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Addition IV, 1900-2003 (continued)
Organization File, 1901-1999 (continued)
BOX L15-L20 Related and Affiliate Organizations, 1952-1993
The Related and Affiliate Organizations material documents some of the activities of organizations that operated peripherally to the National Consumers' League, including the National Coalition for Consumer Education (NCCE), the National Consumers Committee for Research and Education (NCCRE), the National Consumers Congress (NCC), and the National Consumer Resource Center (NCRC). The materials relating to the NCC make up the bulk of the sub-subseries and include a variety of materials related to that organization's projects and administration, including documentation of NCC's merger with the National Consumers' League in 1977. The documentation of the other organizations is primarily financial in nature, although some project files can be found in relation to the NCCRE.
Material types include correspondence, financial statements, meeting agendas and minutes, press, reports, and tax forms.
Arranged in four sections alphabetically by organization, then chronologically within.
BOX L15 National Coalition for Consumer Education
BOX L15 Financial, 1982-1985
BOX L15 1989 501(c)(3) status, 1982-1989
BOX L15 Financial, 1988-1991
BOX L15 Tax exemption status, 1990
BOX L15 New Jersey tax exempt, 1991
BOX L16 Taxes, 1991
BOX L16 Taxes, 1992
BOX L16 Audit, 1993
BOX L16 Taxes, 1993
BOX L16 National Consumers Committee for Research and Education
BOX L16 Articles of incorporation, tax documents, general, 1952-1981
BOX L16 Proposed projects, 1957
BOX L16 Braun report - Wisconsin, 1958
BOX L16 Proposed projects, 1958-1959
BOX L16 Proposed projects, 1964-1966
(2 folders)
BOX L16 Annual reports of charitable organizations, 1965-1983
BOX L16 Project CASE (Community Action with the Seasonally Employed), 1966
BOX L16 Consumers Union Foundation, 1983-1985
BOX L16 Transfer funds to National Consumers' League, 1986
BOX L16 National Consumers Congress
BOX L16 Correspondence, 1973
BOX L16 Financial statements, 1973
BOX L16 History, board meeting, 1973
BOX L16 Meat boycott coverage, 1973
BOX L17 Organization bylaws, 1973
BOX L17 Press coverage, 1973
BOX L17 Consumers Union second grant, 1973-1974
BOX L17 Index, history, 1973-1974
BOX L17 Accounting records, 1973-1975
BOX L17 Financial, 1973-1975
BOX L17 Board minutes and reports, 1973-1976
BOX L17 "Common Sense" complete set, 1973-1976
BOX L17 Langendorf, Stanley, 1973-1976
BOX L17 Testimony, 1973-1976
(3 folders)
BOX L18 Articles of incorporation, bylaws, etc., 1973-1978
BOX L18 Internal Revenue Service, 1973-1979
BOX L18 Board votes (Apr. 1974), 1974
BOX L18 Board meeting (Sept. 1974), 1974
BOX L18 Board mailing (Oct. 1974), 1974
BOX L18 Board mailing (Dec. 1974), 1974
BOX L18 Consumers Union supermarket project, 1974
BOX L18 Correspondence with board, 1974
BOX L18 Press coverage, 1974
BOX L18 Prospectus, 1974
BOX L18 Consumers Union, general correspondence, 1974-1975
BOX L18 Internal Revenue Service, 1974-1975
BOX L18 OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), energy research project, 1974-1975
BOX L18 D.C. taxes, 1974-1977
BOX L18 Board mailing, annual meeting (Feb. 1975), 1975
BOX L18 Annual meeting (April 1975), 1975
BOX L18 Board meeting (May 1975), 1975
BOX L18 Board mailing (June 1975), 1975
BOX L18 Board mailing (July 1975), 1975
BOX L18 Board mailing (Oct. 1975), 1975
BOX L18 Annual report, 1975
BOX L18 Board correspondence, 1975
BOX L18 Board elections, information to membership, 1975
BOX L18 Board elections, nominations, 1975
BOX L18 Bylaw changes, votes, 1975
BOX L18 OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity) grant proposal, low income survey, 1975
BOX L18 Press coverage, 1975
