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AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records

Identifier: L1986-01

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1969-1983, consist of press releases, educational materials, publications, and correspondence. Shortly after the merger in 1955, the AFL-CIO set up a Civil Rights Department, which was designed to investigate various fields of civil rights activity.

Dates: 1969-1983

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Office records

Identifier: L1983-26
Abstract: The records, 1964-1979, of the Southern Office of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department consist primarily of correspondence and related reports, surveys, statements, and newspaper clippings. Much of the correspondence is between Director E.T. (Al) Kehrer and various AFL-CIO departments, notably his superiors Don Slaiman (1965-1974) and William Pollard (1974-1979). There is also substantial correspondence between Kehrer and the AFL-CIO state and city labor councils in the South; apprenticeship...
Dates: 1964-1979

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  • Names: AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department X
  • Names: Kehrer, E. T. X
  • Names: A. Philip Randolph Institute X
  • Subject: Civil rights X

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African American labor union members 1
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Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 1
Slaiman, Donald, 1919-2000 1