Mississippi AFL-CIO subject files, 1947-1986.

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Mississippi AFL-CIO. Mississippi AFL-CIO subject files, 1947-1986.

Mississippi AFL-CIO subject files, 1947-1986.

The collection consists of the subject files of Mississippi AFL-CIO President Claude Ramsay from 1947-1986. Includes correspondence, news clippings, printed material, news releases, and memoranda covering a variety of national, state, and local political and other public figures, events, and organizations. As President he had extensive contact with political leaders including U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy; U.S. Congressmen William Colmer, Charles Griffin, Hubert H. Humphrey, Frank E. Smith and John Bell Williams; and Mississippi Governors or Lt. Governors Carroll Gartin, Paul Johnson, William Waller, William Winter, and Fielding Wright.

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Mississippi AFL-CIO

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The Mississippi State Federation of Labor was organized in 1918 and held its annual conventions until 1957, when it became known as the Mississippi AFL-CIO. The Mississippi AFL-CIO held annual meetings until it switched to biennial conventions in 1962. From the description of Mississippi AFL-CIO records, 1947-1986. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38477517 From the description of Mississippi AFL-CIO, Congress of Industrial Organization and AFL-CIO files, 1952-...

Democratic Party (Miss.)

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Winter, William F., 1899-1939

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Ramsay, Claude E., 1916-1986.

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Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997

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Frank Ellis Smith (1918-1997) was the Director of the Kennedy-Johnson Natural Resources Advisory Committee in 1960. He was also a senator in the Mississippi state legislature from 1948 to 1950, a representative for the Third District of Mississippi in the U.S. Congress from 1950 to 1962, and Director of the Tennessee Valley Authority from 1962 to 1972. From the description of Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609523 ...

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

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The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) was organized during the summer of 1964 by members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and other participants of the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964. The MFDP attempted in August 1964 to secure delegate representation at the Democratic National Convention because the Mississippi Democratic Party had included a clause rejecting civil rights and opposing the national party's commitment to that cause. The activities of the MFDP promote...

Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985

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Paul B. Johnson Sr., Governor of Mississippi, 1940-1943; Paul B. Johnson Jr., Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1960-1964, and Governor, 1964-1968; and other family members. From the description of Family papers, 1917-1970. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 45071731 ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Mississippi State Federation of Labor.

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Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376713 From the description of Reminiscences of Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100450 Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (1911-1978) was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States. He worked as a pharmacist in his fathe...

Wright, Fielding L., 1895-1956.

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Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Williams, John Bell, 1918-1983

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Gartin, Carroll, 1913-1966.

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Colmer, William Meyers, 1890-1980

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Mississippi congressman, 1933-1973; chairman of U.S. House of Representatives' Special Committee on Postwar Economic Policy and Planning. From the description of Papers, 1933-1973. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 45071729 ...

Waller, Bill, 1926-2011

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Loyal Democrats of Mississippi.

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Griffin, Charles H.

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