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Guide to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2090 Records WAG.120

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

Collection processed by Hanan Ohayon

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 07, 2017
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea to reflect new box inventory and revised description.  , September 2017

Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 246
Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 2090
Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 2155
Creator: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 1164
Title: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2090 Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1899, 1917-1987
Dates [bulk]: 1917-1963
Abstract: The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2090 of New York City was created in 1918 and disbanded in 1944. Between 1937 and 1940, Local 2090 was involved in a dispute with the national union and legal proceedings regarding amendments to the general constitution of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, the revocation of Local 2090’s charter, and its reinstatement by the New York Supreme Court. The collection dates between 1899 and 1987, with the bulk dating between 1917 and 1963, and consists of the records of Local 2090 and locals with which it merged, including Locals 1164, 2155, and 246. Materials include minute books, financial and membership ledgers, court documents, union newsletters and fliers, membership cards, and photographs.
Quantity: 7.5 Linear Feet in 7 record cartons, one manuscript box, and 3 legal-size folders.
Language: The majority of materials are in English, with some material in Dutch, German, Hebrew, Norwegian, and Swedish.
Call Phrase: WAG.120