Series 3. Inter-organizational files, 1957-1971.
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The Peace Corps was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961, announced by televised broadcast March 2, 1961, and authorized by Congress on September 22, 1961, with passage of the Peace Corps Act (Public Law 87-293). Since 1961, over 200,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps and have served in 139 countries. From the guide to the Brown University Peace Corps files, 1965-1967, (John Hay Library Special Collections) The Pea...
Serafino Romualdi was born in Bastia Umbra (Perugia), Italy on November 18, 1900. He graduated from Teachers' College (Perugia) in 1917 and began teaching grade school. He was a civilian member of the Italian Government's Commission for the Requisition of Cereals in 1919 and 1920, returning to teaching in 1921. Romualdi was editor of a weekly labor paper in Pesaro, Italy called "Il Progresso" during 1922, but was compelled, because of his opposition to Fascism, to leave for the Unit...
The ILGWU Archives were established in 1973 and transferred to the Kheel Center in 1987. From the description of ILGWU. Charles Zimmerman Collection of Radical Pamphlets, 1898-1978. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 748341343 The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, the most significant union representing workers in the men's clothing industry, was founded in New York City in 1914 as a breakaway movement from the United Garment Workers. Radic...
The AFL and CIO merged in 1955 as an umbrella organization for skilled trade and industrial unions. Its regional office in Baltimore represented worker interests against this railroad merger. From the description of AFL-CIO response to merger of Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads, 1962-1963. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 238572652 Created by merger of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955. ...
The University of Wisconsin-Extension promotes continuing education and lifelong learning by providing statewide access to university resources and research to the people of Wisconsin. Its four divisions are continuing education; cooperative extension; entrepreneurship and economic development; and broadcast and media innovations. From the guide to the University of Wisconsin Extension Program Reports, 1960-1969, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...
Eleanor Gwinnell Coit, labor education expert, was the daughter of Emma Gwinnell and Henry Coit, M.D., and was born in Newark, N.J., on May 6, 1894. She received an A.B. (1916) from Smith College and an A.M. (1919) from Columbia University. Coit was Industrial Secretary of the New Jersey branches of the Young Women's Christian Association at Newark (1916-1917), and Orange (1917-1919), General Secretary at Bayonne (1919-1921), and Industrial Secretary of the YWCA at...
Broadcasting executive. President, Fund for Adult Education, Ford Foundation, 1951-1961; Chief Executive Officer and Director, Educational Television Stations division, National Association of Educational Broadcasters, 1964-1967. From the description of C. Scott Fletcher papers, 1926-1991 and undated (bulk 1944-1971). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38868060 Non-commercial, educational television pioneer, C. (Cyri...
On September 4, 1961 the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 vas signed into law. On November 4, 1961 the Agency for International Development was set up in the Department of State to succeed the International Cooperation Administration. The main objective of AID was to combine the various foreign assistance programs into one program which would assist the underdeveloped countries in maintaining their independence by making them self-supporting nations. The Development Loan Fund, created in 1957 was ...
American educator; director, Division of Education, United States Office of Inter-American Affairs, 1941-1945; assistant director, Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, 1946-1948; president, Institute of International Education, 1950-1973. From the description of Kenneth Holland papers, 1919-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429553 ...
Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations. Alice Hanson Cook is a professor in the New York State School of Industrial and Labor relations at Cornell University. She served as an alternate delegate at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and later as university ombudsman. From the description of Alice Cook papers, 1962-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072869 ...
Malcolm S. Knowles was born August 24, 1913 in Livingston, Montana. Following his graduation from Palm Beach, Florida High School in 1930, he enrolled in Harvard College where he obtained his A.B. in 1934. He completed his academic studies at the University of Chicago by earning an M.A. in 1949 and a Ph.D. in 1960. He married Hulda Fornell in 1935 by whom he had two children; Eric (1941) and Barbara E. Hartl (1946). During his early career years, Malcolm S. Knowles held ...
The United Steelworkers of America (USWA) was established 22 May 1942, by a convention of representatives from the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers (AAISTW) and the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) after an intensive organizing initiative by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in the 1930s. After mergers in 2005, it was renamed United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (USW...
Anthony Luchek, a graduate of the University of Michigan, was a labor education specialist. Before WWII, he was an instructor at the Institute of Human Relations at Yale University and a Wertheim Fellow at Harvard. He also served as a Labor Economist for the Labor Division of the War Production Board. In 1946, he became the European Representative for the CIO. He directed the Labor Education Program, part of Penn State Extension Services from 1947 to 1959. In the late 1950s, Mr. Luchek conducted...
