George L.P. Weaver Papers

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12 linear feet (12 SB)

George L. P. Weaver served as assistant to the secretary-treasurer of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), as executive secretary of the American Federation of Labor-CIO (AFL-CIO) Civil Rights Committee, as political education and international programs assistant for the International Union of Electrical Radio and Machine Workers (IU), as Assistant Secretary of Labor for international Affairs during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations and as special assistant to the Director-General of the International Labor Organization. Mr. Weaver’s papers document his career in the international labor movement and reflect his interest in fair employment practices and civil rights, particularly concerning African-American education.

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