Harry W. Flannery Papers, 1927-1968

Summary Information

Title: Harry W. Flannery Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1927-1968

  • Flannery, Harry W., 1900-1975
Call Number: U.S. Mss 80AF; Audio 427A; PH 3429; PH 3459

Quantity: 13.6 c.f. (34 archives boxes), 805 tape recordings, 129 photographs (2 folders), and 5 films

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Harry W. Flannery, a foreign correspondent, news analyst, author, and AFL-CIO radio coordinator, consisting chiefly of books, articles, research files, World War II communiqués, plays, scripts for films and radio programs, speeches, and tapes. Work for the AFL-CIO is represented by films and film scripts, radio scripts, and over 800 tapes pertaining to ABC's As We See It and John Vandercook and the News and three syndicated programs, Labor Reports to the Nation, Labor Answers Your Questions, and Washington Reports to the Nation. All of the above are notable for the number of prominent individuals interviewed. Also noteworthy are letters written while he was a CBS correspondent in Berlin and as a war correspondent in 1941, and listener mail from the late 1940s concerning alleged Communist influence in California. Prominent correspondents include Paul H. Douglas, Arthur J. Goldberg, Hubert H. Humphrey, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, George Meany, Upton Sinclair, and Willard Wirtz.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us0080af
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