Labor historian, labor arbitrator, labor relations consultant to the Xerox Corporation, and professor, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University. From the description of Maurice F. Neufeld papers, 1910-1987, 1940-1980 (bulk). (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64092261 Maurice F. Neufeld is a Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. From the description of Maurice F. Neufeld papers, [ca.19...
Labor official; interviewee d.1980. From the description of Reminiscences of George Meany : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587289 President, AFL-CIO, 1955-1980. George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was ...
Hoehler was a public welfare administrator at both the local and state levels, in Cincinnati and Illinois, respectively. He also served as director of the American Public Welfare Association. Hoehler headed the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitiation Administration Division of Displaced Persons during World War II and later served as special consultant to the mayor of Chicago. From the description of Fred K. Hoehler papers, 1917-1965. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCa...
Himie Voxman is among UI's most honored faculty and administrators. He earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the UI with high distinction in 1933, and received a master's degree in 1934 in the psychology of music, studying with pioneering researcher Carl Seashore. He taught woodwinds in nearby public schools, then in 1939 became a full-time UI faculty member. He served as director of the School of Music from 1954 until his retirement in 1980. Among many other honors, the UI Mus...
Most of the records in the collection pertain to the $400,000 raised by the American Baptist Education Society in 1889-1890 in order to obtain a 600,000 grant from John D. Rockefeller for the creation of an endowment for the University of Chicago. The first volume in the inventory, Record of Pledges for the University of Chicago, contains an alphabetical numbered listing of subscribers, amounts pledged, and payments made through 1906. The subscription forms and letters (1:4-13) are numbered to c...
The Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults (CSLEA) was established in 1951 with a grant from the Fund for Adult Education (FAE) that had been awarded on the basis of a proposal submitted by the Committee on Liberal Education of the Association of University Evening Colleges. Throughout its history the Center's primary source of financial support was the FAE. Established to work with universities seeking to initiate or to improve adult education programs, the Center's g...
Workers' Education Local 189 was chartered by the American Federation of Teachers on 1 November 1922 as the bargaining agent for the faculty members of Brookwood Labor College, which was one of several independent labor college that flourished during the 1920s and 1930s. From the description of Workers Education local 189 records, 1939-1977, (bulk 1950- 1977). (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32320997 ...
Samuel H. Mitchell, in 1929, was among the first group of North Carolina State Highway Patrolmen. Initial training was held at Camp Glenn, near Morehead City. Mitchell was later stationed in various cities in North Carolina, including Durham, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and Greenville. Mitchell rose through the Highway Patrol ranks until he attained, in 1950, the position of captain. From the description of Samuel H. Mitchell papers, 1929-1966, 1979 [manuscript]. (East Carolina Univers...
Biography Cox was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA; BA, political science, Stanford, 1949; associate for Bill P. Wreden, antiquarian book dealer, San Francisco; MLS, UC Berkeley, 1954; began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77); compiled and donated Albright library bibliography; Acting Assoc. University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977-79...
The Pennsylvania Humanities Council designated the year 1985 as "The Year of the Pennsylvania Writer." The PHC funded projects in eight locations throughout the Commonwealth to gain appreciation, understanding, and recognition for past and present Pennsylvania writers. The State College/University Park location held a two-stage conference and related events by five Centre County regional organizations. From the description of The Year of the Pennsylvania writer collection, 1984-1986....
The International Association of Machinists is a trade union that was formed in 1888 by nineteen machinists in Atlanta, Georgia. From the description of International Association of Machinists records, 1947. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 308473936 History The International Association of Machinists (IAM) Lodge #68 is one of the oldest of the Bay Area Metal working unions and has a long and interesting ...
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. President
Formerly International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) and International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. From the description of President's office: Walter P. Reuther collection, 1933-1970. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28413062 ...
Administrative History During the mid-twentieth century, the American Labor Movement reached a pinnacle of power and influence within society. The Second World War required that labor be managed as a strategic resource; the high productivity of workers during the war carried over in the peace time economy, which experienced a sustained economic "boom." Unlike European labor relations, where unions play an "official" role in government, the Am...
The National Institute of Labor Education's Mental Health Project (1959-1966) was directed by Robert Reiff (chief psychologist, Jewish Board of Guardians) and funded by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Its purpose was to study the possible development and implementation of a program of mental health education, training, and research in labor unions. From the description of Series 6. Mental Health Project files, 1959-1966. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat re...
Southern woman. From the description of Letter, 1865 May 20. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31427855 ...