RG2. AFL-CIO. Secretary-Treasurer's Office
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This is a ten volume collection of charter books that was maintained by the AFL Office of the Secretary-Treasurer from 1891-1966. These volumes record the chartering of federal labor unions, newly chartered state and local central bodies, and in some cases national and international unions affiliated with the AFL. The New York City Truck Drivers Union, as well as Canadian locals have some representation in these records.
The Office of the Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) maintained administrative and financial records for the activities of the AFL from 1887-1952. This collection consists of AFL account books, which document federation accounting practices during the Samuel Gompers era. Materials include financial and membership ledgers.
Frank Morrison was the Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from 1897-1936. This collection of his letterbooks consists of Executive Council correspondence and non-partisan political committee materials.
Gabriel Edmonston was the General President of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of American from 1881-1882, a member of the FOTLU Legislative Committee from 1882-1886, and Treasurer of the AFL from 1886-1888. The collection contains about 250 items, primarily correspondence but also flyers, circulars and pamphlets. Correspondence from Peter J. McGuire and Samuel Gompers is included.
Frank Morrison was secretary of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from 1897-1935 and secretary-treasurer of the AFL from 1936-1939. These letterbooks consist of his outgoing correspondence as AFL secretary during the AFL Presidency of Samuel Gompers. There are 440 unbound volumes of correspondence.