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Bricklayers and Masons Union, Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.):

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

March 2006



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 1.0 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by William Hardesty from HTML source, March 2006.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title:Bricklayers and Masons Union, Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) records
Dates: 1950-1971
Quantity: .5 linear ft. (in 2 boxes)
Abstract:Eight minute books, 1950-1967, recount the weekly meetings of Atlanta's Local 8 of the Bricklayers and Masons Union. Committee reports, bills paid, inter-union disputes, amendments, and resolutions are recorded as are elections and membership information. Quarterly audits, 1950-1955, constitutions, agreements, and working rules complete the records.
Identification: L1972-54
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of the records of Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union from 1950-1971. Includes eight minute books of weekly meetings of Local 8, discussing committee reports, inter-union disputes, amendments, resolutions, elections, and membership information (1950-1967). The collection also contains quarterly audit reports (1950-1955), constitutions, labor agreements, and working rules.


Historical Note

The Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America organized in 1865 as the National Union of Bricklayers. Its name changed in 1883 to the Bricklayers’ and Masons’ International Union of America. It adopted its present name in 1910.


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.

Bricklayers--Georgia.
Labor unions--Bricklayers--Georgia.
Labor unions--Georgia--Jurisdictional disputes.
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions.
Labor unions--Plasterers--Georgia.
Plasterers--Georgia.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Collective labor agreements.
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], Bricklayers and Masons Union, Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, L1972-54, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Bricklayers and Masons Union Local 8 (courtesy John C. White), July 13, 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by E. L. Eltzroth, July 17, 1972. Revised and EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty, March 2006.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Asheville Bricklayers Union, Local 1 (Asheville, N.C.) records, L1976-28, Southern Labor Archives


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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