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Abstract Pamphlets, leaflets, handbills, clippings, articles, radio scripts, and union newspapers collected by Mr. Haessler, who was managing editor of the Federated Press (1922-56); editor of the United Auto Worker and many local union papers; a member of the public relations staff of the United Rubber Workers; and was responsible for public relations and publicity for various groups and organizations. Subjects include civil rights, social reform, socialism in Britain, labor legislation, the NLRB, and...
Dates: 1908 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1961
Abstract A founding member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) and the Fourth International, George Lavan Weissman served as a branch organizer, as director and editor of Pioneer Publishing and Pathfinder Press, as manager of Mountain Spring Camp and as the editor and writer of various SWP publications. Following his expulsion from the SWP, Mr. Weissman helped to form the Fourth Internationalist Tendency and served on the editorial board of the Bulletin in Defense of Marxism. Mr. Weissman’s papers...
Dates: 1935 - 1985
Abstract Jack Barbash held positions in the federal government, the labor movement, and academia, serving in departments such as the U.S. Office of Education, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Barbash served as Research and Education Director for the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union and for the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Industrial Union, and served a term as president of the American Association of University Professors...
Dates: 1920 - 1989
Abstract James Lindahl served as Recording Secretary for the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Local 190 (Packard Motor Car Plant). Mr. Lindahl’s papers document his work for Local 190 and also include publications reflecting his interest in union membership and organizing, U.S. politics, the American worker, dissident groups, civil rights, and socio-economics, among other related subjects.
Dates: 1930 - 1959
Overview The collection contains pamphlets, booklets, periodicals, and monographs related to a wide variety of liberal causes from the 1920s to the late 1960s. The majority of items concern issues in the United States or that directly deal with American involvement. Most of the records date back to the 1960s and involve topics related to the American anti-war movement or socialism.
Dates: 1920 - 1969
- Labor 3
- Radicalism 2
- Africa 1
- Anti-apartheid movements 1
- Communism 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions 1
- Nuclear energy 1
- Peace movements 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Social history 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
- Wisconsin 1 ∧ view less
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 3
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- Barbash, Jack 1
- Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
- Lindahl, James 1
- National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 1
- Socialist Workers Party 1
- United Mine Workers of America 1
- United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare 1
- United States. Works Progress Administration 1
- Weissman, George Lavan, 1918- 1 ∧ view less
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