Records of the National War Labor Board (World War I)
(RECORD GROUP 2)
136 cu. ft.
Table of Contents
- 2.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
- 2.2 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS
33 lin. ft.
- 2.3 RECORDS RELATED TO CASES
130 lin. ft.
Established: March 29, 1918, by the War Labor Administrator (Secretary of Labor), upon recommendation of the War Labor Conference Board. Composed of representatives from labor, management, and the general public.
Functions: Settled, by arbitration, mediation, and conciliation, labor disputes that might have interfered with war production.
Abolished: August 12, 1919.
Finding Aids: Herbert Fine, comp., Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the National War Labor Board, PI 5 (1943).
Related Records: Record copies of the publications of the National War Labor Board (World War I) in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Subject Access Terms: World War I agency.
Textual Records: Minutes of executive sessions, 1918-19. General
correspondence, correspondence of the joint chairmen, and
interstaff communications, 1918-19. Files of individual staff
members, 1918-19. Administrative files, 1918-19. Fiscal journals,
1918-19. Newspaper clippings, 1918-19. General indexes, 1918-19.
2.3 RECORDS RELATED TO CASES
130 lin. ft.
Textual Records: Case files (75 ft.), register of cases, and resumes and digests of cases, 1918-19. Transcripts of hearings, 1918-19. Examiners' reports, 1918-19. Findings and awards, 1918- 19.
Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.
This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.