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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

United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union Records, Local No. 125:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Hatters Union, Local No. 125 (Corsicana, Tex.)
Title: United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union Records, Local No. 125
Inclusive Dates: 1950-1980
Bulk Dates: 1958-1968
Identification: AR11
Extent: 14 boxes (5.8 linear feet)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

After several years of effort, the Texas-Miller Products plant was organized by workers and representatives of the United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. An agreement was drawn up in August, 1958, and Hatters Union, Local No. 125 was established.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1958-1965; minutes, 1958-1964; financial records, 1958-1964; agreements, 1958-1961; constitutions and by-laws, 1962; grievance cases, 1958-1960; organizing leaflets, 1950-1964; NLRB cases, 1958-1964; newspaper clippings, 1958-1964; lists, 1958-1964; reports, 1960-1962; and photographs. Includes records of Millinery Workers Union, Local No. 126 (Dallas, Tex.), 1958-1962; Hatters Union, Local No. 128 (Longview, Tex.), 1957-1965; Hatters Union, Local No. 129 (Garland, Tex.), 1961-1965; the Texas Joint Board (made up of the four locals), 1960-1965; and also the papers of international officers and representatives, Carmen Lucia, 1958-1968; Dennis Adams, 1959-1965; John Kuliesh, 1960-1963; Carl Otto, 1962-1968; Annie Gaines, 1959-1961; and Charles Hunter, 1960-1963.

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Organization

Materials are arranged by document type.

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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.
Persons
Adams, Dennis.
Gaines, Annie Mae.
Hunter, Charles.
Kuliesh, John.
Lucia, Carmen, 1902-
Otto, Carl.
Organizations
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Millinery Workers Union, Local No. 126 (Dallas, Tex.). Records, 1958-1962.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Hatters Union, Local No. 128 (Longview, Tex.). Records, 1957-1965.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Hatters Union, Local No. 129 (Garland, Tex.). Records, 1961-1965.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Texas Joint Board. Records, 1960-1965.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Records.
Subjects
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Hatters Union, Local No. 125 (Corsicana, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Millinery Workers Union, Local No. 126 (Dallas, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Hatters Union, Local No. 128 (Longview, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Hatters Union, Local No. 129 (Garland, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union. Texas Joint Board--Records and correspondence.
United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union--Records and correspondence.
Texas-Miller Products.
Millinery workers--Labor unions--Organizing--Texas--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

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Related Material

UT Arlington's oral histories include interviews with Carmen Lucia (OH3) and Carl Otto (OH70) .

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Administrative Information

Citation

United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union Records, Local No. 125, AR11, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift; 1968.

Gift;1980.

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Container List

 

