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Puerto Rico

 Topic
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

AFL Office of the President, Samuel Gompers and Woodrow Wilson correspondence

 Collection 0029-LBR-RG1-013
Overview This collection consists of letters exchanged between AFL president Samuel Gompers and U.S. president Woodrow Wilson during the latter part of Wilson's presidency, covering a wide variety of topics pertaining to labor and World War I between 1914 and 1919.

Letters to Samuel Gompers, 1908-1924

 Series 1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include John Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Clark Hoover, Andrew William Mellon, Pat M. Neff, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., William Howard Taft, and Thomas Woodrow Wilson.Topics include: articles by the United Mine Workers; a decision against establishing a manufacturing plant in a Texas penitentiary; the awarding of Navy contracts to non-union companies; the suggestion that contractors observing the eight-hour workday be given special consideration in bids to furnish supplies...

Letters to William Green, 1925-1944

 Series 2
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Frank G. Allen, John Calvin Coolidge, Theodore Francis Green, Herbert Clark Hoover, Cordell Hull, Patrick Jay Hurley, Harold Leclair Ickes, Herbert Henry Lehman, Frances Perkins, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Alfred Emanuel Smith and Sumner Wells.Topics include: resolutions adopted by the 1929, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1941, and 1943 AFL Conventions; Rhode Island General Assembly action to establish a minimum wage for women and minors; a letter...

Samuel Gompers, 1887-1982

 Series 4
Scope and Contents Includes images from Samuel Gompers' personal life, his career as a founder and first president of the American Federation of Labor, and various ceremonies and memorials after his death in 1924. Most of the images are from the 1900s-1920s. A sizeable portion of the collection consists of individual images, both formal and informal. The series also includes images of Gompers with various American and international labor leaders of the late nineteeth and early twentieth centuries. Of special note...