Contains pamphlets, grey literature and ephemera related to political, economic, and social conditions in Latin America during the 20th century. The most important subjects are human rights, land reform, the labor movement, foreign policy, industrialization, and political parties.
Diary entries concern Kenyon's activities aboard the U.S.S. Dacotah and the U.S.S. Wasp and shore visits to Valparaiso, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, and other South American ports. Includes account of visit by President of Paraguay on the ship, 1871
Carl Cleveland Taylor spent a year of research in rural sociology in Argentina with the State Department, 1942-1943. Collection includes speeches; articles; "Argentine Diary" (box 6); correspondence; "Notes on Taylor's Trip" to India and Pakistan; material on the Near (Middle) East, Japan, Haiti, and the Caribbean; rural cartoons; pamphlets; research material; reference books; index cards; glass slides; tape recordings; memorabilia; and personal and family papers.
Consists of Romualdi's correspondence with organizations and individuals in Latin American and Caribbean countries, as well as clippings, reports, etc. concerning these countries; correspondence concerning Italian labor and politics and Italian emigration to Latin America; correspondence of Jay Lovestone, George Meany, Robert Alexander, Matthew Woll, Benjamin Stephansky, Arturo J´auregui, and Nelson A. Rockefeller regarding U.S. involvement in Latin America's politics and labor movement; correspondence relating to the American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD), Vice-President Richard M. Nixon's Latin American trip (1958), and a speech by Meany entitled "Inter-American Trade Unionism"; correspondence with officers of international labor organizations; clippings and manuscripts, newspaper and trade-union articles written by and about Romualdi; correspondence regarding Romualdi's post-retirement activities as a labor consultant for U.S. enterprises, the publication of his memoirs, Presidents and Peons, and lecture work; manuscripts of Romualdi's lectures (published and unpublished) on inter-American labor-management relations and politics, AFL-CIO activities, and trade-union history; manuscript copies and drafts of Romualdi's memoirs, published as Presidents and Peons by Funk and Wagnalls, 1967; correspondence of Richard M. Nixon on Latin American labor relations; itineraries and clippings concerning Nixon's Latin American tours; correspondence of Jay Lovestone, Richard J. Alexander and J´auregui on Free Trade Union Committee (1951-1954); letters regarding AFL-CIO tours to Latin America (1950, 1956, and 1958); and condolence letters to Mimi Romualdi on Romualdi's death (1967) and several portraits and photographs of Romualdi.
The World Digital Library makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. Includes over 1400 images that pertain to Latin America, nearly 2/3 of which are caricatures from the Biblioteca Nacional de la República Argentina.