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AFSCME Communications Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002204
Abstract AFSCME has produced a regularly published magazine since its inception. Publication duties for this organ and other materials were accomplished by the Education and Publications Department for the first twenty years of AFSCME’s existence. The 1954 Convention, however, passed Resolution 14, establishing a Publications and Public Relations Department. This new department would continue to publish the AFSCME magazine and other materials and would also take on new media public relations duties both...
Dates: 1967 - 2002

AFSCME Office of the Secretary-Treasurer: Gordon Chapman Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001990
Abstract Gordon W. Chapman was elected secretary-treasurer of AFSCME in 1937. He served until 1944 when he became executive assistant to AFSCME president Arnold Zander. In 1948, he was reelected to the office of secretary-treasurer. Chapman resigned from AFSCME in 1961 to accept a State Department appointment as special assistant for the coordination of international labor affairs. In 1962, he was once again elected as secretary-treasurer of AFSMCE where he served until his retirement in 1966 due to...
Dates: 1926 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1961

AFT Inventory Part I Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000348_1
Abstract Papers consist of correspondence, ballots, proceedings from meetings, clippings, local finances, per capita reports, charter applications. Subjects include integration, federal works programs, loyalty oaths, academic freedom, federal aid to education, communist issues.
Dates: 1914 - 1980

Archie W. Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001355
Abstract Journalist Archie Robinson served as the labor editor of the Detroit News, as a press officer for the National War Labor Board, as labor editor of the U.S. News and World Report, and authored George Meany and His Times, a history of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and its president. Mr. Robinson’s papers document his career in journalism and his coverage of major labor issues.
Dates: 1927 - 1980

Irving Richter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000932
Overview Irving Richter served as president of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) Lodge 139 of the American Federation of Government Employees while employed by the FERA, which would later become the Works Progress Administration. Mr. Richter also served as an economist with the US Labor Department, and as the legislative representative and director of political action in the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Washington D.C. office. Mr. Richter was a...
Dates: 1934-1988

Jack Golodner Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 2: G-M, Folder: 4
Identifier: LOH002216
Abstract In 2004, Mike Smith interviewed Jack Golodner, President Emeritus of the Department for Professional Employees, a semi-autonomous trades department of the AFL-CIO representing white-collar workers. Collection consists of audio recordings and a transcript. Golodner talks about his childhood and early life; education; entry into the labor movement; early work in law, politics, and labor organizing; involvement with the AFL-CIO, particularly with his work in advancing the organization of...
Dates: 2004-03-25 - 2004-03-26

Jay B. Krane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000614
Abstract Jay Krane served in various capacities overseas for the Congress of Industrial Organizations and the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions. His papers reflect both his work in these organizations as well as the structure and activities of the organizations themselves.
Dates: 1948 - 1961

SEIU Executive Office: William McFetridge Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001542_McFet
Abstract A nephew of William F. Quesse, SEIU's founder and first International President, William McFetridge began his career with SEIU in 1923 as a member of Chicago's Flat Janitors Local 1. In 1927 he assumed the position of SEIU Third Vice President and then ascended to the position of SEIU 1st Vice President in 1930, a position he maintained until April of 1940, when he became President of the International. The records comprising this collection chronicle McFetridge's last years as President of...
Dates: 1936 - 1963

UAW Local 239 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000353
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 239 serviced General Motors plant employees in Baltimore, MD. The records of the local reflect its activities as representative of Fisher Body Plant workers, before they merged with Local 678, Chevrolet assembly operations.
Dates: 1948 - 1969

UAW Local 678 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000451
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 678 originally serviced the Chevrolet plant and parts warehouse in Baltimore, MD. before merging in 1969 with Local 239, Fisher Body. The records relate to activities and operations prior to the merger.
Dates: 1940 - 1968

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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 4
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 3
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 3
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Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 2
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
General Motors Corporation 2
Gotbaum, Victor 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Kubista, Roy 2
McEntee, Gerald W. 2
Shanker, Albert 2
AFL-CIO. Department for Professional Employees 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 1
Bluestone, Irving 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Ciampa, P.J. 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Fauntroy, Walter E. 1
Golodner, Jack 1
Gore, Albert, 1948- 1
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 239 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 678 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Kramer, Leo 1
Krane, Jay B., 1923- 1
Lucy, William, 1933- 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
McEntee, William J. (William Joseph), 1903- 1
McFetridge, William 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 1
National Education Association of the United States 1
Newman, Winn, 1924-1994 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Richter, Irving 1
Roberts, Lillian 1
Robinson, Archie W. 1
Saunders, Lee 1
Service Employees International Union 1
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 1
United Mine Workers of America 1
United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 1
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 1
United Steelworkers 1
Wurf, Jerry, 1919- 1
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