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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: 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

NALC Office of the President: Vincent Sombrotto Records

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Identifier: LR001915
Abstract Vincent R. Sombrotto was elected the 16th president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) in 1978, serving nearly 24 years until his retirement in December 2002. Bolstered by the rank and file movement in the early 1970s, Sombrotto was overwhelmingly elected president following the adoption of reforms he advocated to make the union leadership more responsive to its members. His accomplishments included wage increases, improving working conditions, passing reform of the Hatch...
Dates: 1971 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1996 - 2002

SEIU Organizing Department Records

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Identifier: LR001888
Abstract The 1980s was a difficult time for American Labor. The American economy was in recession and national politics were not hospitable to organized labor. Yet, SEIU grew by 500,000 members. By 1992, SEIU reached the million-member mark. The membership achievements of SEIU can be largely credited to the efforts of its Organizing Department. The primary responsibility of the SEIU Organizing Department was to organize the unorganized. The SEIU Organizing Department sought to gain new membership for...
Dates: 1970 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1992

UAW Public Relations Department Photographs and Sound and Video Recordings

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Identifier: LAV001193
Abstract Since the United Automobile Workers of America (UAW) was established as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in August 1935, the union has maintained an office to deal with public relations. At that time, a "Committee on Publication" was formed, which became the "Publication Committee" in April 1936. The Committee subsequently became the "Publicity Department" in August 1936, when the UAW became an independent union affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations...
Dates: 1929 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1995

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King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
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Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 2
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American Postal Workers Union 1
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Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
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Gore, Albert, 1948- 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
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Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-2010 1
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935- 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Kramer, Leo 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
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 1
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Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
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Sweeney, John J. 1
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United States Postal Service 1
United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
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Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 1
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