ILIR Library Emergency Board Documentation File, 1940-1963
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Brief Description: The ILIR Library Emergency Board Documentation File (1940-63) compiled by the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations Library contains transcripts of proceedings, exhibits, briefs, reports, and newspaper clippings pertaining to select Emergency Boards (21, 36, 57, 101, 102, 114, 120, 121, 131, 137, War Labor Board Railroad Case of 1943, and War Labor Board Steel Panel). The Emergency Boards were appointed by executive order of the President of the United States per the Railway Labor Act (1926, amended 1936) to remedy any labor disputes among railroads and air lines that had potential to interrupt interstate commerce, Emergency Boards sought to investigate each dispute and report to the President their findings. This series also contains the transcripts of a coroner's inquest and criminal trial regarding the killing of two men by Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad guards (1946).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 35/3/408
Volume: 12.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 07/29/2007.
Arrangement: by Board
Subject Index
Airline Industry
Labor Law
Labor Relations
Labor Unions
Presidents, United States
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations Library