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    • "Dance Friday is 'All Labor' Event: 10,000 Tickets Distributed by Special Mailing"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Poll Tax Repeal; Meadowbrook Country Club; Dancing; Amlung, Jack
    • The Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference sponsored a "repeal the poll tax" dance at Meadowbrook Country Club. Tickets were mailed to 10,000 potential attendees; presentation of the ticket plus one dollar gained someone admittance to the...
    • "Labor Launches 'Operation Piglift' "

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Christian Rural Overseas Program; Parr, Walter; Gray, Paul; McKnight, M.M.; Kuykendall, M.; Davenport, T.C.; Rice, Porter;...
    • Local unions have pledged 200 pigs to CROP for Honduras. Giving these animals will allow farming students to learn to raise hogs and contribute to the food supply and create independence within the region.
    • "Final Drive Launched To Get Out Vote"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Poll Tax
    • The Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference conducted a telephone campaign and sponsored radio announcements to encourage voter turnout in an upcoming election, particularly in support of poll tax repeal.
    • Letter from Senator Lloyd Bentsen, 1989

    • Lloyd Bentsen; United States Senate; Senator; Garfield Thompson; Outstanding Texan Award; education; Texas Legislative Black Caucus
    • Letter to Mrs. Peace from Lloyd Bentsen, United States Senate, congratulating her on being nominated by State Representative Garfield Thompson for the "Outstanding Texan Award" in the Education category presented by the Texas Legislative Black...
    • "Municipal Workers Set State Meet Here: Convention To Climax Public Employes Week"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Driver, W.A.; Municipal Employes Union, Local No. 1552; Municipal Employees Local No. 1552; Texas State Legislative Council;...
    • W.A. Driver of Municipal Employes Local No. 1552 announced that the Texas State Legislative Council of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employes, AFL-CIO, would hold their annual convention in Fort Worth.
    • "Police Association Opens Membership Drive Hinged To Five-Point Program"

    • "Fort Worth Labor News"; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Texas Municipal Police Association; Fort Worth Police Officers Association; Howerton, A.C.
    • The Texas Municipal Police Association launched a membership drive to encourage the six participating regions with approximately 400 local police departments to support their five-point legislative plan.
    • "Conference Work Expands In Area; New Groups in Process of Organization"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Social and Legislative Conference; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Mathews, Ross; Cleburne City Council;...
    • New Social and Legislative Conferences were expected to form in Cleburne and Sherman. Ross Mathews of the Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference assisted in the organization of the new groups. Cleburne City Councilman Leroy Morrison and...
    • "Fifty New Poll Tax Collectors Deputized-Speaker Says Social Security In Danger"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Fort Worth Public Library; Murray, Esther
    • The Tarrant County Social and Legislative conference held at the Fort Worth Public Library installed approximately 50 new poll tax collectors. Mrs. Esther Murray, political guest speaker from California, warned that the nations social security...
    • "Labor Will Launch 'Crusade' Here: Commies Move Into City; Labor Warns of Reds' Bogus...

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Petitions; Labor Day; Communism; Crusade for Freedom
    • The Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference reported that a Communist "peace petition" was being circulated in North Side neighborhoods. They were concerned that citizens would confuse the Communist petition with the "Crusade for Freedom"...
    • "Two Labor Parties Set For Friday: Closer Relations Between Unions, Aim of Sponsors"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Electricians Hall; Carpenters Union, Local No. 1822; Parties; Holidays
    • Two labor organizations planned holiday parties. The Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference offered a get-acquainted party at Electricians Hall and Carpenters Local No. 1822 planned a celebration at their hall.
    • "Fight For Low-Cost Housing Seen: McKnight Backs Plea; Various Groups Support"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; McKnight, M.M.; Housing; Public Housing; Slum Clearance; Real Estate Board; Home Builders Association; Ripley Arnold; Butler...
    • Councilman McKnight supported a low-cost housing program with associated slum clearance project. The Real Estate Board and Home Builders Association opposed these plans. Bill B. Wills, chairman of the housing committee for the Tarrant County Social...

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