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Abstract: The International Typographical Union, Local 299 (Tampa, Fla.), records, 1901-1976, contain correspondence, minutes, legal & financial documents, membership rosters, and printed material. The correspondence is primarily with officers of the International Typographical Union and concerns union disciplinary cases, as do the legal documents. The financial records include dues ledgers, tas forms, and life insurance policies. The printed items relate to apprenticeship applications and...
Abstract: The Women's International Auxiliary to the International Typographical Union (AFL-CIO) existed from 1902-1990. The main functions performed by the WIA were raising awareness about union products and about the union label, fund raising projects (i.e., to help out the Printer's Retirement Home), assisting ITU locals, and aiding members and their families in times of need. The collection consists of materials that primarily relate to conventions, publication, photographs and audio material,...
Abstract: The collection consists of papers collected by Joseph Nelson from 1970-1974 documenting a wildcat strike in 1972 against the Mead Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia by the "Mead Caucus of Rank and File Workers" as well as similar unsuccessful efforts by Atlanta, Georgia workers at Nabisco, Inc. and the Regency Hyatt House Hotel. Also contained in the collection are materials pertaining to the Printing Specialists and Paper Products Union, Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.), the official representatives...
Abstract: The strike against Kingsport Press began March 11, 1963 and included local bodies of the bookbinders, electrotypers, machinists, printing pressmen and assistants, and typographical unions. Naming themselves the Allied Kingsport Press Unions, the unions managed the strike through the unity committee. The collection, 1961-1967, includes correspondence, legal documents, minutes, newsclippings, printed material, and photographs. Materials document the activities of the bookbinders,...
Abstract The International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America (IPPAU-NA), was organized in 1889, when disgruntled pressmen and press feeders left the International Typographical Union (ITU) and, with the combined membership of thirteen locals, formed a new pressmen's union. At its peak, with a membership of more than 125,000, the IPPAU-NA became the largest printing trades union in the world. The Paul Ludvigsen's International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North...