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B. Jacob Potofsky. Speeches and Writings. 1918-72. [subseries]:
 
1. Advance articles. [subseries]:
  172  
Practice Writings from Writers School, 1918
  172  
Drafts of Advance articles (?) including: "The Tailor"; "Competition, Monopolies & Trusts"; "The Spanish Armada"; "Compulsory Investigation of Strikes and Lockouts in Canada"; "Welfare Work in Rochester, NY"; "Our Educational Activities"; "A Bank and Credit Union: The Next Step"; "The Amalgamated in Defense of American Labor"
  172  
Report of Investigation of Tailoring Sections of Military Uniforms, 1918
  172  
Notes for speeches - l920's
  172  
Article "Administrative Problems of Labor Unions" in Advance, 1923
  172  
Articles in Advance, 1925-26. "Our Midwestern Organization, Cincinnati - Louisville" (July 22, 1927); "The Truth About the Meeting in Chicago on Monday Night, March 23, 1925"; "The Rapid Development of Labor Banks in the U.S." (September 1926); "Reminiscences" (July 22, 1927)
  172  
Articles. 1935-1963: "Will Unions Come South?" c.1930's; "Labor and Fair Employment" - 1945; "A Leaf From Early ACWA History" - 1935"; Labor Participation in Foreign Policy of the U.S." - 1952; "The Pioneering of Workers' Banks" - 1963
 
2. Speeches, articles, and statements. [subseries]:
  173  
Investigation of Clothing Industry in Puerto Rico, 1934
  173  
Speeches and statements, 1939-1949
  173  
Speech, "Tribute to Gallantry" about war effort, November l5, 1943
  173  
Speech supporting re-election of F.H. LaGuardia. October 28, 1941
  173  
Statement before City Planning Commission of NYC support of the East River Cooperative Apartments
  173  
Statement before House Committee on Ways and Means, concerning unemployment insurance, September 6, 1945
  173  
Statement before Senate Banking and Currency Committee with respect to Wagner-Ellender-Taft General Housing Act, December 11, 1945
  173  
Address at a Rally of the Bronx County Committee for a United Labor Party, February 17, 1944
  173  
Remarks at Memorial Meeting honoring FDR, April 23, 1945
  173  
Speech at Federation Dinner, January 14, 1941
  173  
Speech at Luncheon to elect Dr. Counts (Pres. of Teachers' Federation) to City Council, October 1, 1941
  173  
Speech at American Labor Party Rally, October 31, 1940
  173  
Remarks on CIO Convention: discusses Murray & Lewis, Lewis & Hillman
  173  
Speech on "Production of War Needs and Role of Trade Unions," delivered at the Congress of American-Soviet Friendship, November 8, 1942
  173  
Unspecified address "Will Unions Come South?" c.1936
  173  
Statements - 1940's: end of year address to union members (1941); Labor Day speech (1940); unidentified speech on democracy and the New Deal; "Secretary's Column" possibly written for the Advance (1940); statement on home work c.1936
  173  
Notes for speeches - 1940's - includes: "The Liberal Point of View: Who Represents It?"; notes on John L. Lewis; typed notes on ALP; notes on the Amalgamated Insurance Co.
  174  
Speeches - 1945-53: including Statement before House Committee on Labor in support of Amendments to Fair Labor Standards Act, November 9, 1945
  174  
Statement in connection with the New Republic Round Table in "Next Steps in the Fair Deal", February 16, 1949
  174  
Address at the NYS CIO Convention, September 10, 1949
  174  
Address at United Jewish Appeal Dinner for Clothing Industry in Honor of Mrs. Roosevelt, June 15, 1949
  174  
Address at Twelfth Constitutional Convention of Congress of Industrial Organizations, November 1950
  174  
Statement on the takeover of "La Prensa", (a newspaper published in Buenos Aires) by Peron.
