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John Sweeney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LR002354
Abstract John J. Sweeny was a major figure in the American labor movement who served as president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) from 1980 to 1995 and president of the AFL-CIO from 1995 until his retirement in 2009. Sweeney's campaign for the AFL-CIO presidency was the first contested election in the organization's history which helped to bring progressive reforms to the organization. Materials in this collection include correspondence, interoffice memoranda, photographs, campaign...
Dates: 1995

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