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AFSCME Communications Department Records

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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

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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

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

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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Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 4
Lucy, William, 1933- 4
McEntee, Gerald W. 4
Wurf, Jerry, 1919-1981 4
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 3
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Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 3
Ciampa, P.J. 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
Kramer, Leo 2
Kubista, Roy 2
Mandela, Nelson (Nelson Rolihlahla), 1918-2013 2
Meany, George, 1894-1980 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
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
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
McEntee, William J. (William Joseph), 1903- 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 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
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 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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