Pictured here in 1962, Versatile Club of Troy, New York was organized in 1931 under the direction of Reverend H. D. White of the A.M.E. Zion Church "to strengthen religious ties, to find an outlet in good clean fun, and above all, to learn to live and play as well as work together as friends."
Beulah Bailey Thull served as the 11th president of the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) from 1934 until 1935. Under her presidency the first chapter of the Association was formed in New York City. Thull was a major proponent of the Group Accident and Sickness Plan.(8 x 10 in. photograph)
William M. Thomas served as the 1st president of the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) from 1910 until 1918. Thomas urged lawmakers to provide state employees tenure protection, appropriate salaries, and adequate retirement benefits.(8 x 10 in. photograph)
Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) was a proud major sponsor of the WPBS-TV "All Star Auction" in Watertown in 2009. Dozens of CSEA volunteers from around the North Country helped the TV station answer phones, sell auction items, and work behind the scenes to make the magic happen and raise money for the last night of the annual television auction.
Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) state Department of Taxation and Finance activist Willie Terry speaks at a Capital District labor group meeting. Terry, a past president of the state Department of Taxation and Finance Local in New York City and a CSEA member for 28 years, received the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist's (CBTU) Capital District Chapter's 2009 Nadra Floyd Membership Award.