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Leroy Jones Papers

Identifier: MsC0169

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Scope and Contents

The Leroy Jones papers are comprised of correspondence between local and Iowa State Federation of Labor organizations, state and national labor union affairs, manuscripts of speeches before conventions and civic groups, correspondence with National Labor Relations Board, Iowa State Federation of Labor convention proceedings and reports, proceedings of Clinton Labor Congress, labor contracts between union and local and Clinton Iowa, Iowa Industries, union local financial statements, minutes of tri-state meeting (1954), and various items during Mr. Jones' service as president of Clinton Labor Congress, vice-president of Iowa State Federation of Labor, vice-president of Iowa State Federation of Labor, vice-president of American Federation of Grain Millers, and secretary of Clinton Grain Processors Union Local.

The documents in this collection have been serially numbered and indexed. Use the index to identify documents you wish to use, then return to this inventory to identify the box and folder in which they are stored.


The Index is divided into two parts: Part I, correspondence arranged in chronological order according to dates; Part II, all other material in the collection.


  • Creation: 1936-1954


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


3.00 Linear Feet

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Labor official from Clinton, Iowa. Correspondence between local and Iowa State Federation of Labor organizations and with the National Labor Relations Board. Also including speeches, press releases, union business papers, labor disputes, etc.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Leroy Jones in 1959.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

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University of Iowa Libraries
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