Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


John W. Gibson Papers

1935-1954.

Assistant Secretary of Labor, 1946-1950; Chairman, Displaced Persons Commission, 1950-1952.

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Size: 22 linear feet, 4 linear inches.
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Processed by: Willie L. Harriford Jr. (1962); David Clark (2016).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    DAIRY WORKERS UNION AND MICHIGAN LABOR COMMISSION, 1935-1945
Box 1
  • C.I.O. Council before 1940
  • Constitutional revision file
  • Dairy industry - miscellaneous
  • Defense Council, general
  • Defense Council, Health and Welfare Committee
  • Defense Savings Committee
  • Deputy Commissioners
  • Examinations
  • Executive Office
  • Factory inspectors
Box 2
  • Gibson - Chairman of Committee to rewrite Workmen's Compensation Act
  • Gibson - personal (3 folders)
Box 3
  • Gibson - personal (3 folders)
  • Industrial Hygiene, 1941
  • Michigan Labor and Industry
  • Occupations injurious to minors
Box 4
  • Personnel applications
  • Political appointments
  • Political resolutions
  • State-wide safety conference
  • Union file - 1941 (2 folders)
  • United Dairy Workers
  • Workers Service Project
  • Workmen's compensation
  • Works Progress Administration
    ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF LABOR, 1945-1950
    Subject File
Box 5
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Cafeteria Workers
  • Coal file
  • Conciliation Service (2 folders)
Box 6
  • Conciliation Service
  • Employment statistics
  • General correspondence
  • Health for Victory
  • Hearings - Committee on Education and Labor
  • Department of the Interior
Box 7
  • Japanese trip
  • Labor Day
  • Labor laws and conditions
  • Labor Management Conference
  • Labor - new peace proposal
  • Letter from White House accepting resignation
Box 8
  • Personal correspondence (2 folders)
  • Personnel
  • Physically handicapped (2 folders)
  • Research and statistics relating to employment and unemployment, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Reorganization of the Department of Labor
Box 9
  • Safety engineering war training classes
  • Safety and Health Bill S.1271
  • Industrial Safety School
  • National Safety School
  • National Safety Conference
  • Speeches and background material
  • Taft-Hartley (2 folders)
  • Travel vouchers (2 folders)
  • Vote of Senators on various bills
  • Workers Education Service
    Chronological File
Box 10
  • Chronological file, 1947
  • Chronological file, 1948
  • Chronological file, 1949
  • Chronological file, 1950
    Name File
Box 11
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
Box 12
  • E
  • Economic Development Committee
  • F
  • G
  • Gibson, Mr.
Box 13
  • Gibson, Mr., personal (2 folders)
  • I
  • J-K
  • Japanese Labor Program
  • L
Box 14
  • Letters of commendation
  • Little Cabinet meetings
  • M
  • Michigan Administration matters
  • Michigan C.I.O. matters
  • Michigan Democratic Club
  • Michigan matters (confidential)
Box 15
  • Michigan Unemployment Compensation Committee
  • N
  • O
  • P-Q
  • Political
  • Political convention
Box 16
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U-V
  • W
  • XYZ
    Labor Disputes File
Box 17
