Found 11 collections related to Working class -- United States

Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 232
2.5 linear feet
Civil rights leader and President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Randolph died in 1979. Speeches, statements, and press releases related to A. Philip Randolph and his work with the labor movement, international and national politics,... more
Davis, Jessica Bell, d. 1991
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 426
.8 linear feet
The Jessica B. Davis, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters collection consists of the constitution and history of the BSCP, programs, anniversary and commemorative booklets, speeches and writings by A. Philip Randolph, and news clippings by and... more
Parrish, Richard F. (Richard Franklin), 1914-1983
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6688
2.8 linear feet; 7 microfilm reels
Teacher, labor leader. Richard F. Parrish was one of the founding members of the National Afro-American Labor Council, formerly the Negro American Labor Council. The Richard Parrish Papers (Additions 1) consist primarily of the records of the... more
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6303
6.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline... more
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2390
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages)
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities... more
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1170
11 linear feet (10 boxes, 42 v., 1 oversize folder)
Samuel Gompers (1850-1924), labor leader, was president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from the year of its founding in 1886 until 1924. Collection consists of scrapbooks, testimonials and memorials, photographs, certificates, printed... more
Blacks in the Railroad Industry
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3872
.4 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel
The Blacks in the Railroad Industry Collection is comprised of a variety of materials documenting the struggle of black railroad employees against ouster from the industry by collusive actions of the companies and the unions. While provenance... more
Goodell, Charles E. (Charles Ellsworth), 1926-1987
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1172
303.5 linear feet (305 boxes)
Charles Ellsworth Goodell (1926-1987), lawyer, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from upstate New York, 1959-1968, and U.S. Senator, 1968-1971. Although at first he was a conservative Republican, he adopted increasingly liberal... more
Speranza, Gino, 1872-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2844
30 linear feet (58 boxes, 44 v.)
Papers document Speranza's career as an attorney involved with the problems and working conditions of Italians in the United States and his subsequent work as a journalist and author whose writings included works on immigration, Italo-American... more
National Civic Federation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2101
207 linear feet (496 boxes; 11 volumes)
The National Civic Federation (NCF) was a New York-based conservative think-tank and reform alliance with strong ties to the Republican Party. It was founded in 1900 by the journalist, editor, and economist Ralph Easley (1867-1939) and others.... more
Parrish, Richard F. (Richard Franklin), 1914-1983
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6688
Microfilm; 3 reels
The Richard Parrish Papers, 1950-1975, consist of correspondence, transcripts of speeches, minutes and convention proceedings, photographs, articles, newspaper clippings, and other printed material describing the activities of labor and civil... more