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A. Correspondence. [subseries]:
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American Federation of Labor (AFL) - letter to New York City unions, 6/13/23 from a Special Committee of the AFL re dealing with Communists; release by same committee re Mineola cases; circular letter asking organized labor to ignore Fur Workers (Gold) pleas for funds to support strikers; lengthy report of the Special Committee re investigation of internal affairs of the International Fur Workers; correspondence between William Green, Gold and Schachtman re investigation.
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AFL - letter from Schachtman to William Green asking for continued support in restoring "The International Fur Workers to its erstwhile normal condition of being a trade union organization and not a tail of any political party or clique"; re the reorganization attempts of the union by the AFL; re police protection assured by the Communist fur workers; includes release, letters, bulletin re fight between International and Joint Board.
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AFL - includes releases, correspondence, form letters re rejection of pleas for reinstatement by Communist faction of fur workers; attendance of meetings called by Communists; letter, 3/19/36, from Green to Lucchi re collective bargaining and employer's organizations; and routine.
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AFL - letter from Greek Local 70 to President Green re terrorist tactics of Ben Gold, Manager of Industrial Needle Trades Workers Union against Local 70; re financial per capita tax payments; correspondence between Lucchi and President Green re problems in organizing efforts in Manitoba, Canada; strike situation in Winnipeg; 6 p. "Report of the 56th Annual Convention of the AFL at Tampa, Florida by delegates Pietro Lucchi, Samuel Mindel, Harry Begoon" re suspension of the CIO; and routine.
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AFL - April - between Green and Lucchi re two members arrested for union activity - Lucchi requests Green to write to the attorney; re union activities in California and Washington State; and routine.
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Abelson, Paul - Impartial Chairman and Chairman of Conference Committee of the Fur Industry - correspondence re negotiation meetings and arrangements; and routine.
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Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen - correspondence and working papers re Fur Workers merger with Meat Cutters.
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American Communications Association - between Ben Gold and Joseph P. Selly, President of the ACA re oppostion of Brownell-Butler union licensing bill - correspondence, statements; with Abe Feinglass re ACA resolutions adopted at their convention.
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American Jewish Labor Council - routine form letter (Ben Gold, President of American Jewish Labor Council).
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American Labor Party - Includes Declaration of Principles of the New York State American Labor Party; correspondence between Pietro Lucchi and Elinore Herrick re meetings of Executive Committee of which Lucchi is a member; broadsides; form letters.
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American Labor Party - routine correspondence, form letters, statements.
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American Trade Union Council of the National Committee for Labor Israel - routine, form letters.
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American Youth Conference - routine.
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America's Wage Earners' Protective Conference - form letters, releases and routine correspondence.
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Anonymous - two letters from unsatisfied workers (unsigned).
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Apostol, John (Vice-President) - correspondence with Pietro Lucchi re charges against Apostol.
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Applications - general (applications for employment).
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Axelrod, Sol (organizer: St. Louis), routine correspondence re payment of salary, etc.
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A - General - form letter and leaflet by All Peoples Party; form letter from Alabama Federation of Labor re attack on the labor movement; and routine.
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A - General - correspondence from members of the New York Joint Council asking Gold to conduct a recount in recent election; and routine.
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A - General - includes agreement between Amalgamated Meat Cutters and International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), 1954, and routine.
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Bartel, Philip - routine re printing office supplies.
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Baxter, Charles (organizer: Ohio) - routine re salary payments.
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Beckman, Isidore (organizer: Cleveland and Buffalo) - correspondence re the organizing drives; 8 p. report by Beckman to the General Executive Board Meeting, January 1937; 2 p. letter to Gold re activities and situation in Buffalo, 7/20/37; 3 p. letter, 8/4/37, re situation in Cleveland; includes broadsides entitled "All Tannery Workers of Buffalo"; and routine.
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Begoon, Harry (General Secretary-Treasurer) - includes form letters to locals re new Communist move to organize an opposition union; misc. and rountine.
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Berland, Samuel (organizer: Leather, Local 43) - routine re salary.
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Berry, George L. (President International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union) - re testimonial dinner for Berry; telegram from Berry to Lucci re GM sit-down strikes and other misc.
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Black, Walter (organizer) - routine.
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Bobrowicz, Edmund (organizer) - routine.
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Boerum, Mark (organizer) - routine.
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Boerum, Mark - 2 p. report of organizing in Pennsylvania; correspondence re organizing in Winnipeg, Local 91; and routine.
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Boerum, Mark - 3 p. report and other correspondence on strike situation in Winnipeg; and routine.
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Boerum, Mark - correspondence on Winnipeg situation; 3 p. confidential letter to Boerum from Gold suggesting the strike must go on, tactics, instructions, etc. and Boerum's reply; much correspondence re Winnipeg situation; correspondence re strike situation in Seattle; and routine.
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Boerum, Mark - routine correspondence.
