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Duluth Membership Campaign for the National Child Labor Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: S3628

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the committee’s membership lists, financial accounts, and letters to the National headquarters.

Dates

  • 1919-1920

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The National Child Labor Committee was organized in1904  in New York City by men and women concerned with the plight of working children. The organization sought to gain the support of prominent Americans and to identify the extent and scope of the problem. In 1907 the National Child Labor Committee was chartered by an Act of Congress.

The Duluth Membership Campaign for the National Child Labor Committee raised funds in 1919 and 1920. They had their headquarters and an exhibit in the Everyman's Club at 311 West 1st Street in Duluth. Frank Crassweller was the chairman.

Extent

0.25 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains the committee’s membership lists, financial accounts, and letters to the National headquarters.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Title
Guide to the Duluth Membership Campaign for the National Child Labor Committee records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526