International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades Local 30 (Savannah, Ga.) records
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.
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 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was known as the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades until 1999. The IUPAT 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.
14.6 Linear Feet (in 32 boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
The records are arranged into four series:
- Series I: Office Files
- Series II: Publications
- Series III: Ledgers
- Series IV: Oversize and Photographs
Donated by Selby C. Strickland, July 1984.
Processed by DeAnna L. Janecek at the file level, 2001.
- International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 30 (Savannah, Georgia):
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- November 2001
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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