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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frontlash records

 Collection 0082-LBR-RG50-001
Abstract 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...

National and International Union Correspondence, 1951-1960

 Series 1
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).

United Automobile Workers Disaffiliation Files, 1956-1969

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...