GEORGE MEANY - PAMPHLET SIGNED - HFSID 152876
Sale Price $108.00
His signature on the front of a pamphlet explaining FDR's "Four Freedoms" to junior-high school students
Pamphlet signed: "George Meany/A.F.L./C.I. O.", 4 pages, 5½x7. Titled "The Four Freedoms". Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1939, George Meany (1894-1980), a former plumber, became its President upon the death of William Green in 1952.One of his major accomplishments was the 1955 merger of his union, comprised of organizations of craftsmen, with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), made up of industrial unions. Meany, who became President of the new AFL-CIO, is noted for transforming the labor movement from a radical to a conservative one, although his term in office was not without conflicts. He expelled the Teamsters Union, led by Jimmy Hoffa, in 1957 and lost the United Auto Workers in 1967 following disputes with its President, Walter Reuther. One horizontal fold. Lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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