  • Agriculture, 1945-1946
  • Allis - Chalmers, 1945-1948 (3 folders)
  • Applications for conciliation positions, 1945-1949 (2 folders)
  • Conciliation Service, 1946
Box 18
  • Conciliation Service, 1949
  • Correspondence re Conciliation Service, 1947
  • Arbitration, compulsory, 1949
  • Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, 1946-1950
  • B 2 H Bill (Federal Industrial Relations Act S. 1171)
  • Bell Aircraft strike, 1949
  • Bendix Aviation, 1949
  • Brewery Workers, 1948
  • Campbell Soup Company, 1946
  • Campbell, Wyant and Cannon Foundry Company, 1946
  • Case (I.J.) Company, 1946-1948
Box 19
  • Case (I.J.)Company, 1946-1948
  • C.I.O., 1945-1950 (2 folders)
  • Excise Tax - labors stand, 1950
  • Executive orders 1945-1948
  • General Motors file, 1945
Box 20
  • Government Services, Inc., 1947-1948 (2 folders)
  • Houdaille - Hershey Corporation, 1947
  • International Harvester, 1946
  • International Harvester fact finding report, 1946
Box 21
  • Labor letters and reports, 1945-1948
  • Labor relations and material, 1947
  • Maritime strike, Great Lakes, 1946
  • Meat seizure order, 1946
  • Michigan Study Commission, 1947
  • Michigan state legislation, 1948
  • Minimum wage material, 1949
  • Montgomery Ward and Company, 1945
  • Motor Products Corporation, 1950
  • A. Newmyer Associates, 1947
  • Non-Ferrous metals fact finding panel, 1946
  • Oil panel, fact finding panel and report, 1946
Box 22
  • Parke Davis file, 1950
  • Puget Sound Navigation Company, 1948
  • Taft-Hartley Law material
  • Telephone strike, 1947
  • Trailmobile company, 1950
  • Wages and Hours, 1946-1948
  • Women's Bureau Conference, 1948
    Speeches by John W. Gibson (Chronological)
Box 23
  • Hampden Safety Council, 1-27-47
  • "The Growth of Workers Education." Cleveland, Ohio, 1-25-47
  • Convention of the St. Louis Joint Board, Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union, C.I.O., 3-25-47
  • Greater New York Safety Council, 3-26-47
  • Fifth Annual Industrial Safety Forum, St. Paul, Minn., 4-17-47
  • Labor and Nation article, 1947
  • United Wall Paper Company, 8-7-47
  • Oil Workers International Union, Kansas City, Mo., 8-14-47
  • International Association of Public Employment Service, 9-8-47
  • Industrial Supervisor's Conference, University of New Hampshire, 9-13-47
  • Town Meeting of the Air, New York City, 10-21-47
  • Society for the Advancement of Management, Boston, Mass., 12-4-47
  • N.A.A.C.P., Washington, D.C. Chapter, 1-18-48
  • Social Action Institute, 1-21-48
Box 24
  • Jewish Labor Committee, 2-2-48
  • Middlebury, Vermont, 4-24-48
  • Conference of Industrial Editors, 6-10-48
  • The Constitutional Convention of the United Gas, Coke and Chemical Workers of America, 7-22-48
  • Labor Day Address, 9-16-48
  • Convention of International Union of United Brewery, Flour, Cereal and Soft Drinks Workers of America, 9-13-48
  • Association of Catholic Trade Unionists, Communion Breakfast, N.Y. City, 10-18-48
  • 11th Annual Convention of Wisconsin States Industrial Union Council C.I.O., 12-18-48
  • Ali Ghan Shrine Country Club, Cumberland, Md., 1-26-49
  • Louisiana State Industrial Union Council, 2-19-49
  • 99th Birthday of Thomas G. Masaryk, 3-7-49
  • St. Thomas Moore Guild, 3-8-49
