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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1955-1958 and 1982

 Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains scrapbooks and photo albums. The bulk of the items (about 6 albums), dated between February and December 1955, commemorate the special conferences and conventions regarding the 1955 merger between the AFL and CIO. Two other albums, both dated December 1957, show the Second Constitutional Convention of the newly-formed AFL-CIO. Another scrapbook, titled "UAW and AFL-CIO Special Constitutional Convention", deals with UAW's re-affiliation with the AFL-CIO in 1982. ...

Congressional Correspondence, 1906-1978

 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series consists of correspondence with and about members of Congress. Also included are copies of the voting records of members of Congress on labor-related bills. The bulk of the material dates from 1950-1970. Responsibility for the compilation of voting records remained one of the major duties of the AFL Legislative Committee after the expansion of the federation's role in politics following the issuance of labor's "Bill of Grievances" in 1906. Files in the series...

Legislative Reference Files, 1921-1978

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series includes correspondence, momoranda, transcripts, speeches, clippings, departmental surveys, reports, and official statements on pending bills and legislative issues. Most material is from the dates 1950-1968. Subjects included in the series reflect the historically broad-based nature of the federation's efforts to secure legislation not only of interest to labor, but also of benefit to the whole of American society. Categories for which a substantial volume of...

Reference Files, 1954-1967

 Series 1
Scope and Contents

This series of subject files consists of correspondence, reports, clippings, transcripts, and memoranda. Fifteen folders deal with civil rights, including copies of minutes of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Committee, clippings, and memoranda concerning efforts to promote civil rights legislation and equal employment opportunity on union jobs and government contracted work. Correspondence with Jay Lovestone is also included.