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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 396 (Newport News, Va.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-35

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1901-1968 of Carpenters Local 396, Newport News, include those of Local 887, Hampton, which was incorporated into 396 at a time not specified in the records. The bulk of the Material consists of financial ledgers and minute books. The ledgers show dues payment by members with a large number of these members expelled for nonpayment of dues in 1947. The minute books describe the problems 396 and 887 had agreeing on their respective jurisdictions. Also described are difficulties with nonunion men and black laborers working in their areas with union men. Included in these records is a minute book from the Peninsular District of Virginia with which 396 and 887 were affiliated.

Dates

  • 1901-1968

Creator

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.

Historical Note

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America organized in 1881 as the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Chartered by the AFL in 1887, the Brotherhood merged with the United Order of American Carpenters and Joiners in 1888 to become the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

Extent

2.09 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The records, 1901-1968, of United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 396, Newport News, Virginia, consist of financial ledgers and minute books. The records include those of Local 887, Hampton, and a minute book from the Peninsular District of Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 396 (Newport News, Va.), courtesy of George Tanner, August 11, 1976.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Mary Froehlich at the file level, September 10, 1976.

Title
United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 396 (Newport News, Virginia):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1976
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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