Known as the ILR School, the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University was founded in 1945 and specializes in applied social sciences focusing on work, employment, and labor policy issues and practices of national and international significance. Cornell's Martin P. Catherwood Library holds extensive resources on labor and employment in North America.
Identifier: MS 72
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection was organized by Richard Lipsitz, Jr. under the title "Labor movement," from which the first series title is formed. This series is arranged primarily chronologically, largely comprising materials related to the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the Western New York Area Labor Federation (ALF, a regional branch of AFL-CIO), Buffalo Central Labor Council (CLC, the Buffalo leadership of ALF), the...