2002 Business Meeting Minutes

2002 LAR business meeting 

SAA, Birmingham, Alabama 

Friday, August 23, 2002  

4:45 PM-6:15 PM 

Meeting agenda: 

1. Open forum on union mergers and labor archives. James Quigel, 

Head of Historical Collections & Labor Archives at PennState, will 

open the discussion with the presentation: "When Worlds 

Collide-Labor Union Mergers and Repercussions for Labor 


2. Business meeting:  

a. News update  

b. Proposals for next year's activities (LAR directory and Web 

page maintenance, next meeting's program, other)  

c. Election of next year's roundtable officers  

If there are any other items you would like to see placed on the 

agenda, please do not hesitate to propose them at the meeting, or 

contact Patrizia Sione before August 21st. 


Labor related collections in Birmingham: 

The Birmingham Public Library, Archives Department, holds charters, 

records, scrapbooks and other material relating to various Birmingham, 

Alabama labor unions, papers of individuals involved in the labor 

movement, oral history interviews, research files, and photographs.