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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-22

Scope and Contents of the Records

The records, 1937-1983, of Carpenters Local 144 (Macon, Ga.) consists of correspondence, financial records, printed material, photographs, audio cassette tapes, and miscellaneous material. The latter includes a listing of wage increases, a list of the officers, delegates trustees in 1982, and a list of all the members with 25 or more years in the local in 1982. The financial records contain the salaries and dues for a few union members in the early 1940's. The printed materials include Bylaws, 1982, and Working Rules, 1969-1983. The photographs, 1940s-1950s, show a number of the union officers and member of that era. Though most members are unknown, L.P. Pritchett, a union officer, is often identified. The audio cassette tapes contain information and anecdotes about Local 144 from ten of its older members.

Dates

  • 1937-1983

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 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America organized in 1881 as the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. It adopted its present name when the Brotherhood merged with the United Order of American Carpenters and Joiners in 1888.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (in 2 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The records, 1937-1983, of Carpenters Local 144 (Macon, Ga.) consists of correspondence, financial records, printed material, photographs, and audio cassette tapes.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Carpenters Local 144, July 12, 1983.

Online Availability

The photographs in this collection may have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Contract collection, 1919-1988 (L-Contracts_UBC)
  2. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Ga.) records, 1887-1970 (L1973-44)
  3. Benjamin Franklin Haley collection, 1964-1967 (L1972-10)
  4. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 256 (Savannah, Ga.) records, 1899-1956 (L1977-19)
  5. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 225 (Atlanta) records, 1946-1985 (L1986-16)
  6. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1977 (Rome, Ga.) collection, 1921; 1967-1968 (L1985-08)

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. For constitutions and audiovisual consult Special Collections for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Printed Collection

  1. Constitutions, Local 144 Bylaws, 1982
  2. Contracts, Local 144 Working Papers, 1969-1982

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Non-Print Collection

  1. Audio Tapes, Two cassette tapes, 1983
  2. Interview done with 10 Local 144 members; general history
  3. 18 Photographs, 1937-?

Processing Information

Inventoried by Edgar Ragin at the file level, September 27, 1983. This collection guide was created from a legacy finding aid. The inventory's contents and storage locations of separated materials (if applicable) were not verified at that time.
Title
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Georgia) [L1983-22]:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
September 1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • December 2012: EAD created by Chelsey Cashwell from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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