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International Typographical Union Working Card:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Typographical Union.
Title: International Typographical Union Working Card
Dates: August 31, 1904
Abstract: The International Typographical Union issued working cards to union members to track the payment of members' dues. This card, issued to W.H. Bailey, contains stamps for each month of 1904 to indicate dues were paid.
Identification: AR207
Extent: 1 item (0.01 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The International Typographical Union began in the United States in 1852 as the National Typographical Union. In 1869, it became the International Typographical Union. The union issued working cards to union members to track the payment of members' dues. Stamps affixed to the cards every month indicated payment. The card was issued to W.H. Bailey, who was a member of the International Typographical Union in 1904 in Texas and who had attended the 1902 convention held in Cincinnati, Ohio as a delegate from Washington, D.C.


Scope and Contents

Consists of a single working card issued to W.H. Bailey by the International Typographical Union. Stamps affixed to the card record payment of monthly dues in 1904.


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.
Persons
Bailey, W.H.--Archives.
Organizations
International Typographical Union--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Labor unions members--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

International Typographical Union Working Card, AR207, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1967. Accessioned as number 67-14.


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 International Typographical Union Working Card, August 31, 1904