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Guide to the New York City Central Labor Council Photographs PHOTOS.020

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 B. Robertson, 1986; Mary Allison Farley, 1988; Erika Gottfried, 2003. Edited by Mary Corcoran for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description; updated to include materials integrated from accession 1986.041 in February 2013.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 27, 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: AFL-CIO. New York City Central Labor Council.
Title: New York City Central Labor Council Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1940-1997, bulk 1970-1989
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1970-1989
Abstract: The Central Trades and Labor Council of the American Federation of Labor merged with the New York City Congress of Industrial Organizations Council on February 19, 1959 to form the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO. The Council is an organization comprised of nearly 400 local union affiliates. The collection consists of approximately 8,200 mostly 8x10 black and white glossy prints, spanning the 1940s through the late 1990s, with the bulk dating from the 1970s and 1980s. Major areas covered by the collection include demonstrations by Council affiliates on various issues, and annual Council activities and events, such as the New York City Labor Day Parade. The principal photographers are Sam Reiss, Alexander Archer, Dan Miller, Jules Geller, and Mildred Gross.
Quantity: 15.25 linear feet in 21 manuscript containers, 6 record cartons, and 3 folders.
Language of Materials Note: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.020