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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Georgia) records

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Ga.) [L1983-22]:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

December 2012



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-12-11T17:12-0500
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 144 (Macon, Ga.).
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Georgia) records
Dates: 1937-1983
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (in 2 folders)
AbstractThe records, 1937-1983, of Carpenters Local 144 (Macon, Georgia) consists of correspondence, financial records, printed material, photographs, and audio cassette tapes.
Identification: L1983-22
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

The records, 1937-1983, of Carpenters Local 144 (Macon, Georgia) consists of correspondence, financial records, printed material, photographs, audio cassette tapes, and miscellaneous material. The latter includes a listing of wage increases, a list of the officers, delegates trustees in 1982, and a list of all the members with 25 or more years in the local in 1982. The financial records contain the salaries and dues for a few union members in the early 1940's. The printed materials include Bylaws, 1982, and Working Rules, 1969-1983. The photographs, 1940's-1950's, show a number of the union officers and member of that era. Though most members are unknown, L.P. Pritchett, a union officer, is often identified. The audio cassette tapes contain information and anecdotes about Local 144 from ten of its older members.


Historical Note

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America organized in 1881 as the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. It adopted its present name when the Brotherhood merged with the United Order of American Carpenters and Joiners in 1888.


Index Terms

Carpenters
Carpenters--Labor unions
Collective bargaining
Labor union locals
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Macon (Ga.)

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], United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 144 (Macon, Ga.) Records, L1983-22, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Carpenters Local 144, July 12, 1983.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Edgar Ragin, September 27, 1983. Electronic finding aid created by Chelsey Cashwell, December 11, 2012.


Related Material

Related Materials in This Repository
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Ga.) records (L1973-44)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 225 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, (L1986-16)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 256 (Savannah, Ga.) records, (L1977-19)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Contracts collection (L-Contracts_UBC)


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