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|Named Person:||Ernest G Green; J Bill Becker|
|Material Type:||Graphic, Photograph, Picture, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ken Hubbell; Arkansas History Commission.
|Notes:||Title supplied by donor.|
|Description:||1 copy negative : b&w ; 13 x 10 cm. (5 x 4 in.)|
|Series Title:||Persistence of the Spirit Collection.|
|Other Titles:||Arkansas union labor bulletin.|
Ernest Green, at the age of 16, was one nine African-American students who helped to integrate Central High School in Little Rock in 1957. After finishing graduate school, Green pursued a building trade apprenticeship for the Adolph Institute. He was appointed Assistant Secretary in the Labor Department by President Carter, a position he held from 1977 to 1981. Green has worked for Lehman Brothers since 1985.
J. Bill Becker was involved in many political battles from civil rights to worker's compensation reform. He studied economics at the University of Illinois. After WWII, Becker spent nine years organizing labor unions from Louisiana to Kentucky. He was one of the founding members of the merged AFL-CIO in 1956. J. Bill Becker was the State AFL-CIO President from 1964-1996.
- Green, Ernest G. -- (Ernest Gideon), -- 1941-
- Becker, J. Bill, -- 1924-1997.
- African Americans -- Arkansas -- Hot Springs.
- Labor union meetings -- Arkansas -- Hot Springs.
- African Americans -- Arkansas -- Hot Springs -- 1960-1970.
- Meetings -- Arkansas -- Hot Springs -- 1960-1970.
- Labor unions -- Arkansas -- Hot Springs -- 1960-1970.