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Press Associates, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000658

Scope and Content

The collection consists entirely of the weekly news release packets issued by Press Associates, Inc.

Dates

  • 1954 - 1980

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

History

Press Associates, Inc., originally called Press Associates—PAI, was organized in June, 1954 in Washington, D. C. as an independent news, feature, and photo service for the American labor press under the direction of veteran newspaperman Alexander Uhl and labor journalist Harry Conn. It drew heavily upon the resources of the Public Affairs Institute (PAI), a nonprofit research and information agency founded in 1947 and largely supported by the nation’s labor unions.

Extent

19 Linear Feet (19 SB)

Abstract

Contains weekly news release packets for labor press.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged chronologically.

Transfers

A large number of news photographs and editorial cartoons have been placed in the Archives Audiovisual Collection.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Press Associates, Inc. Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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