Iron and steel workers
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Eastern Division Records consist of videotapes, photographs, and artifacts mostly from late 1980s to early 2000s. Established in 1887, the Pattern Makers' League of North America was founded to promote interest in protecting the high standards of their workers' craft. The League was composed of associations of practical pattern makers, mold makers, model makers, fixture builders, allied craftsmen and eventually, plastic workers.
Abstract: Donated by John "Joe" Ward Merritt, President of the District Council of Iron Workers of Tennessee Valley Trades and Labor Council, this collection contains speeches, expense reports, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) materials and bound copies of the unions' periodical The Ironworker.
Abstract: John Gates Ramsay, born 1902, was a steelworker early in his career, serving as a vice-president and president of local unions. He joined the new Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO in 1936. From 1940 he was a member of the organizing staff of the USWA, serving in their Southern organizing drive in 1946-1953. He then worked in the national CIO office in Washington. Ramsay's unique emphasis was to develop contacts with religious leaders and groups that might be useful in the labor...
Abstract: The collection consists of 342 agreements, 1943-1974, between various local unions of the United Steelworkers of America and manufacturers.
Abstract: The collection consists of records of District 35 of the United Steelworkers of America from 1940-1987. Contains mainly correspondence (1943-1987) between district directors William Crawford, Lorne Nelles, and M.C. Weston and various USA officers and departments, including USA President David McDonald, field representatives, and local unions mainly discussing organizing activities, contract negotiation, and strike activities. The company files (1943-1987) concern negotiations and administration...