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Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1974-1984, consists of correspondence and printed materials pertaining to E.T. Kehrer's involvement with community action groups.
Abstract 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.
Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region records consist of newsletters, correspondence, training manuals, news articles, newsletters and summaries of events, 1966-1986.
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 and...
Abstract: The Records, 1963-1972, of the Civil Rights Department of the AFL-CIO Southern Region consist primarily of printed material and correspondence of private groups, government commissions, and committees from organized labor, working in the various fields of civil rights activity--equal and open housing, school desegregation, human relations, and fair and equal employment opportunities.
Abstract The records of the AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department, spanning 1962 to 1988, include correspondence, minutes, reports, writings, financial records, printed materials, clippings, membership cards, photographs, and artifacts that document the activities of the office's director, E.T. "Al" Kehrer, in facilitating the employment of minorities and women in the region.
Abstract: E.T. (Edward Thomas) "Al" Kehrer (1921-1996) was a labor union official born near Brighton, Michigan. Kehrer served as the Southeastern Regional Director of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) (1953-1964) and Southern Director for the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department (1965-1989). His papers, 1940-1989, include records relating to educational activities (1940-1950); professional activities files (1953-1980) containing correspondence, expense reports, and weekly calendars...
Abstract: The Records, 1964-1966, of the Medical Committee for Human Rights consist of correspondence, constitutions, bylaws, minutes, press releases, and speech texts.
Abstract: Kennedy's career as an author began in the 1930s when he worked as both a writer and an editor on the Federal Writers Project guide to Florida. The Papers, 1933-1981, of Stetson Kennedy comprise correspondence; subject files on various organizations, individuals, and ideas; typescripts of articles written by Kennedy; newsclippings; press releases; bulletins and fliers; pamphlets; periodicals; and photographs. Anyone interested in primary source material on the pioneering struggles to introduce...
- Civil rights movements 8
- Labor unions -- Political activity 5
- Labor leaders 4
- Civil rights 3
- Civil rights workers 2
- Racial discrimination 2
- Affirmative action programs 1
- African American labor union members 1
- African Americans 1
- African Americans -- Crimes against 1
- Alabama 1
- Apprenticeship programs 1
- Atlanta (Ga.) 1
- Authors, American 1
- Discrimination in employment 1
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- Florida 1
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- Labor unions 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Labor unions and education 1
- Medical care 1
- Mexico 1
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- Peace movements 1
- Peonage 1
- Politicians 1
- Race discrimination 1
- Segregation 1
- Textile workers -- Labor unions 1
- correspondence 1
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- periodicals 1
- press releases 1 ∧ less
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 7
- Kehrer, E. T. 5
- A. Philip Randolph Institute 3
- National Urban League 2
- AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 1
- Georgia. Department of Labor 1
- Guthrie, Woody 1
- Holloman, John L. S. 1
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
- Jenkins, Glenn 1
- Kennedy, Stetson 1
- Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
- Medical Committee for Human Rights (U.S.) 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
- Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 1
- Slaiman, Donald, 1919-2000 1
- United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice 1 ∧ less