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International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades Local 30 (Savannah, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-42

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of office files, ledgers, publications, and some separated material. The office files are made up of correspondence, financial records, apprenticeship files, trial records, and other papers relating to the day-to-day running of the local. Publications include union journals (AFL-CIO, IBPAT, etc.) and a series of Labor Day Trades directories for Savannah, GA. Ledgers, ranging in dates from 1916 to the 1970s, include initiation fees, dues, and minutes. Also included are the dues and minute books from "colored" Local 1463 which joined Local 30 in the 1960s. Oversize files include a few day books, an embossing stamp, and certificates. Photos are of union members.

Dates

  • 1916-1983

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.

Historical Note

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was known as the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades until 1999. The I.U.P.A.T began in 1887 as the Brotherhood of Painters and Decorators of America. The union is affiliated with the American Federation of Labor- Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), currently has 140,000+ members, and represents a wide range of trades. Painters Local 30 was located in Savannah, Georgia.

Extent

14.6 Linear Feet (in 32 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The records of International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades Local 30 (Savannah, Ga.) consist of office files, ledgers, publications, and some separated material. The collection includes dues and minute books from "colored" Local 1463 which joined Local 30 in the 1960s.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Selby C. Strickland, July 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by DeAnna L. Janecek at the file level, 2001.
Title
International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 30 (Savannah, Georgia):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
November 2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • November 2001: EAD created by Pam Hackbart-Dean and Aubrey Underwood.
  • 2006, 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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