New York Labor History Association Records
Language of Materials
New York Labor History Association (NYLHA) was founded in 1976 by trade unionists, academics, students, archivists, educators, labor editors, attorneys, and retirees, mostly from New York State. NYLHA encourages the study of workers and their organizations and serves as a bridge between past and present labor unionists and academics. This collection consists of materials created and collected by NYLHA documenting their actvities from the 1970s through the 2000s. Materials include correspondence, issues of the Work History News newsletter, conference recordings, electronic versions of documents, an archived version of the organization's website, and papers, photographs, programs, flyers, and other materials concerning NYLHA events.
New York Labor History Association (NYLHA) was founded in 1976 by trade unionists, academics, students, archivists, educators, labor editors, attorneys, and retirees, mostly from New York State. NYLHA encourages the study of workers and their organizations and serves as a bridge between past and present labor unionists and academics.
Arranged in two series: Series I: Organizational Records; Series II: Special Events, Projects, and Publications
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of materials created and collected by NYLHA documenting their actvities from 1976 through 2018. Materials include correspondence, issues of the Work History News newsletter, conference recordings, an archived version of the organization's website, electronic files, and audiovisual materials, photographs, programs, flyers, and other materials concerning NYLHA events.
Conditions Governing Access
Materials are open without restrictions, but material pertaining to individual student papers may be restricted in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Please contact email@example.com with specific questions regarding access to such material.
Archived websites are open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by Irwin Yellowtiz were transferred to New York University in 2001 by Irwin Yellowitz. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Archives. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, (212) 998-2630.
Identification of item, date; New York Labor History Association Records; WAG 198; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Location of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Irwin Yellowitz sent a gift of five boxes of organization records of the New York Labor History Association, including approximately 100 photographs in 1998. The accession number associated with this gift is 1998.016.
In 2014 four conference recordings were found in the repository. The accession number associated with these materials is 2014.028.
In 2016 two additional donations from Jane LaTour added to the organization's records. The accessions numbers associated with these materials are 2016.038 and 2016.039.
In 2018 a proclamation declaring November 30, 1990 New York Labor History Association Day was donated by Joe Doyle; the accession number associated with this gift is 2018.126.
In June 2023, an accretion of administrative records was identified in the former NYLHA located on the 10th floor of Bobst Library; the accession number associated with this gift is 2023.050.
The archived website was migrated from the California Digital Library's Web Archiving Service to the Internet Archive's Archive-It Service in November 2015. The link to California Digital Library was removed in October 2017.
Websites are selected by curators and captured through the use of Archive-It. Archive-It uses web crawling technology to capture websites at a scheduled time and displays only an archived copy, from the resulting WARC file, of the website.
Audiovisual Access Policies and Procedures
Audiovisual materials have not been preserved and may not be available to researchers. Materials not yet digitized will need to have access copies made before they can be used. To request an access copy, or if you are unsure if an item has been digitized, please contact email@example.com, (212) 998-2630 with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Advance notice is required for the use of computer records. Original physical digital media is restricted.
Born-digital materials have not been transferred and may not be available to researchers. Researchers may request access copies. To request that material be transferred, or if you are unsure if material has been transferred, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-998-2630 with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.
Take Down Policy
Archived websites are made accessible for purposes of education and research. NYU Libraries have given attribution to rights holders when possible; however, due to the nature of archival collections, we are not always able to identify this information. If you hold the rights to materials in our archived websites that are unattributed, please let us know so that we may maintain accurate information about these materials. If you are a rights holder and are concerned that you have found material on this website for which you have not granted permission (or is not covered by a copyright exception under US copyright laws), you may request the removal of the material from our site by submitting a notice, with the elements described below, to email@example.com. Please include the following in your notice: Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material; your contact information, such as an address, telephone number, and email address; a statement that you are the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed and that you have a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and made under penalty of perjury; and your physical or electronic signature. Upon receiving a notice that includes the details listed above, we will remove the allegedly infringing material from public view while we assess the issues identified in your notice.
Robots.txt (a piece of code designed to limit crawler activity within a website) was ignored with the permission of the content owner. Crawl was limited to domains and subdomains of https://wayback.archive-it.org/6349/*/http://newyorklaborhistory.org/web/ in order to remain within the collection scope and data constraints.
About this Guide
In 2014, the archived website was added as a series. In 2015, recordings found in the repository were added to the collection. In 2016 two additional accessions of Organizational Material were added to the collection as a separate series. In 2018 one proclamation was added to the collection and intellectually added to Series II. In November 2018, the collection was arranged and processed to series level; audiocassette recordings were missing.
In June 2023, an accretion of administrative records was intellectually integrated into the collection's existing series structure as Box 13.