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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

University of Texas Arlington

J. W. Jackson Scrapbooks:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jackson, J. W. (John W.)
Title: J. W. Jackson Scrapbooks
Inclusive Dates: 1940s-2009
Abstract: A champion of organized labor and a political activist, John W. Jackson was born on November 17, 1923 in Lubbock County, Texas. He served in the Navy during World War II. He joined the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in June 1950, and became the official business representative of Local 977 in Wichita Falls in 1960. In 1975 he was named the president of Wichita Falls Trades and Labor Council, AFL-CIO. He formally retired in 1984. This collection of personal scrapbooks contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to J. W. Jackson's lifelong career in labor and politics.
Identification: Unprocessed mss. 2011-18
Extent: 2 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Biographical Note

A champion of organized labor and a political activist, John W. Jackson was born on November 17, 1923 in Lubbock County, Texas. He served in the Navy during World War II. He joined the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in June 1950, and became the official business representative of Local 977 in Wichita Falls in 1960. In 1975 he was named the president of Wichita Falls Trades and Labor Council, AFL-CIO. He formally retired in 1984.

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Scope and Contents

This collection of personal scrapbooks contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to J. W. Jackson's lifelong career in labor and politics.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

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Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Jackson, J. W. (John W.),--1923- --Archives.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

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Related Material

Unprocessed mss.2010-93: J. W. Jackson Papers, 1914-1997.

Unprocessed mss.2011-54: J. W. Jackson Papers.

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Administrative Information

Citation

J. W. Jackson Scrapbooks, 1940s-2009, Unprocessed mss.2011-18, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, 2010.

Accessioned as number 2011-18.

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