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Meat industry and trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-36
Abstract: The collection consists of records of Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America from 1918-1968. These records describe the business activities of Local 442 including the Meat Cutter's strikes of 1939 over agreements and of 1945 for a new contract to give union members a holiday on New Year's Day. A meat shortage of the mid-1940s resulted in a drop on the number of new members, loss and unemployment of old members, and dwindling money reserves....
Dates: 1918-1968; 1987

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 525 (Asheville, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-30
Abstract: The Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 525 (Asheville, N.C.) Records, 1957-1975, consist of correspondence, financial reports, minutes, newspaper clippings, National Labor Relations Board case material, and contracts illuminating the activities of Local 525 in its dealings with numerous companies, primarily in North Carolina.
Dates: 1957-1975

United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-34
Abstract: The Records, 1943-1969, of the United Packinghouse Workers of America consist largely of photographs, but also include a file of correspondence, newsclippings, pamphlets, and handbills.
Dates: 1943-1968