International Association of Machinists, Lodge 34 (Kenosha, Wisc.) records
Scope and Content of the Records
The International Association of Machinists Local 34 records include correspondence, newspaper clippings, contracts, agreements, photographs and charters. These materials document the history of the IAM Local 34 of Kenosha, Wisconsin from 1905 to 1988.
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.
Originally founded in Atlanta in 1888 as a trade union for railroad machinists, today the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers represents workers in a large and diverse number of fields. Over the course of the 20th century the machinists moved from representing railroad workers to machinists and others working for airlines and the aerospace industry.
The International Association of Machinists Local 34 (Kenosha, Wisconsin) was chartered in 1897. Local 34 is still an unaffiliated local of the IAM.
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Language of Materials
The International Association of Machinists Local 34 (Kenosha, Wisconsin) was chartered in 1897. The local's records include correspondence, newspaper clippings, contracts, agreements, photographs and charters, documenting its history, 1905 to 1988.
The records are arranged into three series:
- Series I: Manuscript Materials, 1917-1987
- Series II: Photographs, 1905, 1952-1965, 1972-1983
- Series III: Artifacts:
Donated by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 34 (Kenosha, Wisc.), courtesy of Business Representative Bill Holland, January 1987.
Inventoried by Special Collections Staff at the file level, December 2000.
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 34 (Kenosha, Wisconsin):
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- May 2001
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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