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Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Local 84 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America. Local 84 (Houston, Tex.)
Title: Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Local 84 Records
Dates: 1897-1901
Abstract: Records consist of a single bound volume of photocopied minutes from meetings of the Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Local 84 of Houston, Texas. The minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 84 between 1897 and 1901.
Identification: AR22
Extent: 1 box (0.4 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Local 84 was a labor union of streetcar workers in Houston, Texas. Members were involved in several strike and boycott activities including the 1900 strike against the Electric Street Railway Company of Houston, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Records consist of a single bound volume of photocopied minutes from meetings of the Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Local 84 of Houston, Texas. The minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 84 between 1897 and 1901 and include entries pertaining to organized strike activities.


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
Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America. Local 84 (Houston, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Houston--History--Sources.
Strikes and lockouts--Texas--Houston--History--Sources.
Places
Houston (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees of America, Local 84 Records, AR22, Box Number, Volume Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift.


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.


Note to the Researcher

Please note this volume is a photocopy. The original is located in the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech College in Lubbock, Texas.


Container List

Box Volume
1 1 Minute book, March 14, 1897 - June 19, 1901