Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America, Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) records
Scope and Content of the Records
The collection consists of the records of Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union from 1950-1971. Includes eight minute books of weekly meetings of Local 8, discussing committee reports, inter-union disputes, amendments, resolutions, elections, and membership information (1950-1967). The collection also contains quarterly audit reports (1950-1955), constitutions, labor agreements, and working rules.
- Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
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.
The Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America organized in 1865 as the National Union of Bricklayers. Its name changed in 1883 to the Bricklayers’ and Masons’ International Union of America. It adopted its present name in 1910.
0.42 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Eight minute books, 1950-1967, recount the weekly meetings of Atlanta's Local 8 of the Bricklayers and Masons Union. Committee reports, bills paid, inter-union disputes, amendments, and resolutions are recorded as are elections and membership information. Quarterly audits, 1950-1955, constitutions, agreements, and working rules complete the records.
Donated by Bricklayers and Masons Union Local 8, courtesy John C. White, July 13, 1972.
Separated Materials note
During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. Please consult archivist for access.
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Agreements Collection
- Bricklayers Local Union 8 (Atlanta, Georgia), 1970, undated
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions Collection
- Bricklayers International Union, 1968, 1970
- Bricklayers Local Union 8 (Atlanta, Georgia), 1967, 1971
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Standards Collection
- Working Rules (Atlanta, Georgia) Bricklayers Local Unions 8 and 9, 1955
- Working Rules (Atlanta, Georgia) Bricklayers Local Union 8, 1963
Processed by E. L. Eltzroth at the file level, July 17, 1972.
- Bricklayers and Masons Union, Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.):
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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