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Waco Fire Fighters Association, Local 478 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Association of Fire Fighters. Local 478 (Waco, Tex.)
Title: Waco Fire Fighters Association, Local 478 Records
Dates: 1957-1963
Abstract: Records are comprised of meeting minutes of International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 478 of Waco, Texas. Minutes describe proceedings of meetings held by Local 478 from 1957-1963.
Identification: AR13
Extent: 1 folder
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) is a labor union affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The Waco Fire Fighters Association, Local 478 was organized in 1938 in Waco, Texas and is one of the original charter members of the Texas State Association of Fire Fighters.

Source: Waco Professional Fire Fighers Association website, accessed May 5, 2015, http://www.iafflocal478.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/ view_page.cfm&page=Welcome


Scope and Contents

Records consist of one folder of minutes and a photocopy of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Waco Fire Fighters Association, Local 478. The minutes record and describe the events and proceedings of meetings held by Local 478. They include dated entries of meetings, the number of participants present for meetings, motion proposals, voting results of motions put forth, officer and delegate election results, and descriptions of union business including pay scales, work hours, member dues, and contributions to charitable organizations.


Organization

Records consist of 1 folder of minutes.

Restrictions

Access

Restricted.


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
Waco Fire Fighters Association--Records and correspondence.
Waco Fire Fighters Association. Ladies Auxiliary--Constitution.
International Association of Fire Fighters. Local 478 (Waco, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
International Association of Fire Fighters. Local 478 (Waco, Tex.) Ladies Auxiliary #1--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Waco--History--Sources.
Fire fighters--Texas--Waco--History--Sources.
Women--Societies and clubs--Texas--Waco--History--Sources.
Places
Waco (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Waco Fire Fighters Association, Local 478 Records, AR13, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1967.


Administrative Information

Processing

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 Waco Firefighters Local 478 Records.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Minutes, 1957-1963