Walter Drew Papers


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Walter Drew Papers

The materials in this online repository form part of a larger Walter Drew Papers collection held by the Bentley Historical Library. For a more complete index to the materials, please consult the collection's online finding aid.

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Legal counsel and commissioner of National Erectors Association, a leading anti-union and pro-open shop organization representing structural steel companies. Drew led the opposition to the organizing activities and labor violence of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers, culminating in the investigation and prosecution of the Los Angeles Times Building bombing case. Papers include extensive files on NEA's anti-union efforts; investigative files, transcripts, and trial exhibits on numerous cases involving union violence and strikes; and files relating to James Emery and the National Association of Manufacturers.

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