Oregon AFL-CIO records, 1932-1965  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Oregon AFL-CIO
Title
Oregon AFL-CIO records
Dates
1932-1965 (inclusive)
Quantity
9.5 linear feet, (7 containers)  :  6 record storage boxes, 1 manuscript box
Collection Number
Bx 165
Summary
The Oregon AFL-CIO is a federation of labor unions in the state of Oregon. It is a state-level federation which coordinates work among affiliated unions. The collection contains correspondence, council minutes, and labor law and right-to-work files, and records and correspondence of other related groups and agencies.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Oregon AFL-CIO is a federation of labor unions in the state of Oregon. It is a state-level federation which coordinates work among affiliated unions.

The Oregon AFL-CIO engages in assisting unions in organizing, political education campaigns, legislative advocacy, building labor-community partnerships, education and training. Among the Oregon AFL-CIO's areas of interest are: creating family-wage jobs, workers' rights, economic development, community engagement, activist training and labor education.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Oregon AFL-CIO records collection is comprised of records and correspondence of the Committee on Political Education and its predecessor, Labor's League for Political Education; Federal Advisory Council records and minutes; National Hells Canyon Association records; labor laws and right-to-work files; files on the Taft-Hartley law and state anti-picketing bills; State Department of Planning and Development papers; Oregon Physician's service records; U.S. Forest Service files; and records of the Pacific Regional Advisory Council.

Most of the files were generated by or in the offices of James T. Marr, Executive Secretary, and George Brown, Executive Director of the Political Education Department.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Labor laws and legislation--Oregon--History--20th century
  • Labor unions--Oregon
  • Labor--Oregon--History--20th century