AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department records


AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department records


This collection is comprised of the records of the AFL-CIO's Civil Rights Department, primarily from the 1960s through the 1980s and under the directorships of Donald Slaiman (1964-1974) and William Pollard (1974-1986). The Civil Rights Department worked to oppose employment discrimination and for other labor civil rights causes. Materials include correspondence, press releases, reports, subject files, and interviews. The topics in this collection cover all the activities conducted by the Civil Rights Department.

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AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Dept. (corporateBody)

Shortly after the merger in 1955, the AFL-CIO set up a Civil Rights Department. From the description of AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department records, 1962-1988. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 51233755 The Civil Rights Department of the AFL-CIO was designed to investigate various fields of civil rights activity. From the description of Southern Region records, 1963-1972. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 51233720 ...