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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series A: Correspondence

Series B: Financial Records

Series C: General Files

Series D: Minutes

University of Texas Arlington

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America Records, Local 318 (Fort Worth, Texas)

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local 318, Fort Worth, Texas
Title: Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America Records, Local 318, Fort Worth, Texas
Inclusive Dates: 1905-1958
Identification: AR288
Extent: 17 boxes (6.83 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, including letters from other Texas locals, letters from members, and letters to contractors; by-laws; agreements; newsletters; financial records, including day books, 1905-1948; monthly reports, 1941-1956; articles of association and amendment, 1930; convention material; minutes for Local 318, 1911-1940; and minutes of the Fort Worth Building and Construction Trades Council, the Joint Trade Board for the Painting Industry of Texas; and the Texas State Conference of Painters.

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Organization

The records are organized in four series:
  • Series A: Correspondence
    • Subseries 1: General Correspondence
    • Subseries 2: Letters from All Locals
    • Subseries 3: Letters from Members
    • Subseries 4: Letters to Contractors
  • Series B: Financial Records
  • Series C: General Files
  • Series D: Minutes
Folders are arranged alphabetically and material in each folder is arranged chronologically.

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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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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Don York, Business Agent, Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, 1984.

Citation

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America Records, Local 318, Fort Worth, Texas, AR288, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Processing Information

The collection was in only fair order when received. Correspondence and monthly financial reports had to be arranged chronologically and folders with appropriate headings had to be set up in the General Files Series. Duplicates, cancelled checks and check stubs were discarded.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series A: Correspondence

Subseries 1: General Correspondence
Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence (O.O. Abel), 1945
2 Correspondence (C-F), 1935-1950
3 Correspondence (Harry Carroll), 1932-1957
4 Correspondence (L.E. Collins), 1956-1957, undated
5 Correspondence (M.H. Crow), 1940-1954, undated
6 Correspondence (G), 1940-1953
7 Correspondence (H-S), 1933, 1937-1957
8 Correspondence (L.P. Lindelof, President), 1950-1951
9 Correspondence (From L.M. Raftery, General Secretary-Treasurer), 1940-1948, undated
10 Correspondence (From L.M. Raftery), 1948-1949
11 Correspondence (From L.M. Raftery), 1948-1950
12 Correspondence (From L.M. Raftery), 1951-1953, undated
Box Folder
2 1 Correspondence (To L.M. Raftery), 1942-1947
2 Correspondence (To L.M. Raftery), 1948-1949, undated
3 Correspondence (To L.M. Raftery), 1950-1952, undated
4 Correspondence (From William R. Rohrberg, General Secretary-Treasurer), 1952-1953
5 Correspondence (From William R. Rohrberg), 1954-1956
6 Correspondence (To William R. Rohrberg), 1956-1958
7 Correspondence (To William R. Rohrberg), 1952-1955, undated
8 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum, Business Agent), 1942
9 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1945
10 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1946
Box Folder
3 1 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1947
2 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1948
3 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1949
4 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1950
5 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1951
6 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), 1952
7 Correspondence (W.E. Tatum), undated
Subseries 2: Letters from All Locals
Box Folder
4 1 Letters from all locals (A-B), 1952-1956
2 Letters from all locals (C-D), 1952-1957
3 Letters from all locals (E-G), 1952-1957
4 Letters from all locals (H-J), 1951-1956
5 Letters from all locals (K-L), 1951-1957
6 Letters from all locals (M-O), 1952-1957
7 Letters from all locals (P-S), 1951-1957, undated
8 Letters from all locals (T-V), 1951-1957, undated
9 Letters from all locals (W-Z), 1951-1957
Subseries 3: Letters from Members
Box Folder
4 10 Letters from members (A-B), 1952-1958, undated
11 Letters from members (C-D), 1951-1957, undated
12 Letters from members (E-G), 1951-1958, undated
13 Letters from members (H-L), 1951-1957, undated
14 Letters from members (M-O), 1951-1957, undated
15 Letters from members (P-R), 1951-1957
16 Letters from members (S-V), 1951-1957, undated
17 Letters from Members (W-Z), 1951-1957, undated
Subseries 4: Letters to Contractors
Box Folder
5 1 Letters to contractors, 1946
2 Letters to contractors, 1947
3 Letters to contractors, 1948
4 Letters to contractors, 1950
5 Letters to contractors, 1951
6 Letters to contractors, 1952
7 Letters to contractors, 1953
8 Letters to contractors, 1954
9 Letters to contractors, 1955
10 Letters to contractors, 1957
11 Letters to contractors, 1958