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Bookkeepers and Stenographers Union - routine.
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Boudin, Louis B. (Fur Workers Attorney) - re routine legal matters and payment of same.
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Boyle, Daniel (Secretary-Treasurer, Leather Workers Division) - routine correspondence - includes Vol. 1, No. 1 issue of U. S. Leather Worker published by U. S. Leather Co.; form letter and memo to all locals re the passing of the Smith Bill by the House of Representatives, an analysis of the bill, etc.
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Boyle, Daniel - routine financial correspondence
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Boyle, Daniel - routine financial and routine.
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Bradow, George (organizer) - 3/16/42 report of organizing activities in Milwaukee.
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Brown, Edwin (organizer: Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey) - routine.
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Brown, Edwin (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware).
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Brown, Edwin (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware).
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Brownstone, Frank (organizer: Detroit; Atlantic City; Providence; Danbury, Connecticut) - routine.
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Brownstone, Frank (organizer: Philadelphia and Wilmington) - 3 p. statement of Fur Workers re its dispute with American Lace Co.; and routine.
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Brownsville Labor Lyceum - routine.
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Bruno, Joseph (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware) - routine.
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Burns, Paul (organizer: Chicago, Local 43) - routine.
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Burt, Sam (Manager, Joint Board of Fur and Leather) - 2 telegrams re problems between Local 64 and I. J. Fox, Inc.
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Butkowitz, Samuel - routine correspondence and photograph.
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B - General - Includes minutes of a conference held 2/2/39, 2/11/39; form letters re Harry Bridges' deportation case, 1/29/45; letter to B. Gold From B. Baraz re removal of Baraz' name from the ballot, 6/27/45; letter of support to B. Gold re verdict in his court case from Harry Bridges, President of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, 4/9/54; and routine correspondence.
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Committee for Industrial Organization (CIO) - form letters; pamphlet "To Democratic Nominees for National House of Representatives," 1936, 64 p.
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CIO - Includes copy of "CIO Organizers Bulletin," Vol. 1, No. 2 and 3; letter to B. Gold from John L. Lewis re monthly per capita tax to CIO, 6/7/37; "The General Executive Board Endorsed the Demands of the New York Fur Workers," no date, 11 p.; "C. I. O. Executive Adopts Important Decisions - `All or None,'" no date, 4 p.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - requests and invoices for pamphlets and routine correspondence.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - Telegram and form letter from Philip Murray, President of the CIO, urging all affiliates to support confirmation of Henry A. Walker as Secretary of Commerce 1/24/45; letter from UAW to B. Gold re shortage of leather shoes for civilians 6/2/45; and routine.
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CIO - form letters; President Philip Murray statement war production 1/12/45; statements and form letters re bills before Congress; resolutions; memo on handling of Jurisdictional disputes 7/1/45; and routine.
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CIO - Greater New York CIO Council - includes digests of Council minutes, memos, form letters re CIO stand on legislation and routine.
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CIO - War Chest - routine correspondence from Jacob S. Potofsky, Chairman, New York Labor War Chest, CIO section, to B. Gold form letter including financial report of CIO War Chest.
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Cammer, Harold I. (attorney) - routine legal correspondence; letter to B. Gold re the International Union being a party to collective bargaining agreements 5/18/53; correspondence re Michigan Tanning Co., 11/4/53; letter including a copy of a proposed supplemental agreement between Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America (MCBW) and International Fur and Leather Workers Union (IFLWU) 1/11/55; correspondence re IFLWU retirement fund being transferred to the MCBW 3/8/55.
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Cammer, Harold (attorney) - legal documents and correspondence re legal activities - includes summary testimonies of Henrietta Schaffner and George Kleinman; legal documents re Ben Gold case; 12 p. newspaper "The Frame-up Trial of Ben Gold"; and misc.
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Cammer, Harold - additional legal documents re Cammer charged with allegedly making illegal attempts concerning the Grand Jury; additional documents re Ben Gold; and other misc. legal documents.
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Cammer, Harold - legal documents and correspondence re IFLWU vs. Guy Farmer, Chairman, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB); 12 p. release "Remarks of Guy Farmer."
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Cammer, Harold - legal documents and correspondence; "Statement of Ben Gold on His Resignation as President of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union;" and other misc.
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Canadian Congress of Labour - routine correspondence re receipt of per capita payments on Canadian membership.
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Chakrin, Sol - routine.
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Chamouris, Charles - routine.
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Churka, John - routine.
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Cohen, J. L. - correspondence re legal case in Toronto, 1938; Winnipeg judgment, 1940; various other Canadian legal cases; and routine.
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Colow, Maury - routine.
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Conference Committee of the Fur Industry - letter from Paul Abelson, acting Chairman, calling a special meeting 7/8/25; minutes of a meeting 9/25/25.
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Convention delegates - credentials; lists of per capita payments of locals and number of delegates.
