DuPage Building & Construction Council Records, 1955-1984
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Brief Description:

The DuPage Building & Construction Trades Council records date from 1955 to 1984, though the bulk of the material covers the years 1968 to 1979.  A complete run of monthly Council meeting minutes (1966-1979) and of weekly Business Representatives meeting minutes (1970-1979) are in the collection.  The majority of the records are subject and correspondence files that deal with a variety of topics: politics and labor legislation, wage rates, jurisdiction disputes, pickets, and the AFL-CIO’s Building & Construction Trades Department.  There are no financial records in the collection.

For additional information researchers should consult the Will-Grundy Building Trades Council Records (RC 152), the Elgin Trades Council Records (RC 153) and the Regional History Center’s Guide.

Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/058
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 02/12/1986.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Building Trades
Construction workers-- Labor unions
DuPage Building and Construction Trades Council
DuPage County (Ill)
Labor
Labor unions
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Mr. Jerry O’Connor  Mr. Jerry O’Connor, president of the DuPage Building and Construction Trades Council, donated the Council’s records to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on February 12, 1986.
Related Materials: For additional information researchers should consult the Will-Grundy Building Trades Council Records (RC 152), the Elgin Trades Council Records (RC 153) and the Regional History Center’s Guide.