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Series B: Financial Records

Box Folder
5 12 Audit Report, 1947-1951
13 Bank Statements and Passbook, 1951
14 Bonds Transfers, 1933, 1941-1949, undated
Premium notices, receipts, correspondence, form.
Box Folder
6 1 Day Book, 1905-1907
2 Day Book, 1907-1908
3 Day Book, 1909-1910
4 Day Book, 1911-1912
5 Day Book, 1941
6 Day Book, 1942
7 Day Book, 1943
8 Day Book, 1944
Box Folder
7 1 Day Book, 1945
2 Day Book, 1946
3 Day Book, 1947
4 Day Book, 1948
5 General Journal, 1920-1931
6 The Insurance Company of Texas, 1952-1953, undated
Salesman's commission statements, statement of accounts, handbook, correspondence, financial statement, minutes, investment plan, form, list, rate sheet, news release.
7 Ledger, 1951
Box Folder
8 1 Monthly Reports, 1941
2 Monthly Reports, 1942
3 Monthly Reports, 1943
4 Monthly Reports, 1944
5 Monthly Reports, 1945
6 Monthly Reports, 1946
7 Monthly Reports, 1947
8 Monthly Reports, 1948
9 Monthly Reports, 1949
10 Monthly Reports, 1950
11 Monthly Reports, 1951
12 Monthly Reports, 1952
Box Folder
9 1 Monthly Reports, 1953
2 Monthly Reports, 1954
3 Monthly Reports, 1955
4 Monthly Reports, 1956
5 Payroll, 1951-1952, undated
Payroll summary, correspondence, wage list.
6 Receipts, 1944, 1947-1956
7 Receipts and Disbursement Records, 1940-1941, 1950-1958
8 Social Security, 1937-1949, undated
Receipts, statements, correspondence, instructions, leaflets, note.
9 Tax Returns, 1943-1951
Coupon, tax forms.
Box Folder
10 1 Trustee Reports, 1940-1957
2 United States Report on Income, 1943-1955, undated
Tax forms, correspondence.

