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RG98. AFL-CIO. Miscellaneous Labor Collections

 Record Group

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

AFL, CIO, and AFL-CIO scrapbooks

 Collection 0094-LBR-RG98-004

The AFL, CIO, and AFL-CIO scrapbooks were created by different departments of the AFL, CIO, AFL-CIO, and affiliated unions. They depict and commemorate various events in labor history, such as conventions, cornerstone ceremonies, and special dinners. Materials within the scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, photographs, and advertisements.

AFL-CIO Merger Oral History Project collection

 Collection 0012-LBR-RG98-005

In December of 1955, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged into one entity, the AFL-CIO. This is a collection of AFL-CIO staff oral histories explores the history of the merger including challenges and successes.

George Meany Memorial Archives, Vertical File collection

 Collection 0051-LBR-RG98-002

The Vertical Files collection contains information about labor history and labor unions collected and organized by the AFL-CIO Library. Materials cover many topics, events, and people and consist of clippings, reports, press releases, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous sources of information that librarians selected for short term, easy reference in providing information services to the officers and staff of the AFL and the AFL-CIO.

Union Labels, Letterheads and Logo collection

 Collection 0023-LBR-RG98-001

Union labels are used to mark products that are union-made and indicate which union manufactured the product. This collection is composed primarily of photographic facsimiles of official union labels and logos of the AFL, CIO, AFL-CIO and many of the federations' affiliated unions. Some folders include textual material that provides anecdotal or historical information about a union label or logo.