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Cook, Walter - audit of payroll, 1/20/36; financial reports; routine correspondence.
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Corsi, Peter - includes a report on organizing effort in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and routine correspondence.
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Council on African Affairs - form letters; braodsides; letters from Paul Robeson to B. Gold requesting a contribution and stating indignation over the "legal frame-up action brought against you," 3/18/54.
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Couturier, W. - includes report on organizing effort in Quebec City, Quebec; and routine correspondence.
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Coyle, Stephen - routine correspondence.
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Crandall, Don (organizer) - routine.
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C - General - letter from editor of Cigar Makers' Official Journal, 3/30/23, making reference to a letter mailed to the editor of Freiheit; telegram to California State Federation of Labor from Lucchi requesting the removal of armed forces from the strike area of Salinas and lettuce workers and reply from the Governor of California; and routine.
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Dermer, Morris - 5 p. "Testimony of Morris Dermer."
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Dressing and Dyeing Department - routine.
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D - General - correspondence re situation of fur industry in Detroit; and routine.
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E - General - routine.
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Federman, Max (8th Vice-President) - 7 p. report to General Executive Board meeting, 12/7/37, re Toronto Fur Workers; correspondence re investigation of misappropriation of funds by Locals 40 and 100, Toronto, including Federman; 15 p. report of the investigation which condemned Federman and others.
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Feigelman, Hyman (9th Vice-President) - routine.
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Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
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Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
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Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
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Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
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Feinglass, Abe (7th Vice-President) - includes financial statements for midwest locals and correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
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Feinglass, Abe (President - 1954) - letter, 6/2/45, to Gold re luggage campaign, organization of a plant in Chicago, Ohio Leather Co., and situation in Minnesota, Detroit and Cincinnati; 7 p. "Speech of Abe Feinglass to Wisconsin Tanners' Production Council, 10/31/52"; letter to Feinglass from Gold, 1/18/50, re the trial (Gold's), setting up a conference of the fur locals on the excise tax and other matterresident) - 7 p. report to General Executive Board meeting, 12/7/37, re Toronto Fur Workers; correspondence re investigation of misappropriation of funds by Locals 40 and 100, Toronto, including Federman; 15 p. report of the investigation which condemned Federman and others.
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Feinglass, Abe - includes reports re midwest locals.
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Feldman, Harry (organizer: Montreal) - routine.
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Feldman, Harry - routine.
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Feldman, Harry - routine.
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Feldman, Harry - routine.
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Flemington, New Jersey - list of fur workers in Flemington.
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Flier, Jules (organizer: St. Louis) - routine.
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Flier, Jules - routine.
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Freedman, Samuel (organizer: New York City) - routine.
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Freiheit - correspondence, articles, etc. re editorials by M. Olgin, editor, in Freiheit, attacking the Furriers Union; transcript of proceedings "Investigation in re Publication Against Furriers Union." (Some not translated.)
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Freiman, Nathan (7th Vice-President) - routine correspondence.
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Fur and Leather Worker - letter from Ben Gold to Executive Board members, 10/31/45, re making the publication as good as possible and asking for ideas, criticisms, etc. and replies.
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Fur Vest Project - routine letter.
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Fur Worker - form letters re monthly publication and routine correspondence.
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Fur Worker - routine.
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F - General - correspondence between Lucchi and Fur Floor Boys and Shipping Clerks Union of New York requesting a charter; correspondence re Furriers' Social Club in New York City; 2 p. Newsletter of Furriers Trade Union League; correspondence (form letters) re defense fund for Ferrero and Sallitto (deportation cases); correspondence with Fur Salesmen's Guild; and routine.
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F - General - correspondence with Fur Dressers and Dyers Board of Trade, Inc. re lowering tariffs and routine.
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F - General - routine.
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F - General - appeal letter and proposal from Father Flanagan's Boys' Home re proposal for an "American Labor Memorial"; Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America to Gold re increased participation of Fur Workers during meeting in eastern Pennsylvania (Farmer-labor rally); telegram and correspondence re tobacco workers strike in North Carolina, 1947; letter to Albert Fitzgerald, President of the United Electrical Workers re anti-Semitic propaganda at home and abroad; and routine.
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F - General - release and broadside re Food, Tobacco, and Agricultural Workers Local 22 strike against R. J. Reynolds (no date); letter from Howard Fast asking for help in selling his latest book "Silas Timberman"; and routine.
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Galanos, Thomas - routine correspondence.
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Gallant, Clifford - routine correspondence.
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General Executive Board - misc. correspondence re suspension of Vice-President John Apostol, 11/36; notification of meetings; form letters; letter from Harry Feldman, organizer, to P. Lucchi, 6/10/40, re activities in Quebec City; and routine.
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Gmeiner, Charles - routine correspondence.
