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CIO Political Action Committee Four Men Speak about Jobs For All

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.026.02 Author/Creator: CIO Political Action Committee Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1944 Pagination: 38 p. ; 22.6 x 15.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Four Men Speak about Jobs For All," published by the CIO Political Action Committee dated 1944. Front image includes U.S. Vice President Henry A. Wallace, Philip Murray, president of the CIO, James G. Patton, president of the National Farmers Union and Sidney Hillman, chairman of the CIO Political Action Committee, who spoke at a conference on employment in New York in 1944. Speeches refer to post-war industry, transitioning from the military to citizen life, agriculture, and the economy in the United States.

People: Wallace, Henry A.,1888-1965
Murray, Philip, 1886-1952
Patton, James G., fl. 1944
Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: LaborUnionsQuality of LifeWorker's rightsWorld War II

Sub Era: World War II

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