Bruce Barton Papers, 1881-1967

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Organizing Department
Box   2
Posters, organizing and pro-union, 1962-1974
J.P. Stevens Company, 1951-1978
Box   3
Organizing program
Quantity: 2 folders 
Box   3
Memos, bulletins, newsletters and brochures
Box   3
Original sub areas
Box   3
Reports
Box   3
In-plant Organizing Committee booklet
Box   3
Board and court cases
Quantity: 3 folders 
Box   3
Kayser-Roth Corporation v. Textile Workers Union of America
Box   3
Legal issues
Box   3
J.P. Stevens v. Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union of America
Quantity: 3 folders 
Box   3
Industrial Union Department
Box   3
Boycott
Box   3
General
Box   3
Meeting, 1976 April 20-21
Box   4
Orientation kit
Box   4
Newsletters, press clippings, brochures, flyers
Quantity: 2 folders 
Box   4
Roanoke Rapids agreement
American Cyanamid, 1967-1973
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Correspondence, 1973
Box   4
Law violations
Box   4
General, 1961-1972
Quantity: 3 folders 
Box   4
Tuggle Powell discharge
Box   4
Contracts
Box   4
Company letters
Box   4
Research material, handbooks, pension and insurance
Box   4
Leaflets
Celanese Corporation, Narrows, Virginia, Local 2024, 1967-1973
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Celco plant, Local 2024
Quantity: 2 folders 
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Celco plant, Local 2024 (continued)
Quantity: 2 folders 
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District 50 leaflets
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Narrows campaign
Box   6
Campaign leaflets
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Drugs
Box   6
Speeches to Celco workers
Box   6
Celco correspondence
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Textile Workers Union of America attacks on District 50
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Newark, New Jersey
Box   6
Big 4 Progress program
Box   6
Research assignment
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Workloads
Box   6
Taped phone and radio messages
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Rockhill Celanese
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New York Joint Board
Box   6
Campaign evaluation
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International Chemical Workers Union leaflets
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$8 million debt
Box   6
Organizing charts
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Election objections
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United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum, and Plastic Workers of America
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Wage-fringe comparison
Box   6
Benefits protected
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Strike benefits compared
Box   6
Belvidere, New Jersey
Box   6
General material
Box   6
District 50 failures
Box   6
Leaflets, press clippings, cartoons
Box   6
Anti-union material
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Anti-union consultant investigation
Quantity: 2 folders 
Box   6
Evidence for southern anti-union conspiracy
Box   6
Anti-union techniques
Box   7
Staff, employee retirement plan
Box   7
Agreements, various unions and companies
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Pamphlet, “20 Questions and Answers for Shop Stewards”
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Organizing pamphlets
Organizing kits
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North Carolina, South Carolina
Quantity: 3 folders 
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North Carolina
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South Carolina
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Rhode Island
Box   7
Georgia
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North Georgia
Quantity: 3 folders 
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Tennessee
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Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey
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Virginia
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Maryland
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Virginia, Maryland
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New York
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Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas
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Far West region
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Jack Rubenstein, regional director
Organizer reports, 1970-1974
Note: Summaries by location.
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Canada - Arkansas
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California - New Hampshire
Box   7
New Jersey - Pennsylvania
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Rhode Island - Washington, D.C.
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J.P. Stevens Company
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Plants won
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Plants lost
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De-certifications
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Other
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Research department, memos, correspondence, leaflet drafts
Box   8
Johnson & Johnson plants
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Staff general material
Box   9
Outlines, values, philosophy, and history of labor
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Staff aptitude questionnaires
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Personnel policies
Box   9
Guide for regional directors in evaluating probationary staff
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Staff vacations, 1980-1981
Quantity: 2 folders 
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Sample letters to workers
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Paul Swaity opening remarks to staff development institute
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Textile job descriptions
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Teamsters organizing plan
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Outline, planning and organizing work
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Outline, organizing and the law
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Proposal for staff training institute
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Reservations for institute
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Community help in organizing
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Correspondence course for organizers
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Outline, campaign data and record keeping
Box   9
Criteria for selecting targets
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Department directors meeting regarding staff training
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Home assignments staff training
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Henderson strike
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Outline, home visits and face to face communication
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Job of an organizer
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Original copies of outlines
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Survey research
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Outline, developing organizing issues, overcoming fear and indifference
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Staff training institute
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Arrangements for staff development institute
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Wage agitation drive
Quantity: 3 folders 
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Federal minimum wage and new wage drive
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“This Union Cause,” CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) program for United Auto Workers leaders
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Schools for community union builders instructor's outline, Communications Workers of America
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Results of staff development institute survey
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“How to organize a union in your plant” replies, comments, questions
Box   10
Guidelines and notes for organizers
Box   10
Notes, press clippings, memos on organizing and staff training
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Textile Workers Union of America staff training program
Box   10
Staff program of recruitment, selection and evaluation
Box   10
Staff vacations
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Staff joining Textile Workers Union of America as members
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Physical exams of staff
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Wage drive targets
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Organizing conference, 1972
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Upper South organizing plants and activities
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“Attuning the Textile Workers Union of America to Problems of New Organization” / by Jack Rubenstein, New York regional director, 1972
