United Furniture Workers of America
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Furniture and Bedding Workers Union (of United Furniture Workers of America), Local 18-B (Chicago, Ill.), contracts collection
Abstract: The collection consists of 11 agreements, 1948, 1960-1969, between the Furniture & Bedding Workers Union (of United Furniture Workers of America), Local 18-B (Chicago, Ill.), and manufacturers.
Dates: 1948-1969; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969
Abstract: Myron Howard "Mike" Ross, was born November 9, 1919. Ross worked with a number of unions as an organizer, arbitrator, and advocate in the South. He ran for elective office in North Carolina on the Progressive Party ticket. After receiving public health training, he founded the Fairmont (West Virginia) Clinic, which had the mission of providing high quality medical care for miners and their families. Administering the clinic 1958-1978, Ross developed a longstanding interest in coal miners and...
Abstract: The Contracts and Agreements Collection of the United Furniture Workers of America (1905-1975) includes agreements and contracts between UFWA locals and companies located throughout the United States.
Abstract: In 1937, dissident members of the Upholsterers' International Union of North America formed the new United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA), and affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The UFWA records, 1939-1977, document the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions. The contains includes records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units, including minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee,...