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Prison labor

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Government Agencies Correspondence, 1961-1979

 Series 5
Scope and Contents This series, containing correspondence between the office of President George Meany and various U.S. government agencies and departments, spans the dates 1961 to 1979. Particularly voluminous in the series is correspondence with the Labor Department and the White House. This series offers insights into the AFL-CIO's close relationship with the federal government, particularly in the area of labor at missile sites. Other topics covered include: federal prisons, the status of women, equal...

Government Departments Correspondence, 1952-1960

 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Series 2 consists of correspondence exchanged by Meany's office and the representatives of various U.S. government departments, agencies and related committees. The correspondence is generally routine, such as letters notifying Meany of meetings, but a significant portion of corrrespondence pertains to recommendations for the appointments to government advisory or staff positions.

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...

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...