The papers of John Eklund reflect his work as a concerned educator and President of the AFT.
Important subjects covered in the collection are:
Federal Aid to education
Correspondence, reports, clippings and other materials relating to Mr. Eklund's work as an educator and official of the AFT. There are speeches and articles
written by Mr. Eklund representing views on such issues as academic freedom, funding education and improving teaching conditions. There is information on the UNESCO Conference attended by Mr. Eklund in Paris, President Reports from AFT National Conventions and numerous clippings recording his many activities.