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John G. Ramsay papers

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Identifier: L1980-05
Abstract: John Gates Ramsay, born 1902, was a steelworker early in his career, serving as a vice-president and president of local unions. He joined the new Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO in 1936. From 1940 he was a member of the organizing staff of the USWA, serving in their Southern organizing drive in 1946-1953. He then worked in the national CIO office in Washington. Ramsay's unique emphasis was to develop contacts with religious leaders and groups that might be useful in the labor...
Dates: 1928-1979

Mississippi State AFL-CIO records

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Identifier: L1986-26
Abstract: The Mississippi State Federation of Labor was organized in 1918 and held its annual conventions until 1957, when it became known as the Mississippi AFL-CIO. The collection consists of the records of the Mississippi AFL-CIO and its predecessor, the Mississippi State Federation of Labor from 1947-1986. Records include President Claude Ramsay's correspondence (1959-1986); files relating to affiliated unions (1957-1983); records relating to the Congress of Industrial Organization and the AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1947-1986

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AFL-CIO 1
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Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur), 1908-1987 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
Bader, Jesse M. (Jesse Moren) 1
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Biemiller, Andrew J. (Andrew John), 1906-1982 1
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
Colmer, William Meyers, 1890-1980 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Community Relations Department 1
Cook, Clair Marvin 1
Democratic Party (Miss.) 1
Dodge, David Witherspoon 1
Evers, Charles, 1922- 1
Gartin, Carroll, 1913-1966 1
Griffin, Charles H. (Charles Hudson), 1926- 1
Hall, Cameron P. 1
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 1
Jackson Police Officers Association (Jackson, Miss.) 1
Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985 1
Kehrer, E. T. 1
King, Coretta Scott 1
Knight, Thomas, 1919- 1
Liphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin) 1
Loyal Democrats of Mississippi 1
Mason, Lucy Randolph, 1882-1959 1
McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Mississippi AFL-CIO 1
Mississippi Advisory Committee for the Statewide Planning for Vocational Education 1
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 1
Mississippi State Federation of Labor 1
Murray, Philip, 1886-1952 1
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
Powell, Daniel A., 1911- 1
Ramsay, Claude E., 1916-1986 1
Ramsay, John, 1902-1991 1
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997 1
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 1
State Advisory Committee for the Mississippi Employment Security Commission 1
United Presbyterian Church of North America 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
United States. Office of Economic Opportunity 1
United States. Southeastern Regional Manpower Advisory Committee 1
United Steelworkers of America 1
Waller, Bill, 1926-2011 1
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 1
Williams, John Bell, 1918-1983 1
Winter, William F. 1
Wright, Fielding (Fielding Lewis), 1895-1956 1
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