Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Frontlash was an activist group that was created to increase political interest and engagement among young adults and was, one of the most enduring college-aged activist groups to emerge from the 1960s. This collection has extensive material related to instruction in labor organizing and union support, as well as significant material relating to Frontlash's political activity. Types of records include organizational records, financial records, minutes, mission statements, reports, and...
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL-CIO Office of the President, President's Files, George Meany
Scope and Contents This series includes letters exchanged by officers of the federation and officers of affiliated unions pertaining to general AFL and AFL-CIO policy matters and to such specific matters as organizing drives, strike settlements, and jurisdictional disputes. In some cases particular subjects appear as sub-headings (e.g., the 1953 disaffiliation of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters of particular NLRB decisions).
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL and AFL-CIO Office of the President, George Meany papers / Merger and Jurisdictional Dispute Files
Scope and Contents Sub-series 3, containing clippings, correspondence and reports dates from 1956 to 1969, documents the growing rift between the AFL-CIO and United Automobile Workers (UAW), a fight that culminated in the withdrawal of the UAW from the AFL-CIO. The split focused on differences about international relations, organizing, strike support, and civil rights initiatives. Reciprocal suspension and disaffiliation occured in 1968, and most of the documents in the sub-series are dated 1966 to 1969. In July...