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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Note to the Researcher

Description of Series

University of Texas Arlington

Labor Union Charter Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Title: Labor Union Charter Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1898-1970
Identification: AR233
Extent: 36 items
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Special Collections does not necessarily have the records of the unions represented in this charter collection. For more specific information, the researcher should refer to the particular charter.

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Scope and Contents

This is an ongoing collection of charters either taken from labor union collections or collected individually. These charters serve to define the formal organization of a union or authorize the establishment of a local or auxiliary of the parent organization. The collections contains charters from various Texas and Oklahoma labor unions.

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Organization

There is no overall arrangement. Charters are listed as received.

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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.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Sources.
Labor unions--Oklahoma--Sources.
Charters.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

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Administrative Information

Citation

Labor Union Charter Collection, Box Number, Folder Number, The University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift. 1967-.

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 Note to the Researcher 

Special Collections does not necessarily have the records of the unions represented in this charter collection. These documents served to define the formal organization of a union or authorize the establishment of a local or auxiliary of the parent organization. For more specific information, the researcher should refer to that particular charter.

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Container List

 

Box Charter
OS148 CH 1 International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen and Helpers, Local 243, Houston, Texas 1921
CH 2 International Ladies Garment Workers' Union, Local 214, Houston, Texas 1935--
(See Collection 29)
CH 3 Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers, Ladies Auxiliary, Local 80, Lubbock, Texas 1946
CH 4 Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers' International Union of America, Local 20, Houston, Texas 1925
CH 5 Upholsterers' International Union of North America, Local 250, Houston, Texas 1940
CH 6 American Federation of Labor, Fort Worth Trades Assembly, Fort Worth, Texas 1939
CH 7 Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, Lodge #75, Fort Worth, Texas 1916
CH 8 Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Ladies Auxiliary, Local 55, Lubbock, Texas 1938
CH 9 International Association of Marble, Slate, and Stone Polishers, Rubbers and Sawyers, Tile and Marble Setters Helpers, Mosaic and Terrazzo Workers Helpers, Local 177, Lubbock, Texas 1949
CH 10 American Federation of Musicians, Local 72, Fort Worth, Texas 1898
CH 11 Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, AFL, Local 528, Dallas, Texas 1913
CH 12 American Federation of Labor, Central Labor Council, Longview, Texas 1934
CH 13 American Federation of Government Employees, Lodge #756, Houston, Texas 1943
CH 14 American Federation of Labor, Building & Construction Trades Council of Waco, Texas 1939
CH 15 American Federation of Grain Millers Local 89, Dallas, Texas 1948--
(See Collection 99)
CH 16 Congress of Industrial Organizations Dallas Area Industrial Union Council Texas 1942-
(See Collection 126)
CH 17 American Federation of Labor, Central Labor Council, Dallas, Texas 1910-
(See Collection 126)
CH 18 International Typographical Union of North America, Junior Typograhpical Union Charter, Dallas, Texas, Union 173 1939-
(See Collection 144)
CH 19 Journeymen Tailor's Union of America, Local 214, San Antonio, Texas 1899
Box Charter
OS151 CH 20 United Packinghouse Workers of America, L.I.U. 277, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1943
CH 21 United Packinghouse Workers of America, L.I.U. 13, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1943
CH 22 Amalgated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Ladies Auxiliary, Local 85 1942
CH 23 International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite and Paper Mill Workers, San Antonio, Texas 1955
CH 24 International Brotherhood of Iron Ship Builders and Helpers of America, San Antonio, Texas 1911
CH 25 Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America, Lodge #77, San Antonio, Texas 1933
Box Charter
OS148A CH 26 Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America AFL, Local 85, San Antonio, Texas 1940
CH 27 San Antonio Union Label League, AFL Union Label Trades Department 1937
CH 28 Laundry Workers International Union, Local 237, San Antonio, Texas 1937
CH 29 American Federation of Labor, Industrial and Ordinary Insurance Agents Union 23849, San Antonio, Texas 1945
CH 30 American Federation of Labor, Federal Labor Union 23588, Rockport, Texas 1943
CH 31 American Federation of Labor, Battery Makers Union 19334, San Antonio, Texas 1934
CH 32 Bakery & Confectionery Workers International Union of America, Union 185, San Antonio, Texas 1917
CH 33 Texas State Federation of Labor 1952-
(New Charter. Original issued February 19, 1903)
CH 34 Typographical Union 198, Woman's International Auxiliary, Local 44, Fort Worth, Texas (issued Ocober 25, 1923)
CH 35 United Mine Workers of America, Local 2538, Thurber, Texas-(issued October 8, 1903 and signed by John Mitchell)
CH 36 Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, District Council Charter (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico) January 27, 1970
CH 37 Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 327, New Orleans, Louisiana April 14, 1960
CH 38 International Typographical Union, Local 173, Dallas, Texas March 15, 1895
CH 39 American Federation of Labor, Building and Construction Trades Council, Denison, Texas April 23, 1940
CH 40 American Federation of Labor, Building and Construction Trades Council, Dallas, Texas November 30, 1938
CH 41 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Building and Construction Trades Council Denison, Texas February 9, 1960
(souvenir)
CH 42 AFL-CIO, Building and Construction Trades Council, Dallas, Texas July 9, 1959
(souvenir)
CH 43 American Federation of Labor, Sleeping Car Porters Union, No. 18089, Fort worth, Texas June 20, 1929

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