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United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.) records

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United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen (CIO), Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Virginia):

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Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
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Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
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Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 21, 2007



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 1.0 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Renee Sharrock, June 21, 2007.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen. Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.)
Title:United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.) records
Dates: 1939-1940
Quantity: 2 linear in. (in 1 box)
Abstract:United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was organized in Roanoke, Virginia in 1939. The records consist of a carbon copy of the Article of Agreement between Local 936 and Red Line Trucking and a scrapbook.
Identification: L1999-06
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.) consist of a carbon copy of the Article of Agreement between Local Industrial Union 936 and Red Line Trucking, and a scrapbook assembled by Roy E. Caudill, vice president of L.I.U. 936. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings regarding the Teamsters' action against Red Line in September 1939 and another dispute in August 1940, blank CIO membership cards, receipts from membership cards indicating members and dues paid; and a letter from James Mark, Jr. (CIO state representative) regarding the contract between Local 936 and Red Line Trucking. Lose items removed from the scrapbook consist of a brief handwritten note from E.H. Deacon, General Manager of Red Line, Inc., and clippings.


History of United Truck Drivers, Local Industrial Union 936

An affiliate of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936, was organized in Roanoke, Virginia. On September 6, 1939, the union signed an agreement with the Red Line trucking company. Other Red Line drivers belonged to International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffers, Stablemen and Helpers Local 171, which was affiliated with the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Those drivers went on strike against Red Line on September 7, 1939. This first jurisdictional dispute in Roanoke between CIO and AFL affiliates was settled when the CIO revoked the charter of Local Industrial Union 936 and Red Line signed a closed contract with Teamsters Local 171.


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.


Congress of Industral Organizations (U.S.)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen, and Helpers of America. Local 171 (Roanoke, Va.)
United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen. Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.)--Archives
Labor unions--Organizing--1930-1940
Truck drivers -- Labor unions--Roanoke (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
scrapbook
Truck drivers

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Unrestricted access.

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Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], United Truck Drivers, Helpers, and Warehousemen, Local Industrial Union 936 (Roanoke, Va.) records, L1999-06, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Alan Caudill in 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Renee Sharrock and William Hardesty, June 2007.


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