Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract: Founded in 1912 as the Colored Trainmen of America, the union reorganized in 1918 as the Associated Colored Trainmen of America, and again in 1936 as the Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen. The collection consists of records of the ACTA and its predecessors, 1918-1936. The collection includes correspondence pertaining to grievance and disciplinary cases; transcripts of accident investigations and misconduct proceedings; and minutes and summaries of meetings held in...
Abstract: The Records of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Local 536, 1916-1924, consist of membership applications, correspondence, reports, and printed materials related to the work and labor issues of the Paducah, Kentucky, lodge.
Scope and Content of the Records These records, spanning 1918-1978, contain correspondence, reference material, minutes and proceedings, agreements and union constitutions, legal documents, and financial documents. They reflect Edgar McDonald Broom's service to the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline and Steamship Clerks, as System Board 96's Assistant General Chairman, General Chairman, General Chairman Emeritus and as a student at Harvard's Trade Union Program. Most of the records relate to Southern Railway workers and the...
Abstract: The Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen, Chattanooga Division 729 records includes correspondence, minutes, financial statements, a poster, a book, badges, and photographs.
Dates: 1912, 1931, 1942-1946, 1955-1960
Robert W. Smith collection of Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employees membership cards
Abstract: Organized in 1899, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employes (BRAC) was renamed the Transportation Communications International Union in 1987. Robert W. Smith was a member of Liberty Lodge 713 (location unknown), and his collection consists of memberships dues cards, 1941-1969.
Dates: 1941-1946, 1948-1954, 1957-1969