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Guide to the Utility Workers Union of America, Local 1-2 Photographs PHOTOS.118

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Collection processed by Maggie Schreiner, 2013

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 23, 2014
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Nicole Greenhouse to reflect updated administrative information  , September 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Utility Workers Union of America. Local 1-2.
Title: Utility Workers Union of America, Local 1-2 Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1940-1996
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1980-1996
Abstract: Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers Union of America evolved out of the Utility Workers Organizing Committee (UWOC) established by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in 1938. In 1946, with more than 180 locals organized nationwide, the UWOC transformed itself into the Utility Workers Union of America, CIO. This collection includes photographs of meetings, events and rallies; individual and group portraits; 5 photo albums; as well as buttons and personal artifacts from John McMahon, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 1-2. The the photographs and artifacts span from 1940 to 1996.
Quantity: 5.0 linear feet in 5 record cartons.
Location note: Materials stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@library.nyu.edu at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.118