Leo Goodman Papers 1913-1982 (bulk 1937-1970)

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Leo Goodman Papers 1913-1982 (bulk 1937-1970)

Labor union activist. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, membership files, speeches and writings, subject files, appointment calendars, and other papers documenting Leo Goodman's career as a labor activist and lobbyist concerned with adequate and affordable housing and safety for workers in atomic energy, particularly as director, CIO National Housing Committee, and as secretary, AFL-CIO Atomic Energy Technical Committee.

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