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International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-31

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1919-1979, of International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers (HFIA), Local 48 (Atlanta, GA) comprise primarily correspondence and financial documents. The chief correspondent is H.M. Hoffman, Business Agent and Financial Secretary, who communicated with employers concerning all issues subject to collective bargaining agreements. Correspondence with International Secretary-Treasurer and President C.W. Sickles concerns joint trade agreements, the chartering of new locals in the South, and jurisdictional disputes with the Plumbers and Steamfitters in 1940 and 1948, and with HFIA Locals(Mobile) and 67 (Tampa) in 1937 and 1947, respectively. The Records show that Local 48 sought wage scales, jobs, and the prevention of legislation unfavorable to labor by participating in the States Conference of Asbestos Workers.

Dates

  • 1919-1979

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.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Correspondence, financial documents, and other items, relating to collective bargaining agreements, wages, joint trade agreements, chartering new locals in the South, jurisdictional disputes with Local 55 (Mobile, Ala.), Local 67 (Tampa, Fla.), and United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada, and International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers. Correspondents include H.M. Hoffman and C.W. Sickles.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Phillip A. Williams, October 1979.

Online Availability

Most of the photographs in this collection have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid. For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection finding aid or catalog. For oversize materials, artifacts, constitutions, contracts, and proceedings, consult Special Collections for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Oversize Location

  1. Photograph of the 16th annual convention of the International Association of Heating and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers. Hollenden Hotel; Cleveland, Ohio, 1942

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection

  1. Photographs (11), 1958; 1973; undated
  2. Henry Hoffman, business agent of Local 48, 1958
  3. Local 48, 40th anniversary banquet, 1973

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Artifacts Collection

  1. 2 badges, employee and citizenship

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions Collection

  1. Georgia AFL-CIO, 1959
  2. Atlanta Building and Construction Trades Council, undated
  3. Chattanooga Building Trades Council, 1951
  4. International Association of Asbestos Workers, 1926; 1930; 1933; 1937; 1942; 1952; 1957; 1962; undated

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Contracts Collection

  1. AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department, 1936
  2. International Association of Asbestos Workers International, undated
  3. International-Jurisdictional with Sheet Metal Workers, 1939
  4. International-Jurisdictional with 5 Internationals: Bricklayers, Painters, Sheets Metal Workers, Boilermakers, and Carpenters, 1954; 1956-1957
  5. Southeast States Welfare Fund, 1956
  6. Local 48--Atlanta, circa 1930s; 1937-1940; 1942; 1945; 1947-1948; 1953; 1958
  7. Local 83--Atlanta, 1928
  8. Local 22--Houston, 1955

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. The Asbestos Worker, 1919; 1933-1938; 1944-1979
  2. Asbestos Worker Executive Newsletter, 1973-1979

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department, 1969
  2. International Association of Asbestos Workers, circa 1951; 1952; 1967; 1972; undated

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Gernazian at the file level, August 1980.
Title
International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 48 (Atlanta, Georgia):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
August 1980
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • February 2003: EAD edited by Morna Gerrard.
  • July 2007, August 2015: EAD edited William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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