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United Garment Workers of America Records
United Garment Workers of America Records

This collection consists of the records of the United Garment Workers of America from 1893-1994. The Time and Motion Studies series (Series I) is made up of time study/ time and motion research files for the garment industry, as well as files relating to industry research and information from the first half of the twentieth century. Series II, Contracts, consists of union labor contracts, working contracts, and related correspondence. Office files relating to the functioning of the UGWA's central headquarters are found in Series III. Also included in this series are label ledgers dating mainly from the first half of the twentieth century, and minutes of the General Executive Board's meetings, which cover much of the period of the union's activity. Series IV contains local union files, including financial files, grievances, correspondence, agreements and minutes. Publications, photographs, an audio tape, oversize materials, and index card files are found in Series V through VIII.

Digitization of the United Garment Workers of America Records was funded in part through the Archives Unbound program by Gale Primary Sources.

Items in this collection may be protected by copyright. Items may be used for scholarship, educational, and personal use. Additional uses will require permission of the rights holder.

 

 
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