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United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 396 (Newport News, Va.) Records

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 396 (Newport News, Virginia):

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 396 (Newport News, Va.)
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 396 (Newport News, Va.) Records
Dates: 1901-68
Extent1 linear foot
Abstract:The Records, 1901-1968, of United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 396, Newport News, Virginia, consist of financial ledgers and minute books. The records include those of Local 887, Hampton, and a minute book from the Peninsular District of Virginia.
Identification: L1976-35
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1901-1968 of Carpenters Local 396, Newport News, include those of Local 887, Hampton, which was incorporated into 396 at a time not specified in the records. The bulk of the Material consists of financial ledgers and minute books. The ledgers show dues payment by members with a large number of these members expelled for non-payment of dues in 1947. The minute books describe the problems 396 and 887 had agreeing on their respective jurisdictions. Also described are difficulties with non-union men and black laborers working in their areas with union men. Included in these records is a minute book from the Peninsular District of Virginia with which 396 and 887 were affiliated.


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.


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.

Labor unions--Carpenters--Virginia.
Labor unions--Virginia--Local unions.
Labor unions--Woodworkers--Virginia.
Carpenters--Virginia.
Labor unions--Virginia--Jurisdictional disputes.
Woodworkers--Virginia.
Hampton (Va.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Newport News (Va.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Virginia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Minutes.

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 396 (Newport News, Va.) Records, L1976-35, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Gift of George Tanner, August 11, 1976.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Mary Froehlich, September 10, 1976. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, December 2005.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Records of other United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America locals, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, oversize records were separated. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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