John Edelman papers, 1913-1971, (bulk 1940-1971).

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Edelman, John, 1893-1971. John Edelman papers, 1913-1971, (bulk 1940-1971).

John Edelman papers, 1913-1971, (bulk 1940-1971).

Correspondence, autobiographical drafts, minutes, press releases and other materials relating to Mr. Edelman's activities with the Textile Workers Union of America, and his work with various federal agencies.

59 linear ft. (118 boxes)

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