Series 1, Subseries 7. Correspondence, 1935-1940. [microform]

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American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 7. Correspondence, 1935-1940. [microform]

Series 1, Subseries 7. Correspondence, 1935-1940. [microform]

Include correspondence relating to the economic security bill; to workmen's compensation; to the interstate commerce bill; to the Social Security Act; to occupational safety; to occupational diseases, especially silicosis and tuberculosis; to the Association's opposition to depriving silicosis victims of compensation; to Andrew's study of British factory inspection and labor law administration; to Association finances; to a study of silicosis and ventilation in state mine inspection; to mine safety standards; to the Association's study of municipal legislation; to physical examinations for workers; to the ratification of the International Labour Office maritime convention; to the Wagner Act; to the Walsh-Healy bill; to amendments to the interstate workers' compensation bill; and to the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. Major correspondents include Edward W. Bakke, Elizabeth Brandeis, Walter Gelhorn, D. Harrington, Sidney Hillman, Harold L. Ickes, Ethel M. Johnson, John A. Kratz, Fiorello La Guardia, John L. Lewis, Isador Lubin, Frances Perkins, Walter Polakov, Paul Raushenbush, Eustace Seligman, Robert F. Wagner, John Winant, and Edwin E. Witte. Other individuals and organizational correspondents of national significance or who wrote with some frequency include Grace Abbot (Children's Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor, University of Chicago); Mary Anderson (director, Women's Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor); William Green (United Mine Workers of America); Robert Marion La Follette, Jr.; and United Mine Workers of America.

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