Papers of Leo Goodman, 1913-1982 (bulk 1937-1970).


Papers of Leo Goodman, 1913-1982 (bulk 1937-1970).

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, membership files, speeches and writings, subject files, appointment calendars, and other papers documenting Goodman's career as a labor activist and lobbyist concerned with adequate and affordable housing and safety for workers in atomic energy, particularly as director, CIO National Housing Committee, and as secretary, AFL-CIO Atomic Energy Technical Committee. Organizations represented include the AFL-CIO, Bata Shoe Company, CIO National Committee on Atomic Energy, Power and Resources Development, Congress of Industrial Organizations, Emergency Conference for the Civilian Control of Atomic Energy, International Union, United Automobile Workers (CIO), National Fair Rent Committee, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury's war bond campaign, and United Shoe Workers of America. Correspondents include Lawrence Bogart, George A. Crago, Richard L.-G. Deverall, Ellery A. Foster, Pat (Gardner) Jackson, Judith Ann Hays Johnsrud, Pare Lorentz, Astrid and Donald S. Monson, Leland Olds, Drew Pearson, Murton Peer, Victor Salkind, Ernest J. Sternglass, and members of the Goodman family.

86,000 items.249 containers plus 2 oversize plus 1 classified.124 linear feet.


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