3793/Chicago Federation of Labor
Scope and Content of the Collection
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Photograph Collection largely consists of black and white 8" x 10" photographs which were used in the union's publications, the Machinists Monthly Journal and later, the Machinist. The Photograph Collection includes the following IAMAW-related subject matter: Locals, Districts, Officers, Anniversaries, Conventions, Conferences, Ladies Auxiliary, strikes, the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League, and Machinists at work on trains, tanks, aircraft, missiles, etc. Additional subject matter includes the AFL-CIO, other unions, union/labor leaders, world leaders, political figures, religious leaders, current events, and celebrities. Of note are extensive files on Gerald Ford, Hubert Humphrey, missile construction, the Convair Corporation, the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League, and the Ladies Auxiliary.
- circa 1890-1980
- Majority of material found within 1940 - 1975
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
From the Collection: 54.63 Linear Feet (in 131 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (Organization)
Part of the Special Collections Repository
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303