  174  
Excerpts from speech in Honor of President of Chili
  174  
Speeches - 1951:
  174  
Excerpts from address at dedication ceremonies of the Sidney Hillman Medical Center, Philadelphia. May 5, 1951
  174  
Statement honoring Hyman Blumberg given at a dinner in honor of his 65th birthday, January 20, 1951
  174  
Address at International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, Milan, Italy, July 9, 1951
  174  
Speeches - 1952, January to June:
  174  
Statement at Educational Conference concerning "procurement policies of the Pentagon", February 23, 1952
  174  
Address at Seventh Biennial Convention of the Textile Workers Union of America, April 28, 1952
  174  
Address at the 18th Biennial Convention of the ACWA, c.1952
  174  
Address to the 7th Constitutional Convention of the United Furniture Workers, June 1952
  174  
Speeches - 1952, September - December
  174  
Speech at convention of NYS CIO, May 5, 1952
  174  
Address at 20th Anniversary Dinner of the Clothing Manufacturers Association of the USA
  174  
Address at 3rd Constitutional Convention of the United Paperworkers of America, CIO
  174  
Address to Local 4 about the Nixon-Stevenson election
 
Articles - l952 - including:
  174  
"Labor's Stake in Migration"
  175  
Speeches - 1953, January-September, including: statements before House Committee on Education and Labor on Amendments to the Taft-Hartley Act, March 30, 1953
  175  
Speeches - 1953, October-December
  175  
Address at presentation ceremony of Sidney Hillman Foundation award to Harry S. Truman, October 8, 1953
  175  
Nominating speech for Walter Reuther, Pres. CIO
  175  
Speeches - 1954 - January-March
  175  
Speeches - 1954 - May-September including:
  175  
Speech at Textile Workers Convention, May 3, 1954;
  175  
Speech at 40th Anniversary Convention of ACWA
  175  
Speech "Labor Views the '54 Elections"
  175  
Speeches - 1954 - October-December
  176  
1955 includes: address at celebration of the 80th birthday of Joseph Schlossberg
  176  
1956 - January-April includes: address at 20th Biennial Convention of ACWA
  176  
1956 - May-December includes: address at the 29th Convention of the ILGWU
  176  
Statements by Potofsky and Adlai Stevenson concerning the Middle East situation
  176  
1957 - January-June includes: speech at NAACP Presentation of Philip Murray Award to President George Meany, May 16, 1957
  176  
1957 - July-December includes: merger resolution between New York State CIO Council and the New York State Federation of Labor, June 24, 1957
  176  
Opening remarks at dinner for George Meany on his appointment to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations, September 24, 1957
  177  
1958 - May-August includes: keynote speech at 21st Biennial Convention of ACWA, May 12, 1958
  177  
Diary notes from trip to Trade Union Congress and Israel, 1958
  177  
1958 - September-December includes: address at dinner in honor of George M. Harrison, Vice-President of AFL-CIO on the occasion of his appointment to the U.S. Delegation to the U.N., November 25, 1958
  177  
Speech at Histadrut luncheon, November 29, 1958
  177  
Speeches, 1959 - January-May
  177  
Speeches - 1959 - June-December includes:
  177  
Speech at testimonial dinner for Louis Simon
  177  
Statement on Glove Workers Resolution
  177  
Statement on Union Label Resolution
  177  
Speech on strike by United Steelworkers of America ("Big Twelve" Steel Companies)
  178  
1960 - January-April includes: statement before Committee on Education and Labor in support of a Federal Minimum Wage of $l.25 an hour and extension of coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act to the Laundry Industries, March 16, 1960
  178  
Speeches - 1960 - May includes:
  178  
Speech "45 Years Amalgamated"
  178  
Keynote Speech at 22nd Biennial Convention of ACWA, May 30, 1960
  178  
Speech "The Challenge to Labor in the Next Ten Years"
  178  
Speeches - 1960 - June-December includes:
  178  
Speech at Rally for President-elect John F. Kennedy. October 27, 1960
  178  
Speech on 50th Anniversary of union's relation with Hart, Schaffner and Marx, October 29, 1960
  178  
Speeches - 1961 - January-March
  178  
Speeches - 1961 - April-May
  179  
Speeches - 1961 - June-December includes: Speech at AFL-CIO Convention, December 1961
  179  
Speeches - 1962 - February-April includes: Notes on speech on collective bargaining in the clothing industry, February 2, 1962
  179  
Speeches - 1962 - May-August includes: Keynote speech at 23rd Biennial Convention of ACWA, May 14,1962
  179  
Speeches - 1962 - September-December includes: speech supporting Robert Morgenthau for Governor of New York, October 19, 1962
  179  
Address at Hart, Schaffner and Marx 75th Anniversary Dinner, November 27, 1962
  179  
Speeches - 1963 - January-March includes: speech on the occasion of the Amalgamated Cooperative Houses 35th Anniversary, March 2, 1963
  179  
Speeches - 1963 - April-December includes: speech at ORT Conference
  180  
Speeches - 1964 - January-June includes: remarks at Laundry Workers Leadership Conference
  180  
Keynote speech (at ACWA Convention) May 11, 1964
  180  
Speech at NAACP Convention, May 28, 1964 on Civil Rights
  180  
Statement on Immigration Legislation, June 22, 1964
  180  
Speeches - 1964 - July-December includes: keynote address at 50th Anniversary Convention of ACWA, May 11, 1964
  180  
Remarks to retired tailors, August 5, 1964
  180  
Speeches to American Club - 1964 - mostly referring to the Johnson-Humphrey ticket.