  • Employment Security for the Handicapped, a National Problem, Institute for the Employment of the Handicapped, 4-9-49
  • Michigan State Industrial Union Council, C.I.O., 5-24-49
  • Maryland Safety Conference, 6-8-49
  • Ohio University Commencement, 8-13-49
  • Vital issues in steel dispute must be settled to avert disastrous strikes in other industry, 8-30-49
  • The Joint Labor Rally, Miami, 9-5-49
  • Testimonial Dinner for W.P. Kennedy, 10-6-49
  • Industrial Launderers' Association, 10-21-49
  • Oklahoma State Industrial Union Council, C.I.O., 1-21-50
  • Annual Convention Utility Workers Union of America, 4-28-50
  • American Federation of Physically Handicapped, 4-30-50
  • "A Labor Program against Intolerance"
  • Miscellaneous
    Speeches and Correspondence Concerning Speeches
Box 25
  • President's 1950 tour
  • Campaign - speech material
  • Speech material
  • Articles for Publication
  • Requests to speak refused
Box 26
  • Americans for Democratic Action, 6-6-50
  • Ali Ghan Country Club, Allegheny County State Central Committee, 1-26-49
  • A.B.C. program "On Trial", 1-27-49 (2 folders)
  • American Federation of the Physically Handicapped, 4-29-50
  • American Union of Telephone Workers, 3-22-48
  • Association of Catholic Trade Unionist, 10-17-48
  • Anniversary, 35th Department of Labor, 3-4-48
  • Brewery, Flour, Cereal and Soft Drinks Workers of America, International Union of United, 9-20-48
  • Bronx Rotary Club, 12-14-48
  • C.I.O. Community Services Institute Panel, 6-6-50
  • C.I.O. Convention, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 5-9-50
  • C.I.O. Labor Day Speech, 9-4-50
  • C.I.O. Convention, 11-18-48
  • C.I.O. Labor Day Celebration, 9-1-47
  • C.I.O. Education Conference, United Automobile Workers, 1-25-47
  • Chicago Industrial Union Council, 3-8-47
Box 27
  • Chicago meeting, 3-17-49
  • Czechoslovak National Council, 3-7-49
  • European trip (1949)
  • Fordham Industrial Relations Council, 5-7-49
  • Foreman's Club, 8-6-47
  • Florida Labor Day Speech, 9-5-49
  • F.D.R. - C.I.O. Summer Institute, 7-23-48, and 8-25-47
  • Glass, Ceramic and Silica Sand Workers of America, 7-19-50
  • Hampden County Safety Council, 1-21-47
  • Handicapped, employment of physically, 4-9-49
  • Harrisburg, C.I.O. Education Conference 2-24-50
Box 28
  • Hawaii trip, 4/19-25/1948
  • I.A.G.L.O., 10-3-46
  • I.A.R.E. Services - Hurst Hall, American University, 4-26-46 and 9-8-47
  • Industrial Hygiene Foundation, 11-16-49
  • Industrial Launderers' Association, 10-21-49
  • Industrial Chiropractors Association Convention, 8-26-50
  • International Foundry Wage and Hour Council, 9-21-47
  • International Woodworkers of America Conference, 9-10-46
Box 29
  • Jewish Labor Committee, 2-1-48
  • Jewish Labor Committee, 12-5-48
  • Joint C.I.O. and A.F. of L. Labor Day Speech, 9-6-48
  • Kennedy, W.P. testimonial Dinner, 10-5-49
  • Lansing Rotary Club, 3-12-47
  • Lansing Safety Council, 10-22-46
  • League of Women Voters, 6-7-47
  • Louisiana Industrial Union Council, 2-19-49
  • Maine State Industrial Union Council - June 1949 (cancelled because of auto accident)
  • Maryland Safety, Health Conference, 6-8-49
  • Merchant Marine Institute, 10-14-48
  • Miami Labor Day, 1949
  • Michigan State College, 11-11-47
  • Michigan State College, 5-24-49
Box 30
