Papers, 1924-1971.

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Reuther, Roy, 1909-1968. Papers, 1924-1971.

Papers, 1924-1971.

Correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and personal files, relating to Reuther's activities with International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (earlier names: International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) and International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America), his interest in community activities and voter registration campaigns (1960s), and the Reuther family, including his wife, Fania (Sankin) Reuther. Correspondents include Cesar Chavez, Hubert Humphrey, Lyndon Johnson, Edward Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., George Meany, A. Philip Randolph, Victor Reuther, Walter Reuther, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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