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United Furniture Workers of America contracts and agreements collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_UFWA
Abstract: The Contracts and Agreements Collection of the United Furniture Workers of America (1905-1975) includes agreements and contracts between UFWA locals and companies located throughout the United States.
Dates: 1905-1975

United Furniture Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-09
Abstract: In 1937, dissident members of the Upholsterers' International Union of North America formed the new United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA), and affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The UFWA records, 1939-1977, document the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions. The contains includes records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units, including minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee,...
Dates: 1939-1977

AFL-CIO Region 8 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-15
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records are organized into five series: (I) United Textile Workers of America, 1934-1937; (II) Textile Workers Organizing Committee (TWOC)/Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), 1937-1940; (III) Tennessee State Industrial Union Council (TSIUC-CIO), 1940-1953; (IV) Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), Region 4 (Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina), 1953-1955; and (V) AFL-CIO Region 8, 1955-1969. The periods of Paul R. Christopher's career as a union...
Dates: 1933-1969

UFWA Common Sense (United Furniture Workers of America), March 1950

 File — Box: 180
Scope and Contents of the Collection From the Collection: The Labor Periodicals Collection is a collection of printed journals, newspapers, newsletters and other published materials separated from various Southern Labor Archives organizational collections, or acquired through subscription. Most titles are the official publications of AFL-CIO affiliated labor organizations, primarily in the Southeast, however the collection also includes many national and international union publications.
Dates: March 1950

UFWA 1010 News Bulletin (United Furniture Workers of America. Local 1010 (Los Angeles, Calif.)), February 1956

 File — Box: 180
Scope and Contents of the Collection From the Collection: The Labor Periodicals Collection is a collection of printed journals, newspapers, newsletters and other published materials separated from various Southern Labor Archives organizational collections, or acquired through subscription. Most titles are the official publications of AFL-CIO affiliated labor organizations, primarily in the Southeast, however the collection also includes many national and international union publications.
Dates: February 1956

United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA-CIO) newsletters, various locals, 1947

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 10
Identifier: SERIES II:
Scope and Content of the Series From the Series: During the 1940s, Mike H. Ross worked with the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers and then as an International Representative for the United Furniture Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and part of the CIO's "Operation Dixie". Operation Dixie was a movement during the 1940s by the CIO to organize southern labor into unions. The South was not labor-friendly during this time, especially to organizations or people who wanted to do away with Jim Crow...
Dates: 1947

[United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA-CIO) organizing], 1940s, undated

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 3
Identifier: SERIES II:
Scope and Content of the Series From the Series: During the 1940s, Mike H. Ross worked with the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers and then as an International Representative for the United Furniture Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and part of the CIO's "Operation Dixie". Operation Dixie was a movement during the 1940s by the CIO to organize southern labor into unions. The South was not labor-friendly during this time, especially to organizations or people who wanted to do away with Jim Crow...
Dates: 1940s, undated

UFWA Rank and File Committee for CIO Bulletin (United Furniture Workers of America. Rank and File Committee for CIO), January 1950

 File — Box: 186
Scope and Contents of the Collection From the Collection: The Labor Periodicals Collection is a collection of printed journals, newspapers, newsletters and other published materials separated from various Southern Labor Archives organizational collections, or acquired through subscription. Most titles are the official publications of AFL-CIO affiliated labor organizations, primarily in the Southeast, however the collection also includes many national and international union publications.
Dates: January 1950

United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA-CIO), Thomasville Chair Company Newsletter, March 1947

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Identifier: SERIES II:
Scope and Content of the Series From the Series: During the 1940s, Mike H. Ross worked with the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers and then as an International Representative for the United Furniture Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and part of the CIO's "Operation Dixie". Operation Dixie was a movement during the 1940s by the CIO to organize southern labor into unions. The South was not labor-friendly during this time, especially to organizations or people who wanted to do away with Jim Crow...
Dates: March 1947

Sealy - Southeast, Memphis, TN and United Furniture Workers of America [UFWA], Local 282

 Item — Box: 3344, Folder: 2
Identifier: Part Two:
Scope and Content of Part Two From the Series: This series contains the typescript hearings of approximately 500 cases, covering the above years and employing the following format: "In the Matter of Arbitration Concerning [X] Between Company [X], City, State and Union, Local No. [or other identifier], Arbitrator: [Crane], Re: [specific legal code], Hearing: [date, location, city and state], Post Hearing Brief Filed by the Company on: [date], Grievance [number], Filed: [date], Appearances: For the Union [list, typically containing local...
Dates: 1979

Furniture Workers Press, 1947-1950

 File — Box: 43, Folder: 3
Identifier: Subseries D:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1947-1950

Furniture Workers Press, 1950-1960

 File — Box: 43, Folder: 4
Identifier: Subseries D:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1950-1960

UFWA Defense Fund, 1952-1954

 File — Box: 45, Folder: 5
Identifier: Subseries D:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1952-1954

UFWA Defense Fund, 1954-1955

 File — Box: 45, Folder: 6
Identifier: Subseries D:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1954-1955

Non-UFWA, 1954-1959

 File — Box: 170, Folder: 11
Identifier: Subseries L:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1954-1959

Upholstered Furniture Manufactures Association, 1948-1952

 File — Box: 48, Folder: 6
Identifier: Subseries E:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1948-1952

Proposed model by-laws for UFWA, undated

 File — Box: 106, Folder: 5
Identifier: Subseries J:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: undated

Organizing and Arbitration, 1930-1955

 Series
Identifier: SERIES II:
Scope and Content of the Series During the 1940s, Mike H. Ross worked with the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers and then as an International Representative for the United Furniture Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and part of the CIO's "Operation Dixie". Operation Dixie was a movement during the 1940s by the CIO to organize southern labor into unions. The South was not labor-friendly during this time, especially to organizations or people who wanted to do away with Jim Crow...
Dates: 1930-1955

UFWA, 1950

 File — Box: 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: SERIES III:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1950

CUF, UFWA and UIU Joint Board -- Minutes and operational reports, 1955-1957

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 5
Identifier: SERIES III:
Scope and Content of the Records From the Collection: The collection consists of records of the United Furniture Workers of America (UFWA) from 1939-1977. The collection includes records relating to the Union's relationship with the CIO and later the AFL-CIO, and other unions including the Upholsterers' International Union of North America. Records relating to the UFWA administrative and operational units include minutes of the General Executive Branch, International Executive Committee, Administrative Committee, and the Finance Committee;...
Dates: 1955-1957