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Gold, Ben - letter from S. Moskowitz asking Gold to endorse his application for re-entry to the Communist Party, 5/30/37; letter from Gold to P. Lucchi detailing Seattle, Washington strike situation 7/25/37, 7/29/37; speech delivered by Gold at "Veto Rally" at Madison Square Garden, 6/10/47, against Taft-Hartley Act; copy of letter to Federman, 8th Vice-President, instructing him to return missing money to Unemployment Insurance Fund and suspending him (no date); signed decision by the General Executive Board acting as a Trial Committee re John Apostol, 10th Vice-President, 1/26/37.
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Gold, Ben - Defense Committee - article "The Attack on Ben Gold," no date; copy of letter from B. Gold to International Executive Board members re his upcoming trial, 1/12/54; form letters; resolutions; minutes of meetings of Trade Union Committee for the Defense of Ben Gold; letters of support; "Notes of Gold Defense Committee," no date, 2 p.; court document.
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Gold, Ben - form letters re establishment of Veteran's and Servicemen's Committee re November 15, 1945 national leather workers' work stoppage; statement of Ben Gold on his resignation as President of the IFLWU, 10/2/54.
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Gold, Ben - Freiheit - constitution and by-laws of Morning Freiheit Association, Inc.; form letter; articles by Gold to Morning Freiheit re fascism 2/6/45.
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Gold, Ben - Personal - routine personal correspondence (some Yiddish).
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Goldman, J. D. - routine correspondence.
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Goldstein, Harold - broadside; letter to P. Lucchi re situation in Detroit, Michigan, 6/6/36; report on new agreement with Cleveland Wholesale Furriers, 6/7/37; and routine correspondence.
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Gordon, J. - routine correspondence.
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Graff, Lloyd - letter from P. Lucchi re import tariffs on furs, 3/1/38, and related correspondence.
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Grodsky, David M. - routine correspondence.
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G - General - routine correspondence.
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Harris, Moe - letter from the workers of Queens Premier Fur Dressing Co., Local 48, to P. Lucchi re removal of business agent Moe Harris, Easton, Pennsylvania, 3/5/37; and routine.
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Herbin, Robert - routine correspondence.
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Herbst, Samuel - correspondence re a judgment against Herbst and 35 other defendants as a result of the fur strike in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1936; and routine.
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Hirshfield, Victor - routine correspondence.
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History of the Union - memo on tentative arrangements for publication of history of our union, 4 p.
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Hollander, A. and Son - pamphlet entitled "Your Group Insurance Plan" 16 p., 1944; article, form letters and correspondence between Ben Gold and Local 140, Montreal, re strike and Gold's urging members "to return to work at once," 1945; a report to sub-committee of the General Executive Board on "The Problems of Hollander Local 140 of Newark, N.J.," 7/19/45; and misc.
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H - General - form letters; requests for donations to various organizations; and routine.
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Indusco, Inc. - corrsepondence; Indusco Bulletin, Vol. VII, No. 7-8; "Industrial Cooperative Movement in Shantung Liberated Area" by Shueh Muo-Kiao, 10 p., 1947.
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I. W. W. General Defense Committee - form letter.
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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) - correspondence re organizing information.
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International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) - letter to Lucchi from organizer of Cloakmakers Union, Local 216, ILGWU re situation in Winnipeg, 9/19/36; and routine.
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ILGWU - letter to David Dubinsky, President of ILGWU, re Winnipeg situation and asking him not to renew contract with a particular company because they would not bargain with Fur Workers; and routine.
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Isserman, Morris (union attorney) - routine re professional services.
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Italy - list of proposals re meeting on relief to Italy and misc. list and correspondence.
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Jewish Campaigns - correspondence, announcements, bulletins re various conferences, meetings, fund raising from various groups.
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Jewish Daily Forward - release re member of Local 70 (Greek local) beaten; and routine.
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J - General - routine.
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Kalmikoff, Hyman (Treasurer of International) - re Kalmikoff's illness and personal.
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Karlin, "Comrade" - correspondence between Fur Workers and Socialist party re remarks made by Karlin about Fur Workers Organization during his campaign for 14th Congressional District, New York City.
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Kaufman, Morris - two telegrams re union activities.
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Klancer, Rudolph (organizer: Local 44, Gowanda, New York) - routine.
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Klig, Myer (National Organizer: Canada, organizer: Minneapolis) - letter reporting situation in Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City; letters reporting Minneapolis situation (Local 71); and routine.
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Klig, Myer - routine.
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Klig, Myer (Vice-President) - signed petitions by employees of Yaeger's Furs Ltd. (Local 91, Winnipeg) to join Union; correspondence between Klig and Muni Taub (organizer: Local 91) re activities; between Klig and Mr. Sable of Sable Ltd. re problems with workers; correspondence re Klig and Immigration and Naturalization Service; 5 p. "Report of M. Klig," no date; and routine.
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Kovacic, Frank (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware) - routine.
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Kretchman, Louis - routine.
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Krowcheck, Paul (organizer: Toronto, Ontario; President, Oshawa Leather Workers Union, Local 205) - routine.
