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International Association of Machinists, Local 1476 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Association of Machinists. Local 1476 (Wichita Falls, Tex.)
Title: International Association of Machinists, Local 1476 Records
Dates: 1941-1962
Abstract: The International Association of Machinists, Local 1476 was organized in Wichita Falls, Texas on September 28, 1941. Records contain minutes, a roll book, and financial ledgers.
Identification: AR70
Extent: 2 boxes (0.63 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

The International Association of Machinists, Local 1476 was a labor union organized in Wichita Falls, Texas on September 28, 1941. In 1964, the International Association of Machinists became the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.


Scope and Contents

Records consist of nine bound volumes of minutes, a roll book, and four bound receipts and disbursements ledgers. Minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 1476 from 1941-1962, including its inaugural meeting on September 28, 1941. Topics include motions, memberships, local businesses, working conditions, strike activities, communications from other locals and the national office, committee reports, and financial matters. The roll book contains lists of names with addresses and places of employment of members from 1941-1942. The receipts and disbursements ledgers also contain member names along with card numbers and financial transactions.


Organization

This collection consists of 14 bound volumes arranged by document type. Within document type, volumes are in chronological order.
Series I. Minutes, 1942-1962 (9 volumes)
Series II. Roll Book, 1941-1942 (1 volume)
Series III. Financial Records, 1941-1949 (4 volumes)

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
International Association of Machinists. Local 1476 (Wichita Falls, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local 1476 (Wichita Falls, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Wichita Falls--History--Sources.
Strikes and lockouts
Labor unions--Texas--Wichita Falls--History--Sources.
Places
Wichita Falls (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

International Association of Machinists, Local 1476 Records, AR70, Box Number, Volume Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1972. Accessioned as number 72-16.


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

Series I. Minutes (9 volumes), 1942-1962

Box Volume
1 1 Minutes: September 28, 1941 - December 7, 1942
2 Minutes: January 4, 1943 - October 3, 1944
3 Minutes: November 7, 1944 - December 11, 1946
4 Minutes: December 29, 1946 - December 19, 1948
5 Minutes: January 22, 1951 - April 6, 1953
6 Minutes: April 20, 1953 - April 18, 1955
7 Minutes: May 2, 1955 - June 3, 1957
8 Minutes: July 1, 1957 - September 21, 1959
9 October 5, 1959 - October 1, 1962Minutes:



Series II. Roll Book (1 volume), 1941-1942

Box Volume
1 10 Roll Book: October 1941 - January 1942



Series III. Financial Records (4 volumes), 1941-1949

Box Volume
2 11 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger: August 1941 - November 1942
12 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger: January 1946 - December 1946
13 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger: January 1948 - August 1948
14 Receipts and Disbursements Ledger: September 1948 - January 1949