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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Agreements

Series II. Charities

Series III. Denison Building and Construction Trades Council

Series IV. Financial Records

Series V. General Office Files

Series VI. Legal Documents

Series VII. Minutes

University of Texas Arlington

Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council.
Title: Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council Records
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1986
Abstract: The Dallas Building Trades Council, also known as the Building Trades Council of Dallas and Vicinity, was chartered on March 25, 1910, for the purpose of promoting harmony between craftsmen and their employers. The collection also includes records for the Denison Building and Construction Trades Council.
Identification: AR338
Extent: 14 boxes (5.42 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The Dallas Building Trades Council, also known as the Building Trades Council of Dallas and Vicinity, was chartered on March 25, 1910, for the purpose of promoting harmony between craftsmen and their employers.

The name Building and Construction Trades Council of Dallas and Vicinity appears on correspondence and financial documents in the collection until 1959. In late 1959 and 1960 the name was shortened to Building and Construction Trades Council. In 1961 the name was changed to the Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, and this name was still in use in 1993.

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Scope and Contents

The collection also includes records for the Denison Building and Construction Trades Council.

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Organization

Organized in seven series. The folders within each series are arranged alphabetically by subject or document type, and the material within each folder is arranged chronologically.
  • Series I. Agreements
  • Series II. Charities
  • Series III. Denison Building and Construction Trades Council.
  • Series IV. Financial Records
  • Series V. General Office Files
  • Series VI. Legal Documents
  • Series VII. Minutes

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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
Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council Records--Records.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

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Separated Material

Twenty-five agreements were transferred to the Labor Archives Agreements Collection, and nine by-laws and Constitutions in booklet form were transferred to the Labor Archives Constitutions Collection.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Steve Corley, Executive Secretary, Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, Dallas, Texas.

Citation

Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council Records, AR338, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Processing Information

The collection was heavily weeded of duplicate and extraneous material.

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Container List

 

Series I. Agreements

Box Folder
1 1 Commissioner's Court 1967, 1978-1979, 1982
Legal documents, court orders, tables.
2 Dallas County Construction Employers' Association, Inc., 1960, 1963, 1965-1968
Agreements, correspondence.
3 Dallas Plastering and Lathing Contractors Association, 1960, 1965
Agreements, memorandum.
4 General Contractors, 1948, 1965, 1982-1983
Legal document, agreements, application, correspondence, memorandum, lists, forms.
5 Glaziers and Glass Workers, Local 1837, 1960
Statement, agreement.
6 Homart Development Company, 1971-1973
Correspondence, agreement.
7 Malakoff Project, 1972, 1978, 1982-1983
Agreements, correspondence, tables, pamphlets, lists, notes.
8 Miscellaneous Agreements, 1959-1960, 1965, 1973, 1977
Agreements, letter, application.
9 North Texas Contractors Association, 1970
Agreements, list.
10 North Texas Contractors Association (NTCA), Multi-Craft Bargaining Agreements, 1971-1972
Correspondence, news releases, agreements, newsletter, surveys, memorandum, information sheets, lists, table.
11 NTCA, Multi-Craft Bargaining Agreements, 1973-1974
Proposal, outline of policies, executive orders, correspondence, agenda, minutes, news release, memoranda, agreements, tables, newsletter.
12 NTCA, Mult-Craft Agreements, 1975-1976, 1978
Agreements, minutes, lists, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, copies of newspaper clippings, telegram, notes, chronological list of labor disputes, forms, copy of speech, survey, report, news release.
13 NTCA, Multi-Craft Agreements, 1977-1978, 1983
Agreements, copy of magazine article, memoranda, tables, newsletter, list, notes, graph.
14 Painting and Decorating Contractors of America, Dallas Chapter, 1964, 1966
Agreements.
15 Sub-contracts, 1974-1975
Agreements, letter.
16 T.L.A. Master Insulators' Association, 1968
Agreements.
17 Tile Contractors, 1966, 1970-1974
Agreements.
18 United Slate, Tile and Composition Roofers, 1966, 1969, 1971
Agreements, correspondence.
19 U.S. Army, 1958
Forms.
20 Zale Corporation, 1977, 1982
Memoranda, correspondence, agreement.

