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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

AFL-CIO International Affairs Department, European Office, Paul Barton papers

 Collection 0553-LBR

Paul Barton was a European Representative for the AFL-CIO, who served in the Paris Office during the Cold War. He worked for the AFL-CIO International Affairs Department from 1968-1994. His records represent the AFL-CIO’s international relationship with European countries from the 1960s to the 1990s. Materials include his personal writings, published manuscripts, and transcripts of radio broadcasts. Notable topics are the Prague Spring, and labor and Communism in Eastern Europe.

Ethical Practices Committee, 1940-1965

 Series 13
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, testimony, reports, and exhibits created and collected during the activities of the AFL-CIO Ethical Practices Committee, established at the time of the merger to resolve serious problems of corruption in financial dealings or communism in political philosophy. The activities of the committee were concentrated in the years 1955 to 1965 but documents collected during the investigation of charges date as early as 1940. Also in this series can be found...

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....

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1946-1960

 Series 6
Scope and Contents

The largest series in the collection consists of correspondence reflecting Meany's wide-ranging interests and activities beyond the labor movement (i.e., correspondence with church and civic organizations, research institutes, and prominent individuals).

Printed Matter, 1896, 1880, 1911-1953

 Series 7
Scope and Contents

Series 7 is contained in ten document cases and is broken down into newspaper clippings, government documents, magazines and pamphlets, programs, books, etc. Government documents are mainly labor related to Senate and House bills.

This series is not included in the Ohio microfilm edition.

Speeches, 1961-1979

 Series 6
Scope and Contents This series consists of full texts of speeches by George Meany as well as articles or editorial pieces for publication in AFL-CIO and non-affiliated publications, statements to the press and interviews and statements before numerous congressional committees. The speeches and statements are generally in typescript, but also often include official releases and Meany's note cards and sometimes research materials. Interviews and press conferences are complete transcripts. Scattered pieces of...