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AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-34

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) and its predecessor, the Jacksonville Central Labor Council, from 1956-1973. Includes correspondence, financial documents, minutes of the Jacksonville Central Labor Union and Council of Leadership for Community Advancement, general office files, and printed materials. The records document the Council's interest in the consolidated government of Jacksonville-Duval County, winning collective bargaining rights for public employees, community service programs, state legislation, voter registration and education, increasing the number of locals affiliated with the Council, and supporting candidates for public office at the local, state, and national levels.

Dates

  • 1956-1973

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Historical Note

Originally organized as the Jacksonville Central Labor Union, the Union changed its name to the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville around 1970.

Extent

1.67 Linear Feet (in 4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Originally organized as the Jacksonville (Florida) Central Labor Council, the Council changed its name to the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville around 1970. The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville and its predecessor, the Jacksonville Central Labor Council, from 1956-1973, and includes correspondence, financial documents, minutes of the Jacksonville Central Labor Union and Council of Leadership for Community Advancement, general office files, and printed materials. The records illuminate the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville's interest in the consolidated government of Jacksonville-Duval County.

Acquisition Information

Donated by AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville, courtesy of Jim Deaton, May 15, 1973. Previous donations of printed material (L1972-73, L1973-02) were filed in the Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections, as noted in List of Separated Material.

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid or catalog. For contracts, see the International Longshoremen's Association contracts collection. For constitutions and bylaws or proceedings, consult archivist.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Agreements Collection

  1. International Longshoreman's Association, Proposed Agreement, 1968 (20 leaves) [L1973-34]

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. Jacksonville Area Union Counsellor Association, AFL-CIO, undated (4 leaves) [L1973-34]
  2. Central Labor Union, AFL-CIO (Jacksonville, Florida), 1963-1965 (32 leaves) [L1973-34]
  3. Central Labor Union, AFL-CIO (Jacksonville, Florida), COPE, undated (1 leaf) [L1973-34]
  4. Florida AFL-CIO and Florida State COPE, undated (28 leaves) [L1973-34]
  5. AFL-CIO Suggested Constitution for Local Central Bodies, June 1966 (8 leaves) [L1973-34]

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. Pamphlet concerning AFL-CIO Platform Proposals, 1972 [L1972-73]
  2. 26 pamphlets concerning: COPE activities, AFL-CIO Community Services, Labor Day, fair housing, Truth in Lending, Union Label and Service Trades Department, vocational training, Murray-Green Award, National Health Security, AFL-CIO Labor Studies Center, Southern Labor School, taxes. [L1973-34]

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Florida AFL-CIO Legislative Newsletter, 1969-1972 (75 leaves) [L1973-34]
  2. AFL-CIO COPE W.A.D., Keeping In Touch, vol. 14, no. 5 (1969); vol. 15, no. 3 (1970) (9 leaves) [L1973-34]
  3. AFL-CIO Union Label & Services Trades Department, vol. 1, nos. 1-5, 1971-1972 (10 leaves) [L1973-34]
  4. Jacksonville CLU Newsletter, 1966, 1972 (6 leaves) [L1973-34]
  5. ACWA Union Label Newsletter, November, 1971 (2 leaves) [L1973-34]
  6. AFSCME Local 1420 (Florida Department of Transportation), April, 1970 (1 leaf) [L1973-34]
  7. AFL-CIO COPE, Memo From COPE, nos. 2, 4, 22, 1967 (6 leaves) [L1973-34]
  8. AFL-CIO Union Label & Service Trades Department Official News, vol. 13, nos. 2, 10 (1969) vol. 14, nos. 4, 6, 1970 (35 leaves) [L1973-34]
  9. Jacksonville AFL-CIO Council News, November-December 1969; December 1972 [L1972-73; L1973-34]

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. Florida Federation of Labor and 1st Constitutional Convention, Florida, Federal Labor Council, 1956 (5 leaves) [L1973-34]
  2. Florida AFL-CIO, 13th and 15th Annual Conventions, 1969, 1971 (15 leaves) [L1973-34]
  3. Florida AFL-CIO, 5th Annual Convention, Proceedings, incomplete, 1961 (15 leaves) [L1973-34]
  4. Florida AFL-CIO Convention, 1971 [L1972-73]

Processing Information

Inventoried by Robert Dinwiddie, April 1974 (L1973-34). L1975-14 inventoried by Alice Gernazian, November 19, 1975. Earlier accessions of printed material inventoried by F. P. Mullins (L1972-73 on August 23, 1972; L1973-02 on January 3, 1972). Materials processed at the file level.
Title
AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Florida):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • November 2005: EAD revised by William Hardesty.
  • 2018: EAD edited by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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