  180  
Speeches - 1965 - January-March includes: speech at Histadrut Third Seder, April 18, 1965
  180  
Speeches - 1965 - April-July includes:
  180  
Proceedings from 32nd Convention of ILGWU with statement from JSP
  180  
Speech at New England Educational Conference
  180  
Statement on Fair Labor Standards Act Amendments of 1965. July 15, 1965
  181  
Speeches - 1965 - August-December
  181  
Speeches - 1966 - January-April includes: statement on Vietnam, February 18, 1966.
  181  
Speeches - 1966 - May-September includes: keynote address at 25 Biennial Convention of ACWA, May 23, 1966.
  181  
Speeches - 1966 - October-December includes: remarks in Chicago on Cooperative Housing, October 27, 1966.
  182  
Speeches - 1967
  182  
Speeches - 1967 - May-August includes: speech at Annual Meeting of United Housing Federation, May 18, 1967.
  182  
Speech for FDR Memorial, May 30, 1967.
  182  
Speeches - 1967 - September-December.
  183  
Speeches - 1968 - March-May includes: Speech at dinner for Willard Wirtz, Secretary of Labor.
  183  
Presentation of Meritorious Public Services Award, March 13, 1968.
  183  
Keynote Speeches, 26th Biennial Convention, May 27, 1968.
  183  
Speeches - 1968 - August-December includes: statement on Humphrey and Muskie.
  183  
Remarks at 45th Annual Convention of National Committee for Labor Israel.
  183  
Speeches - 1969 - January-May includes: speech at Esther Peterson Luncheon, January 16, 1969.
  183  
Speeches - 1969 - June-December.
  183  
1969 Writings - "Ten Years of Progress: A Report on Israel" by AFL-CIO Delegation - George Harrison and Jacob S. Potofsky submitted to George Meany, December 1, 1968. "Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America"
  184  
Speeches - 1970 - March-May.
  184  
Speeches - 1970 - August-December includes: testimony before Senate Foreign Relations Committee on war in Indochina, August 13, 1970.
  184  
Notes on FDR, and Nixon and Vietnam
  184  
Notice of Bessie Hillman's death in ACWA News. December 27, 1970
  184  
Eulogy to Bessie by Potofsky
  184  
Speeches - 1971 - January - May includes:
  184  
Speech at 34th Convention of ILGWU. May 12, 1971
  184  
Speech at Four Freedoms Award Dinner honoring Senator Muskie. May 20, 1971
  184  
Speeches - 1971 - June - December includes:
  184  
Update report "25 Years Since Hillman's Death"
  184  
Speeches - 1972 include:
  184  
Keynote address at 28th Biennial Convention. May 29, 1972
  184  
Speeches - 1973
  184  
Misc. Writings & Clippings - 1920-1965 includes Yiddish writings
  185-87  
Jacob Potofsky's convention programs and other ephemera. 1950-1973
 
3. Jacob Potofsky oral history interviews. [subseries]:
  188  
Interview by Neil Gold, July 1964
  188  
Interview by Kenneth Waltzer (l968) on Origins of the American Labor Party
  188  
Interview by Elizabeth Balanoff (1970)
  188  
Jacob Potofsky's draft biography of Sidney Hillman (c.1920)