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K - General - letter from member of Local 70 re an appeal; and routine.
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K - General - 9 p. article by Henry Klein on the "Marshall Plan"; and routine.
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Labor's Non-Partisan League (LNPL) - 5 p. speech of John L. Lewis, 8/10/36; to Lucchi, member, National Executive Board of LNPL, from George Berry, President re full support of Senator Robert LaFollette; backing of Roosevelt's program for reforming the Federal judiciary; 6 p. address of Senator Robert LaFollette re judiciary reform; and routine.
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LNPL - routine.
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Lancaster, Roy (organizer: Detroit) - routine.
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Lehman, Herbert H. - telegram from Lucchi protesting bill passed by New York State Assembly re depriving the American Labor Party from being officially recognized in coming municipal elections; and routine.
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Lewis, Leo (organizer: Newark, Buffalo, New Haven, Toronto, Gloversville) - routine.
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Lind, Robert (organizer: Newark) - routine.
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Los Angeles Sanatorium - re emergency campaign to raise funds for the sanatorium; and routine.
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Lucchi, Pietro (General Secretary-Treasurer) - correspondence re Local 2 and 3 (Brooklyn) re agreements, 1930-32; wages due Locals 2 and 3 members by Robert Gabbe, Inc.; "Brief presented by Harold Goldstein, Vice-President (Fur Workers) at the Policy Hearing on the Subject of Employment Provisions Before the NRA, January 30, 1935," 5 p.; legal document (subpoena) in re Lucchi vs. American Fur Liners Contractors Association; income tax forms; letter from Local 79, San Francisco, re strike in Oakland; and routine.
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Lucchi, Pietro - letters from several locals re affiliation with the CIO; "Memo for P. Lucchi, 10/4/37" re Local 2's victory; correspondence with President Green, Matthew Woll, and many others thanking them for their appearances in court in his behalf re violation of anti-trust laws; legal papers re case against Lucchi, Locals 2 and 3 and others; and routine.
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Lucchi, Pietro - continued correspondence re case against Lucchi; correspondence re sending letters to President Roosevelt asking for clemency from AFL, American Labor Party and many others; correspondence re Lucchi receiving Fur and Leather Worker publication while in prison and rejection by Bureau of Prisons; many letters of support; and misc.
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Lucchi, Pietro - Bulletin No. 1, February 28, 1940 - "Trial of 25 IFLWU Officers and Members on Alleged Violation of Sheman Anti-Trust Law" 2 p.; several letters from Lucchi announcing his release after 7 1/2 months and thanking them for support; and misc.
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Lucchi, Pietro - Income tax forms and misc.
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Lucchi, Pietro - 2 p. "The International Union Label"; 2 p. "Resolution Submitted by Locals 2 and 3"; misc. financial information; 6 p. "Convention Report by President Pietro Lucchi"; 3 p. "Fellow Workers!" apparently an address before the Easton Fur Workers presenting them a charter; 5 p. "Report of the 56th Annual Convention of the AFL at Tampa, Florida" by delegates P. Lucchi, Samuel Mindel and Harry Begoon; 1 p. "A Message of Greetings from the General Executive Board of the International Fur Workers Union," greeting by Lucchi for New York Furriers Joint Council, 25th Anniversary; 2 p. memorial for Brother Cabri; an address, 2 p., to Local 88; 4 p. "Looking Ahead"; 3 p. memorial for Hyman Kalmikoff; 4 p. "Our Fight in Winnipeg"; and other misc.
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Lucchi, Pietro - includes additional addresses, statements and releases by and about Lucchi; and misc.
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L - General - broadside and form letter re strike of Laundry Drivers Union, Local 810, (IBT), 1936; and routine.
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L - General - includes a report and form letter, 1947 from Labor Sports Federation; letter from Latin American Research Bureau to Feinglass re execution of Guatemalans by firing squads of President Castillo Armas; and routine.
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Malain, Arthur L. - reports on organizing activities, routine correspondence.
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Marcantonio, Vito (Congressman) - letter to B. Gold requesting contribution for political campaigns, 6/11/47.
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March of Labor - letter form J. Steuben, editor, to B. Gold re the future of March of Labor and the danger of the magazine "going under", 1/5/54; galley proof and routine.
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Markewich and Null - testimony of William Green re Pietro Lucchi case before U. S. Senate Committee on Military Affairs, 12/2/37; and routine.
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Maurice, M. - routine correspondence to B. Gold from M. Maurice, Secretary-General of the Federation Nationale Ouriere des Cuirs et Peaux, France.
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May Day - broadsides; history of May Day; form letters; news release; and routine.
