Labor Leadership Assembly for Peace Records, 1960-1972

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Title: Labor Leadership Assembly for Peace Records
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1972

  • Labor Leadership Assembly for Peace
Call Number: Mss 470

Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records of the first national labor organization (1967-) to oppose U.S. involvement in the Vietnam conflict. Included are correspondence, publicity, membership lists, policy statements, clippings, and copies of a newsletter. These records pertain not only to LLAP, but also to the New York City and Chicago chapters of the Trade Union Division of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (SANE) which sponsored the LLAP founding convention in 1967. Present are copies of speeches by John Kenneth Galbraith, Martin Luther King, Jr., Emil Mazey, Frank Rosenblum, Victor Reuther, Norman Thomas, and others. The correspondence, which includes much routine material on organizational matters and convention planning contains letters from Jules Feiffer, John Kenneth Galbraith, Sidney Lens, and James Wechsler. The financial records only concern the Chicago chapter of SANE-TUD. Also included is a small group of papers on the anti-war activities of Local 1199 of the Drug and Hospital Employees Union including correspondence to and from president Leon J. Davis.

Language: English

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