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International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge #776 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge #776.
Title: International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge #776 Records
Inclusive Dates: 1945-1962
Abstract: Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation employees created International Association of Machinists Lodge 776 at the company plant in Fort Worth, Texas in 1942. Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge No. 776 consists of three sections, 776-A, 776-B, and 776-C, each representing a different work shift. The union unofficially struck in the fall of 1945, and officially in the spring of 1946, due to ongoing resistance by the company to union demands during the transition from war production to peacetime production. On May 27, 1965, the International Association of Machinists changed its name to International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. These agreements and contract proposal are the records of the International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge 776.
Identification: Unprocessed mss.2009-71
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation employees created International Association of Machinists Lodge 776 at the company plant in Fort Worth, Texas in 1942. Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge No. 776 consists of three sections, 776-A, 776-B, and 776-C, each representing a different work shift. The union unofficially struck in the fall of 1945, and officially in the spring of 1946, due to ongoing resistance by the company to union demands during the transition from war production to peacetime production. On May 27, 1965, the International Association of Machinists changed its name to International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

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Scope and Contents

These agreements and contract proposal are the records of the International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge 776.

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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
International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge #776--Archives.
International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge #776--Records and correspondence.6
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

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Related Material

00081AR48: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 776 Records (1938-1967)

00063AR122: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 776 Records (1951-1965)

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Administrative Information

Citation

International Association of Machinists, Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge #776 Records, Unprocessed mss. 2009-71, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, Unknown date.

Accessioned as number 2009-71.

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