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Guide to the Ted H. Jacobsen Papers WAG.157

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

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 18, 2014
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information  , November 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jacobsen, Ted H.
Title: Ted H. Jacobsen Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1979-2003
Abstract: Ted H. Jacobsen is a teacher and labor activist from New York City, who served as the Secretary of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO until 2007. A member of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), the New York City Central Labor Council, and numerous other labor organizations in the city, Jacobsen represented nearly 400 affiliated local unions comprised of the city's working men and women. This collection documents his career and activism and consists of memoranda, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and statistical reports concerning various aspects of labor relations in New York City, including individual unions, coalition groups, labor legislation, and political developments in New York. The collection also contains subject files documenting Jacobsen's involvement in numerous labor-related organizations in the city, including the New York City Central Labor Council and the United Federation of Teachers.
Quantity: 34.25 linear feet in 32 record cartons, 2 oversize flat boxes, and 1 photograph box
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: WAG.157