© 2002 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Lewis Levitzki Lorwin international labor files, 1939-1966.
Lorwin, Lewis Levitzki,1883-1970.
2 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Reports, agendas, correspondence, studies.
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Consist chiefly of reports and agendas of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, correspondence, studies and
reports regarding international relations, the world economy and trade unions throughout the world, especially in postwar
Collection material in English
Consist chiefly of reports and agenda of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) held in Brussels and
New York, 1949-1962, which deal with nuclear warfare and universal disarmament, World Refugee Year (1959), foreign investments
in economically underdeveloped countries, atomic energy, expansion of international trade, married women in employment, foreign
assistance to developing countries, fair labor standards in international trade, the European coal and steel community, international
migration problems, ICFTU boycott of South Africa, forced labor, workweek, Hungarian people's fight for freedom, the Middle
East, and the United Nations. Also materials on Aden, Africa, Algeria, Aruba, Berlin, Brazil, Congo, Costa Rica, Curaçao,
Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Finland, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latin America, Lebanon, Netherlands Antilles,
Nyasaland, Oceania, Okinawa, Pakistan, Paraguay, Portugal (and the Portuguese colonies), Rhodesia, Spain,
Surinam, Thailand, Tibet, Tunisia, Uganda, Venezuela, and West Irian (Dutch New Guinea).
Also copies of letters (l947) from Matthew Woll (vice-president of the American Federation of Labor) to George C. Marshall
(secretary of state) regarding the situation in Germany which shut the A.F.of L. off from the French and Russian zones; to
Robert P. Patterson (secretary of war) regarding the A.F. of L. protest of the visit of the World Federation of Trade Unions
(WFTU) mission to Japan and Korea (with Patterson's reply); to Premier Paul Ramadier regarding the French military government
in Germany refusing A.F. of L. representative entry permit into French zones and refusal to accept mail.
Studies and reports concern A.F. of L. union structure (1939), communism in Eastern and Southeastern Europe (1947), trade
union government (1961), labor-management relations (1960), trade union issues (1947), labor philosophy (1959), neo-institutionalism
and economic change (1965), labor racketeering (1965), wage price guidelines (1966), reconstruction of the international union
movement (1949), World Trade Union Conference (1944), coal economy throughout the world (1947), and Congress of Industrial
Organizations (CIO) (1948).
Reprints of articles by Lorwin and clippings, news releases, speeches and published articles on the CIO and A.F. of L. abroad,
socialism, and communism.
Also scattered holograph notes.
Lorwin, Lewis Levitzki, 1883-1970.
Marshall, George C.(George Catlett), 1880-1959.
Patterson, Robert P.(Robert Porter), 1891-1952.
Ramadier, Paul, 1888-1961.
Woll, Matthew, 1880-1956.
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions.
World Federation of Trade Unions.
Atomic power--International control.
Berlin (Germany)--Politics and government--1945-1990.
Economic assistance, American.
Foreign trade and employment.
International economic relations.
International labor activities.
Labor policy--Dominican Republic.
Labor policy--Korea (South)
Labor policy--Okinawa Island (Japan)
Labor policy--Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
Sex discrimination in employment.
Labor unions--Costa Rica.
Labor unions--Latin America.
Labor unions--Near East.
Labor unions--Netherlands Antilles.
Labor unions and communism.
Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1945-
Irian Jaya (Indonesia)--Politics and government--To 1963.
Spain--Politics and government--1939-1975.
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