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Guide to the New York City Central Labor Council Photographs
||AFL-CIO. New York City Central Labor Council.
||New York City Central Labor Council Photographs
||1940-1997, bulk 1970-1989
||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.
||15.25 linear feet in 21 manuscript containers, 6 record cartons, and 3 folders.
|Language of Materials Note:
||Materials are in English.