University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Fort Worth Trades Assembly Records, 1901-1936



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fort Worth Trades Assembly
Title: Fort Worth Trades Assembly Records
Dates: 1901-1936
Abstract: Consisting of minute books, the Fort Worth Trades Assembly Records, 1901-1936, document the administration of the Fort Worth Trades Assembly and its affiliation with several member unions for tailors, plasterers, barbers, and printers.
Accession No.: 1937
Extent: 1 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Founded in 1894, the Fort Worth Trades Assembly brought together Tarrant County labor and trade unions for tailors, plasterers, barbers, printers, and others associated with the American Federation of Labor (AFL). In 1957, the Assembly merged with the Tarrant County Industrial Union Council (CIO) to form the Tarrant County Central Labor Council of the AFL-CIO.

Source:

"Texas Labor Archives, Continued: E—I." UT Arlington Library. Accessed December 2, 2010. http://library.uta.edu/guideToArchives/guideLab2.jsp.


Scope and Contents

Consisting of minute books, the Fort Worth Trades Assembly Records, 1901-1936, document the administration of the Fort Worth Trades Assembly and its affiliation with several member unions for tailors, plasterers, barbers, and printers. The collection concerns city charters, meeting halls, working conditions, finances, and the Assembly’s affiliation with the American Federation of Labor.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Fort Worth Trades Assembly -- Archives.
American Federation of Labor.
Subjects
Labor Unions -- Texas -- Fort Worth.
Places
Fort Worth (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Related Material

See also Fort Worth Trades Assembly Records, 1901-1957, AR2, UT Arlington Library’s Special Collections, Arlington, Texas.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fort Worth Trades Assembly Records, 1901-1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Minute books:

box
2E233 July 20, 1901 - September 27, 1906
June 28, 1917 - August 14, 1919
July 29, 1921 - August 10, 1923
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4K566 October 11, 1906 - May 9, 1912
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4K567 May 23, 1912 - August 19, 1915
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4K568 August 29, 1919 - July 14, 1921
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4K569 August 23, 1923 - June 24, 1926
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4K570 July 27, 1929 - July 28, 1932
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4K571 July 7, 1926 - June 13, 1929
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4K572 August 11, 1932 - April 26, 1934
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4K573 May 10, 1934 - February 13, 1936