University of Texas Arlington

Fort Worth Moving Picture Machine Operators Local 330 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada. Local 330 (Fort Worth, Tex.)
Title: Fort Worth Moving Picture Machine Operators Local 330 Records
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1984
Identification: AR289
Extent: 20 boxes (8 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Local 330 was organized on April 8, 1914, at a time when some motion picture machine operators still had to crank film by hand in small, unventilated projection booths.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, journals, legal documents, reports, constitutions and by-laws, local histories, newspaper clippings, membership lists, and photographs.


 

Organization

The records are organized in four series:
Folders are arranged alphabetically within each series, and the material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
Series A: Contracts
Series B: Financial Records
Series C: General Files
Series D: Minutes

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.


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 Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada. Local 330 (Fort Worth, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Separated Material

Convention proceedings for the period July 1893 through July 1982 were transferred to the circulating collection.


Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift, 1987.

Citation

Fort Worth Moving Picture Machine Operators Local 330 Records, AR289, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Processing Information

Accessions 87-13 and 87-14 were combined to form AR289. Newspaper clippings were photocopied, and the original clippings and duplicates were discarded.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series A: Contracts

Box Folder
1 1 Contracts, 1936-1956
2 Contracts, 1964-1969
3 Contracts, 1970-1980
4 Contracts and Contract Negotiations, 1971-1982, n.d.
5 Contracts and Related Correspondence, 1948-1973
6 Contracts and Related Correspondence, 1974-1977, undated
Box Folder
2 1 Contracts - Arlington Theatre, 1950-1969
2 Contracts - Azle, 1946, 1950
3 Contracts - Belaire, 1966-1977
4 Contracts - Belknap Drive-In, 1948-1977
5 Contracts - Belknap-Westerner Drive-In, 1969, 1974
6 Contracts - Bowie, 1954-1977
7 Contracts - Capital Theatre, 1932-1937
8 Contracts - Cherry Lane Twin Drive-In, 1964-1977
9 Contracts - Cowtown Drive-In, 1964-1977
10 Contracts - Forum Six, 1971-1977
11 Contracts - Gayety Theatre, 1927-1935
12 Contracts - Hollywood Theatre, 1930-1974
13 Contracts - Ideal Theatre, 1934-1954
14 Contracts - Isis Theatre, 1928-1977
15 Contracts - Liberty Theatre, 1927-1956
16 Contracts - Majestic Theatres, 1927-1935
17 Contracts - Mansfield Drive-In, 1969-1977
18 Contracts - Meadowbrook Drive-In, 1954-1981
19 Contracts - Palace Theatre, 1927-1977
20 Contracts - Park Movies Theatre, 1928-1932
21 Contracts - Parkaire Drive-In, 1951-1969
22 Contracts - Parkway Theatre, 1936
23 Contracts - Parkway, Tower, Ridglea, Bowie, and Gateway, 1954-1956
24 Contracts - Pike Drive-In, 1950-1956
25 Contracts - Pix Theatre, 1945-1952
26 Contracts - Poly Theatre, 1928-1980, undated
27 Contracts - Riverside and Westerner Drive-In, 1951-1980
28 Contracts - Riverside Drive-In, 1950-1977
29 Contracts - Rose and Isis Theatre, 1929-1930
30 Contracts - Rose Theatre, 1928-1936
31 Contracts - Southside Drive-In, 1949-1977
32 Contracts - State Theatre, 1934-1936
33 Contracts - T.C.U. Theatre, 1950-1977
34 Contracts - Texas Theatre, 1934-1936
35 Contracts - Tivoli Theatre, 1930-1956
36 Contracts - Village Opera House Cinema, 1969-1977
37 Contracts - Yale Theatre, 1927-1932
38 Contracts - Westside Drive-In, 1965-1980
39 Contracts - Worth Theatre, 1927-1969



 

