Guide to Federal Records

Records of the National War Labor Board (World War I)


(RECORD GROUP 2)
1918-19
136 cu. ft.

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Table of Contents

  • 2.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 2.2 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS 1918-19 33 lin. ft.
  • 2.3 RECORDS RELATED TO CASES 1918-19 130 lin. ft.

2.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: March 29, 1918, by the War Labor Administrator (Secretary of Labor), upon recommendation of the War Labor Conference Board. Composed of representatives from labor, management, and the general public.

Functions: Settled, by arbitration, mediation, and conciliation, labor disputes that might have interfered with war production.

Abolished: August 12, 1919.

Finding Aids: Herbert Fine, comp., Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the National War Labor Board, PI 5 (1943).

Related Records: Record copies of the publications of the National War Labor Board (World War I) in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

Subject Access Terms: World War I agency.

2.2 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS
1918-19
33 lin. ft.

Textual Records: Minutes of executive sessions, 1918-19. General correspondence, correspondence of the joint chairmen, and interstaff communications, 1918-19. Files of individual staff members, 1918-19. Administrative files, 1918-19. Fiscal journals, 1918-19. Newspaper clippings, 1918-19. General indexes, 1918-19.

2.3 RECORDS RELATED TO CASES
1918-19
130 lin. ft.

Textual Records: Case files (75 ft.), register of cases, and resumes and digests of cases, 1918-19. Transcripts of hearings, 1918-19. Examiners' reports, 1918-19. Findings and awards, 1918- 19.

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Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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