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Special Collections, SC#4, Charles W. Wilkerson Collection

Collection Information

Collection Number: SC#4

Title: 
Charles W. Wilkerson Collection

Dates: 
Approximately 1900-1950


Collection Size: 
3 Boxes

 

Scope and Content

Papers, letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Charles Wilkerson (1874-1950), a national labor leader from the Springfield, Missouri area. This collection includes a scrapbook about Charles Wilkerson, created by his daughter, Betty Baron.

See also Baron Collection, SC18

Creator(s)

Charles W. Wilkerson

Elizabeth (Betty) Baron

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated between 1982 and 1984 by the Elizabeth (Betty) Baron.

Selections from the Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Charles W. Wilkerson Scrapbook

Boxes 1 and 2

Box 1

  • Labor Coordinator – 1946 – by Research Inst. Of Am.
  • International Molders and Foundry Workers’ Union of North America. A Tribute to Charles Wilkerson on his Retirement. (Photocopies) - May 1944
  • Charles Wilkerson-Papers Molders and Foundry Workers Union – Tribute Union Local No. 59 St. Louis, Mo. Oct. 2, 1944 - (Photocopies) 1944, 1950, 1898, 1899, 1902, 1941, 1943, 1978
  • Charles Wilkerson Tribute – May 1944 (Original)

Box 2

  • Sylvis Said - - 1829-1869
  • Glory and Despair Challenge and Change/ The Molders by James E. Cebula
  • Our 36th Convention
  • Indiana’s Historic Eugene V. Debs Foundation
  • A Tribute to Charles W Wilkerson
  • Newspaper Articles from 1970- April 1981
  • Newspaper Articles from May 1981- April 1982

Charles Wilkerson Scrapbook, Box 3

Charles Wilkerson Scrapbook, Box 3

  • 2-3 pictures of Charles Wilkerson and family
  • 4-5 letter from iron molders union of North America, booklet of dues
  • 6-7 telegraph and pictures
  • 8-9 iron molders union letter
  • 10-11 credentials from the iron molders union of N.A., pictures
  • 12-13 certificate of stock, newspaper articles
  • 14-15 heating methods, molders union paper
  • 16-17 award for being general organizer, pictures
  • 18-19 pictures, belt buckle
  • 20-21 pictures
  • 22-23 award and pictures, molders article
  • 24-25 social security act, code discussion
  • 26-27 national recovery administration letter, letters
  • 28-29 estate stove company letters, Frey speech
  • 30-31 an agreement from the international molders and foundry workers union, pictures
  • 32-33 international molders foundry workers union card, wage and hour division letter
  • 34-35 status of our military might paper, pictures
  • 36-37 request to travel paper, wage and hour division award
  • 38-39 letters, wage and division award
  • 40-41 letter, transmittal slip
  • 42-43 letters of Charles W. resigning because he is ill 1944, letters accepting resignation
  • 44-45 international molders journal, newspaper on German industrials being stabbed into
  • 46-47 letter to the Wilkerson’s, newspaper article of Charles retiring
  • 48-49 letter wishing Charles better health, letter about resignation
  • 50-51 letter on resignation from Charles
  • 52-53 paper on Charles, pictures
  • 54-55 letter from Betty Baron, Women’s auxiliaries welfare association
  • 56-57 85 anniversary in 1944 of unions, a tribute to Charles
  • 58-59 tribute to Charles
  • 60-61 pictures and articles
  • 62-63 articles on labor
  • 64-65 letters about convention, article on Charles retiring
  • 66-67 from the Chinese article, article on Charles retiring
  • 68-69 pictures, articles on union labor
  • 70-71 banquet dance, pictures
  • 72-73 Missouri Senate letters to Charles, letter Charles wrote
  • 74-75 letter to Charles from the federation of labor, news leader paper
  • 76-77 wage demands, right to work plan
  • 78-79 letter to Charles thanking him for the broadcast, letter from Charles
  • 80-81 thanking Charles for being able to make the meetings, inviting him to a meeting letter
  • 82-83 programs
  • 84-85 resignation letter, award
  • 86-87 union labor record article, letter to Charles about his birthday
  • 88-89 letter to Betty about Charles health, invitation to a banquet
  • 90-91 paper on Charles passing away
  • 92-93 paper on Charles passing away
  • 94-95 letter to Mrs. Wilkerson on a copy of something Charles did, letter stating they are sorry for the families loss
  • 96-97 memorial of Charles, Journal on molders and foundry workers
  • 98-99 funeral papers, award

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