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Guide to the United Federation of Teachers Photographs PHOTOS.019

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Kevin Andreano, Erika Gottfried, Evan Daniel, Stephina Fisher, Rachel Yood, and Holly Halmo.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 25, 2014
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect updated administrative information  , Aug 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Federation of Teachers.
Title: United Federation of Teachers Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1928-1987, (Bulk 1970s)
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1970-1979
Abstract: The United Federation of Teachers (American Federation of Teachers, Local 2) represents public school teachers and associated personnel in New York City. The Collection consists of 33,500 black and white photographs that span the years 1928 to 1987, but are concentrated in the 1970s, documenting the UFT and its activities, chapters and members, and New York City schools and students. Also well-represented are images of the activities and member organizations of New York State United Teachers, as well as New York schools and students outside of New York City. A small, but significant number of images concern two predecessor unions, the Teachers' Union of the City of New York and the Teachers' Guild. NOTE: This collection is housed offsite and advance notice is required for use.
Quantity: 29.0 linear feet (29 boxes)
General Physical Description note: circa 38,800 black and white 8" x 10" photographs, 200 35mm black and white negatives, 100 color slides.
Location note: Materials in this collection are stored offsite and advance notice is required for their use. Please contact at least two business days prior to visiting the library.
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.019