American Federation of Labor Records, 1888-1955

 
Contents List
Container Title
Subseries: F. Records of State Committees and Local Sections, 1878-1906
Massachusetts
Adams Section
Minutes
Scope and Content Note: These four volumes are official minute books in German of the Adams Section of the party. The records include by-laws, dues payment records, financial statements, and lists of literature. Volume 22 contains a draft of some of the minutes recorded in Volume 23.
Box/Volume   41/21
Reel   37
1884 November 23-1886 June 13
Box/Volume   41/22
Reel   37
1886 July 30-1888 October 2
Box/Volume   41/23
Reel   37
1886 April 15-1890 September 18
Box/Volume   41/24
Reel   37
1895 July 10-1897 September 29
Box/Volume   41/25
Reel   37
Account Book, 1885 December-1897 November
Scope and Content Note: Day Journal in German of the receipts and expenditures of the Adams Section.
Box/Volume   41/26
Reel   37
Dues Book, 1885 January-1896 December
Scope and Content Note: Membership lists and records of dues payments in German. Entries also include a list of section property.
Box/Volume   41/27
Reel   37
Boston, Flemish Section, Dues Book, 1892-1894 September
Scope and Content Note: Individual accounts of dues payments in Flemish. Indexed alphabetically.
Box/Volume   41/28
Reel   37
Boston, Scandinavian Section, Minutes, 1904 March 31-1906 March 16
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book in Swedish.
New York
New York State Committee
Minutes
Box/Volume   42/29
Reel   37
1896 August 23-1901 November 11
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book in English of the New York State Committee. Entries include the names and addresses of the members of the committee, as well as the minutes of regular and special meetings.
Box/Folder   42/1
Reel   37
1899 April 28
Scope and Content Note: Rough draft in English of the minutes of a meeting of the New York State Committee.
Correspondence
Scope and Content Note: Correspondence in German and English addressed to the New York State Committee or to its secretaries, Hugo Vogt and Lucien Sanial, from national party officials, agitators, and officers and members of the New York sections of the Socialist Labor Party. Most of the letters pertain to the daily routine of party business: section meetings, committee reports, agitation tours, membership, dues payments, newspaper subscriptions, and political campaigns.
Box/Folder   42/2-4
Reel   37
1884-1885, 1894-1895
Box/Folder   42/5-12
Reel   38
1896-1902, undated
Box/Volume   43/30
Reel   38
Buffalo Section, Branch 2 (11th Ward), Minutes, 1899 June 10-1901 April 13
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book in English for this section from its date of organization. Additional entries include membership lists, charter, financial statements, and the undated minutes of the organizational meeting of the Central Labor Federation, District Alliance No. 5, Socialist Trade and Labor Alliance of Buffalo.
Mount Vernon Section
Box/Volume   43/31
Reel   38
Minutes, 1894 April 29-1898 August 20
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book of this section. Entries include the minutes of regular and special meetings in German of the German section between 1894, April 29 and 1895, September 4, as well as minutes of the section in English after it reorganized as the American section on 1895, December 2. Additional entries include membership lists, minutes of committee meetings, and financial statements.
Box/Volume   43/32
Reel   38
Account Book, 1894 June 2-1898 August 20
Scope and Content Note: Receipts and expenditures of the section, written in German and English.
Box/Volume   43/33
Reel   38
Dues Book, 1894 May 5-1898 July
Scope and Content Note: Individual accounts of dues payments. Entries include membership lists and some accounting records of the section. Indexed alphabetically.
Box/Volume   43/34
Reel   38
New York City Central Committee, Minutes, 1879 April 25-October 25
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book in English of the New York City Central Committee. Entries include minutes of regular meetings, correspondence, receipts, accounts, broadsides, membership lists, roll calls, and lists of committee members and officers. The volume also contains official minutes and related papers, correspondence, receipts, and accounts of the New York City and County Executive Committee during the 1879 campaign.
Box/Volume   43/35
Reel   39
New York City, American Section, Minutes, 1878 January 3-1879 October 15
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book of this section in English. Records include the minutes of regular and special meetings, accounts of dues payments, correspondence, financial statements, and broadsides.
Newtown Section
Box/Volume   43/36
Reel   39
Ridgewood-Glendale Branch, Minutes, 1889 May 19-1891 October 24
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book in German for this section.
Box/Volume   43/37
Reel   39
Ridgewood Branch, Account Book, 1889 May-1891 October
Scope and Content Note: Day Journal in German of receipts and expenditures of the Ridgewood Branch. Entries include a record of dues payments.
Texas: Houston, Italian Section, Records
Box/Volume   44/38
Reel   39
Minutes, 1896 February 22-1898 May 9
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book of the section in Italian.
Box/Volume   44/39
Reel   39
Dues Book, 1896 February-1898 April
Scope and Content Note: Records in Italian, including individual accounts of dues payments and contributions to special funds.
Box/Volume   44/40
Reel   39
Washington: Everett Section, Minutes, 1897 October 1-1898 April 7
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book in English from the organization of this section until its dissolution. Entries include membership lists, dues information, and a list of charter members.
British Columbia: Vancouver, Socialist Trade and Labor Alliance, Local Alliance No. 250
Box/Volume   44/41
Reel   39
Minutes, 1899 June 4-1900 December 21
Scope and Content Note: Official minute book in English. Entries include minutes of meetings from the organization to the dissolution of this section of the Socialist Trade and Labor Alliance, as well as a list of charter members, financial statements, and by-laws.
Box/Volume   44/42
Reel   39
Account Book, 1899 June 4-1900 December 23
Scope and Content Note: Receipts and expenditures of this organization, written in English.