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Series I: Correspondence, Biography and Speeches, 1939-1971

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Scope and Content Note

Series I: Correspondence, Biography, and Speeches, 1939-1971 includes Welsh's personal and political correspondence (mostly incoming), notes, a poem, and speeches made prior to his departure for Africa. Also included is a short biographical sketch. Among Welsh's correspondents are W.E.B. Du Bois; Claude McKay; Langston Hughes; the writer Bryher; politician and diplomat W. Averell Harriman; A. Philip Randolph; Lewis Corey; Allan S. Haywood; Jay Lovestone, director of the Department of International Affairs, AFL-CIO; Clement K. Lubembe, deputy general secretary of the Kenya Federation of Labour; and Tom Mboya, general secretary of the Kenya Federation of Labour and Chairman of the ICFTU Area Committee for East, Central, and Southern Africa.

Biographical, undated, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Correspondence, 1939-1971, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Addresses and Speeches, 1940-1953, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
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