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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Records, Local 408 (Amarillo, Tex.):

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers, Local 408 (Amarillo, Tex.)
Title: International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Records, Local 408 (Amarillo, Tex.)
Inclusive Dates: 1926-1969
Identification: AR71
Extent: 15 boxes (6.25 linear feet)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Local 408 was chartered in 1926. Its jurisdiction includes most of West Texas and parts of New Mexico's adjacent eastern counties.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, date books, newsletters, legal documents, and dues books. Circulars and correspondence are included to and from the International's headquarters, other Ironworkers locals, and several Texas and New Mexico trade councils of which Local 408 was a member. This latter group includes the Iron Workers' District Council of Texas, the Texas State Building and Construction Trades Council, the New Mexico Building and Construction Trades Council, the Amarillo, Odessa, and Top of Texas Central Labor Unions, and the Building Trades Councils of Amarillo and Lubbock. Also includes records from a sub-office in Odessa as well as information on the union’s war effort.

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Organization

The material in the collection is arranged by document subject type with the material in each folder being arranged chronologically. Minutes and financial records are to be found at the first of the collection and are followed by locally generated reports. Following reports is the correspondence with the international headquarters, other locals, various labor organizations, etc. The last part is material concerning the local activities of the union, e.g. wages, contracts, membership.

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Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

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.

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Index Terms

These materials 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.
Organizations
International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers, Local 408 (Amarillo, Tex.)
International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers.
Iron Workers' District Council of the State of Texas.
Subjects
International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers. Local 408 (Amarillo, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Labor unions--Texas--Sources.
Labor unions--New Mexico--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

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Related Material

Iron Workers District Council of Texas, AR73

Building Tradesman, Austin, Texas.

Texas State Building and Construction Trades Council Proceedings

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The records were given to The University of Texas at Arlington by the Amarillo Iron Workers, Local 408, in 1972.

