William Green papers [microform], 1891-1952.


Green, William, 1870-1952. William Green papers [microform], 1891-1952.

William Green papers [microform], 1891-1952.

Microfilm collection contains correspondence and memoranda, biographical and membership material, a diary, expense reports, speeches and statements, and subject files. Documents activities with the United Mine Workers of America, Democratic Party politics, with the Ohio Senate, with the AFL, and in numerous private organizations. Highlights his involvement in workmen's compensation legislation, James M. Cox's presidential campaigns, the Depression and economic recovery, industrial unionism and the CIO expulsion from the AFL, the founding of a Jewish colony in Palestine, war preparedness and production, anti-communist activities, and political action by organized labor.

21 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

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