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Metz, Julius - article "Statement of Eugene J. Bernstein on Behalf of the Independent Raw Fur Merchants of Louisiana," 6 p., no date; extensive correspondence re organizing in New Orleans, Louisiana area; legal document - Morris Steinberg and Julius Leslie Steinberg, A Louisiana Partnership (Steinberg and Co.) vs. Southern Fur Trappers' Branch of the IFLWU; letter to B. Gold, 7/6/47, re effect of Taft-Hartley passage on organizing effort; and misc.
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Mid-Southern Farmers Union - routine.
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Millinery Workers Union (Local 24) - letter to Pietro Lucchi from Bella Altshuler, Secretary, 3/31/37; re discrimination against women workers; broadside; telegram, 8/2/37, re jurisdiction to Pietro Lucchi from President Zaritsky of Local 24.
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Millstone, Harry - routine correspondence.
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Mindel, Samuel (Brooklyn, New York) - handwritten letter, no date, to Pietro Lucchi re suggested amalgamation of several locals vs. establishment of a Joint Board; and routine.
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Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, International Union of (IUMMSW) - Report of Canvassing Committee, 1946; statement presented to the CIO Committee by the IUMMSW, "The Story of Disruption in the IUMMSW-CIO ... a History of John J. Driscoll and His Associates" 1947, 46 p.; correspondence re a secessionist group in the IUMMSW; newletters; article; letter and attached "Special Report on the Trial of Brother Clinton Jencks," 4/2/54; agreement of affiliation between the United Steelworkers of America (USA) and the IUMMSW, 11/18/66, 14 p.
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Monck, Harry (Newark, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
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Mooney, Tom - correspondence and form letters re defense of Tom Mooney.
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Multila, E. R. (Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan) - routine correspondence.
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M - General - form letters; article re McCarthyism, 12 p., no date; and routine.
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Naidenoff, Tom - routine correspondence.
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Nation Associates - correspondence re Palestine; "The Palestine Problem," confidential report on the work of the Nation Association at the United Nations, 28 p., 1947; "Could the Arabs Stage and Armed Revolt Against the U. N.?", 1947, 77 p.
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National Negro Labor Council - summary proceedings of a United Nations conference on minority problems, 1947, 3 p.; reports; broadside; and routine correspondence.
  12  
National Surety Corp. - routine bonding correspondence.
  12  
National Women's Trade Union League of America - form letters and routine correspondence.
  12  
Negro Labor Committee - form letters and routine.
  12  
New Leader - routine correspondence.
  12  
New York Fur Trimming Manufacturers Association - correspondence with William Green, President, AFL, re relations between the International Fur Workers' Union and the New York Fur Trimming Manufacturers Association.
  12  
Novick, Paul (editor, The Fur Worker) - routine correspondence.
  13  
N - General - letter from Jacob Billikopf, Executive Director National Coordinating Committee For Aid to Refugees and Emigrants Coming From Germany, to Lucchi re a concern about the propaganda being spread about Local 70 (Greek local) and the International racial issue; and routine.
  13  
N - General - routine.
  13  
N - General - routine.
  13  
Obarski, Herbert (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware) - routine.
  13  
Oberther, Oscar (organizer: Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
O'Toole, Larry (organizer: St. Louis) - routine.
  13  
O - General - routine.
  13  
Palestine - form letters and misc. pamphlets.
  13  
Parr, Philip (organizer: Rochester, New York and Elkland, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
Parr, Philip - routine.
  13  
Parr, Philip - routine.
  13  
Pam, Philip (organizer: Chicago) - routine.
  13  
Paul, Herman (organizer) - correspondence re discrimination against active union members; 3 p. report on Middletown meetings and activities; re organizing activities in Local 72 (Washington, D.C.); letter of resignation due to family ill health and complimenting Gold on his leadership ability; 4 p. report on Greek situation (Local 70); 7 p. report of H. Paul re Local 130 and Local 92; 2 p. "Hollander Locals Go to the Polls."
  13  
Perron, F. X. (organizer: Quebec) - routine.
  13  
Perryman, Robert (organizer: Ridgway, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
Pershing, George (organizer - Peabody, Massachusetts and Williamsport, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
Planning Board - National Federation of the Fur Industry, Inc. - includes minutes of meetings, correspondence and recommendations re proposal for an industry-wide planning board in the fur industry, between Gold and various associations and companies.
  13  
Pocketbook Workers Union - requests for financial assistance during strike in Chicago; and routine.
  13  
Press Releases - from AFL Committee to Reorganize the New York Fur Workers Union, 1927; the Fur Workers Union; (some of these releases in draft form) covering many subjects some of which include problems of officials of Local 70, A. Hollander agreement, convention preparations, AFL investigation re Communism.
  13  
Progressive Party - correspondence, form letters, memos re activities.
  13  
Prompt Press - routine.
  13  
P - General - letter with attachments to Frances Perkins re deportation of Dominick Sallitto and Vincent Ferrero; and routine.
  13  
P - General - letter from a Seattle fur worker to Ben Gold, 8/29/37, thanking him for his loyalty and praising him and the International; form letters, etc. re People's Lobby, Inc.; and routine.
