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Gordon H. Cole papers

Abstract

Title:
Gordon H. Cole papers
Author/Creator:
Cole, Gordon H.
Collection number:
2012-89
Size:
7.50 inear feet
Bulk dates:
1960-1980
Inclusive dates:
1950-1988
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Gordon H. Cole was the long-time editor of The Machinist, the newspaper for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, from 1947-1976. Prior to 1956, Cole was president of the American Federation of Labors (AFL) union press association, the International Labor Press of America. Cole served as the AFLs chief representative during negotiations with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in the move to create the International Labor Press Association (IPLA) in 1956, of which Cole became the first president. The IPLA eventually became the International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) in 1983. Cole also taught as an adjunct professor of labor communications at the George Meany Center for Labor Studies.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Gordon H. Cole papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/19437
Status:

This collection is currently UNPROCESSED. This abstract may represent one of many unprocessed accessions in this collection. Please contact the Curator of State of Maryland and Historical Collections for more information.