McKee, Don, 1916-
- Existence: 1916-
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Stetin discusses the National Labor Relations Board and the LaFollette Civil Liberties Committee. McKee discusses arbitrating labor disputes at Hamrick Mills in Gaffney, S.C. and the impact of the New Deal on labor relations, and working with local organizers.
Stetin discusses the 1934 United Textile Workers of America Convention. McKee and Stetin discuss the impact that the textile workers' strike of 1934 had on later unionization campaigns, the impact of the CIO on Franklin Roosevelt's presidency, anti-union violence and other topics.
McKee and Stetin watch newsreel footage of the textile workers' strike of 1934 and discuss attitudes about the strike and the labor movement.
Don McKee, born in 1916, was a union organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America and a professor at Upsala College. Don McKee's Textile Workers Union of America Organizing Files consist of organizer reports from 1939 to 1949, organizing campaign publicity materials, union literature and a copy of his manuscript, "Organizing Southern Textile Workers: Early Days with the CIO."