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Correspondence 1958-1961
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0001. 1958. 196 pages. (1)
Major Topics: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations convention resolution on civil liberties and internal security; porter seniority rosters; Chicago and North Western Railway divisional territories; Pullman terminates group insurance plan; Labor Conference on Civil Rights; race hate propaganda by employers; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Executive Council statements on civil rights, housing, and blood banks; porter grievances; discontinuation of Pullman agencies; Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters-Pullman negotiations; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations civil rights program; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People charges of racial discrimination by unions; Fair Employment Practices Commission activities.

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0197. January-June 1959. 170 pages. (2)
Major Topics: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Civil Rights Committee activities; National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peoples charges of racial discrimination by unions; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Executive Council statements on housing and civil rights; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations civil rights program; Labor Conference on Civil Rights; porter grievances; Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters elections; business meetings of the Chicago Division of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

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0367. July-December 1959. 165 pages. (3)
Major Topics: Problems of Negroes in organized labor; American Federation of Labor- Congress of Industrial Organizations Civil Rights Committee activities; porter grievances; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations policy resolutions on civil rights and civil liberties; members of the Railway Labor Executives' Association; amendments to Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters constitution; list of New York Central porters; Emil Mazey's address on civil rights; segregation by unions.

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0532. January-May 1960. 67 pages. (4)
Major Topics: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations civil rights public relations; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Civil Rights Committee activities; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Executive Council statement on civil rights; establishment of a School of International Labor Studies at American University; report on civil rights for Negroes in trade unions; porter grievances.

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0599. June-December 1960. 81 pages. (5)
Major Topics: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters-New York Central union shop agreement; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization Civil Rights Committee activities; porter seniority lists; segregation by unions; civil rights resolutions adopted by Indiana State American Federation of Labor-congress of Industrial Organizations Convention; Boris Shishkin's statement at the National Conference on Constitutional Rights and American Freedom; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Southern Advisory Committee on Civil Rights.

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0680. Hearings Register, 1955-1960. 56 pages. (6)
Major Topic: Information relating to porter complaints and union issues.

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0736. January-May 1961. 98 pages. (7)
Major Topics: Civil Rights Conference in Louisville, Kentucky; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Civil Rights Committee activities; report on the federal executive and civil rights; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations public service programs; equal employment opportunity in federal government on federal contracts; porter rest periods; Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters Chicago-Midwest and Saint Louis-Southwest zone conference.

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0834. June-December 1961. 95 pages. (8)
Major Topics: Walter Reuther's efforts to replace George Meany as American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations president; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations report on civil rights by A. Philip Randolph; Negro apprentices; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization Civil Rights Committee activities; proposed merger of the Great Northern, Northern Pacific, and Burlington Railroads; George Meany's statement to the Special Subcommittee on Labor of the House Committee on Education and Labor; discrimination on the Canadian National Railway; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations civil rights publications; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations leaders rebuke A. Philip Randolph for creating gap between organized labor and the Negro community; President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations civil rights resolution.