  • N.A.A.C.P., Washington, D.C. 1-18-48
  • National Conference on Community School Camping 9-26-49 (declined)
  • National Employment of the Physically Handicapped, 8-10-50
  • Naval Reserve Speech, 1-9-50
  • New Hampshire Industrial Supervisors Conference, 9-13-47
  • New Jersey Safety Council, 2-1-46
  • New York and Dallas trip, Jan.-Feb. 1950
  • New York Herald Tribune Forum, 10-21-47
  • New York Safety Council
Box 31
  • Ohio C.I.O. Council, 9-12-47
  • Ohio Safety Congress, 4-17-46
  • Ohio University Speech, 8-13-49
  • Oil Workers Convention, 8-14-47
  • Oklahoma speech, 1-21-50
  • Penn Yan, N.Y., 8-30-49
  • Pennsylvania Education Conference, 2-24-50
  • Philadelphia Safety Council, 6-4-46
  • Providence Rhode Island Forum, 1-21-48 (cancelled)
  • Reviewing Stand - radio, 3-9-47
  • Rotary Club, 10-8-47
  • Stephen Roth testimonial, 1-22-50
  • St. Louis, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, 3-23-47
  • St. Thomas Moore Guild, 3-8-49
  • Seton Hall College, 12-3-47
Box 32
  • Social Action Institute, (cancelled), 1-21-48
  • Social Order Forum, 5-9-49
  • Society for the Advancement of Management, 12-4-47
  • Steelworkers, Harrisburg, Pa. 10-22-48
  • St. Paul Industrial Safety Forum, 4-17-47
  • Tennessee C.I.O. Council
  • Textile Workers speech, Lawrence, Mass., 5-14-49
  • Toledo Joint Council, 9-28-46
  • United Gas, Coke, and Chemical Workers, 7-22-48
  • United Railroad Workers, 3-10-49
  • University of Michigan Panel, 6-29-50
  • Utah State Industrial Union Council, C.I.O., 5-24-50
  • Utility Workers of America New York City, New York., 4-28-50
  • Utility Workers of America, 10-15-48
  • Wage and Hour Regional Conference, 12-5-46
Box 33
  • Wayne University, 12-19-47
  • Wisconsin State Industrial Convention, 12-18-48
  • Worker's Education, 3-20-49
  • Workshop for Women Voters, 9-30-48
  • Young Democrats State Convention, Flint, Michigan, 10-28-49
  • Y.W.C.A. Chicago speech, 3-2-50
    DISPLACED PERSONS COMMISSION
    Subject File
Box 34
  • Budget - 1952
  • Confidential files - overseas
  • Confidential files - list inimical organizations
  • Defense mobilization manpower policy
  • Delegation of Authority
  • Displaced Persons Commission
  • Displaced Persons Commission - charts
  • Displaced Persons Commission - miscellaneous
  • Displaced Persons Commission - staff, U.S. and overseas
  • Europe meetings and notes
  • Europe miscellaneous file
  • Europe meeting - briefing report - Austria
  • Europe meeting - briefing report - British zone
Box 35
  • Europe meeting - briefing report - French zone
  • Europe meeting - briefing report - Italy
  • Europe meeting - briefing report - Ludwisburg
  • Europe meeting - briefing report - Munich
  • Europe meeting - operations report - Bremen
  • Expellee program
  • Fisher, Robert - overseas budget report
  • Ford Foundation
  • Inimical organization
  • Inimical lists
  • Legislation - extension of the act
  • Legislation - proposals of volunteer agencies
  • Legislature - majority statements - change in Sec. 12
  • Legislature - H.R. 7376
Box 36
  • Middelmann, W.G. - Bonn Government report
  • Migration (2 folders)
Box 37
  • Migration
  • Orphans program
  • Orphans program, Italian
  • Security
  • Telephone conversation - Europe
  • Tri-partite meetings (I.N.S.C.P.C. and State Dept.)
