War Labor Board Collection, 1940-1945Add to your cart.

By Ashley Rankin

Collection Overview

Title: War Labor Board Collection, 1940-1945Add to your cart.
ID: 01/ BA.12
Extent: 67.0 Boxes
Languages: English


General and Case files of the War Labor Board concerning labor disputes and arbitration.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers, 1940-1945 of the War Labor Board concerning job classification, wage rates, labor disputes and arbitration with both general and case files containing agreements (Union contracts), arbitration rules and regulations, individual case exhibits and findings correspondence (general and case related), individual industry data, memos, miscellaneous materials, notes, and press releases involving cases 8-D-1 through 8-D539 (coverage incomplete).

Collection Historical Note

Geographical areas include Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. The War Labor Board was created by President Roosevelt, by executive order on January 12, 1942. The War Labor Board was established to determine procedures for settling disputes that might affect war production.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Preferred Citation: War Labor Board Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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