International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 30 (Savannah, Ga.) records

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International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 30 (Savannah, Georgia):

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

November 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text EAD tagging by Pam Hackbart-Dean and Aubrey Underwood November 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 30.
Title: International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades Local 30 (Savannah, Ga.) records
Dates: 1916-1983
Quantity: 14.6 linear feet
Abstract:The records of International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades Local 30 (Savannah, Ga.) consist of office files, ledgers, publications, and some separated material. The collection includes dues and minute books from "colored" Local 1463 which joined Local 30 in the 1960s.
Identification: L1984-42
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Records

I. Office Files,1960-1983 (6.25 linear feet)II. Publications, 1946-1982 (1.6 linear feet)III. Ledgers, 1916-1970s (4.25 linear feet)IV. Oversize and Photographs, 1950-1971 (2.5 linear feet)

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of office files, ledgers, publications, and some separated material. The office files are made up of correspondence, financial records, apprenticeship files, trial records, and other papers relating to the day-to-day running of the local. Publications include union journals (AFL-CIO, I.B.P.A.T., etc.) and a series of Labor Day Trades directories for Savannah, GA. Ledgers, ranging in dates from 1916 to the 1970s, include initiation fees, dues, and minutes. Also included are the dues and minute books from "colored" Local 1463 which joined Local 30 in the 1960s. Oversize files include a few day books, an embossing stamp, and certificates. Photos are of union members.


Historical Note

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was known as the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades until 1999. The I.U.P.A.T began in 1887 as the Brotherhood of Painters and Decorators of America. The union is affiliated with the American Federation of Labor- Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), currently has 140,000+ members, and represents a wide range of trades. (Information on the I.U.P.A.T., AFL-CIO was taken from http://www.iupta.org). Painters Local 30 was located in Savannah, Georgia.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades.
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 30--Archives.
Labor union locals--Georgia--Savannah.
Labor unions--Georgia.
Correspondence.
Ledgers.
Photographs(black and white).
Publications(journals).

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades Local 30 (Savannah, GA) Records, L1984-42, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


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