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International Woodworkers of America contracts collection

Identifier: L-contracts_IWA

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of 186 agreements, 1938-1970, between various local unions of the Furniture Workers of America and manufacturing or other entities.


  • 1938-1970


Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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.
This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Historical Note about the International Woodworkers of America

The International Woodworkers of America (IWA) was formed by former affiliates of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in 1937. An affiliate of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the IWA remained an independent entity until 1994, when it merged into the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

For more information, see the Woodworkers Department section of the IAMAW Website.


3.75 Linear Feet (in 9 boxes)

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The International Woodworkers of America existed from 1937 until merging into the International Association of Machinists in 1994. The collection consists of 266 agreements, 1938-1970.

Physical Location

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. International Woodworkers of America, District 4 records, 1943-1959 (L1973-22)
  2. International Woodworkers of America, Local 5-51 (Louisville, Ky.) records, 1951-1968 (L1973-60)
  3. International Woodworkers of America, Southern States Region records, circa 1940s-1980s (L1992-10)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Bexley, 2009. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Traci JoLeigh Drummond and William W. Hardesty, 2010.
International Woodworkers of America:
A Guide to the IWA Contracts Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
June 25, 2010
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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