Finding aid for the Lorain City Federation of Labor Scrapbook


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Shibley, Al. C.
Title: Lorain City Federation of Labor Scrapbook
Dates: 1937-1957
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: The Lorain City Federation of Labor was the central labor body of the American Federation of Labor in Lorain, Ohio, prior to its merger with the Elyria AFL and the Lorain County CIO in 1961. It was founded as Lorain County Central Labor in 1917. The collection consists of one scrapbook that contains newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, and a directory. The scrapbook was created and maintained by Al C. Shibley (d. 1981). Al Shibley served as Secretary-Treasurer from 1932 to 1953 and was head of the committee to merge the organizations from 1957 to 1961.
MS Number MS 5186
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English