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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 Program Development Department Records, Part 1 and 2

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Identifier: LR002203
Abstract The AFSCME Program Development Department was created in January of 1973 to deal with matters such as health care, the deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill, employee protections, career development, and sex discrimination. It was funded by federal grant money until 1975 when the funds ran out, the department was disbanded, and its several functions were taken over by other AFSCME departments. The records in Part I reflect the Department's concerns with women's issues, sex...
Dates: 1964 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1975

Gloria Johnson Oral History

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Identifier: LOH002326
Abstract In 1993, Dennis Deslippe interviewed International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (IUE) staffer and Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) president and co-founder Gloria Johnson for his book,
Dates: 1993-06-08

Morag McLeod Simchak Papers

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Identifier: LP000905
Abstract Morag McLeod Simchak began her career with the United Rubber Workers International Union before she embarked on a government career with the Department of Labor. She was recognized as their leading expert on several Acts dealing with equal rights for workers. Her papers are a reflection of her efforts to achieve equality for working women, in particular.
Dates: 1955 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1975

SEIU District 925 Legacy Project Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002073
Abstract The SEIU District 925 Legacy Project, conducted 2005-2007, aimed through a series of oral history interviews to chronicle the organization’s 20-year history (1981-2001) and provide insight into the relationship between the women’s movement and organized labor, during a time of great social and technological change. The project gathered interviews from women, and some men, involved in the founding and growth of District 925 and its efforts, with the association 9to5, National Association of...
Dates: 2005-01-25 - 2007-03-09

SEIU International Affairs Records

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Identifier: LR001871
Abstract The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was founded in 1921 as a union of flat janitors. Over the years it has grown in size and scope, now comprising three divisions: healthcare, property services, and public services. While most of SEIU’s members reside in the United States, the SEIU is an international union with members and affiliates in countries all over the world. The records of SEIU’s International Affairs Department document the SEIU’s relationships with companies, unions,...
Dates: 1985 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1998

Susan Holleran Papers

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Identifier: LP001389
Abstract Susan E. Holleran was a labor journalist for AFSCME's national headquarters and its international magazine. Additionally, she was a founding member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), a member of the National Organization of Women (NOW), active in community service activities of the Washington, D.C. AFL-CIO, and coordinator of the first national conference on pay equity which resulted in the founding of the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1979. Holleran died of cancer on December...
Dates: 1973 - 1995

Workers' Education Local 189 Records

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Identifier: LR000954
Abstract Workers Education Local 189, American Federation of Teachers, was founded in November 1922 as the bargaining agent for the faculty members of Brookwood Labor College. After Brookwood closed its doors in 1937, Local 189 opened its membership to all persons, regardless of geographic location, who were engaged in workers' education. Throughout its existence Local 189 had been active in distributing workers' education materials to other members of the AFT, and to public schools, colleges and to the...
Dates: 1939 - 1977

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9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.) 1
African National Congress 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
American Federation of Teachers. Workers Education Local 189 1
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 1
Ciampa, P.J. 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Hillary Diane Rodham), 1947 1
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Deslippe, Dennis 1
Fauntroy, Walter E., 1933- 1
Froines, Ann 1
Gore, Albert, 1948- 1
Gotbaum, Victor, 1921-2015 1
Heath, Stacey 1
Holleran, Susan E. 1
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 1
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 1
International Labour Organization 1
International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Kramer, Leo 1
Kubista, Roy 1
Lucy, William, 1933- 1
Mandela, Nelson (Nelson Rolihlahla), 1918-2013 1
McEntee, Gerald W. 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 Education Association of the United States 1
National Organization for Women 1
Newman, Winn, 1924-1994 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) (1913-1994) 1
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 1
Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonstration School District (New York, N.Y.) 1
Public Services International 1
Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 1
Roberts, Lillian 1
Saunders, Lee (Lee A.) 1
Service Employees International Union. District 925 1
Service Employees International Union. Office Worker Division 1
Shanker, Albert 1
Simchak, Morag McLeod 1
United Rubber Workers of America 1
United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964. 1
United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX. 1
Women's Equity Action League 1
World Bank 1
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 1
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