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Series II. Charities

AFL-CIO Community Services Committee/United Way, 1971, 1975, 1979
Statement, resolution, correspondence, list, report, memorandum.
Box Folder
2 2 Dallas AFL-CIO Community Services Committee, 1975, 1979
Minutes, agendas.
3 Dallas AFL-CIO Community Services Committee/United Way, 1975-1980
Correspondence, telegram, memoranda, itinerary, list, newsletter.
4 Dallas Society for Crippled Children, 1956-1970
Lists, correspondence, charter, copy of newspaper clipping, reports, minutes, notice, by-laws.
5 Union for Youth, 1976-1978
Correspondence, guidelines for foster home, agreement, financial statements, correspondence, copy of newspaper clipping, notice, notes, reports, list, memoranda, invoice, evaluation of operations, program procedures.
6 Union for Youth, 1978-1979
Correspondence, reports, survey, article, minutes, notes, lists, by-laws, memoranda, rules, legal document, fact sheet, table, agreement.
7 Union for Youth, 1976-1979
Minutes, memoranda, agendas.
8 United Way (See also Dallas AFL-CIO Community Services Committee), 1981-1983
Tables, correspondence, memoranda, agenda, summaries, list.

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Series III. Denison Building and Construction Trades Council

Box Folder
3 1 Income Tax Exemption Forms, 1974, 1978, 1980
Forms, memoranda.
2 Labor Organization Annual Reports, 1976, 1979-1981
3 General Files, 1984-1985
Notes, reports, correspondence, copies of newspaper clippings, list, agreement.
4 Ledger, 1957-1963
5 Minutes, 1976-1980
6 Miscellaneous, 1981
Scheduled Bond Renewal list, constitution.

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Series IV. Financial Records

Box Folder
4 1 Auditors' Report, 1965-1979
Reports, correspondence.
2 Building Trades Benefit Fund, 1974-1977
Ledger, Financial statement, tax returns, correspondence.
3 Building Trades Benefit Fund, 1980-1981
Ledger.
4 Building Trades Council, 1946-1961
Financial statements, memoranda, correspondence, audits.
5 Defense Fund, 1979-1981
Financial Statement, ledger.
6 Expense Sheets, 1978-1981
7 Financial Miscellaneous, 1980-1981, 1985
Correspondence, audit, receipts.
8 General Fund, 1979-1981
Ledger.
9 Labor Organization Financial Reports, 1959-1962, 1970-1976
Legislative information, memoranda, financial reports, correspondence.
10 Ledger, 1965-1967
11 Ledger, 1974-1975
12 Ledger, 1979
13 Payroll, 1980
14 Per Capital Tax, 1979-1980
15 Political Fund, 1979-1981
16 Tax Returns, 1960-1974
Returns, notes, memoranda, letter.
17 Ullico, 1981
Annual reports, financial highlights.

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Series V. General Office Files