Series B: Financial Records

Box Folder
3 1 Cash Book, 1918-1923
2 Cash Journal, 1976-1977
3 Dues Book, 1929-1931
4 Dues Book, 1931-1935
5 Dues Book, 1935-1937
6 Dues Book, 1936-1938
Box Volume
OS170 1 Dues Book, 1944-1950
2 Dues Book, 1950-1956
3 Dues Book, 1956-1963
Box Volume
OS171 4 Dues Book, 1964-1969
5 Dues Book, 1969-1972
6 Dues Book, 1973
7 Dues Book, 1974-1978
Box Folder
4 1 Dues Book, undated
2 Financial Report, 1926
3 Financial Report, 1930-1939
4 Financial Report, 1942-1949
5 Financial Report, 1950-1959
6 Financial Report, 1960-1969
7 Financial Report, 1970-1975
8 Financial Report, 1976-1981
Box Folder
5 1 Income Tax Forms, 1944-1975, undated
2 Invoices, 1971-1978
Journals (see listing for oversized box 172)
3 Ledger, 1938, undated
4 Loan and Assessment Records, 1933-1934
5 Loan Records, 1927-1931
6 Loan Records, 1934-1938
7 Loan Reports, 1934-1935, undated
Box Volume
OS172 1 Loan Records and Dues Book, 1926-1928
2 Journal, 1923-1932
3 Journal, 1932-1938
4 Journal, 1944-1950
Box Volume
OS173 5 Journal, 1950-1956
6 Journal, 1956-1963
7 Journal, 1963-1969
8 Journal, 1969-1976
Box Folder
6 1 Quarterly Reports, 1938-1949
2 Quarterly Reports, 1951-1959
3 Quarterly Reports, 1960-1969
4 Quarterly Reports, 1970-1982



 

