Records of the Consumers' League of Connecticut, 1902-1946
Minutes, reports, leaflets, etc., of the Consumers' League of Connecticut, which sought to mobilize public opinion in support of improved conditions for workers.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Consumers' League of Massachusetts as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Extent1.67 linear feet (4 file boxes)
Records consist of minutes of annual meetings and reports of the Consumers' League of Connecticut 1908-1946, also minutes of meetings of the Hartford Consumers' League 1902-1919, and the New Haven League, 1907-1914; investigations into working conditions and legislation supported in the fields of labor, child labor, homework, minimum wage, etc. The Consumers' League worked to mobilize public opinion in behalf of enlightened standards for workers.
The Consumers' League of Connecticut, established in 1902, sought to mobilize public opinion in support of improved conditions for workers.
The collection is arranged in three series:
- Series I. Connecticut Consumers' League
- Series II. Education
- Series III. Child Labor
Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 55-56, 413
Gift of the Consumers' League of Massachusetts in memory of Margaret Wiesman, Executive Secretary, 1931-1953. Received through Miss Rosamond Lamb, May 1955, and Susanna P. Zwemer, January, 1962.
- Box 1: 1-7
- Box 2: 8-23
- Box 3: 24-43
- Box 4: 44-65
- Consumers' League of Connecticut. Records of the Consumers' League of Connecticut, 1902-1946: A Finding Aid
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