Guide to the International Confederation Of Free Trade Unions Council For Organising Campaign in France Reports And Minutes,
1952-1953

Collection Number: 5028

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

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Compiled by:
Kheel Center staff
Date completed:
2000
EAD encoding:
Casey S. Westerman, August 16, 2002

© 2002 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions. Council for Organising Campaign in France. Reports and minutes, 1952-1953.
Collection Number:
5028
Creator:
Val Lorwin
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions. Council for Organising Campaign in France.
Quantity:
0.5 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Reports and minutes.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Include reports and organizational minutes of the 2nd and 3rd meetings of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, Council for Organising Campaign in France, held in Paris and Brussels, 1952-1953.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The largest international organization of free trade-unions the International Confederation of Free Trade-Unions, (ICFTU) includes affiliated unions in 94 countries. The ICFTU was formed in 1949, when it seceded from the World Federation of Trade Unions in protest of the alleged communist orientation of that body. ICFTU headquarters are in Brussels.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The reports deal with the following: union courses for miners, transport workers, and metal workers; special trade-union courses for Polish miners; and future education programs in France. Also reports of the International Metalworkers Federation, Railwaymen's Federation, National Federation of Workers in the Electricity and Gas Industries, Federation of Building and Wood Workers, Federation of Textile Workers of France and France Overseas, National Federation of Workers in the Chemical and Glass Industries, National Federation of Port and Dock Workers and workers in allied trades.

SUBJECTS

Names:
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions.
Lorwin, Val,1907-1982,
Federation of Building and Wood Workers (France)
Federation of Textile Workers of France and France Overseas.
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions.
International Metalworkers Federation.
National Federation of Port and Dock Workers (France)
National Federation of Workers in the Chemical and Glass Industries (France)
National Federation of Workers in the Electricity and Gas Industries (France)
Railwaymen's Federation (France)

Subjects:
International labor activities.

Form and Genre Terms:
Minutes.
Reports.


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Cite As:
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions. Council for Organising Campaign in France. Reports and minutes, 1952-1953. 5028. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

5010. International Confederation of Free Trade Unions records, 1951-1967.

ALTERNATE TITLE

Also known as: Lorwin, Val, collector. Records of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, Council for Organising Campaign in France.