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UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
United Commercial Travelers Scrapbooks, 1951-1961
3.0 Linear feet3 scrapbooks
Scope and Contents Note
This collection contains three scrapbooks of correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, printed material, and other items relating to the Arkansas Grand Council of the United Commercial Travelers of America. David W. Bizzell, a member of the Little Rock Council of the organization, compiled the scrapbooks for the Publicity Committee of the Arkansas Grand Council.
The United Commercial Travelers of America first met in 1888 in Columbus, Ohio. The group was founded to further the interests of traveling salesmen and provide accidental death and disability insurance to men engaged in that profession. Over time the function of the organization expanded to include the provision of a Widow and Orphans' Fund and the promotion of community service activities. The Little Rock Council was organized in 1900. The Arkansas Grand Council was formed in 1910 and in 1964 had approximately 4,200 members.
Bizzell, David W., 1905-1994
Bizzell, David W., 1905-1994, donor
Traveling sales personnel--Arkansas--History--20th century
United Commercial Travelers of America. Arkansas Grand Council.
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United Commercial Travelers, 1951-1961, UALR.MS.0123. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.
Footnote or Endnote info:
Description of item, item number, file number (if applicable), United Commercial Travelers, 1951-1961, UALR.MS.0123.