Citation

International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Records, Local 408 (Amarillo, Tex.), AR71, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1A Minutes, 1926-12/26/48
1B Minutes, 2/13/49 - 1955
2 Minutes, 1955-1959
3 Minutes, 1939, 1959-1960
4 Quarterly Audit Reports, 1937-1945
5 Expenditures, 1956-1962
Box Folder
2 1 Internal Revenue, 1943-1947
2 Internal Revenue, 1948-1951
3 Internal Revenue, 1952-1955
4 Internal Revenue, 1956-1960
5 Internal Revenue, 1961-1962
6 Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1946-1961
7 Statement of Membership, 1937-1947
8 Statement of Membership, 1948-1956
Box Folder
3 1 Headquarters Payroll and Report Records, 1958-1959
2 Steward's Reports, 1934-1946
3 Steward's Reports, 1947-1951
4 Steward's Reports, 1957
5 Steward's Reports, 1958-1959
6 Steward's Reports, 1962-1963
Box Folder
4 1 Circular Letters #467-#557, 1937-1957
2 Circular Letters #558-#701, 1949-1965
3 Correspondence with General President P. J. Morrin, 1938-1948
4 Correspondence with General President J. H. Lyons, 1949-1957
5 Correspondence with General President J. H. Lyons, 1958-1964
Box Folder
5 1 Correspondence with General Secretary John H. Lyons, 1939-1945
2 Correspondence with General Secretary John H. Lyons, 1946-1948
3 Correspondence with General Secretary James R. Downes, 1948-1954
4 Correspondence with General Secretary James R. Downes, 1955-1957
5 Correspondence with General Secretary James R. Downes, 1958-1961
6 Correspondence with General Secretary James R. Downes, 1962-1965
Box Folder
6 1 Correspondence with General Treasurer John J. Dempsey, 1943-1952
2 Correspondence with General Treasurer John J. Dempsey, 1953-1956
3 Correspondence with General Treasurer John J. Dempsey, 1957-1958
4 Correspondence with General Treasurer James V. Cole, 1959-1966
5 Correspondence with General Organizer Clifton Brignac, 1943-1946
Box Folder
7 1 Correspondence, Texas State Federation of Labor (1953) and AFL-CIO, 1961-1963
2 Correspondence,
New Mexico State Federation of Labor (1940-1955) and New Mexico State AFL-CIO (1957-1964)
3 Correspondence, Iron Workers District Council of Texas, 1948-1959
4 Correspondence, Iron Workers District Council of Texas, 1960-1962
5 Correspondence, Iron Workers District Council of Texas, 1961-1963
6 Correspondence, Texas State Building and Construction Trades Council, 1944-1963
7 Correspondence, New Mexico Building and Construction Trades Council, 1953-1962
8 Correspondence, Amarillo Building and Construction Trades Council, 1948-1961
9 Correspondence, Building and Construction Trades Council of Lubbock, 1947-1959
10 Correspondence, Permian Basin Building and Construction Trades Council, 1951-1958
11 Correspondence, Texas Panhandle Building and Construction Trades Council, 1962
12 Correspondence, Enid Building and Construction Trades Council, 1959
13 Correspondence, Metal Trades Council of Amarillo and Vicinity, 1952
14 Correspondence, Amarillo Central Labor Union, 1953-1965
15 Correspondence, Odessa Central Labor Union, 1957-1958
16 Correspondence, Top of Texas Central Labor Council, 1962-1967
Box Folder
8 1 Correspondence with other Locals, 1943-1946
2 Correspondence with other Locals, 1954-1957
3 Correspondence with other Locals, 1958
4 Correspondence with other Locals, 1959-1960
5 Correspondence with other Locals, 1961-1962
6 Correspondence with other Locals, 1963-1964
Box Folder
9 1 General Correspondence, 1931-1940
2 General Correspondence, 1941-1944
3 General Correspondence, 1945
4 General Correspondence, 1946
5 General Correspondence, 1947
6 General Correspondence 1948-1951
Box Folder
10 1 General Correspondence, 1952
2 General Correspondence, January - July, 1953
3 General Correspondence, August 1953 - December, 1953
4 General Correspondence, 1954
5 General Correspondence, 1955
6 General Correspondence, January - July, 1956
7 General Correspondence, August - December, 1956
Box Folder
11 1 General Correspondence, 1957
2 General Correspondence, 1958
3 General Correspondence, 1959-1960
4 General Correspondence, 1961
5 General Correspondence, 1962
6 General Correspondence, 1963-1967
7 Newsletters, 1956
Box Folder
12 1 Correspondence, Application for Membership and Initiations, 1939-1963
2 Correspondence, Reinstatements, 1939-1946
3 Correspondence, Reinstatements, 1947-1954
4 Correspondence, Transfers, 1939-1962
5 Correspondence, Withdrawals, 1946-1958
Box Folder
13 1 Diary circa 1955
2 Diary circa 1955
3 Odessa Sub Office Miscellaneous Records, 1957
4 Odessa Sub Office Miscellaneous Records, 1958-1959
5 Wages, 1946-1951
6 Wages, 1952-1956
7 Wages, 1957-1961
Box Folder
14 1 Contracts, 1958-1963
2 Apprenticeship Program, 1952-1962
3 Fines, 1946-1958
4 Efforts on Behalf of Injured Members, 1956-1962
5 Efforts on Behalf of Deceased Members, 1946-1957
Box Folder
15 1 Federal Government, Misc. Records, 1948-1961
2 State of Texas, Misc. Records, 1944-1962
3 War Effort, Misc. Records, 1941-1947
4 Amarillo Iron Works - Misc. Records, 1950-1952
5 Duncan, Zekel, Correspondence, 1942-1957
6 Eastland, Jack and L. M., Correspondence, 1942-1943
7 Correspondence, F. W. Dodge Corporation, 1944-1956
8 Miscellaneous, 1944-1969

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