Benjamin Schlesinger presidential records, 1928-1932. (Archival material, 1928) [WorldCat.org]
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Benjamin Schlesinger presidential records, 1928-1932.

Author: Benjamin Schlesinger; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union records
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Correspondence and subject files relating to Schlesinger's term, October 1928 to June 1932.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Organization files
Named Person: Benjamin Schlesinger; Abraham Cahan; Thomas C T Crain; Eugene V Debs; David Dubinsky; William Green; Sidney Hillman; Morris Hillquit; Salvatore Ninfo; Arnold Rothstein; Franklin D Roosevelt; Jacob H Schiff; Mortimer L Schiff; Norman Thomas; Samuel Untermyer; B Vladeck; Abraham Cahan; Eugene V Debs; David Dubinsky; William Green; Sidney Hillman; Morris Hillquit; Franklin D Roosevelt; Arnold Rothstein; Jacob H Schiff; Mortimer L Schiff; Benjamin Schlesinger; Norman Thomas; Samuel Untermyer
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Schlesinger; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office.
OCLC Number: 64092176
In: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
Language Note: English and Yiddish.
Description: 2 linear ft

Abstract:

Correspondence and subject files relating to Schlesinger's term, October 1928 to June 1932.

Topics covered in these materials include: communist activity in the garment industry unions; contract negotiations; Schlesinger's role as business manager of the Jewish Daily Forward (Chicago); labor disputes in the women's garment industry of New York City; racketeering; socialism; garment industry strikes in New York City (including the 1929 Cloakmakers' Strike and the 1930 Dressmakers' Strike); the Tom Mooney Defense Committee; relations between manufacturers' associations and the union; union conventions; union elections; union finances; and worker education.

Individuals and organizations represented in the collection include: the Amalgamated Bank of New York; the Affiliated Dress Manufacturers' Association; the AFL (including letters from William Green); the Associated Raincoat Manufacturers of New York; Brookwood Labor College; Abraham Cahan; Thomas C.T. Crain; Eugene Debs; David Dubinsky; ILGWU Locals 8, 10 and 50; Sidney Hillman; Morris Hillquit; Charles Kreindler; Salvatore Ninfo; the Rand School of Social Science; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Arnold Rothstein; Jacob H. Schiff; Mortimer L. Schiff; Norman Thomas; Samuel Untermyer; B.C. Vladeck; and the Wholesale Dress Manufacturers' Association.

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