Tag Archive | labor

National Safety Week (July 1-7)

National Safety Week in Japan is observed from July 1 through July 7.  According to the website of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, this year marks the 90th National Safety Week. Two wall newspapers in the Prange Collection celebrate National Safety Week. The first, “Anzen Eisei Kabe Shimbun,” was issued in June 1948 […]

Fall Open House 2015

On Thursday, October 22, the Prange Collection and the George Meany Memorial AFL-CIO Archive, both housed in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland, co-sponsored an open house.   Following a short program, the guests were invited to view labor-related materials from both collections. Also see posts about the Prange Collection Open […]

Labor Studies Symposium and Labor-related materials in the Prange Collection

On March 5, the Center for the History of the New America at the University of Maryland will host a symposium entitled, “Organizing for Power and Workers’ Rights in the 21st Century.”  Symposium participants will be invited to visit Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) at the University of Maryland to tour the George Meany Memorial AFL-CIO […]

The John R. Harold Papers

John R. Harold was a Labor Officer and later the Acting Chief of the Labor Relations Branch of the Labor Division of the Supreme Command Allied Powers (SCAP) during the Occupation of Japan.  He was actively involved in the enactment and implementation of the Labor Relations Adjustment Law and in labor education in Japan during […]