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Strikes and lockouts

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Federal Labor Union (FLU) Strike Sanctions, 1952-1954

 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Series 5 consists of material relating to specific strikes conducted by federal labor unions during 1953-1954. The files contain Meany's official sanction of particular strikes and also correspondence relating to strike circumstances, conditions, and settlements. Payment or strike benefits is a frequent topic amoung the various correspondents who include local FLU officers and AFL regional organizers.

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).

Philip Murray, 1922-1954

 Series 7
Scope and Contents Includes images of Murray from his years of involvement with the United Mine Workers (UMW), as head of the United Steel Workers of America (USWA), 1936-1952, his involvement with the Committee for Industrial Organization, and as the president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), 1940-1952. Other images are of Murray's funeral and various memorial ceremonies such as the memorial in Blantyre, Scotland, Murray's birthplace, and images of the Philip Murray Memorial Foundation...

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,...

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...