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    C. Douglas Dillon Oral History Interview - JFK #7, 9/22/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection22 September 1964

    Dillon discusses tax rate reduction, The American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), among other issues.

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    Human Rights: General, 1961: 20 January-20 June
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files4 September 1948-8 July 1961, undated

    Materials in this folder include memoranda concerning the lack of minorities in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard Academy, the institution of a monthly meeting of Subcabinet representatives to discuss civil rights work within government agencies, and letters from various persons detailing personal civil rights violations. Also i...

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    Massachusetts State C.I.O. convention, 3 December 1953
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Senate Files3 December 1953

    This folder contains a copy and a draft of Senator John F. Kennedy’s speech before the Massachusetts State Congress of Industrial Organization (C.I.O.) convention. In his speech the Senator discusses the response of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration to economic and labor issues, and addresses the need to reform labor laws and rebuild ...

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    Kentucky: Labor, 8 September 1958
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19608 September 1958

    This folder contains a letter to Senator John F. Kennedy from Earl Bellew, Legislative Chairman of the Kentucky American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), concerning pending labor legislation.

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    Labor: AFL-CIO speeches
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19602 August 1959-30 August 1960, undated

    This folder contains speeches made by Senator John F. Kennedy at conventions of the ALF-CIO (American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organizations) in California, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, and Oregon. Topics include legislation for unemployment insurance, the minimum wage, and care for the aged; effects of automation on the labor i...

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    Kennedy, John F.: Labor: Newspaper, journal, brochures, etc.
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19603 September 1959-20 September 1960, undated

    This folder contains newspaper clippings, newsletters, an issue of the “Federation News” journal, and a copy of “The New Republic” magazine concerning labor, the 1960 presidential campaign, and the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations’ (AFL-CIO) support of Senator John F. Kennedy’s campaign. Also included in this fo...

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    Labor: The Power of Labor for the Good of America
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196010 September 1959

    This folder contains copies of the Congressional Record containing a speech by Senator John F. Kennedy titled, “The Power of Labor for the Good of America,” discussing the history and legacy of labor in the United States. Within his speech the Senator requests the inclusion of the text of a pamphlet by George Meany, President of the AFL-CIO (Americ...

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    Louisiana: Labor
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 196027 November 1959

    This folder contains a letter to Senator John F. Kennedy from Victor Bussie, President of the Louisiana American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).

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    Rhode Island: Labor
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19607 December 1959-23 February 1960

    This folder contains correspondence between Senator John F. Kennedy; members of the Senator’s staff; and Dennis J. Roberts, former Governor of Rhode Island and a delegate to the 1960 Democratic National Convention, concerning labor groups in Rhode Island, including American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organization (AFL-CIO) unions.

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    New Mexico: Labor
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601960: 19 January-23 February

    This folder contains memoranda and correspondence between members of Senator John F. Kennedy’s staff and various individuals concerning members of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization (AFL-CIO) in New Mexico.

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