Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records, 1914-1980, 1920-1950 (bulk)

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Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records, 1914-1980, 1920-1950 (bulk)

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records, 1914-1980, 1920-1950 (bulk)

Correspondence, clippings, minutes, organizing leaflets, photographs, speeches, phonographs, scrapbooks, and organizational records documenting the founding, growth, history and development of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America; the activities of its officers and other leading officials; its organizing activities; and its administration.

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American Federation of Labor

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Blumberg, Hyman, 1885-1968

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Steel Workers Organizing Committee (U.S.)

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Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964

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Anderson, Director of the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor for 25 years, had emigrated from Sweden at 16. She worked for 18 years as a machine operator in shoe factories, was active in the Boot and Shoe Workers Union, and organized women workers for the National Women's Trade Union League before her appointment as assistant director of the Women in Industry Service in 1918. Anderson became director in 1919 and remained in that position (the Women in Industry Service became the Wome...

Blinken, S. M.

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Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972

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Rose Schneiderman, Jewish labor organizer, socialist, suffragist, campaigner for protective legislation for women, and leader of the Women's Trade Union League(WTUL) was born of working class parents in Russian Poland in 1882 and emigrated to the United States in 1890, where she entered the work force at age 13. In 1903 she organized her follow cap workers, creating Local 23 of the United Cloth, Hat & Cap Makers of North America. She joined the Socialist Party and the WTUL in 1905, quickly b...

Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958

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Kellogg, editor of the Survey, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer, corresponded with major figures in business, politcs, and welfare, discussing developments in peace movements, New Deal programs, civil liberties, the development of professional social work, and programs to assist dependent members of society. From the guide to the Paul U. Kellogg papers, 1891-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives [swha]) Kellogg, editor of the Surve...

Hillman, Bessie

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Bessie Abramowitz Hillman, labor leader, union organizer, and first woman executive, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). A pioneer in the early 20th century labor movement, Bessie Hillman (née Abramowitz) was born in Grodno, Russia, in 1889. She emigrated to the United States in 1905 and started working as a button sewer in a Chicago garment factory. There she began her long career as a labor organizer, forming a shop committee to protest working conditions,...

Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990

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Harry Renton Bridges, also known as Alfred Renton Byrant Bridges, came to the United States in 1920 from Australia where he had been a seaman and involved in union activities. Bridges continued to be active on the docks in fighting for labor rights and was instrumental in getting the International Longshore Association (ILA), an affiliate of the AF of L, recognized as the bargaining unit for the entire Pacific coast. He became president of ILA Local 34-36 and in 1936 its Pacific Coast preside...

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Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring

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Founded in 1900; fosters Jewish identity and participation in Jewish life through Jewish, especially Yiddish, culture and education. From the description of Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring constitution, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 230295172 ...

United States. National War Labor Board (1918-1919)

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The National War Labor Board (NWLB) was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson in April, 1918. Guided by the principles of labor relations suggested by the President's Mediation Commission in September, 1917, the Board's purpose was to settle labor-management disputes and stabilize wages during World War I. The NWLB consisted of five industry representatives (chosen by the National Industrial Conference Board), five labor representatives (chosen by the A.F.of L.), and two co-chairs appointed by P...

Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946

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Tom Darcy was born in Brokklyn, NY in 1932. He received his art education at the school of Visual Arts in New York. In 1958 he began his editorial cartooning with Newsday on Long Island. In 1970, Darcy was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his incisive cartoons of the Vietnam War and racial discrimination. He won many awards in 1970's, some of these were: Best Cartoon on Foreign Affairs in 1970 & 1973, Meeman Conservation Award in 1972 & 1974 as well as the National Headliners' Club award i...

Addes, George F., 1910-

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Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1877-1953

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Alumnus of City College, Class of 1898. From the description of Papers, 1926-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504196 ...

Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938

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Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. From the description of Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062115 Clarence Seward Darrow, prominent Chicago trial lawyer, was born in Kinsman, Ohio on April 18, 1857. He attended Allegheny College, after which he studied one year at the University of Michigan Law School. He then worked as a lawyer in Youngstown, and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1878. He practiced in Ohio for nine yea...

Bellanca, Dorothy

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Dorothy Jacobs Bellanca, labor organizer and leader, co-founder and first woman vice-president, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) . One of the most influential women in the labor movement during the early 20th century, Dorothy Bellanca was born in Latvia in 1894 and emigrated to the U.S. in 1900. She began working as a buttonhole maker in a Baltimore clothing factory while still in her mid-teens. While there, she helped to found United Garment Workers of Ame...

Martin, Warren Homer, 1902-1968

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Vice-President of UAW-AFL and President of UAW-CIO (1935-1939). From the description of Homer Martin papers, 1934-1941. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321137 President of the UAW. From the description of Oral history interview with Homer Martin, 1959. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321346 Warren Homer Martin, a former Baptist minister, was appointed vice-presi...

United States. Dept. of Labor

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Journeymen Tailors of America

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Lovestone, Jay

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General secretary, Communist Party, U.S.A., 1927-1929, and Communist Party (Opposition), 1929-1940; executive secretary, Free Trade Union Committee, American Federation of Labor, 1944-1955; assistant director and director, International Affairs Department, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1955-1974. From the description of Jay Lovestone papers, 1904-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870674 Biographical Note...

American League Against War and Fascism

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Green, William, 1870-1952

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Ohio district president of the United Mine Workers of America; Democratic senator in Ohio General Assembly; AFL president. From the description of William Green papers [microform], 1891-1952. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 45840057 ...

Labor's Non-Partisan League

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La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947

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Fiorello H. La Guardia served as a three term Mayor of New York City, 1934-1945. Born in New York City in 1882 to immigrants, he was raised in the Dakota and Arizona territories. La Guardia worked as a translator at Ellis Island from 1907 to 1910 while stuyding the law. After passing the bar, he represented immigrants, workers, and the poor. He became active in liberal Republican politics, and ran for Congress in 1914. He lost the election, but won the seat in 1916, making him the first Italian-...

Antonini, Luigi, 1883-1968

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Luigi Antonini (1883-1968), an Italian American labor organizer, was born in Vallata Irpino, Avellino, Italy, and came to the United States in 1908. He worked in a cigar factory, a piano factory, and as a dress presser. In 1913, he joined the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, for which he became an organizer for Local 25 in 1916, and, later, for Italian Dressmakers Local 89; from 1934-1967, he was ILGWU vice-president. Antonini was founder of the Italian Chamber of Labor in 1913 and ...

Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975

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United States. Commission on Industrial Relations

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The Commission on Industrial Relations was established in the wake of mounting conflict and violence in American labor relations and especially as a result of the dynamiting in 1910 of the Los Angeles Times building by two labor union officials. The Commission was composed of nine members representing employers, employees, and the public. From the description of U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations records, 1912-1915 (inclusive), [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1225562...

Cohn, Fannia M. (Fannia Mary), 1885-

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Fannia Cohn, labor educator and leader, was born in 1885 or 1888 in Russia to a middle-class Jewish family. In 1904 she emigrated to the United States, and in 1909 she began her life-long career with the International Ladies Garment Workers Union as a member of the Executive Board of the Wrapper, Kimono, and Housedress Makers Local 41. From approximately 1914-1916 Cohn lived in Chicago, working as a general organizer for the ILGWU. In 1916 Cohn returned to New York as the ILGWU's Vi...

Potofsky, Jacob S. (Jacob Samuel), 1894-1979

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Union official. From the description of Reminiscences of Jacob Samuel Potofsky : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722949 Jacob Potofsky, garment worker, labor organizer and leader, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Jacob Potofsky was born in Radomisl, Ukraine, in 1894. He emigrated to the United States in 1905 and began working in a Chicago men's clothing factory in 1908. He became activ...

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

United States. War Department

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Marcy served as Secretary of War under James K. Polk, 1845-1849. From the description of William L. Marcy letter : Washington [D.C.], to Col. J.D. Stevenson, New York City, ALS, 1846 June 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 43771263 Officer, Second U.S. Cavalry, 1868-1892. From the description of Report of Lieutenant Gustavus C. Doane, 1870 Dec.15. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 43955079 U.S. gov...

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Hendley, Charles J.

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Charles James Hendley (1881-1962) was a teacher, education reform advocate, political activist and union leader. A member of the Teachers Union of the City of New York (Teachers Union of NYC) from 1921 until his death, he served as its president from 1935-1945.Born in North Carolina on June 4, 1881, Hendley was the son of Alvis Francis Hendley, a section foreman on the Southern Railway who was a pioneer in organizing the maintenance-of-way men on the southern railroads. After attending local sch...

La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965

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Epithet: Governor of Wisconsin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00029b ...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Hart, Schaffner & Marx

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Danish, Max D.

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Industrial Workers of the World

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The IWW is a labor organization dedicated to uniting laborers around the world into a single large union. From the description of Collection 1916-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701431 Established in Chicago in 1905 by sponsors of socialism and the remnants of previous labor unions, including the Knights of Labor, Western Federation of Miners and the American Labor Union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), or "Wobblies", evolved into a radical industrial unio...