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Business manager's file 50-11. Newspaper Guild, 1935 - 1937-07

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

  • Bulletins from the Chicago Newspaper Publishers Association (W.G. Hooker, secretary) and the ANPA, 1935/1936, about the development of the Guild and its Chicago branch
  • Correspondence among Macfarlane, McCormick, Eugene MacKinnon of ANPA, Keith masters of the law firm, and John McCarrens of the Cleveland Plain Dealer during late 1936 about Guild activities in other cities
  • Broadside of 1936-12-11 to "Newspapermen of Chicago" from Don Stevens, organizer for the American Federation of Labor
  • City News Bureau manager Isaac Gershman's repor6ts in 1936-12 on the establishment of a Guild unit at CNB. Ensuing correspondence among Macfarlane and R.M. Lee, managing editor of the Tribune. Copy of Frank Knox letter 6to McCormick, 1937-02-13, about possibly withdrawing from the CNB
  • New York News editorial and cartoon of 1936-12-23 about the News' contract with the Guild. Taunting letters to Macfarlane from other publishers
  • Resignation of J. David Stern of the Philadelphia Record from ANPA on 1936-12-11 in protest against its opposition to the Guild
  • In-house correspondence among Macfarlane, McCormick, and the law office with scribbled notes from McCormick (one in 1937-03 refers to the typographical union; one in 1937-06 suggests ways of helping struck papers). Letter to McCormick from Martin Kane, president of the Chicago Guild, complaining about statements made by John Watts, metropolitan editor, to staff members
  • News items about the Guild meeting in St. Louis in June when it switched to the CIO
  • Draft of Macfarlane's letter of 1937-06-08 to ANPA directors telling what the Tribune had done for employees and McCormick's approval. Responses from several publishers including Julius Ochs Adler
  • Dates

    • 1935 - 1937-07


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    From the Collection: 2 Boxes

    Language of Materials

    From the Collection: English

    Library Details

    Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

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