Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations Press Releases and Newspaper Clippings File, 1947-52, 1955
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Brief Description: Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations Press Releases and Newspaper Clippings Files (1947-52, 1955) includes press releases from ILIR (1947-49) and newspaper clippings from local and national publications (1949-52, 1955) inlcuding the Daily Illini, Champaign News-Gazette, Urbana Courier, Decartur Review, Peoria Journal Star, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times and union and labor publications from Illinois, the Midwest, and nationally making reference to ILIR, its faculty and staff, programs, research, and outreach.
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] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 22/1/18
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Labor and Industrial Relations, Illini Publishing Company, News-Gazette (East Central Illinois)
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 07/29/2007.
Arrangement: By type of material and chronological or reverse chronological thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Labor and Industrial Relations :

Established in 1945,1 the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations is responsible for fostering and coordinating education, extension, and research activities in labor and industrial relations, including advisory research and information services.2 In 1946, the name Institute for Labor Relations was changed to Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations.3 In 2008, the Institute was redesignated the School of Labor and Employment Relations.4 It offers graduate, professional and extension training for labor, management and civic groups.5 The Chicago Labor Education Program was established to help union leaders improve their leadership skills.6

This unit covers:

-Interdisciplinary Seminar on Economic Development and Comparative Research

-Chicago Labor Education Program (February 1965)

 

1. Labor and Industrial Relations Building Dedication, November 29, 1962, p. 15.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, March 9, 1946, p. 1031.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, May 29, 1946, p. 1112.

4. Agenda Item no. 14, Meeting of July 24, 2008, Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda Items, RS: 1/1/801

5. University of Illinois Catalog, 1946-47, p. 280.

6. Announcing Chicago Labor Education Program, p. 1.

Acquisition Notes: Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations Library