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The Kheel Center ILGWU Collection

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The ILGWU records contain many thousands of letters from and to union members, staff, and officers. The four letters selected here were specifically chosen as they document a few of the major events and issues in the union's ninety-five-year history.

David Dubinsky's letter of resignation to the General Executive Board

Dubinsky discusses his commitment to the labor movement since the age of 15, his dedication to the ILGWU, the union's successes during his tenure and how he plans to spend his retirement.

Kheel Center call number: 5780/002, box 400, folder 13

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