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AFL Research Department, Convention Meeting records

 Collection 0027-LBR-RG13-007

This collection covers the planning of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) national convention in 1953. The planning process was done under the AFL Research Department, which collected information of importance to the AFL. Documents include agendas, reports, speeches, and correspondence.

AFL Secretary-Treasurer's Office, Frank Morrison papers

 Collection 0031-LBR-RG2-003

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.

AFL Secretary-Treasurer's Office, Gabriel Edmonston papers

 Collection 0010-LBR-RG2-001

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.

African American Labor Center (AALC) records

 Collection 0547-LBR
Abstract This collection documents the African American Labor Center (AALC) and the records from the executive director, Patrick O'Farrell, from 1957 to 1996. The AALC was founded in 1964 as an international extension of the AFL-CIO into a decolonizing Africa, and was incorporated into the AFL-CIO Solidarity Center in 1997. This material covers topics such as AALC projects or grants, educational meetings, conventions, and relationships with African trade union organizations like the International...

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

 Collection 0009-LBR-RG4-008

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.

American Federation of Women's Auxiliaries of Labor records

 Collection 0083-LBR-RG52-001
Abstract The American Federation of Women's Auxiliaries of Labor was a national group consisting of women's auxiliaries for all national and international unions. The records were preserved primarily in the records of the Union Label Trades Department and the Organization and Field Services Department. Comprised of charters, proceedings, reports, correspondence, and printed materials, the collection provides a view of the work and activities of trade union women during the long period when it was...

William L. Amoss papers

 Collection 0251-UA
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the career of William L. Amoss, who was head of the Farmers' Institutes at the Maryland Agricultural College from 1896 to 1910. Amoss's papers include daybooks, brochures, scrapbooks, reports and photographs, and cover such subjects as farmers' institutes, county fairs, farmers' markets, the Maryland State Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, local farm clubs, the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition, poultry, horticulture, and transportation. In 1918...

William Baillie Baird papers

 Collection 0026-LBR-RG95-006

William Baillie Baird was a Scottish immigrant who became a coal miner and labor organizer in western Maryland. This collection consists of 38 items, mainly correspondence, pertaining to William Baillie Baird's commission as organizer for the Knights of Labor, 1897-1898, and his interest in promoting Robert W. Price as the founder of Labor Day, 1925-1927.

Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) records

 Collection 0101-LBR
Abstract The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) International Union was originally formed in 1886 as the Journeyman Bakers National Union of the United States. After a number of mergers and name changes, it adopted its current name when it merged with the American Federation of Grain Millers in 1999. The union's archives document operations at the local, national, and international levels and include correspondence, administrative and financial records, publications,...

Baltimore Federation of Labor records

 Collection 0108-LBR
Abstract The Baltimore Federation of Labor (BFL), an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor, was formed in 1883 by delegates from industry-specific unions such as the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and the Bakery and Confectionery Workers' Union. The BFL's purpose was to improve the lives and working conditions of all laborers through unionization and legislative action. In the early twentieth century the BFL agitated for issues such as the eight-hour work day, legalizing unions,...

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Special Collections and University Archives 155
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library 2
Brown, Irving, 1911- 3
Delaney, George Philip 2
Dubinsky, David 2
Goldberg, Arthur J. (Goldberg, Arthur Joseph) 2
Goldfinger, Nathaniel 2
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Hill, Norman, 1933- 2
Lovestone, Jay 2
Meany, George 2
Mondale, Walter F. 2
Morrison, Frank 2
Ruttenberg, Stanley H., 1917- 2
Schnitzler, William F. 2
Uehlein, Joe 2
Woll, Matthew 2
Abel, Iorwith Wilber 1
Adolph Coors Company 1
Agnew, Spiro T. 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Local 63 (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
Anderson, Mary 1
Ayers, Jake 1
Baldinger, Wilbur H. 1
Barkin, Solomon, 1907-2000 1
Basharah, Michael 1
Blaydes, Laurel 1
Boggs, Michael D., 1948- 1
Braunthal, Alfred 1
Brookwood Labor College 1
Brown, George T. 1
Brown, Theodore E. 1
Bryant, Elise 1
Carranza, Venustiano 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Association 1
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Agency : U.S.) 1
Cohen, Larry 1
Cornfield, Gilbert 1
Curran, Joseph Edwin 1
Davis, Jerame 1
Delaplaine, Rocky 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund) 1
Dubrow, Evelyn 1
El-Shazil, Heba 1
Ellenberger, James N. 1
Feldman, Gilbert 1
Fernbach, Frank, 1911-1984 1
Food Lion 1
Friedman, Martin L., 1923- 1
Gavran, Peter 1
Glazer, Joe 1
Gold, Robin 1
Goldberg, Harry, 1901- 1
Gomez, Susan 1
Graeve, Cheryl 1
Greater Washington Central Labor Council. AFL-CIO (1896-) 1
Green, Archie 1
Green, Karin 1
Greiff, Helen 1
Greyhound Lines, Inc. 1
Hardesty, Doris Gibson 1
Henle, Peter 1
Hillquit, Nina 1
Hodell, Chuck 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 49 (Boston, Mass.) 1
Italian Communist Party 1
Italian Confederation of Labor 1
Italian Confederation of Workers' Trade Unions 1
Italian Dressmakers' Union 1
Italian Federation of Labor 1
Italian Labour Union 1
Italian Socialist Federation (U.S.) 1
Italian Socialist Party 1
Italian-American Labor Council 1
J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
Justice for Janitors 1
Kahn, Si 1
Kahn, Thomas 1
Kassalow, Everett M. (Everett Malcolm) 1
Kehrer, E. T., 1921- 1
Kemble, Penn (Kemble, Richard Penn) 1
Kennedy, Edward M. 1
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald 1
Kennedy, Robert F. 1
Klaverkamp, Joel 1
Labor Line 1
Labor Resource Service 1
Lee, Ernest S. 1
Lewis, Leonard J. 1
Lie, Trygve 1
Lomax, Dessandra 1
Lowe, Herman, Mrs. 1
Lynch, Gene 1
Mazzini Society 1
McCaughan, Cynthia 1
McGlotten, Robert M., 1938-2016 1
McLellan, Andrew C., 1912?-1982 1
Montana, Vanni Buscemi 1
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