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Culinary Workers and Bartenders Local Union 12 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Culinary Workers and Bartenders Local Union 12 (San Antonio, Tex.)
Title: Culinary Workers and Bartenders Local Union 12 Records
Dates: 1937-1941
Abstract: The Culinary Workers and Bartenders Local Union 12 was a labor union located in San Antonio, Texas. Records are comprised mainly of financial records that contain entries pertaining to members' dues. Entries include member name, address, age, and place of employment. Local 12 was part of the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Alliance and Bartenders International League of America which later became the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union (HERE).
Identification: AR105
Extent: 4 volumes (0.4 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The Culinary Workers and Bartenders Local Union 12 was a labor union located in San Antonio, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Records are comprised mainly of financial records but also include two letters. The financial records are four bound volumes of ledgers reflecting the union dues paid per member each month. Each entry also includes member name, address, age, and place of employment.


Organization

The 4 volumes of records are arranged in chronological order by fiscal year.

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
Culinary Workers and Bartenders Union, Local 12 (San Antonio, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union, Local 12 (San Antonio, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
UNITE HERE--History--Sources.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--San Antonio--History--Sources.
Places
San Antonio (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Separated Material

By-Laws (1940) of the Culinary Workers and Bartenders Local Union 12 placed in AR417: Texas Labor Archives: Constitutions, By-Laws, and Rules.


Administrative Information

Citation

Culinary Workers and Bartenders Local Union 12 Records, AR105, Box Number, Volume Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Gilbert Kissling, 1974.


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 Financial Records - Union dues, July, 1937-June, 1938
309 members listed. Approximately 111 are female and 209 are male.
2 Financial Records - Union dues, July, 1938-June, 1939
235 members listed. Approximately 63 are female and 172 are male.
3 Financial Records - Union dues, July, 1939-June, 1940
246 members listed. Approximately 87 are female and 159 are male.
4 Financial Records - Union dues, July, 1940-June, 1941
148 members listed. Approximately 39 are female and 109 are male. 2 letters, 1940, 1944.