Box Folder
5 1 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Department, 1954-1968
Correspondence, pamphlet, lists, memoranda, bulletin, statement.
2 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Department, 1970-1974
Memoranda, correspondence, analysis.
3 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Department, 1975
Correspondence, legislative information, copy of newspaper clipping, memoranda.
4 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Department, 1976-1979
Memoranda, correspondence, mailgram, list.
5 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Department, 1980-1982
Correspondence, reports.
6 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Department, 1982-1985
Correspondence, list, memoranda, report.
7 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Department, 1974-1975, 1981, 1983, undated
Reports, statement, position paper.
8 American Airlines, 1979-1980
Copy of magazine article, correspondence, position paper, news release, list, copies of newspaper clippings, mailgrams, flyer.
9 American Income Life Insurance Company, 1977-1979
Correspondence, copy of newspaper clippings, memorandum, form, brochure.
10 Back Pay Claims, 1972-1974
Information sheet, correspondence.
11 Building Trades Councils (Other Cities), 1961-1970, 1981-1983
Memoranda, correspondence, minutes, agreement, financial statements, notices, story.
12 Committee on Jobs, Environment and Technology, 1982-1983
News releases, statements, correspondence, copies of newspaper clippings, memoranda, ads, testimony, plan, copy of speech, notes, list.
13 Common Situs Picketing, 1966-1975
Correspondence, telegrams, legal documents, statements, lists, copies of newspaper clippings, memoranda, mailgrams, press release, information on other court cases, pamphlets, flyer, resolution.
14 Corporate Record Searches, 1966-1975
Correspondence, report, articles of incorporation.
Box Folder
6 1 Correspondence, 1956-1960
Correspondence, copy of newspaper clipping.
2 Correspondence, 1961-1964
Correspondence, legal document.
3 Correspondence, 1965-1966
4 Correspondence, 1967-1969
Correspondence, memoranda.
5 Correspondence, 1970-1972
Correspondence, flyer, memorandum, resolution, press release, legislative information.
6 Correspondence, 1973-1974
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notice.
7 Correspondence, 1975-1976
Correspondence, memoranda.
8 Correspondence, 1977-1979
Correspondence, tax statement, telegram.
9 Correspondence, 1980
Correspondence, memoranda.
10 Correspondence, 1981
Correspondence, suggestion list, directory report, memoranda, notice, invitation.
11 Correspondence, Forms, invoice, correspondence, memoranda, resumes, mailgram, 1982
Box Folder
7 1 Correspondence, 1983-1985
Correspondence, memoranda, mailgrams, announcement.
2 Correspondence, Owners, 1974
3 Correspondence, School Districts, 1959-1961, 1966
Correspondence, wage scales.
4 Dallas (City of), 1973-1975, 1979
Correspondence, list, legal document, copies of newspaper clippings.
5 Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Airport, 1978-1979
Memorandum, report, agenda, correspondence, information sheets, wage rate lists, copies of newspaper clippings.
6 Dallas/White Rock Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1972-1976
Wage rate schedules, notice, telegram, correspondence, forms, addendum.
7 Davis-Bacon Act, 1968, 1971
Legislative papers, correspondence, proposal, news releases, copies of newspaper clippings, memoranda, newsletter, statement, executive order, telegrams, proclamation.
8 Davis-Bacon Act, 1978-1983
Memoranda, reports, correspondence, legislative papers, booklets, copy of newspaper clipping.
9 Davis-Bacon Act (See also Prevailing Wage Laws), 1979
Brochures.
10 Detroit Multi-Bargaining Plan, 1971
Correspondence, agreement.
11 Directory and Buyers Guide, The Building Tradesman, 1972-1983
Correspondence, contracts, forms, announcement, subpoena, receipt, ledger, notes, list.
12 Equal Employment Opportunity, 1969
Memoranda, copies of newspaper clippings, information sheet.
13 FAIR (Federation for American Immigration Reform), 1985
Correspondence.
14 Ferrco Engineers, 1974
Correspondence.
15 Forged Check, 1977
Correspondence, legal document, memorandum.
16 Four States Building Trades Organizing Conference, 1969-1972
Correspondence, financial statements, report, memoranda, summary, telegram, rules.
17 Handbills, 1972-1976
Correspondence, list of instructions, handbills.
18 Historical Souvenir of the Building Trades Council of Dallas and Vicinity, 1914
19 Illegal Aliens, 1974-1979
