DeKalb County Building and Construction Trades Council Records, 1949-2001
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Brief Description: The collection consists of the records of the DeKalb County Building and Construction Trades Council from 1950 to 2001. The records include administrative files, minutes, correspondence, printed materials, legal documentation, and audio-visual materials. The records reflect the organization’s activities as a labor union. The correspondence includes letters from individuals, labor organizations, private companies, and public organisms. The minutes have many gaps, especially before 1980.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at]
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/314
Volume: 2.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 05/25/2011.
Arrangement: The materials are organized into five series: (I) Administrative Records, (II) Correspondence, (III) Subject Files, (IV) Financial Records, and (V) Ephemera. The materials are arranged by record type, and then chronologically.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Building Trades
Courthouses Illinois- DeKalb County
Davis-Bacon Act
DeKalb (Ill.), Politics and government
DeKalb County (Ill)
Democratic Party
Elections--United States
Labor unions
Northern Illinois University
Ogle County (Ill)
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Dana Yarak