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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 31 (Omaha, Neb.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2022-01

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Records

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 31 (Omaha, Neb.) records (1950-2020) consists of office files, benefits and pension information, grievances, job descriptions, collective barganing agreements, constitutions, training materials, correspondence, and photographs. Local Lodge 33 is a part of District Lodge 7, and some of their materials are included in the records.

Dates

  • 1950-2020

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use. Access to the grievances is restricted for 75 years from the date of creation.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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.

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.

Local Lodge 33 represents workers in the Omaha, Nebraska area. The largest industries included in these records were the Crown Packaging factory (which packaged food like Spam), Mid-America Webpress, Omaha World-Herald Company, and various over the road trucking companies.

Extent

13.3 Linear Feet (in 12 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 31 (Omaha, Neb.) records (1950-2020) consists of office files, benefits information, grievances, job descriptions, collective barganing agreements, training materials, correspondence, and photographs. Local Lodge 33 represented workers in the Omaha, Nebraska area. The largest industries were the Crown Packaging factory and various over the road trucking companies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 31 (Omaha, Neb.) courtesty of Mark Patch, January 2022.

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

Pocessed by Hal Hansen, Spring 2022. The materials arrived unfoldered, and were sorted and titled during processing.

Title
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 31 (Omaha, Neb.):
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Hal Hansen
Date
May 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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