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American Federation of Grain Millers, Local 89 Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: American Federation of Grain Millers. Local 89 (Dallas, Tex.)
Title: American Federation of Grain Millers, Local 89 Records
Dates: 1948-1975
1950-1973
Abstract: Chartered in 1948, the American Federation of Grain Millers, Local 89 was located in Dallas, Texas. Local 89 was comprised of employees from the Russell-Miller Milling Co., a division of the Peavey Company, and Morten Milling Company, a division of Burrus Mills, Inc. Records contain minutes (1950-1973), correspondence (1960-1973), financial documents (1959-1973), agreements (1957-1971), resolutions (1955-1962), grievance reports (1960-1967), and printed material.
Identification: AR99
Extent: 1 box (0.4 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

Chartered in 1948, the American Federation of Grain Millers, Local 89 was located in Dallas, Texas. Local 89 was comprised of employees from the Russell-Miller Milling Co., a division of the Peavey Company, and Morten Milling Company, a division of Burrus Mills, Inc. It was disbanded in 1973 due to the closing of the Peavey Company flour mills in Dallas.


Scope and Contents

Records contain minutes (1950-1973), correspondence (1960-1973), financial documents (1959-1973), agreements (1957-1971), resolutions (1955-1962), grievance reports (1960-1967), and printed material. Agreements include master and supplemental agreements between labor unions and various flour mills. Printed materials include pamphlets, a poster, reports, and booklets pertaining to various labor unions and labor laws.


Organization

Materials are arranged according to document type. Within a document type, 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
American Federation of Grain Millers. Local 89 (Dallas, Tex.)--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--Dallas--History--Sources.
Places
Dallas (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

American Federation of Grain Millers, Local 89 Records, AR99, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of George C. Valek and Mr. James Belknap, Jr., 1968, 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 Folder
1 1 Belknap, James O. - Correspondence, Financial Secretary, A.F.G.M. Local 89, Dallas, Texas, December 2, 1972-August 14, 1973
2 Schneider, H.A. - Correspondence, General Secretary, International A.F.G.M., April 8, 1960-May 18, 1972
3 Valek, George C. - Correspondence, Secretary-Treasurer, A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, April 11, 1963-December 9, 1971
4 Miscellaneous Correspondence - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, May 18, 1972-February 1, 1973
5 U.S. Department of Labor - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, 1962-1967
Pamphlets and Acts pertaining to unions.
6 Financial Records - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, February 12, 1959-October 29, 1973
7 Grievance Reports - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, August 8, 1960-August 18, 1967
8 Master Agreements - A.F.G.M., Local 89 and Flour Mill Companies, March 29, 1963-April 1, 1975
9 Supplemental Agreements - A.F.G.M. and Flour Companies, Local 89, Dallas, Texas, April 1, 1957-July 1, 1971
Flour Companies Involved - Russell Miller, Peavey Flour
10 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 23, 1950-December 13, 1957
11 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 21, 1958-December 16, 1958
12 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, February 18, 1959-December 16, 1959
13 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, February 2, 1960-November 9, 1961
14 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, February 16, 1962-December 3, 1963
15 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 9, 1964-October 30, 1964
16 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 19, 1965-October 19, 1965
17 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 18, 1966-November 22, 1966
18 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 10, 1967-October 10, 1967
19 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 23, 1968-November 19, 1968
20 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 23, 1969-December 17, 1969
21 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 26, 1970-December 21, 1970
22 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 26, 1971-November 16, 1971
23 Minutes - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 4, 1972-May 22, 1973,
24 Peavey Flour Mill and A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, August, 1962-March 18, 1973
25 Peavey Flour Mill - Correspondence, A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, January 21, 1969-March 18, 1973
26 Resolutions - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, September 12, 1955-October 7, 1962
27 Union Member List - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, March 1, 1972-October 3, 1972
28 Miscellaneous Pamphlets - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, 1964-1972
29 Miscellaneous - A.F.G.M., Local 89, Dallas, Texas, 1964-1970