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Under Four Administrations; From Cleveland to Taft (Paperback) Loot Price: R545 Discovery Miles 5 450
Under Four Administrations; From Cleveland to Taft (Paperback): Oscar Solomon Straus
Under Four Administrations; From Cleveland to Taft (Paperback): Oscar Solomon Straus

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Under Four Administrations; From Cleveland to Taft (Paperback)

Oscar Solomon Straus

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Excerpt: ...the executive committee of the Council held a meeting, again in the Department of Commerce and Labor, at which they passed the following resolution: Resolved, by the members of the Executive Committee of the National Council of Commerce in meeting assembled in the office of the Hon. Charles Nagel, the present Secretary of Commerce and Labor, That they tender their heartiest thanks to the Hon. Oscar S. Straus, the former Secretary of Commerce and Labor, for his constant and well-directed efforts in forming and promoting the National Council of Commerce, expressing their appreciation of his far-sightedness, his patriotism, his energy, his fairness, and his friendship, assuring him of the high personal esteem in which he is held by all of them, and asserting that in their judgment he has laid the foundation for a movement which will redound not only to his credit as a Cabinet officer, but one which will ultimately be productive of incalculable benefit to the business interests of our country, the development of which he has so deeply at heart. Later that year the Council was reorganized and called the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, which to-day is an important institution in the commercial life of our country. To bring about a similar relationship between the Department and the labor bodies, I called another conference in February, 1909, to which I invited the leading labor representatives throughout the country, and about fifty attended. Unfortunately my term of office was drawing to an end and there was not time to organize this wing, but I urged the men to insist upon the continuance of the conferences and the cooperation with the Department thus established. The matters discussed at this meeting were mainly how best to lessen unemployment, how the Division of 239 Information under the Bureau of Immigration might be administered for the greater benefit of labor in general, and how the Nobel Peace Prize, which President Roosevelt had set...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2012
First published: September 2012
Authors: Oscar Solomon Straus
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-25533-4
Barcode: 9781151255334
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-25533-5

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