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Description

The collection contains business records of the Maine State Federation of Labor and its successor, the Maine State Federated Labor Council. Records include correspondence, financial records, records of conventions and of the Council's newspaper"Maine State Labor News." Both national and state projects and campaigns are represented in the collection, and subject areas include work programs, labor laws and legislation, strikes, workers' compensation, etc. Correspondents include prominent state and national labor leaders as well as Maine politicians such as Margaret Chase Smith, Edmund S. Muskie, William Hathaway and others. Many materials are from Benjamin Dorsky, president of the Council until 1979.

Publication Date

2016

Keywords

Social Movements and Services, Business and Industry

Disciplines

History

Size of Collection

62 boxes (64 linear feet)

Dates of Collection

1914-1967

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0321

Maine State Federated Labor Council Records, 1914-1967

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History Commons

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