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Texas State Federation of Labor Photograph Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas State Federation of Labor
Title: Texas State Federation of Labor Photograph Collection
Dates: 1918-1935
Abstract: The Texas State Federation of Labor was formed in 1900 in Cleburne, Texas as a statewide organization to represent the interests of Texas union members and labor movements. Collection contains eight black and white panoramic photographs of Texas State Federation of Labor members at annual conventions in various locations throughout the state, 1918-1935. Also included is one photograph of the American Federation of Labor Convention at El Paso, Texas, 1924.
Identification: AR182
Extent: 9 photographs
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Texas State Federation of Labor was formed in 1900 in Cleburne, Texas as a statewide organization to represent the interests of Texas union members and labor movements.


Scope and Contents

Collection contains eight black and white panoramic photographs of Texas State Federation of Labor members at annual conventions, 1918-1935, in various locations throughout the state. The collection also includes one photograph of the 1924 American Federation of Labor Convention in El Paso, Texas.


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
Texas State Federation of Labor--Photograph collections.
American Federation of Labor. Annual convention (44th, 1924, El Paso, Tex.)--Photographs.
Subjects
Labor unions--Congresses--Texas--History--Photographs.
Places
Texas--History--Photograph collections.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Texas State Federation of Labor Photograph Collection, AR182, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1967.


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

Folder
OS108 Texas State Federation of Labor at the Alamo, San Antonio, 1918
Folder
OS109 22nd Annual Convention, Texas State Federation of Labor, Galveston, Texas State Federation of Labor, Beaumont, Texas May 19-24, 1919
Folder
OS110 24th Annual Convention, Texas State Federation of Labor, Galveston, Texas, May 16-20, 1921
Folder
OS111 26th Annual Convention, Texas State Federation of Labor, Dallas, Texas, May 21-26, 1923
Folder
OS112 American Federation of Labor Convention, El Paso, Texas, Nov. 15-30, 1924
Folder
OS113 28th Annual Convention, Texas Federation of Labor, Amarillo, Texas, 1925
Folder
OS114 31st Annual Convention, Texas State Federation of Labor, San Antonio Labor Temple, May 21-25, 1928
Folder
OS115 33rd Annual Convention, Texas State Federation of Labor, Abilene, May 12-16, 1930
Folder
OS116 38th Annual Convention, Texas State Federation of Labor, Waco, May 13-18, 1935