Carl Haessler Papers

Accession Number: 
LP000031
Userestrict: 
Researchers must use copies of Sinclair Lewis correspondence available in Box 2, Folder 14. Originals are in vault.
Extent: 
11 linear feet (22 MB)
Date: 
1908-1972, bulk 1916-1961

Pamphlets, leaflets, handbills, clippings, articles, radio scripts, and union newspapers collected by Mr. Haessler, who was managing editor of the Federated Press (1922-56); editor of the United Auto Worker and many local union papers; a member of the public relations staff of the United Rubber Workers; and was responsible for public relations and publicity for various groups and organizations. Subjects include civil rights, social re- form, socialism in Britain, labor legislation, the NLRB, and federal court hearings on the Ford Motor Company (1930-41). An oral history interview with Mr. Haessler is available.

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