Tom Ducy collection of International Association of Machinists material
Scope and Contents of the Collection
Tom Ducy collection of International Association of Machinists [IAM] material contains an IAM constitution, 1913; minutes of IAM Lodge 47, also known as the Pioneer Lodge (Commerce City, Colo.), 1889-1891; and a jurisdictional agreement between IAM District 9 Local Lodge 126 (Ill.) and a Machinery Movers and Riggers Union of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers local, part of a collective bargaining agreement with the Curtiss-Wright Corporation Airplane Division, St. Louis Plant, 1942.
- Creation: 1889-1891, 1913, 1942
- Ducy, Thomas F. (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
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Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Tom Ducy joined the International Association of Machinists (IAM) in St. Louis in 1950, and eventually served as its second-highest ranking officer. He was a steward and organizer for the IAM in Colorado, and was an administrator in its Great Lakes and Midwest Territories. A longtime member of IAM's Executive Council, he was elected General Secretary-Treasurer in 1987 and served until 1993. The IAM dates to 1888. One of the first locals in Colorado, National Association of Machinists (precursor to the IAM) lodge 47 (Commerce City, Colo.), first met in 1889 and was chartered in 1890. Once known as
Pioneer Lodge 47, the local is now known as Rocky Mountain Lodge 47. Chartered in 1902, IAM District 9 has offices in the St. Louis area and is composed of locals in Illinois and Missouri.
0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)
Language of Materials
Tom Ducy served as General Secretary-Treasurer of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), 1987-1993. Collection includes an IAM constitution, 1913; and minutes of IAM Lodge 47, also know as the Pioneer Lodge (Commerce City, Colo.),1889-1891; and a jurisdictional agreement that was part of a collective bargaining agreement with the Curtiss-Wright Corporation Airplane Division, St. Louis Plant, 1942.
Donated by Tom Ducy, 1987.
Processed by Carley Henderson at the file level, May 2014. Descriptions by Carly Henderson and William W. Hardesty.
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (Organization)
- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (Organization)
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Lodge 47 (Denver, Colo.) (Organization)
- Tom Ducy:
- A Guide to His International Association of Machinists Collection at Georgia State University
- Carley Henderson and Bill Hardesty
- May 2014
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