Herman W. Benson papers, 1944-1974, (bulk 1950-1968).


Herman W. Benson papers, 1944-1974, (bulk 1950-1968).

Correspondence, reports, clippings, leaflets, handbills, portfolios of newspapers, court cases and union trial hearings, research notes and other materials relating to various labor trade-unions.

11.5 linear ft. (24 boxes) + 3 portfolios.

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