceedings, and publications on industrial labor unions.

Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America (IUMSWA) records

 Collection 0096-LBR
Abstract The Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America (IUMSWA) was formed in 1934 to unite all shipyard workers regardless of their trade/craft or level of skill. Records include extensive documentation of locals' activities and contracts; national administration; organizing efforts; negotiations; conventions; National Labor Relations Board and National War Labor Board cases; actions taken to stabilize the shipbuilding industry; and relationships with other unions. The IUMSWA...

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Special Collections and University Archives 155
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library 2
Brown, Irving, 1911- 3
Delaney, George Philip 2
Dubinsky, David 2
Goldberg, Arthur J. (Goldberg, Arthur Joseph) 2
Goldfinger, Nathaniel 2
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Hill, Norman, 1933- 2
Lovestone, Jay 2
Meany, George 2
Mondale, Walter F. 2
Morrison, Frank 2
Ruttenberg, Stanley H., 1917- 2
Schnitzler, William F. 2
Uehlein, Joe 2
Woll, Matthew 2
Abel, Iorwith Wilber 1
Adolph Coors Company 1
Agnew, Spiro T. 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Local 63 (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
Anderson, Mary 1
Ayers, Jake 1
Baldinger, Wilbur H. 1
Barkin, Solomon, 1907-2000 1
Basharah, Michael 1
Blaydes, Laurel 1
Boggs, Michael D., 1948- 1
Braunthal, Alfred 1
Brookwood Labor College 1
Brown, George T. 1
Brown, Theodore E. 1
Bryant, Elise 1
Carranza, Venustiano 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Agency : U.S.) 1
Cohen, Larry 1
Cornfield, Gilbert 1
Curran, Joseph Edwin 1
Davis, Jerame 1
Delaplaine, Rocky 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund) 1
Dubrow, Evelyn 1
El-Shazil, Heba 1
Ellenberger, James N. 1
Feldman, Gilbert 1
Fernbach, Frank, 1911-1984 1
Food Lion 1
Friedman, Martin L., 1923- 1
Gavran, Peter 1
Glazer, Joe 1
Gold, Robin 1
Goldberg, Harry, 1901- 1
Gomez, Susan 1
Graeve, Cheryl 1
Greater Washington Central Labor Council. AFL-CIO (1896-) 1
Green, Archie 1
Green, Karin 1
Greiff, Helen 1
Greyhound Lines, Inc. 1
Hardesty, Doris Gibson 1
Henle, Peter 1
Hillquit, Nina 1
Hodell, Chuck 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 49 (Boston, Mass.) 1
Italian Communist Party 1
Italian Confederation of Labor 1
Italian Confederation of Workers' Trade Unions 1
Italian Dressmakers' Union 1
Italian Federation of Labor 1
Italian Labour Union 1
Italian Socialist Federation (U.S.) 1
Italian Socialist Party 1
Italian-American Labor Council 1
J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
Justice for Janitors 1
Kahn, Si 1
Kahn, Thomas 1
Kassalow, Everett M. (Everett Malcolm) 1
Kehrer, E. T., 1921- 1
Kemble, Penn (Kemble, Richard Penn) 1
Kennedy, Edward M. 1
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald 1
Kennedy, Robert F. 1
Klaverkamp, Joel 1
Labor Line 1
Labor Resource Service 1
Lee, Ernest S. 1
Lewis, Leonard J. 1
Lie, Trygve 1
Lomax, Dessandra 1
Lowe, Herman, Mrs. 1
Lynch, Gene 1
Mazzini Society 1
McCaughan, Cynthia 1
McGlotten, Robert M., 1938-2016 1
McLellan, Andrew C., 1912?-1982 1
Montana, Vanni Buscemi 1
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