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Department of Labor and related agencies


The Department of Labor was created in 1904. Its name was changed to the Department of Labor and Industry in 1948, but was changed back to the original form in 1981.


Series:
Department of Labor
Miscellaneous Publications, 1973-1976
Control #:
SLA00001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Labor
Subject Files of Roger A. Bodman, Commissioner, 1983
Control #:
SLA00002
Format:
10 c.f. (10 boxes)

Series:
Department of Labor
Annual Reports, 1887-1925 [with gaps]
Control #:
SLA00003
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Pre-1905 reports are for Labor's predecessor agency, Inspector of Factories and Workshops.

Series:
Department of Labor and Industry
Division of Employment Security
Annual Reports, 1951-1967
Control #:
SLAEM001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes 1951, 1955, 1957, 1959-1960, 1965-1967.

Series:
Department of Labor
Division of Income Security Revenue
Assistant Commissioner's Subject Files, 1969-1979
Control #:
SLAIN001
Format:
12 c.f. (12 boxes)

Series:
Department of Labor and Industry
Division of Planning and Research
Office of Business Economics
Population Estimates for New Jersey [publication], 1970-1979
Control #:
SLAPL001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes 1970, 1972-1973, 1975-1979 (1979 estimates "provisional"). Published earlier by Dept. of Conservation & Economic Development.

Series:
Department of Labor
Division of Workplace Standards
Office of Safety Compliance
Plans and Elevations of Abandoned Mines, 1870-1899
Control #:
SLAWS001
Format:
3 c.f. (3 map boxes)
Arrangement:
By OSC document number
Notes:
Includes mines at Wharton and Mine Hill, Morris County. The drawings appear to have been done by the N.J. Geological Survey.
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Series:
State Board of Arbitration
Annual Reports, 1897-1899
Control #:
SZARB001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (2 reports)

Series:
Commission to Devise a Plan for the Encouragement of Manufacturers of Ornamental and Textile Fabrics
Report to the Legislature, 1878
Control #:
SZFAB001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Commission to Investigate the Employment of Migratory Children
Report to the Governor and Supplement, 1931-1932
Control #:
SZMIG001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (2 vols.)

Series:
Commissioner of Mines
Annual Report, 1892
Control #:
SZMIN001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Prison Labor Commission
Annual Reports, 1915-1917
Control #:
SZPRL001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (4 reports)

Series:
Public and School Employees Grievance Procedure Study Commission
Records, 1967-1968
Control #:
SZPUB001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Public Employer-Employee Relations Study Commission
Report, 1976
Control #:
SZPUE001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Rehabilitation Commission
Records, 1920-1970
Control #:
SZREH001
Format:
4 c.f. (4 boxes, 1 framed document)
Notes:
Includes records of the Golden Jubilee Committee, 1969.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Social Security Commission (1935-1936)
Minutes and Report No. 1, 1935-1936
Control #:
SZSOC001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Bureau of Statistics of Labor and Industries
Annual Reports, 1878-1917
Control #:
SZSTX001
Format:
9 c.f. (9 boxes, 101 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Available online to 1917 at www.danj.org and at www.njdigitalhighway.org.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Unemployment Compensation Commission
Statement of Expenses and Proposal for Expansion, 1938
Control #:
SZUNE001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (3 vols.)

Series:
Unemployment Relief Commission
Reports, 1938-1939
Control #:
SZUNR001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 vols.)

Series:
New Jersey Workmen's Compensation Study Commission
Evaluation Report, 1973
Control #:
SZWOC001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 40.89 c.f. of paper records ~



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This page last updated 02/05/2007