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Found in 5 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.

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...

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...

Subject Files, 1890-1995

 Series 1
Scope and Contents The Information Department transferred these images to the Archives in 1982 and 1996. Department staff acquired the images from various press sources (e.g., Merkle, Ransdell, Acme, World Wide, UPI, etc.) and from independent photographers. The bulk of the images are from 1945 to mid-1970s; oversized images are primarily from 1900 to 1960; panoramic group images (primarily of conventions and dinners) are from 1910 to 1940. Substantive coverage is available on committees, conventions (AFL,...