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Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO "Labor News" Photographs

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Identifier: LAV000004
The Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO “Labor News” Photographs consist of several hundred 8x10, black and white photo prints. Although some original content is included, many of the photographs were sourced from the Michigan AFL-CIO News and Michigan CIO News. The collection was given to the Reuther Library in 1981 by Aldo Vagnozzi, editor of the Detroit Labor News

Dates

  • circa 1940s-1960s

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.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (3 SB)

Abstract

The Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO “Labor News” Photographs consist of several hundred 8x10, black and white photo prints used within the publication. Of particular note are photo prints that document the activities of the FDR-CIO Summer School. The content covers union activities, historical events, persons of interest, and civic activities, and offers a unique view into the activities of the AFL-CIO throughout Michigan, particularly in Metropolitan Detroit, during the mid-20th century.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Elizabeth Clemens on January 6, 2020.
Title
Guide to the Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO "Labor News" Photographs
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Elizabeth Clemens.
Date
2020-01-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA