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International affairs

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

AFL-CIO Committees, 1956-1980

 Series 8
Scope and Contents

This series contains committee correspondence, reports, notes, and minutes, covering the years 1956-1980.

George Meany, 1924-1980, and undated

 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Includes images from Meany's youth, circa 1906, through his death in 1980, and bulk from 1955 to the mid 1970s. Images document myriad aspects of Meany's lengthy labor career: awards, politics, ceremonies and international affairs. Numerous images show Meany's interaction with major labor and government leaders. Images of Meany's personal life document his art, family, and funeral.

International Affairs, 1957-1979

 Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, reports, and clippings that document the activities of George Meany and the Office of the President in the area of international affairs. It spans the years 1957 to 1979, but mostly covers the years 1961-1977. The correspondence in this series is between the President's office and international labor leaders, labor organizations in other countries, foreign labor officials attached to embassies in the United States, American labor leaders, and U.S....

International Affairs Files, 1945-1960

 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Series 9 materials reflect the AFL and AFL-CIO's evolving foreign policy and Meany's concerns in the international field from the postwar period to 1960, that is, from the later years of his tenure as AFL secretary-treasurer through the early years of his AFL and AFL-CIO Presidency. Types of materials include letters, memoranda, and reports.

Other Committees, 1963-1979

Scope and Contents Sub-series 2 contains files having to do with all other committees, including the Campaign Policy Committee for the 1968 elections, a foreign trade committee, and a defense committee. The Campaign Policy Committee documents reflect the AFL-CIO's view of the 1968 election as a particularly crucial election. These papers also document the AFL-CIO's views on such key issues as the war in Vietnam, the anti-war movement, the urban crisis, and labor-management relations. Executive Council files...

Reference Files, 1941-1949

 Series 3
Scope and Contents Series 3 reflects both Meany's general and specific interests as secretary-treasurer of the AFL. It consists of correspondence, reports, and printed matter pertaining to several AFL committees. Affiliated and unaffiliated labor organizations, as well as general subjects are represented. Of some note are three folders labelled "Real Estate - New building" which document Meany's early efforts to locate a site for a new headquarters for the AFL. Appended to Series 3 are ten folders...

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...

Standing Committees, 1956-1980

Scope and Contents Sub-series 1, containing records of standing committees, accounts for the bulk of this series. Section XIII of the 1955 AFL-CIO Constitution provided for the creation of a number of standing committees: Civil Rights, Community Services, Economic Policy, Education, Ethical Practices, Housing, International Affairs, Legislation, Political Education, Public Relations, Safety and Occupational Health, Social Security, and Veterans' Affairs. Other standing committees were established at subsequent...