BOX L18 Quarterly reports, supermarket project, 1975
BOX L18 Tax statements, 1975
BOX L19 Internal Revenue Service, 1975-1976
BOX L19 Legal intervention (Coca-Cola Co.), 1975-1976
BOX L19 Reports, 1975-1976
BOX L19 Board mailing regarding elections (Jan. 1976), 1976
BOX L19 Membership mailing, nominations (Feb. 1976), 1976
BOX L19 Board meeting (Apr. 1976), 1976
BOX L19 Board memo and minutes (June 1976), 1976
BOX L19 Board report (June 1976), 1976
BOX L19 President's memo (June 1976), 1976
BOX L19 Audit of public participation agreement, 1976
BOX L19 Board elections, ballots, 1976
BOX L19 Board list, correspondence, 1976
BOX L19 Board mailing, 1976
BOX L19 Board nominations, 1976
BOX L19 Correspondence, 1976
BOX L19 CSA (Community Services Administration) energy proposal, 1976
BOX L19 Employee federal tax, 1976
BOX L19 Ferry, Carol Bernstein, 1976
BOX L19 Internal Revenue Service, 1976
BOX L19 Merger correspondence (with National Consumers' League), 1976
BOX L19 Petition originals, 1976
BOX L19 President's report, 1976
BOX L19 Press coverage, 1976
BOX L19 Sulzberger, Mrs. Arthur Hayes (Iphigene Ochs Sulzberger), 1976
BOX L19 Merger with National Consumers' League, 1976-1977
(2 folders)
BOX L19 Board report (Apr. 1977), 1977
BOX L19 Authority to dissolve National Consumers Congress, 1977
BOX L19 Community services administration audit, 1977
BOX L20 D.C. taxes, 1977
BOX L20 Final board memo, resolution to dissolve, 1977
BOX L20 Letters to members, group affiliates and subscribers, 1977
BOX L20 Merger with National Consumers' League, 1977
BOX L20 National Consumer Resource Center
BOX L20 Articles of incorporation, etc., 1974-1975
BOX L20 Internal Revenue Service, 1975
BOX L20 Receipts ledger, 1975
BOX L20 Internal Revenue Service, 1975-1982
BOX L20 Federal tax return, 1976
BOX L20 D.C. unemployment board, 1976-1977
BOX L20 D.C. taxes, 1976-1977
BOX L20 Virginia Department of Taxation, 1976-1977
BOX L20 Taxes, 1976-1978
BOX L20 Board material, 1978-1982
(2 folders)
BOX L20 Financial statement, 1979
BOX L20 Memorandum of understanding with National Consumers' League, etc., 1979-1980
BOX L20 Intern program, 1980
BOX L20 NCRC-NCL education fund, 1981-1982
BOX L20-L64 Office File, 1951-1999
The Office File documents the general advocacy work and public activities of the national league on the issues of child labor, credit and banking, food distribution, fraud, health care, insurance, privacy, and other issues of interest regarding workers' rights and consumer protections. It is particularly strong in documenting the league's work on Medicare and over-the-counter and prescription drug information for consumers. The Office File includes a non-comprehensive run of primarily outgoing correspondence from 1973 to 1998, and a chronological file containing policies, Congressional testimonies and letters, and speeches, as well as drafts of all this material, which the league called "originals." Also included is a subject file containing the league's collaboration with various businesses, organizations, and government departments and their activities related to specific issues of interest to the league. Additional material related to specific named programs of the National Consumers' League can be found in the Projects and Programs file below.
Material types include correspondence, conference proceedings, Congressional testimonies, copies and drafts of speeches, legal briefs, policies, proposals, reports, and surveys.
Arranged in a correspondence file, a chronological file, and an alphabetical subject file. The file structure of digital content maintained as received.
BOX L20 Correspondence
BOX L20 Coalition correspondence, 1982
BOX L20 Letters from Congress, 1974-1990, 1996
BOX L20 Letters to Congress, 1977
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