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Firestone, Bernard J.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1935-10-25 - 1989-09-06

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bernard Firestone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001444
Abstract Bernard J. (Bernie) Firestone (1935-1989) served as secretary-treasurer of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers (ACTWU) Chicago and Central States Joint Board, and as vice-president of the Metro Detroit American Federation of Labor-Council of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). The papers of Mr. Firestone reflect his work as a labor activist and his involvement in community affairs.

Organization in Solidarity with Central America Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001627
Abstract Formed through the merging of several Detroit and Michigan groups, the OSCA educated the public on Central American issues, particularly the human rights violations in El Salvador in the 1980s. Their papers represent the activities and writings of the Latin American solidarity movement.