RG9-001. Civil Rights Department. AFL Records, 1943-1955; CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, 1948-1950; AFL-CIO Director's Files, 1956-1967.
This collection primarily documents AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department director Boris Shishkin's civil rights activities, particularly his participation on federal government committees. Another important area covered in this collection is the fact-finding work done by the Jewish Labor Committee in the mid-1950s on minorities and southern labor unions.
7 cu. ft.; formerly Collection 25
RG9-002. Civil Rights Department. Discrimination Case Files, 1947-1984.
This collection consists of materials created or maintained by the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department while processing discrimination complaints made primarily against local unions, with a few cases concerning internationals, the AFL-CIO, its departments, state and local central bodies, and other organizations.
28.5 cu. ft.; formerly Collection 36
RG9-003. Civil Rights Department. Records, 1946-2000
This collection is comprised of the records of the AFL-CIO’s Civil Rights Department, primarily from the 1960s through the 1980s and under the directorships of Donald Slaiman (1964-1974) and William Pollard (1974-1986).
81 cu. ft.; 8 folders
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