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CIO Political Action Committee This Is Your America.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.041 Author/Creator: CIO Political Action Committee Place Written: New York, NY Type: Pamphlet Date: 1944 Pagination: 30 p. ; 13.9 x 10.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "This Is Your America," published by the CIO Political Action Committee dated 1944. Text describes reasons why America is an ideal country such as immigration and diversity, the economy and worker's rights. Photographs of workers, families, and infrastructure featured in publication.

People: Gaer, Joseph, 1897-1969

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

Subjects: World War IIWorker's rightsQuality of LifeOrganizationsEconomicsImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: World War II

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