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International Association of Machinists, District Lodge 751 (Seattle, Wash.) collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2006-19

Scope and Contents of the Collection

International Association of Machinists, District Lodge 751 (Seattle, Wash.) collection, 1970s-2000s, includes one photograph of workers on strike at the Naval Air Test Center (Patuxent River, Maryland) and digital files of documents, news clippings, periodicals, audio, photographs, and correspondence all related to the reform history of International Association of Machinists (IAM) District Lodge 751 (Seattle, Washington). The collection focuses on IAM election campaigns, organizing efforts, and its relationship with Boeing Aerospace Company.

Dates

  • 1970-2000

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 about International Association of Machinists

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 District Lodge 751 organized in Seattle, Washington, in 1935. It represents employees at Boeing Company.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 751 organized in Seattle, Washington, in 1935. It represents employees at Boeing Company. Its collection (1970s-2000s) includes digital files of documents, news clippings, periodicals, audio, photographs, and correspondence.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Chris Wagoner, 2006.

Related Materials Note

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 item level, June 2014.
Title
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 751 (Seattle, Wash.):
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2014: EAD Finding aid created by Carley Henderson.
  • June 2019: EAD revised by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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