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  • Collection ID 1986.0083
  • Creator Names Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council
  • Title Chicago Federation of Labor collection of visual material [graphic].
  • Dates 1914-1984.
  • Physical description
    • 4,568 photographic prints : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • 5 albums (176 photographic prints) : b&w, col. ; 26 x 31 cm. (10 x 12 in.) or smaller.
    • 37 photographic prints : col. ; 11 x 14 in. or smaller.
    • 2 photographic prints : col. ; 24 x 36 in. or smaller.
    • 3,468 negatives : b&w ; 70 mm. or smaller.
    • 117 negatives : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
    • 40 photomechanical prints : b&w ; 18 x 28 cm. (7 x 11 in.)
    • 3 reels of 3 ; 16 mm.
    • 1 transparency : col. ; 8 x 10 in.
    • 1 photograph : cabinet card ; 17 x 11 cm. (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
    • 1 folder of non-graphic material.
  • Access and usage restrictions
    • Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage.
    • In order to view an original motion picture film, it is necessary for a research copy to be made.
  • Collection summary Visual materials from the office of the Federation News, owned and controlled by the CFL-IUC, the federation of unions in Chicago. Subjects include members and leaders, conventions and banquets, international events, interiors of their radio station WCFL, and their members participation in community affairs. Large oversize color photographs show the St. Patrick's Day parade (ca. 1970s) and a composite group of parade floats. Two films are labels Issues film, and Do it. One film is unlabeled.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Chicago Federation of Labor records.
  • Finding Aids Note Unpublished inventory available (1986-083).
  • Acquisition information Gift of Chicago Federation of Labor, 1985 (1986.0083).
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Credit photographer(s).
  • Names
    • Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940 Portraits.
    • Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926 Portraits.
    • Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 Portraits.
    • Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 Portraits.
    • Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 Portraits.
    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 Portraits.
    • Douglas, Paul H, (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 Portraits.
    • Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 Portraits.
    • Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 Portraits.
    • Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Portraits.
    • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Portraits.
    • Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 Portraits.
    • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 Portraits.
    • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Portraits.
    • Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976 Portraits.
    • Lewis, John Llewellyn, 1880-1969 Portraits.
    • Meany, George, 1894-1980 Portraits.
    • Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 Portraits.
    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Portraits.
    • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Portraits.
    • Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 Portraits.
    • Truman, Harry S 1884-1972 Portraits.
    • Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 Portraits.
    • Lee, William A., 1895-1984 Portraits.
    • Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council.
    • Federation news.
    • American Association of the Red Cross.
    • Marina City (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Federation news.
    • New majority.
    • Jewish Labor Committee (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council
    • Chicagoland Fair.
    • Labor Conference on Civil Rights (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Federation news.
  • Subjects
    • Occupations Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Labor unions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Laborers Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Laboring classes Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Strikes Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Women Work Illinois Chicago.
    • Men Work Illinois Chicago.
    • Broadcasting Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Buildings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Building Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Housing Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Meetings Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Banquet halls Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Social security Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Eating & drinking Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Public speaking Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Parades & processions Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Adult education Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Students Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Vocational education Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • Apprentices Illinois Chicago. lctgm
    • African Americans Employment Illinois Chicago.
    • Irish Americans Work Illinois Chicago.
  • Genre
    • Film transparencies Color. gmgpc
    • Interior views. aat
    • Photograph albums. gmgpc
    • Periodical illustrations. gmgpc
    • Portrait photographs. gmgpc
    • Group portraits. gmgpc
    • Snapshots. gmgpc
    • Cabinet photographs. gmgpc
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Motion pictures.
    • Photomechanical prints. gmgpc
    • Photographic prints Color. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1986/83.htm