Copies of newspaper clippings, memoranda, correspondence, flyer, statement, news release.
20 Illegal Aliens, 1982-1986
Report, correspondence, copies of newspaper clippings, excerpt, list, resolution, letter to the editor, opinion paper.
21 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, 1965-1975
Correspondence.
Box Folder
8 1 Labor Laws, Federal, 1947, 1957-1964, 1971, 1974
Legislative information, correspondence, statement, information sheets, outline, pamphlet, copy of newspaper clipping.
2 Labor Laws, Texas, 1945, 1957-1959, 1963
Booklets, correspondence, information sheet.
3 Memoranda of Understanding, 1971-1983
Correspondence, memoranda, application, lists, agreement, rules.
4 Miscellaneous, 1961-1962, 1967, 1976-1980
Manual, minutes, copies of newspaper clippings, certificate, report, rules, amendment, correspondence, ad, memorandum, copy of magazine article, lists, map.
5 National Alliance of Businessmen, 1968-1969
News releases, correspondence, lists, Employer's Digest.
6 Newspaper Articles, 1953, 1964, 1968, 1971-1972, 1975-1981
7 North Central Texas Council of Government, 1983
Memorandum, correspondence.
8 North Texas Contractors Association, 1971, undated
By-laws, report, memorandum.
9 Notes, Miscellaneous, 1973-1976
10 Office Building (Forest & Preston, Dallas), 1965
Correspondence.
11 Outreach Program, 1968-1972, 1976-1981
Exhibit outline, correspondence, memoranda, forms, notice, reports, notes, mailgrams, summary, proposal, list, budget.
12 Photographs, undated
13 Picketing Instructions, 1974
Memoranda, list.
14 Political Fund, 1979-1981
Form, constitutions, letter.
15 Political Fund, 1979-1983
Forms, memoranda, sworn statements, notice.
16 Political Fund, 1980-1983
Memoranda, schedule, correspondence, report, copy of chapter 14 of the Texas Election Code.
17 Presbyterian Hospital, 1985
Correspondence, memoranda.
18 Prevailing Wage Laws (See Davis-Bacon Act), 1980, 1984
Case study, letter, report.
Box Folder
9 1 Private Industry Council, 1984-February, 1985
Memoranda, minutes, correspondence, information sheets, agenda, list.
2 Private Industry Council, March-December, 1985
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, agendas, minutes, chart, lists, notes, attachment, proposal.
3 Project Reports, 1969-1970
4 Right-To-Work Laws, 1974-1975
Copies of newspaper clippings, report, correspondence, memorandum, list, survey.
5 Taft-Hartley Act (14b, Right-To-Work), undated
Pamphlets.
6 Telegrams, 1963-1980
7 Terrell State Hospital, 1961-1962
Correspondence.
8 Texas (State) AFL-CIO, 1963
Memoranda, letter, information card.
9 Texas (State) AFL-CIO, 1962-1977, undated
Correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, report, proposals, list, minutes, meeting notice, policy statement, copy of newspaper clipping, constitutions.
10 Texas (State) AFL-CIO, 1979-1983
Minutes, correspondence, financial statements, lists, memoranda, agendas, report, flyer, forms, copies of pledge cards.
11 Texas (State) Building and Construction Trades Council, 1960-1963, 1966-1984
Correspondence, pamphlet, resolution, bulletins, receipt, flyer, program, memoranda, list, certificate, minutes, schedule, quarterly membership cards, resolutions.
12 Texas (State) Building and Construction Trades Council, 1960-1963, 1967, 1981, 1983
Bulletins, memoranda, letter.
13 Texas (State) Building and Construction Trades Council, Executive Committee (Board), 1960, 1968-1975, 1979-1985
Minutes, newsletter, correspondence, memorandum.
14 Texas (State) Building and Construction Trades Council, 1980-1984
Financial statements.
15 Texas (State) Building and Construction Trades Council Newsletters, 1958-1961
Box Folder
10 1 Texas Distributors, Inc., 1971
Correspondence, telegram.
2 Texas Legislature, 1979-1980
Lists, bills of interest, correspondence, mailgram, memoranda, copies of newspaper clippings, newspaper, legislative information, report, notes, maps.
3 U.S. Department of Labor, 1964, 1968, 1977, 1981-1984
Memoranda, correspondence, legal document.
4 U.S. Department of Labor Forms, 1977, 1981-1982
5 The University of Texas, 1972
Correspondence.
6 Veterans Administration Hospital, 1965
Correspondence, telegram, copy of newspaper clipping.
7 Wage Rate, 1963-1967, 1971, 1974-1976
Lists, addendums, correspondence, information sheets, schedule, charts, notes, resolution, copy of newspaper clipping.
8 Wage Rate Certification Forms, 1979
9 Wage Rates (Construction), 1972-1982
Charts.
10 Wage Requests, 1965-1977
Correspondence, telegrams.
11 Wages, Substandard, 1961-1962, 1964
Correspondence, reports, telegram, notice.

