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John G. Ramsay papers

 Collection
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

Labor Songbooks collection

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Identifier: L-Songbooks
Abstract: The Labor Songbooks collection is an artificial collection of printed songbooks containing labor songs (1937-1988). Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.
Dates: 1937-1988, undated

United Furniture Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-09
Abstract: In 1937, dissident members of the Upholsterers' International Union of North America formed the new United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA), and affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The UFWA records, 1939-1977, document the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions. The contains includes records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units, including minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee,...
Dates: 1939-1977

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