  13  
P - General - letter and attachments, 8/18/41, re People's Institute of Applied Religion, Little Rock, Arkansas; and routine.
  13  
P - General - letter to A. Clayton Powell from B. Gold and his reply re a racial remark made by Congressman Rankin; correspondence and from letters re Palestine; invitation to attend "Frances Perkins Dinner of Recognition"; telegrams re terrorism in Spain.
  13  
Q - General - correspondence re Queens Premier Fur Dressing Co. in need of employees (Local 2), contract states within 48 hours or they look to open market; and routine.
  14  
Reiss, Morris - reports and extensive correspondence re strike in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; other routine correspondence.
  14  
Relief - Germany - form letter.
  14  
Rest Home - correspondence re purchase of Camp Jackson, White Lake, New York; resolution re the Ben Gold Fur Workers Camp Association; article, diagrams and correspondence re location and construction.
  14  
Retirement Fund - 9 p. proposed retirement plan, 1954; letter from H. Cammer, attorney, to Leon Straus, Joint Board Fur Dressers and Dyers Union re IFLWU retirement fund under merger with Amalgamated, 12/29/54; form letters; schedules; proposed constitutional amendments; and routine.
  14  
Ricco, A. A. - routine correspondence.
  14  
Roosevelt, Franklin D. - routine correspondence to President Roosevelt.
  14  
Rosner, Alex (New Brunswick, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
  14  
Rothenburg, Harry I. (Detroit, Michigan) - routine correspondence.
  14  
Roy, Albert (Montreal, Canada) - report, routine correspondence.
  14  
Russell, John (Elkland, Pennsylvania).
  14  
Russian War Relief - routine correspondence.
  14  
R - General - routine correspondence.
  14  
Sbar Corporation - routine correspondence.
  14  
Schulman, Jack - routine correspondence.
  14  
Shames, H. - routine correspondence; report on organizing campaign in Washington D.C.
  14  
Shinbane, A. M. - routine legal correspondence - Winnepeg, Canada.
  14  
Skin prices - correspondence re removal of 20% Fur Tax.
  14  
Social Security Receipts and forms; form letters; copies of tax returns re Social Security; pamphlet "Proposed Changes in the Social Security Act," 1939, 29 p.; news releases.
  14  
Spence, Windels, Walser, Hotchkiss and Angell - routine correspondence with Kenneth Walser.
  14  
Starr, Joseph (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - routine correspondence.
  14  
Stein, Gordon (Seattle, Washington) - reports on organizing activities in Seattle, Washington and routine correspondence.
  15  
Strike - correspondence between William Green, President, AFL, and Harry Begoon, General Secretary-Treasurer, re agreements renewed, left wing workers who are antagonistic to AFL, suspension of Communist group in Local 30 (Boston).
  15  
Strike - correspondence re upcoming strike situation by the Communist group, physical assaults on members, etc.
  15  
Strike - 3 p. release "A Fur Workers Strike - What For," June 6, 1929, an official statement of the International; releases and misc.
  15  
Strike, 1929 - correspondence between an attorney and Harry Begoon re debt owed and Begoon's explanation of poor financial state of the union; "Report of the Activities of the Furriers Joint Council for 12 Months--December 1928-November 1929," unpaged; releases; announcements; broadsides; agreement; 3 p. "Official Information on Passing Events in Our Union From the International Fur Workers Union of the U. S. and Canada" by Harry Begoon; and misc.
  15  
Strike - General - 1926 - correspondence between AFL officials and Fur Workers officials re New York situation; strike declared; letters of support; financial audit of Joint Board Furriers Union; scab work; Isidor Winnick, acting General President to Schactman, General President, and B. Gold, Chairman, Strike Committee, re trying to find out where and when the Committee is meeting; beatings; Communist element; and misc.
  15  
Strike - General - appeals for financial assistance by union members; members beatings and threats; funds of International exhausted.
  15  
Strike - General - correspondence; excerpts of meetings; financial report of the Joint Board of Furriers Union, etc.
  15  
Strike - Winnipeg - correspondence, telegrams, clippings re strike.
  15  
Strike Support - 3 letters requesting financial support from International Fur Workers.
  15  
Suroff, Max (Vice-President) - correspondence re charges against Suroff for slander and opposition of the International.
  15  
Syme, M. Herbert (attorney) - re certificate of registration for union label and other misc and routine.
  15  
S - General - correspondence re Scottsboro Boys Defense Committee requesting contribution; and routine.
  15  
S - General - correspondence and memo from Rev. Dr. D. de Sola Pool re alleged discrimination of Greek Fur Workers in New York City; form letter, publication, broadsides re Sheep Shearers' Union No. 1, Butte, Montana; correspondence re arrest and imprisonment of Morris Stein, for union activities; additional correspondence, release, etc. re Scottsboro Defense Committee; and misc.