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence - Adams, Dennis, International Representative, 1959-1961
2 Correspondence - Adams, Dennis, International Representative, 1962
3 Correspondence - Adams, Dennis, International Representative, 1963
4 Correspondence - Adams, Dennis, International Representative, 1964
5 Correspondence - Adams, Dennis, International Representative, 1965
6 Correspondence - Gaines, Mrs. Annie Mae, President, Local #125, 1959-1961
7 Correspondence - Hunter, Charles, Manager, Texas Joint Board, 1960-1963
8 Correspondence - Kuliesh, John, International Vice-President, 1960-1963
Box Folder
2 1 Correspondence - Lucia, Carmen, International Vice-President, 1958-1961
2 Correspondence - Lucia, Carmen, International Vice-President, 1962-1963
3 Correspondence - Lucia, Carmen, International Vice-President, (Health & Welfare Fund), 1958-1960
4 Correspondence - Miscellaneous, U. S. Congress Shelly Bill (H.R. 8940), 1959
5 Correspondence - Otto, Carl A., International Representative, 1962-1963
6 Financial Records - Bank Statements & Cancelled Checks, Local #125, 1962-1964
Box Folder
3 1 Financial Records - Dues Deductions, Local #125, 1959-1960
2 Financial Records - Dues Deductions, Local #125, 1960
3 Financial Records - Dues Deductions, Local #125, 1961
4 Financial Records - Dues Deductions, Local #125, 1962
5 Financial Records - Dues Deductions, Local #125, 1963-1964
Box Folder
4 1 Financial Records - Dues Deductions Authorizations, Local #125, 1958-1963
2 Financial Records - Membership Lists, Local #125, 1958-1962
3 Financial Records - Receipts, Local #125, 1956-1961
4 Financial Records - Receipts, Local #125, 1960-1964
5 Financial Records - Reports, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, 1958-1960
6 Financial Records - Reports, Local #125, 1958-1964
Box Folder
5 1 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Abbie-Aston
2 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Baker-Beets
3 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Bell-Bradshaw
4 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Brashear-Brown
5 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Bruce-Burrow
6 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Cagle-Carroll
7 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Cason-Cobb
8 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Coker-Culverhouse
Box Folder
6 1 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Danford-Dillard
2 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Dockery-Dyess
3 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Easley-Elmore
4 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Farish-Ferguson
5 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Field-Flynn
6 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Folmar-Furra
7 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Gaddy-Glasgow
8 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Gonzales-Gray
9 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Grace-Griffin
Box Folder
7 1 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Grice-Gwin
2 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Hagle-Hayes
3 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Helton-Ivie
4 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, James-Lewis
Box Folder
8 1 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Livingston-McCullock
2 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, McCurrin-Michael
3 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Middleton-Moore
4 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Moreno-Nuttall
Box Folder
9 1 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Odom-Pitts
2 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Poe-Ray
3 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125 Reancy-Simmons
4 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Simpson-Sowers
Box Folder
10 1 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Stanley-Towmey
2 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Upton-Wells
3 Financial Records - Claims, Health & Welfare Fund, Local #125, Wheat-Zettler
4 Minutes - Local #125, 1958-1959
5 Minutes - Local #129, 1961-1966
Box Folder
11 1 Minutes Attendance Lists, Local #125, Area Meetings, 1960
2 Minutes - Attendance Lists, Local #125, Regular Meetings, 1959-1964
3 Minutes - Attendance Lists, Local #125, Shop Steward Meetings, 1960
4 Minutes - Election Ballots & Results, Local #125, 1958-1964
5 Minutes - Meeting Notices, Local #125, Area Meetings, 1959-1960
6 Minutes - Meeting Notices, Local #125, Executive Board Meetings, 1958-1962
7 Minutes - Meeting Notices, Local #125, Regular Meetings, 1958-1961
8 Minutes - Meeting Notices, Local #125, Shop Stewards, 1958-1963
9 Agreements, Local #125, Texas Miller Products
10 Agreements, Local #126, Sharon Hats, et al 1961-62
11 Agreements, Locals #128 & 129, Byer Rolnick Hat Corp. et al 1961
12 Constitutions & By-laws (All locals & Texas Joint Board)
13 Desk Diaries - Lucia, Carmen, International Vice-President, 1961-1963
Box Folder
12 1 Desk Diaries - Otto, Carl A., International Representative, 1962-1968
2 Government Forms, Local #125, 1958-1959
3 Grievance Cases, Local #125, Texas Miller Products, 1958-1960
4 Job Rates, Local #125, Texas Miller Products, 1959-1963
5 Lay-off Notices, Local #125, Texas Miller Products, 1960-1963
6 Leaflets - Local #125, Texas Miller Products, 1950-1964
7 Leaflets - M & B Co., Organizing Campaign
Box Folder
13 1 Mailing Lists - "Hat Worker," International Union, Publication
2 NLRB Case #16-CA-1487, Local #125
3 NLRB Case #16-CA-2021, Local #125
4 NLRB Case #16-RD-182 and Case #16-RC-2300, Local #125
5 NLRB Case #16-RD-260, Local #125
6 NLRB Case #16-RM-258, Local #125
7 Negotiations, Local #125, Texas Miller Products
8 News Clippings, Local #125, Texas Miller Products, 1958-1964
9 News Clippings, Local #128 & Local #129, Byer Rolnick Hat Corp. et al, 1957-1961
10 Seniority Lists, Local #125, Texas Miller Products
11 Seniority Lists, Local #128, Resistol-Rough Hat Corp., 1961-1965
12 Seniority Lists, Local #129, Byer Rolnick Hat Corp., 1963-1964
13 Seniority Lists, Local #129, Ecuadorian Panama Hat Co., 1963-1965
Box Folder
14 1 Resignations, Local #125, Texas Miller Products, 1959-1963
2 Termination Notices, Local #129, Byer Rolnick Hat Corp., 1963-1965
3 Termination Notices, Local #129, Byer Rolnick Hat Corp., 1966
4 Termination Notices, Local #129, Ecuadorian Panama Hat Company, 1963-1966
5 Weekly Field Reports - Adams, Dennis, International Representative, 1960-1962
6 Weekly Field Reports - Otto, Carl, International Representative, 1962
7 Miscellaneous, International Union
8 Miscellaneous, Local #125, Texas Miller Products
9 Miscellaneous, Local #126, Bierners Co. et al
10 Miscellaneous, Local #128, Byer Rolnick Hat Corp.
11 Miscellaneous, Texas Joint Board 1962-1964
12 Photographs
13 Photographs, summary of retirement plan, excerpt From Labor Relations Cases, handwritten transcript of oral history #70 (Carl Otto).

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