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ProQuest
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English
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Description
This collection of archival records document the activities and priorities of Samuel Gompers and the American Federation of Labor from the 1880s through World War I and Gompers's death in 1924. The collection includes correspondence, executive council records, newspaper clippings, convention records, circular letters, speeches, writings, and legal documents, including court records. Important correspondents include Samuel Gompers, Frank Morrison, John McBride, Woodrow Wilson, John B. Lennon, Gabriel Edmonston, and a wide variety of union leaders around the world. The materials were sourced from the AFL-CIO Archives, located at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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