AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education: Records, 1946-1959, 1972

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Title: AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education: Records
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1959, 1972

  • AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education
Call Number: U.S. Mss 120A; Audio 1494A

Quantity: 6.4 c.f. (16 archives boxes) and 3 tape recordings

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of the Committee on Political Education (COPE), the AFL-CIO agency formed to enunciate policy on political issues, and to analyze the records and qualifications of political candidates. Also includes files of COPE's two predecessors, Labor's League for Political Education of the AFL, and the CIO's Political Action Committee. Includes correspondence, reports, lists, newspaper clippings, and other printed material concerning congressional elections, arranged by state, 1948-1954; and clippings and reports concerning Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, 1946-1957. The tape recordings consist of COPE reports (May-July, 1972).

Language: English

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