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At the White House

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Samuel Gompers met with President Roosevelt to discuss labor policy and protest the arrest of Santiago Iglesias Pantin in Puerto Rico. Iglesias Pantin had been sent by Gompers to organize the labor movement in Puerto Rico.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Arrest; Labor policy; Labor unions; Industrial relations; Puerto Rico; American Federation of Labor; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Iglesias Pantín, Santiago, 1872-1939; Hunt, William Henry, 1857-1949

Date: 1901-11-11

Letter from Terence Vincent Powderly to George B. Cortelyou

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Terence Vincent Powderly knows the secret of Edward F. McSweeney's power over Samuel Gompers. The statement on Chinese ports of entry on the Canadian border will be ready soon.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Emigration and immigration; Ports of entry; McSweeney, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1864-; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

Date: 1901-12-10

Exclusionists Are Hard At Work For Bill

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A conference was held to discuss the Mitchell-Kahn Chinese bill which has become objectionable to the Pacific Coast and labor interests due to several amendments. It was determined that all of the amendments recommended by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs would need to be opposed.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Emigration and immigration; Bills, Legislative; California; American Federation of Labor; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs; Livernash, Edward James, 1866-1938; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924; Coombs, Frank Leslie, 1853-1934

Date: 1902-03-23

Telegram from George Bruce Cortelyou to Marcus Alonzo Hanna

Description:

George Bruce Cortelyou writes to Senator Hanna to inform him that President Roosevelt would appreciate his help influencing John Mitchell and Samuel Gompers' cooperation and acceptance. Carroll Davidson Wright thinks this would be helpful.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Business and politics; Mitchell, John, 1870-1919; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Wright, Carroll Davidson, 1840-1909

Date: 1902-10-06

Samuel Gompers note

Description:

Note card with Samuel Gompers written on it.

Resource Type: Note

Subject: Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

Date: 1902-10-15

Letter from William Williams to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Williams claims to have information regarding Samuel Gompers that he will provide to President Roosevelt if Gompers is ever being considered for an appointment. The source is "of so confidential a character" that Williams doesn't want to send the information unless Roosevelt requires it.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Confidential business information; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

Date: 1902-10-15

Letter from John Appleton Stewart to William Loeb

Description:

The secretary of the New York Canal Improvement State Committee, John Appleton Stewart, requests President Roosevelt's assistance in encouraging state Republicans to support the canal improvement proposition.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Canals; Transportation; New York (State); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926

Date: 1903-08-27

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Albert J. Beveridge

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President Roosevelt thanks Senator Beveridge and asks him to convey his appreciation to Frederick Rooker.  Roosevelt will not take up the case against Miller because the allegations of immortality are not in good faith but are a means to remove Miller as a non-union man.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Labor unions; Governmental investigations; Thank-you notes; Immorality; Rooker, Frederick Zadok, 1861-1907; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

Date: 1903-09-26

News release on meeting with labor leaders

Description:

Draft of a news release regarding a meeting between President Roosevelt and labor leaders to discuss the case of William A. Miller.

Resource Type: Release, News

Subject: Meetings; Labor policy; American Federation of Labor; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Miller, William A.

Date: 1903-09-29

Letter from James H. Woodard to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

James H. Woodard believes that President Roosevelt was tricked by Samuel Gompers and John Mitchell into stating that he favored union employees. Woodard views favoring union members as violating the idea that all citizens are equal before the law, both privately and in employment. Woodard implores Roosevelt to meet the issue "bravely and upon the broad grounds of justice."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Labor policy; Open and closed shop; Industrial relations; Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924; Mitchell, John, 1870-1919

Date: 1903-10-04

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