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Teaching guide for stewards
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Unorganized wool and worsted, cotton and synthetic plants, Rhode Island
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Unorganized narrow fabrics plants, Rhode Island
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Southern wage targets
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Charlotte, North Carolina area plants
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Major textile chains
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Unorganized plants of major chains
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Multi-plant firms
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International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers organizer handbook
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Fact sheets about textile departments
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Unorganized targets, west coast
Box   11
Surveys of National Labor Relations Board elections
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Cannon Mills plant
Quantity: 2 folders 
Box   12
Suggestions for Cannon Mills survey revisions
DuPont, 1970-1976
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Leaflets distributed, Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Gibbstown, New Jersey
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Election, Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Contracts
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Kinston, North Carolina
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General
Quantity: 2 folders 
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DuPont Mills
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Imports, Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Conferences and programs
Box   12
Correspondence, flyers
Box   12
Research department
Cannon Mills, 1974-1976
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Survey
Box   13
Correspondence with Sidney Hollander
Box   13
General
Quantity: 2 folders 
Box   13
Press clippings
Lost election files
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Mount Vernon Mills, Tallassee, Alabama
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Naomi Knitting, Zebulon, North Carolina
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Masland Carpet
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Marsellus Casket
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J.B. Martin Company, Leesville Division, Leesville, South Carolina
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Marcotte Nursing Home
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Lyman Printing
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Lasco Industries, Florence, Kentucky
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John P. King Finishing Company, Dover, Georgia
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Kendallville, Griswoldville, Georgia
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Indiana Knitwear, Greenfield, Indiana
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Houston Textiles
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Hornwood Inc., Wadesboro, North Carolina
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Honora Industries, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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Guild Musical Company, Westerly, Rhode Island
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Graniteville Finishing, Graniteville, South Carolina
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GAF Corporation, Westerly, Rhode Island
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Fieldcrest Mills, Smithfield, North Carolina
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Federal Stainless Sink, Paris, Illinois
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Fashion Footwear
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Favilla Knitting, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Enterprise and Woonsocket Dye
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Dyersburg Cotton
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Columbus Coated
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Colonial Printing Inc.
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Clearwater
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Clearwater Finishing, Clearwater, South Carolina
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Cone Mills Revolution plant, Greensboro, North Carolina
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Clark Schwebel, Anderson, South Carolina
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Classe Ribbon Company, Anniston, Alabama
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Caron International, London, Kentucky
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Charbert Inc.
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Chromotex Inc., Oakland, New Jersey
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Caron International, Rochelle, Illinois
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Burlington Industries, Hillsville, Virginia
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Bro-Tex Industrial Fabrics, St. Paul, Minnesota
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Benham Corporation
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Boykins Narrow Fabrics
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Bridgewater Manufacturing Company
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Belding Corticelli
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Badische Corporation
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Unorganized plants in Textile Workers Union of America jurisdiction
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Institute on organizing techniques
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Staff training institute, 1967, 1969, 1974
Quantity: 4 folders 
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Staff manuals
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Industrial Union Department (IUD) southern target lists
Box   14
New York City Conference on Organizing
Box   14
Staff training conferences
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Organizing conferences
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Major steps of an organizing assignment
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Fact sheets for organizers
Box   15
Staff development institute, 1974
Box   15
Press clippings and informational articles
Box   15
Guidelines for leaflet writing
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Major textile chains, branch plants of companies under contract with Textile Workers Union of America
Box   15
General
Box   16
Bibliography on organizing pamphlets and materials
Box   16
Organizing training material
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Manual distributed to New England training institute
Box   16
Staff training institute, 1967-1968
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Outline, communication, oral and written
Box   16
Planning
Box   16
Outline, surveys and probes
Box   16
Target selection
Box   16
Fact sheets
Box   16
Dealing with employer attacks
Box   16
Evaluation of institute
Box   16
Institute questionnaire
Box   16
Program suggestions for southern organizing
Box   16
Complete set of material for organizing meetings
Box   16
Handwritten notes and outlines
Box   16
Southern organizing, notes, memos, fact sheets
Quantity: 2 folders 
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Executive Council material
Box   17
Organizing in Canada
Box   17
Staff training program
Quantity: 2 folders 
Box   17
Organizing outlines
Box   17
Tips and guidelines
Quantity: 2 folders 
Box   17
Regional directors and department heads meeting, Paul Swaity file
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Press clippings
Box   17
Letters from workers
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Wage comparison
Box   17
Living standards
Box   17
Union membership
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National Labor Relations Board material
Box   17
St. Andrews speech material
Box   17
Correspondence
Box   17
Speech material
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New program
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Organizing reports
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Ways to improve
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Staff training
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Responsibilities of organizing director
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How to improve organizing
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Southern organizing
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AFL-CIO organizing
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Photographs, workers outside of unidentified plant
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Conference of department directors
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General report to council of trustees
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“How to Organize” suggestions from vice presidents