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RG4. AFL-CIO. Executive Council

 Record Group

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

AFL Executive Council Correspondence, Minutes, and Vote Books

 Collection 0066-LBR-RG4-004
Overview The Executive Council of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) was the governing body for the AFL, and continues have the same role for AFL-CIO now. This collection contains early records of the AFL including correspondence, vote books, and minutes of the Executive Council during the years 1896 to 1954.

AFL Executive Council, Samuel Gompers Memorial Committee records

 Collection 0008-LBR-RG4-005
Overview The Executive Council is the executive body of the AFL and was responsible for the conduct of the federations' affairs between the annual conventions. This collection contains records, from 1924-1936, of the Samuel Gompers Memorial Committee including correspondence, extracts of Executive Council minutes, financial records, and one photograph, documenting the creation of the Samuel Gompers Memorial at Massachusetts Avenue at 10th Street NW in Washington, D.C.

American Federation of Labor (AFL), Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), and AFL-CIO Executive Council minutes

 Collection 0009-LBR-RG4-008
Overview The Executive Council is the executive body of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the AFL-CIO, and was responsible for the conduct of the federations' affairs between the annual conventions. The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) also had an established executive board for the same purpose. This collection consists of AFL executive council minutes from 1893 to 1955, AFL-CIO executive council minutes from 1955-1996, and the CIO executive board proceedings from 1942-1955.

CIO Executive Board proceedings

 Collection 0004-LBR-RG4-009
Overview The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) was formed in 1938 to organize workers in mass production industries. It operated as a separate rival labor organization to the American Federation of Labor (AFL) until they merged in 1955. This collection of CIO Executive Board proceedings is a key resource documenting the work of the CIO from 1942 to 1955.

Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions (FOTLU) of the United States and Canada, and American Federation of Labor (AFL), Early Federation records

 Collection 0003-LBR-RG4-010
Overview The Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions (FOTLU) of the United States and Canada, founded in 1881, was the immediate predecessor of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded in 1886. This volume represents both organizations and includes handwritten minutes committee and council meetings, clippings, council votes and communications, and a circular.