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Box 106A


Contains 3 Results:

Full page pro-union and anti-union propaganda from The Beacon (High Point, North Carolina) and the Greensboro Sun, [oversize box], August 16, 1945-September 20, 1948

 File — Box: 106A, Folder: 2
Identifier: II
Scope and Content of the Series From the Series: During the 1940s, Mike H. Ross worked with the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers and then as an International Representative for the United Furniture Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and part of the CIO's "Operation Dixie". Operation Dixie was a movement during the 1940s by the CIO to organize southern labor into unions. The South was not labor-friendly during this time, especially to organizations or people who wanted to do away with Jim...
Dates: August 16, 1945-September 20, 1948

Oversize labor prints, 1853-1890

 File — Box: 106A, Folder: 3
Identifier: III
Scope and Content of the Series From the Series: Mike H. Ross, after being injured during World War II, came back to the United States, where he was stationed in several army bases to convalesce. These included Fort Dix, New Jersey and Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Ross also spent some time in New Orleans, Louisiana after the war, and was in North Carolina during the late 1940s and early 1950s. During this time, Ross began doing research for a history on the populist movement in the south. Much of his research consisted of news clippings,...
Dates: 1853-1890

Oversized photos, [oversize box], undated

 File — Box: 106A, Folder: 1
Identifier: IV
Scope and Content of the Series From the Series: In June 1960 Mike H. Ross delivered a presentation to the National Conference on Medicine and the Federal Coal Mine, Health, and Safety Act in Washington, D.C. His presentation was "The Lifestyle of the Coal Miner." Ross began doing more research in this area due to his involvement with the United Mine Workers of America, the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union, the Fairmont Clinic, the Rural Practice ProgramThis series contains files relating to lifestyle...
Dates: undated