Harold Cranefield Papers

Accession Number: 
LP000595
Extent: 
2 linear feet (4 MB), 1 Scrapbook
Date: 
1932-1966, bulk 1932-1963

A labor attorney, Mr. Cranefield served with the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago and Detroit, as an investigator for the La Follette Committee, and as an associate counsel with the UAW. Correspondence, briefs, clippings, and speeches cover such topics as unionizing the J.I. Case Company in Racine, Wisconsin (1934-35); work of the NLRB in the auto industry; industrial espionage; and the shootings of Victor and Walter Reuther. Correspondents are Heber Blankenhorn, J. Edgar Hoover, Wayne Morse, Joseph Rauh, Walter Reuther, Helen Sobell, and Robert Wohlforth.

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