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Samuel Gompers papers,

Title
Samuel Gompers papers, 1884-1925.
Author
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Description
11 linear feet (10 boxes, 42 v., 1 oversize folder).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • American Federation of Labor
Biography (note)
  • Samuel Gompers (1850-1924), labor leader, was president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from the year of its founding in 1886 until 1924.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1170
Author
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924.
Title
Samuel Gompers papers, 1884-1925.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of scrapbooks, testimonials and memorials, photographs, certificates, printed matter, and ephemera. Scrapbooks contain correspondence and clippings related to Gompers's public and private life. Testimonials, memorials and certificates are tributes to his activities. Also, photographs of Gompers and various groups, membership cards, dues books, artifacts, and ephemera.
Biography
Samuel Gompers (1850-1924), labor leader, was president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from the year of its founding in 1886 until 1924.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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LCCN
ms 69000879
Research Call Number
MssCol 1170
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