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International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.) veteran badge correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: L1987-20

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Records of International Association of Machinists [IAM], Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.), 1939-1966, consist of correspondence and applications for veterans badges (indicating membership in IAM for 15 or more years).

Dates

  • 1939-1966

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Historical Note

Originally founded in Atlanta in 1888 as a trade union for railroad machinists, today the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers represents workers in a large and diverse number of fields. Over the course of the 20th century the machinists moved from representing railroad workers to machinists and others working for airlines and the aerospace industry.

IAM Local Lodge 49 is located in Chicago Ridge, Illinois, near the city of Chicago, and was organized on April 1st , 1939.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Records of International Association of Machinists [IAM], Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.), 1939-1966, consist of correspondence and applications for veterans badges (indicating membership in IAM for 15 or more years).

Acquisition Information

Donated by James A. Faoro, May 2, 1987.

Related Materials

Georgia State University Library is the official repository for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the collection includes the Grand Lodge records as well as numerous Local and District Lodges. Please see the IAMAW Research Guide for more collections. In addition, GSU Digital Collections includes complete, full-text runs of the Machinist Monthly Journal and the Machinists Newspaper available in GSU Digital Collections as well as numerous photographs and local publications from both the US and Canada.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the file level, May 2014.
Title
International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.):
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Carley Henderson
Date
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2014: Finding Aid created by Carley Henderson.
  • September 2015: EAD edited by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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