Pennsylvania Industrial Union Council Records [microfilm], 1938-1957

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Collection Overview

Title:
Pennsylvania Industrial Union Council records
Dates (Inclusive):
1938-1957
Creator:
Pennsylvania Industrial Union Council
Abstract:
The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) organized Industrial Union Councils at the local level to coordinate union activism. John Brophy (1883-1963) was District 2 president of the United Mine Workers of America (UWMA) and a key leader within the CIO.
Abstract:
This collection contains 6 photographs and 1 reel of microfilm containing financial reports, charter, minutes, bylaws, and correspondence with county Industrial Union Councils, CIO Director John Brophy, and CIO throughout Pennsylvania.
Collection Number:
1704
Size:
7 item(s)
Size:
1 microfilm 6 photographs
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Collection Overview

This collection consists of microfilmed correspondence of John Brophy (1883-1963), National Director for the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and Director of Industrial Union Councils, CIO. It includes: financial reports; rules, constitutions and bylaws; charter applications; meeting minutes; and letters of appeal and resolution issued by the various Industrial Union Councils throughout Pennsylvania. Six photographic prints illustrate Pennsylvania Industrial Union Council convention meetings (1939 (two photos), 1943, 1955, 1957) and the 1938 Pennsylvania Federation of Labor Reorganization Convention.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Pennsylvania Industrial Union Council Records [microfilm] (1704), Historical Collections and Labor Archives, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

Processing Information

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Pennsylvania Industrial Union Council

Genre(s)

  • Microforms
  • Photographic

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