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Guide to the Bakery, Confectionery, and Tobacco Workers International Union, Local 3 Records and Photographs WAG 135

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jessica Weglein

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 15, 2018
Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Finding aid updated to include repatriated art materials and charters and certificates to Series VII.  , August 2018

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the minutes, correspondence and chronological files of Locals 1, 3, 17, 164, 388, and 579, including executive and grievance boards, general membership meetings as well as the papers of Presidents Frank Dutto, and Harry Lorber and Business Agent Michael Sandroff. Also included in the collection are documents on standard contract negotiations as well as collective bargaining negotiations between individual shops and corporate entities. General files include records pertaining to by-laws, elections, legal disputes and grievances, the Cross indictment, and union label samples, amongst others. Souvenir programs and photographs from a variety of locals are also included.


Material in Series I is grouped by organizations and arranged chronologically within each grouping. Material in Series II is arranged alphabetically and chronologically. Series III is arranged chronologically, and Series IV though VIII are arranged alphabetically. Series IX has not been arranged by an archivist.

The records are organized into the following series:

Series I: Minutes, 1920-1984

Series II: Officers' Papers, 1946-1987

Series III: Bargaining and Arbitration, 1954-1987

Series IV: Shop Files, 1964-1989

Series V: Local 3, Subjects, 1954-1989

Series VI: Welfare and Pension Fund, 1955-1988

Series VII: General Files, 1902-1978

Series VIII: Souvenir Programs, 1930-1993

Series IX: Photographs, 1950-1990s