Labor union newspaper transcripts

Abstract

The Labor union newspaper transcripts (dated 1831-1950, bulk 1888-1922; 1.8 cubic feet; 4 boxes) contains transcripts made by the Works Progress Administration from Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, newspapers concerning the union movement and labor problems.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Labor union newspaper transcripts
Extent
1.8 Cubic feet
Subjects
Labor unions--Kentucky.
Labor unions--Ohio.
Transcripts
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Julie Williams
Preferred Citation
71m33: [identification of item], Labor union newspaper transcripts, 1831-1950, bulk 1888-1922, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Works Progress Administration was a New Deal agency that operated from 1935 until 1943. It employed millions of unemployed workers to build public works, such as bridges, dams, public buildings, or roads.
Scope and Content
The Labor union newspaper transcripts (dated 1831-1950, bulk 1888-1922; 1.8 cubic feet; 4 boxes) contains transcripts made by the Works Progress Administration from Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, newspapers concerning the union movement and labor problems. The newspapers used include the Covington Journal, Daily Commonwealth (Covington), Kentucky Post (Covington), Western Citizen (Paris), Courier-Journal (Louisville), The Enquirer (Cincinnati), and Cincinnati Gazette. Additionally, the collection includes the following Lexington, Kentucky, newspapers: Observer and Reporter; Lexington Morning Transcript; Lexington Leader; Lexington Herald; Lexington Daily Press; Kentucky Statesman; and Kentucky Gazette. Other materials include CIO literature, charts showing statistics on local unions, and documents listing outcomes for Kentucky gubernatorial races from various election years.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Covington, Ky. papers, 1841-1881 June

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Covington, Ky. papers, 1881 July-1884 September 6, 1902 September 27-1903 October

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Covington, Ky. papers, 1903-1904

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Daily Press, 1871-1888

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Kentucky Statesman, 1849-1853, 1859

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Kentucky Gazette, 1837, 1871-1889, 1897-1899

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1900-1901

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1902-1907

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader , 1894-1899

  • Box 2, Folder 3
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Herald , 1903-1915, 1939

  • Box 2, Folder 4
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1908-1910

  • Box 2, Folder 5
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1893

  • Box 2, Folder 6
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1888-1892

  • Box 3, Folder 1
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1913-1917

  • Box 3, Folder 2
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1918-1922 June

  • Box 3, Folder 3
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1922 July 1-22

  • Box 3, Folder 4
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1922 July 23-August 10

  • Box 3, Folder 5
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Leader, 1922 August 11-November, 1925-1938

  • Box 3, Folder 6
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Lexington Morning Transcript, 1886 November

  • Box 3, Folder 7
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Lexington, Ky. papers: Observer and Reporter, 1840-1871

  • Box 3, Folder 8
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Cincinnati papers, 1849-1850, 1870-1886

  • Box 4, Folder 1
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Cincinnati papers, 1887

  • Box 4, Folder 2
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Louisville, Ky. papers: Courier-Journal, 1874, 1887, 1913-1914 February

  • Box 4, Folder 3
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Louisville, Ky. papers: Courier-Journal, 1914 March-1915 May

  • Box 4, Folder 4
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Louisville, Ky. papers: Courier-Journal, 1915-1918 April

  • Box 4, Folder 5
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Paris, Ky. papers: Western Citizen, 1831-1861

  • Box 4, Folder 6
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Charts, undated

  • Box 4, Folder 7
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C.I.O. material, 1940, 1946-1950

  • Box 4, Folder 8
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General, undated

  • Box 4, Folder 9
This general file contains handwritten notes, typewritten manuscripts, and documents listing election results for various Kentucky gubernatorial races. To top

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