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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 923 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 923 (Cleburne, Tex.)
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 923 Records
Dates: 1928-1969
Abstract: Organized on February 26, 1936, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 923 was a labor union located in Cleburne, Texas.
Identification: AR97
Extent: 7 folders (0.4 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

Organized on February 26, 1936, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 923 was a labor union located in Cleburne, Texas. In April of 1969, it merged with Local 1822 of Fort Worth, Texas.


Scope and Contents

Records contain minutes (1936-1969) and financial records (1928-1933, 1961-1969). Minutes record and describe the proceedings of meetings held by Local 923 and include topics such as officer elections, union members, and general business. Financial records include receipts and expenditures ledgers.


Organization

Materials are arranged in 7 folders by document type. Within document types, materials are arranged in chronological order.

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 923 (Cleburne, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Cleburne--History--Sources.
Places
Cleburne (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 923 Records, AR97, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Melvin Butler, 1974. Accessioned as number 74-26.


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 Folder
1 1 Minutes - UBCJA, Local 923, Cleburne, Texas, February 26, 1936-July 2, 1945
2 Minutes - UBCJA, Local 923, Cleburne, Texas, August 12, 1946-June 30, 1952
3 Minutes - UBCJA, Local 923, Cleburne, Texas, July 7, 1952-April 14, 1969
4 Day Book - UBCJA, Local 923, Cleburne, Texas, July 2, 1928-March, 1933
5 Ledger - Receipts and expenditures, UBCJA, Local 923, Cleburne, Texas, January 9, 1961-December 28, 1962
6 Ledger - Receipts and expenditures, UBCJA, Local 923, Cleburne, Texas, 1963-1966
Book 1 - January 4, 1963-January 4, 1964
Book 2 - January 4, 1965-January 9, 1966
7 Journal (Ledger) - Receipts and expenditures, UBCJA, Local 923, Cleburne, Texas, January 16, 1967-April 7, 1969