  15  
S - General - routine.
  15  
S - General - routine.
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S - General - routine.
  15  
S - General - routine.
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S - General - routine.
  15  
Textile Workers Organization Committee (TWOC) - 4 p. letter to Lucchi from Water Cook, TWOC, re the finances and accounting system of the International; re strike support at Horner Brothers' Woolen Mills, Eaton Rapids, Michigan; strike at Bigelow-Sanford Carpet; and routine.
  15  
Thompson, Hugh - routine.
  15  
Trade Union Educational League - 9 p. "Report of National Conference"; 2 p. "Some Questions to the International Officers."
  15  
Trade Union Veterans Committee - form letters, legal documents, broadside, etc. re McCarthyism.
  15  
Trades and Labor Congress of Canada - re per capita tax and attendance at convention.
  15  
T - General - form letters, programs, etc. re Tamiment Economic and Social Labor Conference; Norman Thomas Campaign; Committee for the Defense of Civil Rights in Tampa; Toronto Labor Lyceum; correspondence with Daniel Tobin, President, Teamsters, re jurisdiction of truck drivers in fur industry; correspondence and financial statements with Leon Tobias, Designer and Builder of Business Interiors.
  15  
T - General - correspondence with Tobacco Stemmers and Laborers Industrial Union re strike in Richmond; with Trades and Labor Congress of Canada re Fur Workers suspension of membership.
  15  
T - General - routine.
  15  
Unemployment Fund - 7 p. mss. and misc. re working out an unemployment plan.
  15  
Unemployment Insurance - New York State - form letters, forms, payroll record, etc.
  15  
Unemployment Insurance - New York State - forms, form letters, etc.
  15  
Union Label Committee - photos of members including President Lucchi stamping skin with union label; routine correspondence, form letters, minutes, 3 p. mss.
  15  
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (UE) - newletters, form letters, releases, correspondence re Taft-Hartley Hearings, Butler Bill and other anti-labor legislation; 3 p. minutes of first meeting of Provisional Coordination Committee of Five Unions on Brownell-Butler Act, resolutions.
  15  
United Fur Manufacturers Association, Inc. (Greek Fur Workers Union, Local 70) - correspondence with Nick Mousmoules, Impartial Chairman of the Association re various decisions and violations of agreements; and misc.
  15  
United National Clothing Collection, Inc. - re nationwide drive to collect used clothing for overseas relief.
  15  
U. S. Department of Labor - routine.
  15  
U - General - letter from United Rubber Workers President re strike against Goodyear.
  15  
U - General - routine.
  15  
U - General - routine.
  15  
U - General - routine.
  15  
U - General - invitation and programs for inauguration of U. S. President Roosevelt.
  16  
Vafiades, John - routine correspondence.
  16  
Van Der Heeg, T. - correspondence re AFL's internal struggle and Communist participation; and Russian Clothing Workers Union resolution.
  16  
Van Nordsten, Joe (Chicago, Illinois) - routine correspondence.
  16  
Veterans - statement of policy for local IFLWU Veterans Committees; form letters.
  16  
V - General - form letters; letter to B. Gold from L. Vassil, United Garment Workers Union in Winnipeg, Canada, re garment workers in Canada, joining the CIO and relations with the "general office" 5/25/37; and routine.
  16  
War Emergency Board of the Fur Industry - routine correspondence.
  16  
War Labor Board, National - routine correspondence.
  16  
Winnick, I. (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) - copy of a letter to Joint Council, IFWU re internal struggle in AFL and Communist infiltration; correpondence re suspension of I. Winnick; and routine.
  16  
Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council - letter to P. Lucchi from J. B. Graham, Secretary of the Council, reporting on a conference of fur manufacturers with representatives form the Council 1/29/37; and correspondence re relationship between fur manufacturers and the Council in Winnipeg.
  16  
Winogradsky, Joseph - correspondence re "unhealthy situation" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and routine.
  16  
Witt and Cammer - legal correspondence re trapping in Louisiana; arrests at Endicott-Johnson, in Endicott, New York; outline of professional services rendered in Endicott, New York; court brief re Brunson vs. North Carolina 12/30/47; and routine.
  16  
Wolf, Samuel (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  16  
Women's Auxiliary - correspondence re obtaining a charter from the International; form letter; and a copy of charter.
  16  
Workmen's Circle - routine correspondence.
  16  
World Trade Union Conference - "Report of the CIO Delegates to the World Trade Union Conference," 14 p.; news release.
  16  
Wright's (Chester M.) Labor Letter - scattered issues and form letters.
  16  
W - General - broadsides re Wagner-Steagall Housing Bill; form letter from Washington State Fur Dealers' Association re outside organizations coming to form a union; minutes of Resort Management Committee (White Lake), March, May 1954; financial correspondence re White Lake Lodge; and routine correspondence.
  16  
Y - General - routine correspondence.
  16  
Z - General - routine correspondence.