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Collection Reference Number GLC05576
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1930s 
Title Frankling D. Roosevelt to John L. Lewis regarding the National Labor Board
Date 5 August 1933
Author Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)  
Recipient Lewis, John L.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs that he has created a National Labor Board to function under the National Industrial Recovery Act as an agency to investigate controversies concerning labor relations. Appoints Lewis a member of the National Labor Board and hopes that he will accept. Written on White House stationary. Addressed to Lewis at the Carleton Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Subjects President  Great Depression  Labor  Organized Labor  
People Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)  Lewis, John Llewellyn (1880-1969)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Industry; Banking & Economics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Lewis was President of the United Mine Workers union.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945