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Series C: General Files

Box Folder
10 3 Agreements, 1945-1954
4 Agreements with correspondence, 1952
5 Apprentice Papers, 1937-1948
Correspondence, statement, lists, agreements, notices.
6 Apprentice Papers, 1949-1956, undated
Correspondence, agreements, minutes, notices, guide list, application, report, rules and regulations, requisition, certificates, pamphlets, lists, pre-tests, answer sheet, manual, card.
7 Apprenticeship, 1944-1952, undated
(See also: State Joint and Apprenticeship Committee) Rules and Regulations, pamphlets, articles, forms, news release, agreement, correspondence, instruction, list, booklet.
8 Copy of Articles of Association and Amendment with Certification, (1930)
Box Folder
11 1 Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers Convention Materials, 1950
Correspondence, program book.
2 By-Laws, 1942-1955, undated
3 Fort Worth Building and Construction Trades Council, 1939-1956, undated
Correspondence, resolutions, wage rate, lists, an act, minutes, statement of receipts, articles, report, certificate, receipts, card.
4 Fort Worth National Bank, 1941-1948, undated
Correspondence, receipt.
5 Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1950-1951
Correspondence, statement.
6 Fort Worth Trades Assembly, 1948, 1954, undated
Correspondence, resolutions, invoices.
7 Griffin, Jessie M., 1937, 1946-1949, undated
Affidavit, notices, correspondence, agreements, instructions, forms.
8 Job lists, 1946-1948, undated
Correspondence, notes.
9 Job lists, 1950-1957, undated
Correspondence, notes, lists.
10 Joint Trade Board for the Painting Industry of Texas, 1944-1948, undated
Agenda, correspondence, minutes, form, agreement, preamble, bill, resolution, pamphlet, directory.
11 Labor School, 1954-1957
Correspondence, form.
12 Labor's League for Political Education, 1948-1954
Correspondence, newsletters, article, pamphlet.
13 League Reporter, 1949, undated
Newsletters.
Box Folder
12 1 Merger of AFL-CIO, 1956-1957, undated
Agreement, letter, proposed constitution.
2 Miscellaneous, 1941, 1952-1956
Note, correspondence, redistricting map, directory, roster, newsletter, itinerary, program, membership booklet, constitution, minutes, list, instruction.
3 Mullinax, Wells, Barbaria and Ball, 1947-1949
Correspondence.
4 Painting and Decorating Contractors of America, 1958, undated
Correspondence, pamphlet, name tag.
5 Political Material, 1949, 1951, undated
Amendment, resolution, bills, letter, voting record, lists.
6 Resignation, 1941-1948
Correspondence.
7 Resolutions, 1923-1926, undated
Statement, membership, correspondence, resolutions.
8 Resolutions, 1938-1949, undated
Correspondence, agreement, resolutions, notice.
9 Resolutions, 1949-1958, undated
Correspondence, resolutions, notice, list.
10 Safety Study, 1958
Letter, statement.
11 Secretary of State, 1943-1957
Annual report, bill, memoranda, correspondence, statement.
12 State Joint Trade Board and Apprenticeship Committee, 1949-1954, undated
Minutes, letter.
13 Taft-Hartley Law, 1947-1949, undated
Pamphlets, policy, articles, directory, correspondence, notices, newsletter, affidavits, certificate, forms, resolutions.
14 Tarrant County Central Labor Council, 1958
Correspondence, voting records, list of issues.
15 Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference, 1949-1950, undated
Correspondence.
16 Texas AFL-CIO, 1957-1958, undated
Newsletters, blank forms.
17 Texas Labor League for Political Education, 1948-1949, undated
Correspondence, newsletters, pamphlet.
18 Texas State Building Trades Council, 1941
Letter, monthly statement.
19 Texas State Conference of Painters, 1926, 1944, 1946-1956
Correspondence, credential, minutes, forms, monthly statement.
Box Folder
13 1 Texas State Conference of Painters Reports, 1945-1958, undated
2 Texas State Federation of Labor, 1944-1955, undated
Correspondence, telegram, receipt, monthly statement, pamphlets, resolution, House bill.
3 Texas State Federation of Labor, Convention Material, 1926-1956, undated
Credentials, Convention Call, by-laws, lists, program, annual report, monthly statement, correspondence, form.
4 Texas State Federation of Labor, Legislative Reports, 1953-1957
5 Texas State Federation of Labor, Monthly Roundup, 1952-1953
6 Texas State Federation of Labor, Report of Officers, 1943-1951, undated
7 Texas State Federation of Labor, Weekly News Letter,, 1951-1957
8 Texas Unemployment Compensation Commission, 1944-1949, undated
Correspondence, statement, memorandum, resolution, note.
9 United States Department of Labor, 1946-1957
Correspondence, copy of act, card, news releases, booklets, newsletter.
10 United States Department of Labor: Wage Adjustment Board, 1944-1946, undated
Article, bulletin, correspondence, legal documents, form, telegrams, list.
11 United States Engineer Area Office, 1942-1943
Correspondence.
12 Veterans Administration, 1946-1954, undated
Correspondence, certificate, marriage license, agreement, forms, memorandum, pamphlet, lists.
Box Folder
14 1 Wage Adjustment Board: Fort Worth, 1951, undated
Correspondence, amendment, telegram, agreement, list.
2 Wage Scales, 1945-1952, undated
Correspondence, article, agreement, news release, legal document, receipt, consumers' price index.
3 Wallace Plumbing Company, 1942
Correspondence.
4 War Department, 1941, 1946
Instructions on Contract, telegram.
5 War Manpower Commission, 1944-1945, undated
Correspondence, statement, standard.

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Series D: Minutes

Box Folder
14 6 Minutes, 1911-1912
7 Minutes, 1912-1914
8 Minutes, 1914-1916
Box Folder
15 1 Minutes, 1916-1919
2 Minutes, 1919-1921
3 Minutes, 1921-1923
4 Minutes, 1924-1926
Box Folder
16 1 Minutes, 1926-1928
2 Minutes, 1929
3 Minutes, 1930-1933
4 Minutes, 1933-1938
Box Folder
17 1 Minutes, 1938-1940

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