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MFM-22

Graphic Arts Union, Local 199 Records
1949-1979, 1 reel

Consists of executive board minutes of a Dayton printer's union. See also MS-108.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MFM-8

Miami Valley Carpenter's District Council Records
1891-1980, 2 reels

Records consist of minute books of a Dayton-based organization of carpenter's unions. See also MS-93.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-103

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International Union of Electrical Workers, Local 725 Records
1955-1976, 4.5 lin. ft.

Records consist of membership and Executive Board minutes, handbooks, correspondence, newsletters, financial records, negotiation, arbitration cases, and grievance files. Local 725 represents the workers at Copeland Corporation in Sidney, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-104

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International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 66 Records
1893-1976, 5 lin. ft.

Records include meeting minutes, financial records, convention proceedings, contracts, correspondence, and photographs of this Dayton union.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-108

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Graphic Arts Union, Local 199 Records
1940-1978, 3.5 lin. ft.

Includes membership and Executive Board meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, negotiation records, grievance cases, correspondence, and materials from labor organization affiliates.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-111

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International Union of Electrical Workers, Local 801 Records
1938-1979, 11 lin. ft.

Local 801 was organized in 1938 to represent the workers at the Frigidaire Division of General Motors in Dayton, Ohio. The records consist of membership and Executive Board meeting minutes, financial records, committee files, negotiation and contract records, grievance cases, correspondence, bulletins, and newsletters.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-113

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Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1456 Records
1950-1979, 2.5 lin. ft.

Local 1456 represents the employees of the St. John's Transportation Company in Dayton, Ohio. Records include membership, Executive Board, and committee minutes, financial records, correspondence, negotiating records, and agreements.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-114

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International Union of Electrical Workers, Local 768 Records
1946-1971, 3 lin. ft.

Local 768 represents workers at several small manufacturing plants in Dayton. Included in this collection are membership and Executive Board minutes, Shop Committee minutes, financial records, negotiation records, agreements, annual reports, and grievances.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-116

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International Union of Electrical Workers, District Council 7 Records
1934-1974, 3.5 lin. ft.

Includes Executive Board minutes, District Council minutes and proceedings, Conference Board minutes, and Civil Rights Committee minutes. Also included are financial records, election materials, negotiation records, subject files, and photographs.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-125

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 104 Records
1890-1973 (bulk 1890-1969), 3.5 lin. ft.

Records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, and committee reports. Note: restrictions may apply.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-127

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International Union of Electrical Workers, Amalgamated Local 804 Records
1937-1978, 8.5 lin. ft.

Local 804 was organized in 1937 to represent the workers at the Leland Electric Company in Dayton. Records include membership meeting minutes, Executive Board and Labor-Management meeting minutes, contract negotiations, the records from organizing campaigns in several small plants in Dayton, correspondence, grievances, union bulletins, membership lists, and files on various subjects including the Communist controversy in the Dayton labor movement during the late 1940's.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-144

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Oscar K. Edelman Papers
1912-1987, 6 lin. ft.

Edelman was a long-time, active member of the Socialist Party in Dayton, and for a period, served as business manager for the local Socialist newspaper, The Miami Valley Socialist. His papers include correspondence, clippings, political literature, Socialist campaign materials, working papers, a minute book of the Young Socialist League in Dayton (1915), scattered copies of The Miami Valley Socialist, and a collection of state and national Socialist Party literature. See also MS-94.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers, Politics, Labor Unions

MS-162

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International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 654 Records
1937-1951, 1 lin. ft.

Materials include minutes, correspondence, bulletins, dues records, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Local 654 was headquartered in Springfield, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-163

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Ladies Auxiliary Branch NO. 138 of the National Association of Letter Carriers Records
1914-1978, 2 lin. ft.

Consists of minutes, administrative records, financial records, correspondence, national and state convention proceedings, and a history of the Ladies Auxiliary #138 from 1926-1944. Branch #138 was located in Dayton.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions, Women

MS-164

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National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 182 Records
1917-1978, 1 lin. ft.

