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Labor History collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4426

Scope and Contents

While surveying the collections of the NEMHC for the Minnesota Radicalism project, these items were identified as potentially useful for labor development research. Additional materials will be added to this collection as they are donated and appropriate.

The collection holds: confirmation forms from the Postmaster General for publications: Union Workman (weekly, 1891, 1892), Union Workman The People's Press (weekly 1892), Union Label Advocate (monthly, 1897); letter from William Carss to Mrs. Alfred Jaques on Volstead Act and temperance, October 22, 1920; Citizens' Alliance comment Special Bulletin August 28, 1922, on Duluth Builders Exchange; The Message of Labor handout: Carss for Congress; Union Labor Party's Platform 8th Congressional District circa 1930s; Program of the Communist Party in Duluth Municipal Election circa 1934; Eramaan Oras 1938, Early History of Brimson-Fairbanks area; Minnesota Labor Relations Law of 1939 Chapter 440, Session Laws of 1939; C.I.O. Now Demands Right to Sit on Both Sides of Collective Bargaining, Crysler Corporation Detroit, November 21, 1939; Duluth Business Council December 24, 1941 Bulletin Wage and Hour Ruling; 1941-42 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Local 180 withdrawal card and membership booklet of Rose LeDoux; Portrait of a Scab, by Jack London, reprinted in Labor World October 31, 1946; Mass Meeting, Organized labor, Duluth Armory November 6, 1946, Elmer Schaffer, Chairman, Strike Committee; The Employees Bill of Rights, Duluth, September 1947; For Your Information, AFL Policy Committee, Retail Clerks Local 3, ALF, Labor World every Thursday, circa 1948; Bon Voyage Folks…IBEW-AFL, "Bill"; IWW, Chicago, letter to The Duluth Herald, November 8, 1955, about book on history of IWW; USS newspaper ad Duluth News-Tribune August 14, 1956; Duluth AFL-CIO Central Body January 25, 1965 letter to St. Louis County Historical Society from Curt Miller, recording secretary, about annual meeting held at a church when the Duluth Hotel & Restaurants need support

Dates

  • 1891-1965

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

Archives staff sometimes receives donations of single items or small amounts of unrelated materials for the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections. Staff have set up collections to group like materials that come from disparate sources.

Extent

23.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

While surveying the collections of the NEMHC for the Minnesota Radicalism project, these items were identified as potentially useful for labor development research. Additional materials will be added to this collection as they are donated and appropriate.

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.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Archival Collections S2388 Alfred and Mary Jaques family papers

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 Labor History collection
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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