Series C: General Files

Box Folder
6 5 AFL-CIO - Correspondence, monthly statements, per capita statements, receipts, newsletter, telegram, memoranda, pamphlets, resolution, agenda, leaflet, announcement, sticker, 1928, 1960-1980, undated
6 Agreements - Agreements with related correspondence, 1933-1965
7 Allied Trades Council - Minutes, 1929
8 Anniversary Material, 25th Anniversary (Richard D. Walsh) - Program, 1966
Box Folder
7 1 Anniversary Material, 25th Anniversary Banquet, 1939, undated
Correspondence, receipts, telegrams, invoice, invitations program, notes.
2 Anniversary Material, 50th Anniversary (Local #330), 1964, undated
Correspondence, telegrams. program. newspaper clippings, lists, notice.
3 Anniversary Material, 56th Anniversary (Local #330), 1970
Invitation, program, letter.
4 Anniversary Material, Miscellaneous, 1969-1979, undated
Letter, guest lists, program, telegrams, notice, roster.
5 Bank Books, 1928-1938
6 Bates, F.H. "Keno", 1926-1933, undated
Correspondence, telegrams, membership card.
7 Bonds, 1920-1981
Bonds certificates, correspondence, checks, monthly statement, endorsements.
8 Carter, Frank B., 1927-1932
Correspondence, telegram.
9 Christmas cards, 1927, undated
10 Constitutions and By-Laws, 1929-1968, undated
Box Folder
8 1 Constitutions and By-laws Correspondence, 1933-1979, undated
2 Continental National Bank, 1952-1960
Correspondence.
3 Convention Material, 1965-1982, undated
Ballot, articles, proceedings, correspondence, program, resolution.
4 Conventions, 1928-1970
Correspondence.
5 Correspondence, General, 1926
6 Correspondence, General, 1927
7 Correspondence, General, 1928
8 Correspondence, General, 1929
9 Correspondence, General, 1930
Box Folder
9 1 Correspondence, General, 1931-1937
2 Correspondence, General, 1945-1948
3 Correspondence, General, 1951-1959
4 Correspondence, General, 1960-1964
5 Correspondence, General, 1965-1969
6 Correspondence, General, 1970-1973
7 Correspondence, General, 1974-1976
8 Correspondence, General, 1977-1979
Box Folder
10 1 Correspondence, General, 1980-1984
2 Correspondence, General, undated
3 Correspondence, Pensions, 1969-1975, undated
4 Correspondence, Legislation, 1932-1981
5 District Six, 1926-1980, undated
Proceedings, financial reports, correspondence, telegram, membership application, convention lists.
6 Election (Local #330), 1926-1972, undated
Correspondence, ballots, notice.
7 Election (Local #330), undated
Lists, ballots.
8 Fox, C.M., 1926-1933
Petition, correspondence, notes.
9 History of Local #330, 1970
Letter, essay.
10 I.A.T.S.E. General Bulletin, 1927-1935
Box Folder
11 1 I.A.T.S.E. Official Bulletin, 1952
2 Insurance Correspondence, 1930-1964
3 Insurance Data, 1963-1983, undated
Amendment, correspondence, billings, summary of benefits, statement, endorsement, memoranda, pamphlets, guide.
4 Insurance Policies (Health), 1961-1979, undated
Agreement, booklets, correspondence, report, list, summary of benefits.
5 Insurance Policies (Life), 1936-1954, undated
6 Insurance Trust Fund, 1965-1980
Death certificates and related correspondence, financial records, agreements, statements, tax forms, benefit forms, bond, memoranda, audit, ballots.
7 International Union, 1927
Correspondence.
8 International Union, 1930-1939
Financial report, telegrams, correspondence, notice.
9 International Union, 1940-1948
Correspondence, reports, financial statement.
Box Folder
12 1 International Union, 1951-1959
Correspondence.
2 International Union, 1963-1969
Correspondence, telegrams, report.
3 International Union, 1970-1979
Correspondence, proceedings, annual report, newsletters, notice.
4 International Union, 1980, undated
Correspondence, mailgram, list, agreement.
5 Interstate Circuit, Inc., 1938-1940
correspondence.
6 Kling, Cecil R., 1958-1969
Correspondence.
7 Lance, E.C., 1926-1933
Correspondence.
8 Legal Documents, 1972-1974
Correspondence.
9 Legislation, 1939-1971
Pamphlet, House bill, acts.
10 Local #330, Elections (See also Constitutions and By-Laws), 1973-1983, undated
Correspondence, meetings, pamphlet, poems, roster.
See also Box 10, Folders 6 & 7
11 McKeever, W.M., 1927-1933, undated
Correspondence.
12 Membership Books, 1914-1945, 1964, undated
Roster, address and phone book.
Box Folder
13 1 Membership Lists, 1918-1981, undated
2 Membership Transfers, 1921-1948
Certificates, cards, insurance, correspondence.
3 Miscellaneous, 1944-1981
Correspondence, wage report, newsletter, petitions, statement from Coalition of Labor Union Women, authorization cards, pamphlets, legal program, sticker, procedure, acts, list of monthly expenses, roster, purchase orders, equipment rental record, record of donations, regulation.
4 National Labor Relations Board, 1951-1974
Correspondence, certificates, registration forms, notices, guide, newspaper clipping, affidavit, brief, petition.
5 National Labor Relations Board Versus Local #330, 1972-1973
Affidavit, petitions.
6 Newspaper Clippings, 1931, 1967-1972
7 Payroll, 1978-1980
Invoices, purchase orders.
8 Pension, 1964-1973
Correspondence.
9 Pension Fund, 1966-1976
Proposal, plan, card, annual report, correspondence.
10 Pension Fund, 1977-1985, undated
Correspondence, plan, agreement.
11 Personnel Records, 1916, 1920-1974, undated
Applications, correspondence, telegrams, resume.
Box Folder
14 1 Photographs, n.d
2 Resolution, 1928, undated
3 Retirement Plans, 1966
Retirement Plans with correspondence.
4 Secretary of State (Annual Report), 1944-1966
Annual report with correspondence.
5 Seniority Status, 1945-1978
Agreement, list, time cards.
6 Southland Life Insurnace Company, 1958-1965, undated
Policies, correspondence, list of policy holders, pension plan.
7 State Allied Amusement Council of Texas, 1930-1931
Correspondence, monthly report, minutes.
8 Sympathy cards, undated
9 Tarrant County Central Labor Council, 1957-1983, n.d
Constitution and By-Laws, correspondence, minutes, leaflet, notice.
10 Texas State Federation of Labor, 1927-1947, undated
Correspondence, proceedings, minutes, agreement, monthly statement, contribution lists, certificate, poster, voting record.
11 Texas State Federation of Labor, 1948 Convention, 1948, undated
Correspondence, monthly statement, invoice, minutes.
12 Trial Briefs (See also Files on Individuals McKeever, Bates, Etc.), 1932-1937
Trial briefs with correspondence.
13 Tulsa Moving Picture Machine Operators' Union, 1972-1973
Correspondence.
14 United States Department of Labor, 1951-1966, undated
Forms with related correspondence.
15 Weisenburg Theatres (Arlington Drive-In Theatre), 1952-1954
Correspondence.
16 Western Hills Theatres, 1972-1974
correspondence, petition, brief, invoice, opinion, affidavit.
17 Work Records, 1969-1970, undated



 

Series D: Minutes

Box Folder
15 1 Minute Book, 1918-1926
2 Minute Book, October, 1926 - February, 1939
3 Minute Book (Supplements), 1931-1938, undated
4 Minute Book, February 1939 - October, 1953
Box Folder
16 1 Minute Book (Supplements), 1939-1953
2 Minute Book, October, 1953 - June, 1957
3 Minute Book (Supplements), 1955-1957
4 Minute Book, July, 1957 - July, 1971
5 Minute Book (Supplements), 1955, 1957-1971
6 Minutes (Special Meeting), 1926-1972, undated
7 Minutes (Miscellaneous), 1946-1950, undated