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Strikes and lockouts -- Railroads

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers collection of 1967 railroad strike records

Identifier: L2015-11B
Abstract National contract negotiations between AFL-CIO Railway Employees’ Department and the carriers’ National Railway Conference stalled in 1966. In early 1967, the Presidential Emergency Board (No. 169) failed settle the dispute, leading to a brief strike by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers on July 15-17, 1967, ended by the Congressional creation of a special board that would impose a settlement in September. The International Association of Machinists and...
Dates: 1952, 1966-1969; Majority of material found within 1967

Order of Railway Telegraphers (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1979-39

The records of the Order of Railway Telegraphers, 1899-1900, consist of five bulletins on a strike in Atlanta.

Dates: 1899-1900

W. J. Usery, Jr. papers

Identifier: L1985-12
Abstract: The collection consists of papers of W. J. "Bill" Usery from 1940, 1942, 1952-2004. The International Association of Machinists series (1940, 1952-1969) documents Usery's involvement and participation with labor unions and the arbitration process. The United States Government series (1969-1977) pertains to Usery's government career, while the Bill Usery Associates series contains material relating to Usery's labor-management negotiation firm in Washington, DC. The Client and Mediation Files...
Dates: 1940, 1952-2004