Zaritsky, Max, 1885-1959

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Max Zaritsky (1885-1959) was born in Petrikov, Russia, emigrated to the U.S., where in 1907 he joined the Cloth Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers' International Union (CHCMW), later becoming its president, and then subsequently, president, until his retirement in 1950, of the United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union (AFL), formed by the 1934 merger of the CHCMW and the United Hatters of North America. Zaritsky was an advocate of labor-management cooperation to promote the hat industry, a founder of the American Labor Party in 1936, and was active in labor Zionist circles, heading both the American Jewish Trade Union Committee for Palestine and the National Committee for a Leon Blum Colony in Palestine.

From the description of Max Zaritsky papers, 1920-1959 (bulk 1934-1948). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 478456442

Max Zaritsky (1885-1959) was born Petrikov, Russia, emigrated to the U.S., where in 1907 he joined the Cloth Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers' International Union (CHCMW), later becoming its president, and then subsequently, president, until his retirement in 1950, of the United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union (AFL), formed by the 1934 merger of the CHCMW and the United Hatters of North America. Zaritsky was an advocate of labor-management cooperation to promote the hat industry, a founder of the American Labor Party in 1936, and was active in labor Zionist circles, heading both the American Jewish Trade Union Committee for Palestine and the National Committee for a Leon Blum Colony in Palestine.

Sources:

Max Zaritsky at Fifty. The Story of an Aggressive Labor Leadership (1935). Biographical Dictionary of American Labor (1984). Labor Unions (1977). Includes historical sketches of the various hat industry unions, pp. 139-144.

From the guide to the Max Zaritsky Papers, Bulk, 1934-1948, 1912-1959, (Bulk 1934-1948), (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union Records, Bulk, 1896-1934, 1827-1978 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Labor and Radicalism Photograph Collection, Bulk, 1940-1965, 1860-1985 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Zaritsky, Max, 1885-1959. Max Zaritsky papers, 1920-1959 (bulk 1934-1948). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Janiewski, Dolores E., 1948-,. The American Federation of Labor and the unions : national and international union records from the Samuel Gompers era, 1890-1927. [microform] Cornell University Library
referencedIn American Labor Conference on International Affairs Records, 1939-1950 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives,. Tamiment Library general photograph collection [graphic]. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Max Zaritsky Papers, Bulk, 1934-1948, 1912-1959, (Bulk 1934-1948) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Rose Schneiderman Papers, Bulk, 1909-1920, 1909-1964, (Bulk 1909-1920) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972. Papers, 1909-1964 (bulk 1909-1920). New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Rose Schneiderman Papers, Bulk, 1909-1920, 1909-1964 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn American Labor Conference on International Affairs. Records, 1939-1950. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Rose Schneiderman Papers, Bulk, 1909-1920, 1909-1964, (Bulk 1909-1920) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Abelson, Paul, 1878-1953. Paul Abelson. Series 1. Arbitration and mediation files, part c, 1916-1953. Cornell University Library
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United States
Palestine
Palestine.
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Labor Zionism
Hat trade--Labor unions--United States
Labor Zionism--United States
Industrial technicians--Labor unions
Industrial technicians--Labor unions--United States
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Birth 1885

Death 1959-05-10

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