National Association Of Manufacturers
- (NAM)Formed in 1895 in Cincinnati, Ohio, originally with 583 companies involved, NAM became one of the most influential business organizations in the United States. During World War I and immediately afterward, it pressed for the “open shop” and supported the “American Plan” as a way of resisting trade union growth. Membership in the mid-1920s was 5,350, but it fell during the Great Depression to less than 1,500. Led by Robert L. Lund, NAM opposed much of the New Deal and spent more than $15 million between 1934 and 1947 on a media campaign against what it saw as antibusiness policies. From the mid-1930s, it grew in strength again to about 3,000 members. NAM consistently campaigned against Franklin D. Roosevelt. After World War II, the association lobbied strongly in support of the Taft-Hartley Act and helped ensure that it passed over Harry S. Truman’s veto. By 1952, its membership was approximately 16,000 companies. It continues to be a significant voice for business.
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