University of Texas Arlington

Amarillo Central Labor Union Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Amarillo Central Labor Union
Title: Amarillo Central Labor Union Records
Dates: 1944-1956
Abstract: The Amarillo Central Labor Union served as a central organizing body for labor unions affiliated with the American Federation of Labor in Amarillo, Texas. This collection consists of photocopied minutes that document the proceedings of meetings held by the organization from 1944 to 1956.
Identification: AR168
Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Amarillo Central Labor Union served as a central organizing body for labor unions affiliated with the American Federation of Labor in the Amarillo, Texas area. Delegates from affiliated labor unions attended meetings to discuss and consider labor issues and the activities of labor unions in the city.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an incomplete set of photocopied minutes that record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by the Amarillo Central Labor Council from 1944 to 1956. Topics of meetings generally included roll calls of officers and delegates; officer reports; committee reports; communications; new business; sick, accident, and death reports; good and welfare reports; and financial updates. Some correspondence and delegate credentials are scattered throughout the minutes.


Organization

Records consist of minutes arranged in chronological order in 1 folder.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
Amarillo Central Labor Union--Records and correspondence.
Amarillo Central Labor Council--Records and correspondence.
Central Labor Union (Amarillo, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Central Labor Council (Amarillo, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Amarillo--History--Sources.
Central labor councils--Texas--Amarillo--History--Sources.
Places
Amarillo (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Amarillo Central Labor Union Records, AR168, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1972.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Minutes, Sept. 5, 1944- Dec. 11, 1956