The Philip Murray papers. 1936-1952

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Murray, Philip, 1886-1952. The Philip Murray papers.

The Philip Murray papers. 1936-1952

The Philip Murray Papers are comprised of materials created between the formation of the Committee of Industrial Organizations in 1935 and Philip Murray's death in late 1952.

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