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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/Joseph Ames Records

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Identifier: LR002096
Abstract This collection primarily covers the end of Gordon Chapman’s tenure as Secretary-Treasurer, and all of Joseph Ames’s tenure. These years saw turbulence in the International Union’s politics where founding incumbent president Arnold Zander faced challenges from an opposing faction called the Committee on Union Responsibility (COUR). COUR candidate Jerry Wurf won the presidency at the 1964 convention. Gordon Chapman held the office of Secretary-Treasurer. In 1966, Chapman retired due to poor...
Dates: 1944 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1972

AFSCME Office of the Secretary-Treasurer: William Lucy Records

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Identifier: LR001989
Abstract The AFSCME Office of the Secretary-Treasurer oversees the general financial health of the international union, keeping records for its locals, councils, and the headquarters staff. The Office keeps files on council and local trusteeships, maintains per capita dues payments by locals and councils, issues charters to new locals, and suspends and disbands locals or councils when problems arise. William Lucy held this position for 38 years, 1972-2010. Lucy joined AFSCME as a civil...
Dates: 1970 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1972 - 2000

AFSCME Organizing Department Records

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Identifier: LR000682_OO
Abstract This collection reflects the work done by and through the AFSCME Organizing Department, 1967-1972. Important subjects and people that appear in the collection include public employee organizing; recruitment; organizations; elections; strikes; Chairman of the AFSCME Judicial Panel Joseph L. Ames; International Field Director P.J. Ciampa; and International President Jerry Wurf.
Dates: 1967 - 1972

AFSCME Power to the Public Worker Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002243
Abstract In 1973, Richard N. Billings and John Greenya contracted with AFSCME to write a history of the union, resulting in the 1974 book
Dates: 1973-03-26 - 1973-07-26

Jerry Wurf: Labor's Last Angry Man Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH001093
Abstract Between November 1981 and January 1982, Joseph C. Goulden interviewed 10 individuals associated with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and influential, longtime leader Jerry Wurf, for Goulden's biography of Wurf,
Dates: 1981-11-03 - 1982-01-19

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Labor unions 3
Labor unions -- Organizing 3
Apartheid 2
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Gotbaum, Victor, 1921-2015 4
Lucy, William, 1933- 4
Ciampa, P.J. 3
Kramer, Leo 3
McEntee, Gerald W. 3
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Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 3
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 2
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 2
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 2
Fauntroy, Walter E., 1933- 2
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 2
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
Mandela, Nelson (Nelson Rolihlahla), 1918-2013 2
Newman, Winn, 1924-1994 2
Roberts, Lillian 2
Trask, David 2
AFL-CIO 1
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
AFSCME. International Convention 1
Barry, Marion, 1936-2014 1
Bilik, Al 1
Billings, Richard N. 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Hillary Diane Rodham), 1947 1
Coalition of American Public Employees 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Gore, Albert, 1948- 1
Goulden, Joseph C., 1934- 1
Greenya, John 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-2010 1
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 1
Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935- 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Kubista, Roy 1
McEntee, William J. (William Joseph), 1903- 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Mondale, Walter F. (Walter Frederick), 1928- 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) (1913-1994) 1
Public Services International 1
Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 1
Robinson, Randall, 1941- 1
Saunders, Lee (Lee A.) 1
Sheffield, Horace 1
Transafrica Forum (Organization) 1
Zinos, John 1
Zwerdling, Abe 1
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