Lever, E. J. (Emil John), 1894-1975Alternative names
IWW organizer and writer.
From the description of Oral history interview with E.J. Lever, 1968. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321541
Russian-born Emil John Lever (1894-1975) worked as the president and founder of Cooperative Distributors, Inc., from 1923 to 1936 becoming the editor of Consumer's Defender in 1934. He organized over 200 CIO Consumer Collective Bargaining Clubs during the 1930s. Lever served the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) as a field director in the North Atlantic seaboard area from 1936 to 1939. From 1941 to 1943, he served as a CIO consultant to Sidney Hillman on the National Defense Training Program. Lever also served as the Director of the Labor Education Association for the Philadelphia area of the United Steelworkers of America. He also co-authored with Francis Goodell Labor-Management Cooperation and How to Achieve It (1948).
From the description of E.J. Lever papers, 1920-1974. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 456099819
|creatorOf||Lever, Emil John, 1894-. Oral history interview with E.J. Lever, 1968.||Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs|
|creatorOf||Curtiss, Howard Truman, 1897-1983. Howard Truman Curtiss papers, 1888-1947 (bulk 1937-1942).||Pennsylvania State University Libraries|
|creatorOf||Lever, E. J. (Emil John), 1894-1975. E.J. Lever papers, 1920-1974.||Pennsylvania State University Libraries|
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