  • Volunteer agencies - Europe and the United States
  • White House meetings
    Meetings and Minutes
Box 38
  • Advisory committee meetings
  • Displaced Persons Commission meetings
  • Displaced Persons staff meetings
  • Displaced Persons technical committee meetings
  • Interpreter releases, 1950
Box 39
  • Interpreter releases, 1951
  • Interpreter releases, 1952
Box 40
  • Displaced Persons Commission meetings (2 folders)
  • Displaced Persons Commission final report (2 folders)
  • Displaced Persons Commission, galley proof final report
    Speech File
Box 41
  • Miscellaneous releases and speech material
  • American Aid Societies - Pittsburgh, Pa. 3-30-52
  • American Aid Societies meeting Chicago, 12-9-51
  • Atlantic City, 5-15-51
  • German ethnic program
  • Resettlement Conference - Chicago-Jan., 16-20, 1952
  • German-American Conference - Chicago - Jan. 23-25, 1951
  • Foreign editor's conference, 1-25-51
Box 42
  • 500th German expellee, 10-17-51
  • German expellee meeting, 5-17-51
  • German Workingman's Association and State D.P.C. Luncheon, Boston, Mass. 1-26-52
  • Hungarian Centennial - New York City, N.Y., 12-8-51
  • Immigrants Protective League, 5-29-52
  • International Institute, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, 2-27-52
  • Jewish Labor Committee, New York City, N.Y. 2-4-51
  • Mark Evans Show, CBS, T.V., Washington, D.C., 6-25-52
  • Michigan State Industrial Union Council, 6-4-51
  • NBC, T.V. - battle report program, 1-6-52
  • Philadelphia chapter of Catholic Verein, Philadelphia, Pa., 4-16-51
  • Publicity file of the Displaced Persons Commission, 1950-1951
  • Radio scripts, 1951-1952
  • Rubber Sole and Heel Institute - Elastic Calloid Research Group (Bob Winters) Boston, Mass., 3-6-52
  • St. Clement's Men's Club, Farlington, Va., 3-28-51
  • Section 12 Conference, Chicago, 1-24-51
  • United Friends of Yugoslavia, Aug. 19, 1951
  • United Jewish Appeal 12-16-51
  • United Service for New Americans, 1-21-51
  • U.S. for New Americans, drive for Dr. Chamberlin, N.Y., 1-19-52
  • Utility Workers Union, Legislation Institute, 6-16-52
  • Meeting of Michigan Displaced Persons Commission, 5-23-51
  • West Coast trip, 4/29/51-5/9/51
    Alphabetical File, 1950-1952
Box 43
  • A
  • Austin Distributing Co.
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Democratic National Committee
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • House, notes on
  • I - J
  • K - L
  • M
  • Michigan Economic Development Company
Box 44
  • Mc
  • N - O
  • P - Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • Tax receipts, Virginia, 1950-1951
  • Tibbetts Distributing Company (two folders)
  • Travel vouchers, 1952
  • Travel vouchers, 1952-1951
  • U - V
  • W
  • XYZ
    CONSULTANT FOR THE ASSOCIATION OF LAUNDERERS AND PRESIDENT OF THE PREMIUM DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, 1952-1954
Box 45
  • Committee Procedure (new)
  • Democratic National Committee
  • Form 57
  • Mr. John Gibson - biographical sketch
  • Mr. John Gibson - personal correspondence, 1952
  • Mr. John Gibson - personal correspondence, 1953
Box 46
  • Mr. John Gibson - personal correspondence, 1954
  • Mr. John Gibson - stock transfer certificates
  • Industrial Hygiene - American Institute of Industrial Hygiene
  • Illinois convention, November 12-15, 1952
  • Institute Publicity and Public Relations programs and ideas
  • I.L.O. bulletins and information
  • Journal of International Affairs
  • Miller Brewing Company
  • Obituaries
  • Physically Handicapped - hearing on federal agency for
  • President's Conference on Industrial Safety
  • President's Conference on Occupational Safety
Box 47
  • Refugee Relief Act of 1953
  • Safety Maintenance and Production
  • Safety Program
  • Sales Executive Club
  • Speech - Annual Conference on Industrial Health
  • Speech - Greater New York Safety Council (cancelled)
  • Speech - Dairyman's Credit Union
  • Speech - miscellaneous drafts and notes
  • Virginia politics
  • Lists of material removed from this file and turned over to the HSTL book collection or the audio-visual collection
    MISCELLANEOUS MATERIAL
Box 48
  • Miscellaneous
  • Receipt books and date books
  • Address books
  • Various blank forms
  • Charts and maps
Box 49
  • Printed Materials
Box 50
  • Printed Materials
Box 51
  • Printed Materials

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