Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO "Labor News" Photographs
Scope and Content
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
- circa 1940s-1960s
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
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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.
Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject.
Processed and finding aid written by Elizabeth Clemens on January 6, 2020.
- Guide to the Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO "Labor News" Photographs
- Processed by Elizabeth Clemens.
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