Papers, 1939-1963.


Wade, Raymond R., 1896-1972. Papers, 1939-1963.

Papers, 1939-1963.

Papers containing correspondence, administrative files, publications,newspapers, etc. These papers relate primarily to Wade's activities with the Alabama State Federation of Labor and as Director of the State Labor Department under Governor Folsom. There is also information relating to Wade's work as a panel member of the Regional War Labor Board. These papers document the history of labor, labor unions, and the state's role in labor in Alabama during the late 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.

2.25 cubic ft. (2 record center cartons, 1 vol. and 1 oversized folder).

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