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AFL-CIO Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002929
Four reels of microfilm obtained from the records department of the AFL-CIO. Specifically filmed were correspondence files between the AFL and the national offices of the AFT (1916-52) - Reel #1-4; ALPA (1938-52 ) - Reel #2-4, and UAW (1938-48) - Reel #3.

Dates

  • 1916 - 1952

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

.25 Linear Feet : 4 microfilm reels

Abstract

Four reels of microfilm obtained from the records department of the AFL-CIO. Specifically filmed were correspondence files between the AFL and the national offices of the AFT (1916-52) - Reel #1-4; ALPA (1938-52 ) - Reel #2-4, and UAW (1938-48) - Reel #3.

History

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) was created in 1955 when the AFL and CIO merged to create the largest federation of unions in the United States.

Arrangement

The collection consists of microfilm, materials have not been arranged.

Acquisition

Obtained from the records department of the AFL-CIO.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Jared Quist on January 30, 2020.
Title
Guide to the AFL-CIO Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Jared Quist.
Date
[2020-01-16]
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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