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Politics. Local

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

City and County Central Body Correspondence, 1955-1960

 Series 4
Scope and Contents

This series represents only two years of correspondence between Meany and local central officers and representatives, although a few items date from 1955. Letters mainly pertain to finances, local election procedures, and area COPE activities.

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...

Subject Files, New York Office, 1939-1974

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series spans the dates 1939 through 1974 and primarily covers dates from 1947 to 1969. It contains mostly correspondence, but also includes clippings, telegrams, published materials, notes, and one book. Major persons represented include Robert Alexander (assistant professor of Economics, Rutgers University; AFL correspondent in Latin America, South America, and the Caribbean); Luigi Antonini (general secretary of ILGWU Local 89 in New York City, president and executive...