Series 2, Subseries 1. Miscellaneous commissions and boards files, 1942-1976.
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Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon. Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his ...
Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations
John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...
When the United Steelworkers of America struck the Garfield, Utah plant of the American Smelting and Refining Co., the U.S. Wage Stabilization Board became involved, as copper and sulphuric acid production was considered essential to national defense. From the description of United States. Wage Stabilization Board. American Smelting and Refining Company vs. United Steelworkers of America. Documents, 1951. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63890962 The Wage Ad...
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was created in 1935 under the authority of the National Labor Relations Act (popularly known as the Wagner Act.) Its purpose was to implement and administer the Wagner Act which affirmed the right of employees to organize and designate representatives for collective bargaining. Beyond the Board's Wagner Act powers, the War Labor Disputes Act of 1943 authorized the NLRB to intervene to settle wartime labor disputes which threatened to impede war productio...
John Thomas Dunlop was born in Placerville, California, in 1914, and raised in the Philippines where his parents served as missionaries. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1935 and a Ph.D. in 1939, from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the Harvard faculty in 1938, becoming associate professor of economics in 1945 and full professor in 1950. He chaired the Economics Department from 1961 to 1966. He was appointed Lamont University Professor in 1971. Dunlop was director of the Cost o...
Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...
Industrial relations expert. From the description of Reminiscences of Cyrus Stuart Ching : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309730524 ...
Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940s and 1950s. He served as sales manager of the Syracuse [Easy] Washing Machine Company, general manager of the Carrier Corporation, Operations Vice-Chief of the War Production Board during World War II, and finally vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations. While at General Electric he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Bou...
Arthur J. Goldberg, 1908-1990, served in the Office of Strategic Services during World War II as a civilian officer; General Counsel for the Congress of Industrial Organization (CIO) and later of the AFL-CIO; Secretary of Labor in the Kennedy administration; Appointed to the Supreme Court in 1962; Ambassador to the United Nations 1965-1968. From the description of Oral history interview with Arthur J. Goldberg, 1985 Mar. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 45739164 ...
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 ...
Independent abitrator and member of numerous state and federal advisory boards, including the National War Labor Board. From the description of David Lawrence Cole series 7. Speeches, writings and lecture materials, 1949-1972, bulk 1949-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091483 Independent arbitrator and member of numerous state and federal advisory boards, including the National War Labor Board. From the description of Series 6. Profession...
Michael Harold Moskow (b. Jan. 7, 1938, Paterson, N.J.) served as a staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers as well as Deputy Under Secretary of Labor. He was Assistant Secretary for Policy, Evaluation, and Research and Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He served as Director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in 1975 and 1976, and as Under Secretary of Labor during Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford a...
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...
Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; appointed 1956; resigned 1990. From the description of Papers, 1956-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605090 Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956; resigned in 1990. From the description of William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998 (bulk 1956-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982573 Biographical Note ...
Lawyer, educator, LL. B. Harv. Law S. 1937, LL. D., 1975. Admitted to Bar, 1937. In law practice in Boston, 1938-1941. Prof. of law, Harv. U., 1945-1961, 1965- Solicitor general of U.S., 1961-1965. Prosecutor of U.S. Dept. of Justice Watergate Special Prosecution Force. Author of The Warren Court (1968), co-author Cases on Labor Law (1948, 1976, with D.C. Bok). From the description of Papers, 1862-1978. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047245 From the des...
Lawyer, educator, and government official. From the description of Papers, 1931-1962. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944292 ...
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 ...
Labor leader. From the description of Oral history interview with Victor G. Reuther 1963. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321364 ...