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International Longshoremen's Association, Gulf Coast District Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Longshoremen's Association. Gulf Coast District
Title: International Longshoremen's Association, Gulf Coast District Records
Dates: 1911
Abstract: The International Longshoremen's Association, Gulf Coast District, was formed in 1911 and was composed of ILA locals from Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. These records are a photocopied set of minutes of the Convention of the Southern Locals, the founding convention of the International Longshoremen's Association, Gulf Coast District.
Identification: AR181
Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The International Longshoremen's Association, Gulf Coast District, was formed at the Convention of the Southern Locals, held in 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was composed of ILA locals from Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.


Scope and Contents

Records are comprised of a photocopied set of minutes of the Convention of the Southern Locals, September 11-14, 1911, and mainly document organizational issues and resolutions put forth to the attendees at the founding convention.


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
International Longshoremen's Association. Gulf Coast District--Records and correspondence.
International Longshoremen's Association. Convention--Records and correspondence--1911.
Subjects
Labor unions--Texas--History--Sources.
Labor unions--Southern States--History--Sources.
Stevedores--Labor unions--History--Sources.
Places
Gulf Coast (U.S.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

International Longshoremen's Association, Gulf Coast District Records, AR181, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of James C. Maroney.


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 of the Convention of the Southern Locals, New Orleans, September 11-14, 1911