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Guide to the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Local 3, United Store Workers Records WAG.230

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Bonnie Gordon

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 20, 2014 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. Local 3 (New York, N.Y.).
Title: Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Local 3, United Store Workers Records
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1975-1999
Abstract: Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Local 3 represents workers at certain Bloomingdale's stores in Manhattan. They entered their first contract with Bloomingdale's in 1937. Materials in this collection are primarily from the late 1970s through the early 1990s, and relate to arbitrations, contracts, grievances, picketing, and assorted union activities. The files of Ida Torres, former president of Local 3, are also included in this collection.
Quantity: 17.25 linear feet in 17 record cartons and 1 folder in a shared box
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: WAG.230