AMF Midway Postal Retirement Organization Archives

Institution: Chicago Public Library - Carter G. Woodson Regional Library
Address:
9525 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (312) 747-6900
Website
Date: 1957-2010
Extent: 5.25 Linear Feet
Finding Aid

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
These workers were the first African Americans allowed to work at Midway airport’s AMF postal facility. They later worked on trains, distributing mail throughout the Midwest. The AMF Midway Postal Retirement Organization was founded in 1991 to document the history of African Americans in the organization.

Scope and Content Note:
The collection contains administrative records, newsletters, photographs, reports, diagrams and memorabilia.

Related Material: None