United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.) records
Scope and Content of the Records
The records of United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.) consist of a carbon copy of the Article of Agreement between Local Industrial Union 936 and Red Line Trucking, and a scrapbook assembled by Roy E. Caudill, vice president of L.I.U. 936. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings regarding the Teamsters' action against Red Line in September 1939 and another dispute in August 1940, blank CIO membership cards, receipts from membership cards indicating members and dues paid; and a letter from James Mark, Jr. (CIO state representative) regarding the contract between Local 936 and Red Line Trucking. Lose items removed from the scrapbook consist of a brief handwritten note from E.H. Deacon, General Manager of Red Line, Inc., and clippings.
- Creation: 1939-1940
- United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen. Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.) (Organization)
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History of United Truck Drivers, Local Industrial Union 936
An affiliate of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936, was organized in Roanoke, Virginia. On September 6, 1939, the union signed an agreement with the Red Line trucking company. Other Red Line drivers belonged to International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen and Helpers Local 171, which was affiliated with the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Those drivers went on strike against Red Line on September 7, 1939. This first jurisdictional dispute in Roanoke between CIO and AFL affiliates was settled when the CIO revoked the charter of Local Industrial Union 936 and Red Line signed a closed contract with Teamsters Local 171.
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United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was organized in Roanoke, Virginia in 1939. The records consist of a carbon copy of the Article of Agreement between Local 936 and Red Line Trucking and a scrapbook.
Donated by Alan Caudill, May 1999.
Processed by Renee Sharrock and William Hardesty at the file level, June 2007.
- United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Virginia):
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