International Association of Machinists, Local 291 (Anniston, Ala.) Records

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 291: (Anniston, Alabama):

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

May 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, May 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives Department
Creator: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 291 (Anniston, Ala.)
Title: International Association of Machinists, Local 291 (Anniston, Ala.) Records
Dates: 1943-1972
Quantity: 2 linear feet
Abstract:The Records, 1943-1972, of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 291 (Anniston, Alabama) consist primarily of correspondence, financial documents and minutes. The collection includes records of the organizing activity of District Lodge 178, 1953-1969, and those of the routine operations of defunct Lodge 1677 (Anniston, Gadsden, Talladega, Ala.), 1961-1963.
Identification: L1973-17
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1943-1972, of Machinists Local 291 consist primarily of correspondence, financial documents and minutes that illuminate the routine operations of the local concerning interunion affairs and relations with companies under contract. Included also are the records of the organizing activity of District Lodge 178, 1953-1969, and those of the routine operations of defunct Lodge 1677 (Anniston, Gadsden, Talladega, Ala.), 1961-1963.

The records of Local 291 include correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, minutes (1956-1965), printed material, and company files on the U.S. Pipe and Foundry Co., Anniston Foundry, Alabama Pipe Company and the Union Foundry. The collection also contains records of the District Lodge 178 from 1953-1969 and the Local 1677 from 1961-1963. District Lodge 178 records include desk diaries, financial documents, and company files on the Newberry Manufacturing Company. Records relating to Local 1677 include correspondence, financial documents, and company files on the Newberry Manufacturing Company.


Historical Note

The United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America was founded in 1888. In 1889, the name was changed to National Association of Machinists. Two years later, it became known as the International Association of Machinists and in 1965, this was changed to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.


Index Terms

Alabama Pipe Company
Anniston Foundry (Ala.)
Newberry Manufacturing Company (Ala.)
United States Pipe and Foundry Company
Labor unions--Alabama--Local unions
Labor unions--Machinists--Alabama
Machinery industry--Alabama
Machinists--Alabama
Alabama--Labor--Trade-unions
Anniston (Ala.)--Labor--Trade-unions
Talladega (Ala.)--Labor--Trade-unions

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 Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 291 (Anniston, Ala.) Records, L1973-17, Archives of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 291 (Anniston, Ala.), February 1973.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Robert Dinwiddie, March 1973. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, May 2001; revised by William Hardesty, November 2005.


Related Material

Related material in this repository: See Southern Labor Archives' International Association of Machinists collections webpage.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, printed material and one photograph were transferred to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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