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American Federation of Government Employees Records, Labor Lodge 2139 (Dallas, Texas):

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: American Federation of Government Employees. Labor Lodge 2139.
Title: American Federation of Government Employees Records, Labor Lodge 2139 (Dallas, Texas)
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1966
Identification: AR6
Extent: 2 boxes (0.58 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

American Federation of Government Employees Labor Lodge 2139 was organized in April, 1962, by Harry Weisbrod who was also its first president. In its formation stage it was sometimes known as Labor Investigators Lodge 2139. In October, 1962, the Lodge received the first exclusive recognition granted by the Department of Labor to any employee group in the field. Although originally membership was open to labor investigators only, it was later opened to other employees.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1962-1966; newsletters, 1963-1966; constitutions and by-laws, 1962-1965; agreements, 1962-1964; and records of Harry Weisbrod's organizing of Labor Lodge 2139. Also included are the records of the Employee- Management Negotiation Committee, 1963-1966. There is good coverage of the organizing efforts and workings of the union.


 

Organization

The collection is arranged by document-subject type, with the exception of Courier VIII and the records of the Employee-Management Negotiation Committee. These are arranged by subject-document type. Within each document type, arrangement is chronological.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.


Index Terms

These records are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Weisbrod, Harry.
Organizations
United States. Dept. of Labor--Officials and employees.
American Federation of Government Employees. Labor Lodge 2139--Records and correspondence.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Related Material

See AR57, National Council of Field Labor Lodges, American Federation of Government Employees, for additional material on Harry Weisbrod.


Administrative Information

Citation

American Federation of Government Employees Records, Labor Lodge 2139 (Dallas, Texas), AR6, Box Number, Folder Number, The University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections.

Acquisition

Gift of Harry Weisbrod; August 23, 1971.


Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence, Constitution, 1962-1965
2 Correspondence, Cook, Richard X. Case, 1964
3 Correspondence, Personnel, 1962-1963
4 Correspondence, Weisbrod, Harry, 1962
5 Correspondence, Weisbrod, Harry, Jan., 1963 - May, 1963
6 Correspondence, Weisbrod, Harry, June, 1963 - Dec., 1963
7 Correspondence, Weisbrod, Harry, 1964-1966
8 Constitutions and By-Laws, 1962-1965
9 Agreements, 1962-1964
10 Memoranda, Office and U.S. Government, 1962-1966



 

Box Folder
2 1 Reports to Members of Lodge 2139, 1963-1966
2 Grievances, 1965-1966
3 Courier VIII: Newspaper for AFGE Lodge 2139, 1963-1966
4 Employee-Management Negotiation Committee
Minutes, 1963-1966
Meeting Notices, 1963-1965
Agenda, 1963
Reports, 1965
Box Folder
2 5 Miscellaneous