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Abstract Morris Riger served as a staff representative of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), as Assistant Regional Director, and later as Regional Director of the Textile Workers Union of America, as Director of Political Education for the American Federation of Labor-CIO, and held various positions in the U.S. Department of Labor. Mr. Riger was active in the civil rights movement and community affairs, serving in organizations such as the Ohio Advisory Committee to the United States...
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 3-6
Scope and content The papers of Raphael and Olga Brown consist primarily of clippings, correspondence and committee minutes relating to their work as union organizers and the textile strikers of 1933-1934.
Abstract Wesley Warren Cook became a member of the Textile Workers Union of America in 1937. He held two administrative positions within the union: Director of the Synthetic Yarn Division and Administrative Vice President of the Executive Council. His papers reflect the duties of these two positions.