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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2169 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners. Local 2169 (San Antonio, Tex.)
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Local 2169 Records
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1922
Abstract: The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2169 was formed May 22, 1919 in San Antonio, Texas and was comprised of millmen. Records document the activities of Local 2169 from its inaugural meeting in 1919 until 1922 and include a membership roster and a bound volume of minutes.
Identification: AR14
Extent: 1 box (0.08 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC) is a labor union of carpenters, cabinetmakers, millwrights, framers, floor layers, roofers, drywallers, and workers in forest-products and related industries. Local 2169 was a San Antonio affiliate of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America and was comprised of millmen. The first meeting of Local 2169, in which sixty members were initiated and officers were elected, was held on May 22, 1919.


Scope and Contents

Records consist of a bound volume of minutes from May 22, 1919 to July 13, 1922 and a handwritten membership list. The minutes record and describe the events and proceedings of meetings held by Local 2169, including its inaugural meeting in 1919 in which members were initiated and officers were elected. Other entries describe motion proposals and votes, later officer elections, communications from other labor unions, the status of individual members, bill payments, and labor issues. The handwritten membership roster records the names and addresses of members.


Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 2169 (San Antonio, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Carpenters--Labor unions--Texas--San Antonio--History--Sources.
Labor unions--Texas--San Antonio--History--Sources.
Places
San Antonio (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2169 Records, AR14, Box Number, Volume Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1968.

Processing Information

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections “Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records” project, 2014-2015.


 Note to the Researcher 

The collection is also known as Millmen #2169 Records.


 Administrative Information 

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

 

Box Volume
1 1 Minutes, May 22, 1919- July 13, 1922