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Guide to the Carpenters for a Stronger Union Records WAG.066

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jane Latour

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 24, 2019
Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Amy C. Vo to include materials from a 2019 accretion.  , March 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Carpenters for a Stronger Union (Organization)
Source - dnr: McMurray, Frank
Source - dnr: Murphy, Michael
Title: Carpenters for a Stronger Union Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1981-1995
Abstract: In 1981, a small group of individuals acted in concert to organize and agitate within the District Council of Carpenters in New York City and some of its twenty-two locals in an effort to dislodge their corrupt leaders. Calling themselves Carpenters for a Stronger Union (CSU), they publicly challenged their elected officials. The records of the Carpenters for a Stronger Union include election materials, newsletters, flyers, NLRB decisions, correspondence, typescripts and newspaper clippings.
Quantity: 2.5 Linear Feet in 2 record cartons and 1 manuscript box.
Quantity: 2 audiocassettes
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: WAG.066