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.

25 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7404236

Georgia State University

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