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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 174 (Washington, D.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2006-21

Scope and Contents of the Records

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 174 (Washington, D.C.) records consist of photographs, pins, and documents from the early portion of the lodge's history. Documents include photographs, IAMAW 50 year pins, financial ledgers, and a charter (1891).

Dates

  • 1892 - 1959

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to 3 photographs and a charter is restricted due to preservation concerns. Please consult Special Collections for more information.

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 and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 174 (Washington, D.C.)

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 174 (Washington, D.C.) is one of the oldest Machinists' lodges in North America. Also known as the "Columbia Lodge," this lodge was comprised of members who worked in the shipyards of the District of Columbia and nearby ports.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (in 9 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 174 (Washington, D.C.), "Columbia Lodge," is one of the oldest Machinists' lodges in North America. IAMAW Local Lodge 174 (Washington, D.C.) records consists of photographs, pins, financial ledgers and documents from the early portion of the lodge's history.

Acquisition Information

Donated by IAM communications department, courtesy of Yvonne Jacobs, November 7, 2006.

Related Archival 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 item level, May 2014.
Title
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 174 (Washington, D.C.):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • August 2014: Finding Aid created by Carley Henderson.
  • October 2016: Electronic finding aid edited by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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