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United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 225 (Atlanta, 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

June 2001



Profile Description

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

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 225 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 225 (Atlanta) Records
Dates: 1946-1985
Quantity: 3 linear feet
Identification: L1986-16
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1946 - 1985, of Carpenters Local 225 (Atlanta, GA) contain correspondence, minutes, financial statements, legal papers, work rules, contracts, bylaws, and pamphlets. The primary correspondents for Local 225 are Recording Secretaries T.D. Harper (1946 - 1949) and J.V. Edmonson (1950 - 1985). Persons writing to Local 225 include politicians, UBC national officers, other UBC locals, the Georgia State Council of Carpenters, and locals of other craft unions. The issues discussed in the correspondence include journeyman credentials, membership eligibility, strike support for other locals, support for legislative initiatives, apprenticeship programs, jurisdictional decisions made by the UBC president, and the organization of labor in the area in general. The minutes of Local 225 (1959 - 1977), the Georgia State Council of Carpenters (1953 - 1965), and the North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council (1959 - 1965) reveal the UBC's concern with managing its relationships with other craft unions (particularly the Lathers' Union), caring for members who were will ill or injured, responding to requests from charities, and disciplining members charged with working on non-union projects.


Historical Note

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America organized in 1881 as the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Chartered by the AFL in 1887, the Brotherhood merged with the United Order of American Carpenters and Joiners in 1888 to become the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

Recording Secretaries for Local 225 (Atlanta) includes T.D. Harper, Recording Secretary (to 1949) and J. V. Edmonson (1950-1985).


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.

Edmonson, J. V.
Harper, T. D.
Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers’ International Union.
Georgia State Council of Carpenters.
North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council.
Carpenters--Georgia.
Labor unions--Carpenters--Georgia.
Labor unions--Carpenters--Organizing--Georgia.
Labor unions--Georgia--Jurisdictional disputes.
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions.
Labor unions--Woodworkers--Georgia.
Labor unions--Woodworkers--Organizing--Georgia.
Woodworkers--Georgia.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Minutes.
Pamphlets.

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], United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 225 (Atlanta) Records, L1986-16, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by J. V. Edmundson, May 22, 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert C. Dinwiddie. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, January 2006.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Southern Labor Archives contains records of other United Brotherhood of Carpenters locals, see listing on website.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, printed material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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