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Series VI. Legal Documents

Box Folder
11 1 Clinton & Richards (Miscellaneous Cases), 1972-1977
Correspondence, information sheet on other cases, newsletter.
2 Clinton & Richards (Retainers), 1971, 1974, 1976
Correspondence.
3 Dallas (City of), 1979-1980, undated
Book, legal documents, wage rate schedules, list, correspondence, flyer, information on other cases, surveys.
4 Dallas County Construction Employers Association, Inc., 1966-1968
Correspondence, report, legal documents.
5 Dallas-Ft. Worth Area Malls, 1982-1983
Correspondence, legal documents, notes, lists.
6 Dallas-Ft. Worth Regional Airport, 1969-1970
Copies of newspaper clippings, correspondence, legal documents, memorandum, lists, outline, notes, comparisons of wage rates, news release.
7 Dallas Independent School District (See Weatherby-Godby Construction Company/Dallas Independent School District),
8 Dallas Osteopathic Hospital, 1971
Legal documents, letter, notes.
9 Dallas Plumbing Company, 1959-1960
Legal documents, correspondence.
10 Elmer Davis vs. Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, 1966-1967
Legal documents, correspondence.
11 El Paso Building and Construction Trades Council vs. El Paso Chapter Associated General Contractors of America, 1966-1967
Correspondence, legal documents.
12 Fort Worth/Dallas Regional Airport Wage Rate Determination, 1968-1969, 1979, 1980
Copies of newspaper clippings, lists, minutes, decision of the secretary, legal documents, notice of modification, forms.
Box Folder
12 1 Frauman Electric, 1963
Correspondence.
2 Howard U. Freeman, Inc., 1973
Legal documents.
3 Howard U. Freeman, Inc. (Crossroads Community Center), 1973-1974
Legal documents, correspondence, telegrams, agreement.
4 Max B. Goldblatt vs. The City of Dallas, 1968
Legal document.
5 Hallman and Hallman, Inc., 1974
Legal document, correspondence.
6 Handy Dan Hardware, Inc., 1973
Telegram, letter, flyer.
7 Doris Holden vs. David Pickett et al, 1974
Legal document.
8 Holiday Inn, 1969
Correspondence, instructions.
9 Ray Hubbard Power Plant, 1969
Telegrams, correspondence, memorandum, report.
10 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 59 vs. Dallas County Construction Employer's Association, Inc., 1968
Legal documents, correspondence, telegram.
11 Kroger Company, 1963-1964
Legal document, letter, flyer.
12 Labor Case Files, 1957-1961
Correspondence, schedule, legal documents, flyer, list, news release.
13 Milton B. Levy & Son Plumbing, Inc., 1962-1964
Correspondence, legal documents, notes.
14 Miscellaneous Legal Cases, 1965-1966
Correspondence.
15 National Labor Relations Board (Appeal of Sub-contractor Case), 1967-1968
Legal Documents, correspondence.
16 National Labor Relations Board Decisions, 1954, 1958, 1961-1962, 1976
Correspondence, memoranda, copy of article, analysis.
17 Prevailing Wage Laws, 1976
Memoranda, correspondence.
18 Templeton (Tempo Construction) Company, 1964
Correspondence, flyer.
19 Texas Distributors, Inc. vs. Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 100, 1975
Oral deposition.
20 Texas Distributors, Inc. vs. Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 100, 1974-1975
Weekly reports, mailgrams, legal documents, correspondence, statement, oral deposition, notes.
Box Folder
13 1 Texas Distributors, Inc. vs. Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 100, 1974-March, 1976
Legal documents, correspondence, deposition.
2 Texas Distributors, Inc. vs. Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 100, April-October, 1976
Correspondence, legal documents.
3 Wage Rate Decisions, 1964-1967
Information on the office of Solicitor, legal document, correspondence, minutes, applications, news release, list, schedule.
4 Wage Rate Decisions, 1977-1978
Correspondence, legal documents, charts.
5 Weatherby-Godby Construction Company, 1972-1974, undated
Correspondence, contracts, legal documents, wage rate schedules, copy of newspaper clipping, memorandum, report, guidelines, list.
6 Weatherby-Godby Construction Company, 1973-1976
Correspondence, memoranda, agenda, legal document.
7 Lee Roy Westbrook Construction Company, 1983-1984
Correspondence, memorandum, reports, list of exemptions, list, legal document.
8 J.L. Williams & Co., Inc., 1965, 1967
Correspondence.

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Series VII. Minutes

Box Folder
14 1 Building Trades Political Action Committee, 1980-1983, 1986, undated
2 Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, 1965-1969
3 Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, 1970-1974
Lists, minutes.
4 Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, 1975-1977
5 Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, 1978
6 Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, 1979, 1980
Minutes, lists.
7 Dallas Building and Construction Trades Council, 1981-1983, 1986
8 Dallas Building and Construction Trades Executive Board, 1978, 1982-1986
9 Manpower Development Training Act Advisory Committee, 1964-1969
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, bulletin.
10 Navarro College National Advisory Committee, 1977
Report, lists, minutes.

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