Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Florida AFL-CIO was formed in 1958 with the merging of the Florida American Federation of Labor and the Florida Congress of Industrial Organizations. The collection, 1965-1968, consists of correspondence, minutes, financial documents and printed materials. Correspondence illustrates such primary concerns as labor's role in education; state and national legislation; opposition to the Taft-Hartley Act and the Landrum-Griffin Bill, and its support of Congressman Claude Pepper.
The records, 1954-1971, of the Florida State AFL-CIO contain financial statements and proceedings of the Florida State AFL-CIO, proceedings of conventions of other state labor bodies, pamphlets pertaining to labor subjects, and correspondence, minutes, and reports of the Florida State Constitution Revision Commission.
The Hillsborough County Central Labor Council (Fla.) collection consists of correspondence from 1972.
Howard D. Walton (1926-2006) was president of the Florida Congress of Industrial Organizations during its merger with the Florida Federation of Labor. His collection includes a scrapbook, 1955-1959, documenting his career, as well as photographs and a draft of a scholarly article, 1970, 1993, circa 2006, undated.