Records of senior staff, 1922-1971.
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Frederick Coolidge Crawford was born in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1891. He graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in 1913, and in 1914 with a master's degree in civil engineering. On Nov. 4, 1916, Crawford was hired as a millwright helper by auto and airplane parts manufacturer Steel Products in Cleveland, Ohio, which became Thompson Products in 1926. In 1933 Crawford became president of the company, a position he held for 25 years. He would serve the company in other capacities until ...
The Chamber of Commerce of the United States traces its origins to an April 22, 1912, conference of commercial and trade organizations called by President William Howard Taft. The idea was to create an organization that could represent the interests of the business community in Washington. The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America held its first annual meeting on January 21, 1913. During the First World War the Chamber organized more than 400 War Service Co...
Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...
The National Association of Manufacturers (N.A.M.) was organized in January 1895 as a political lobbying organization representing the interests of America's manufacturers who wanted to maintain a high protective tariff. By the beginning of the twentieth century, N.A.M. sought to curtail the power of organized labor and maintain the open shop. During the New Deal period and World War II, N.A.M. became a significant force in the Republican coalition seeking to decrease the growing role of the sta...
Robert R. Wason was president of the National Association of Manufacturers in 1946. From the description of [Addresses].  (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 285650425 ...
Doris Razook lived in Savannah, Georgia. From the description of Doris Razook ration book, 1943. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166147794 During World War II the Office of Price Administration (OPA) was the government agency that rationed most consumer goods and regulated their prices. Some of the rationed items included, tires, cars, gas, coffee, meats, and other food stuffs. OPA was in place for the duration of the war and continued operations until 1947...
Motion picture executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Eric A. Johnston : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481310 Material for biographical note taken from "The Eric A. Johnston Story" by Ralph P. Edgerton, 1979. (Copy located in The Westerners, Spokane Corral Records [Ms 141].) Eric Johnston has been described as ambitious, aggressive, and industrious. With a plethora of natural ta...
The Committee for Industrial Organization was formed by the presidents of eight international unions in 1935. The presidents of these unions were dissatisfied with the American Federation of Labor's unwillingness to commit itself to a program of organizing industrial unions. In 1936, the A.F. of L. suspended the ten unions which proceeded to organize an independent federation, the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The CIO subsequently became the A.F. of L.'s chief rival for the leadership of...