Records, 1936-1939.


Records, 1936-1939.

Correspondence, news clippings, articles, financial records, scrapbooks, press releases, and membership files relating to the work of the Good Neighbor League, which emphasized the social and economic advances made under the New Deal, directing their efforts toward labor, the clergy, and the Negro. After the election, the League supported the Child Labor Amendment, the Sesquicentennial celebration of the United States Constitution, and other causes. Correspondents include Stanley High, Director; Edward J. Flynn, James L. Houghteling, Walter A. Jones, and Sol. A. Rosenblatt, Board of Directors; Bishop R.R. Wright of the Colored Committee; and Charles Edison, George M. Harrison, Fannie Hurst, George Fort Milton, George Foster Peabody, and others.

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