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MS69-24 Paducah Central Labor Union: Home

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Murray State University

200 Pogue Library

Murray, Kentucky 42071

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(207)809-6152

(270)809-4295

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Paducah Central Labor Union Records

Collection Title: Paducah Central Labor Union

 

Series Number: MS69-24

 

Processed and Cataloged by: Originally processed in 1969. No exact date recorded.

 

Date Listed: April 26, 2010

 

Date Span: 1942-1953

 

Size of Collection: 1.0 linear foot.

 

Number of Boxes: 2 legal size document cases.

 

Type of Material: Correspondence and meeting minutes.

 

Condition of Material: Good.

 

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.

 

Biographical / Historical Information: The Paducah Central Labor Union of Paducah, Kentucky was chartered in 1892 to unionize craftsmen in the city. The union became a member of the American Federation of Labor on July 10, 1942. The Paducah Central Labor Union became the Paducah Central Labor Council when the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations merged in 1955. The union is presently called the Western Kentucky Central Labor Union.

 

Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence and meeting minutes of the Paducah Central Labor Union of Paducah, Kentucky from 1942 to 1953. Included with the records are charter resolutions, lists of delegates, financial statements and miscellaneous documents related to the activities of the Paducah Central Labor Union during the 1940s and 1950s.

 

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Paducah Central Labor Union (Paducah, Ky.)

Paducah Central Labor Council (Paducah, Ky.)

Western Kentucky Central Labor Union (Paducah, Ky.)

Labor unions – Kentucky – Paducah.

Kentucky – Labor – Trade-unions.   

 

Box List

Box 1

  1. Correspondence 1942
  2. Correspondence 1943
  3. Correspondence 1944
  4. Correspondence 1945
  5. Correspondence 1946
  6. Correspondence 1947
  7. Correspondence 1948
  8. Correspondence 1949
  9. Correspondence 1950
  10. Correspondence 1951
  11. Correspondence 1952
  12. Correspondence 1953
  13. New Delegates
  14. Correspondence Undated and Misc.
  15. Minutes of Meetings and Resolutions

Box 2

  1. Correspondence 1942
  2. Correspondence 1943
  3. Correspondence 1944
  4. Correspondence 1945
  5. Correspondence 1946
  6. Minutes of Meetings and Resolutions 1946-47
  7. Correspondence 1947
  8. Correspondence 1948
  9. Correspondence 1949
  10. Correspondence 1950
  11. Correspondence 1951
  12. Correspondence 1952
  13. Correspondence 1953
  14. Minutes of Meetings and Resolutions 1948-49
  15. Minutes of Meetings and Resolutions 1950, 1952, 1953
  16. Minutes of Meetings and Resolutions Miscellaneous
  17. Financial Statements
  18. New Delegates 1942-1953
  19. Miscellaneous and Undated Papers 

 

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