Collection includes membership meeting minutes, membership rolls, financial records, correspondence, and photographs. Branch 182 is based in Dayton.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-22

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International Stereotyper's & Electrotyper's Union Local #114 Records
1927-1976, 12 lin. ft.

Includes minutes of regular and special meetings, financial records, correspondence, negotiation and arbitration records, agreements, grievances, and union literature. Members of Local 114 worked in Dayton at McCall's, the National Cash Register Company (NCR), Dayton Electrotype, and Matsand Molds, Inc.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-222

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International Stereotyper's and Electrotyper's Union, Local 55 Records
1925-1976, 1.5 lin. ft.

Contains minutes, correspondence, agreements, administrative records, reports, and printed materials from a Springfield, Ohio labor union.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-246

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Harold F. Barrett Papers
1938-1990, 1.5 lin. ft.

A Dayton native, Barrett was a toolmaker, technical writer, teacher, and political activist involved in labor organizing in the Miami Valley area. He also founded and directed the Labor Studies Department at Sinclair College. His papers include materials pertaining to his labor organizing efforts, his newspaper editorials, music he composed as well as his drawings and poetry.

Subject Area(s): Family and Personal Papers, Labor Unions

MS-266

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International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers, AFL-CIO, Local 769 Records
1973-1994, 3 lin. ft.

The IUE-769 was formed when Copeland Corporation opened a production facility in West Union, Ohio, which manufactured different styles of compressors for air conditioners. Copeland Corporation permanently closed the West Union facility in 1994. The collection contains administration records such as meeting minutes, contract negotiations, IUE constitution, retirement plan, employee awards and grievances.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-306

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Edith Holsinger Papers
1958-1987, 5 lin. ft.

Edith Holsinger was an English teacher, teaching at both Fairmont West High School and Barnes Jr. High School. In 1964, Holsinger aided in the creation of the Kettering Teachers Union and was an active participant until her retirement. The collection consists of administration papers, newsletters, and personal correspondence.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions, Politics, Women, Education and Local Schools

MS-36

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Dayton-Miami Valley AFL-CIO Records
1945-1970, 2.5 lin. ft.

Includes correspondence, minutes, constitutions, financial records, and other materials relating to local AFL and CIO unions and their merger in 1959. Most of the material is from the Industrial Union Council during the years 1945-1959, and includes the constitution and charter of the Council, the minutes of the delegate and executive meetings, and reports of various committees. Also included are minutes, plans, and financial records from Lakewoods, a housing foundation for AFL-CIO senior citizens.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-386

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Charlotte Gray Collection
1941-1970, 2 lin. ft.

The collection provides documentation about Dayton area choirs and choir music. It contains William Albert and Charlotte Gray's papers created during their careers as choir director and church organist at two Dayton area churches. It also holds documents from and relating to labor agreements between Delco/GM and Local 755 International Union Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, AFL-CIO-CLC. It also holds employee directories and benefits packages from Delco/GM.

Subject Area(s): Arts, Labor Unions, Religion

MS-41

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Dayton Typographical Union, Local 57
1866-1972, 50 volumes, 8 lin. ft.

Contains a fairly complete run of minutes for the years 1866-1968 as well as legal reports, financial ledgers and journals, membership records, correspondence, and a variety of printed materials. The minutes include reports from the Executive Board and various committees, and summary financial information. Membership records contain much information on the union's apprenticeship program.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-47

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Springfield Typographical Union, Local 117 Records
1920-1967 (bulk 1930-1958), 4 lin. ft.

The records include a constitution, minutes of regular and Business Committee meetings, correspondence, and materials on wage and agreements. There is also information and correspondence pertaining to a lockout in 1923.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-49

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International Union of electrical Workers (IUE), District Council 7 Records
1941-1965, 6.5 lin. ft.

The collection consists of the papers of three men who were active in IUE District Council 7: E.J. Kraft, Wesley Steinhilber, and Robert Elsner. Within the Kraft and Steinhilber series is material concerning the split within the UE (Union of Electrical Workers) before and after its expulsion from the CIO. There is also information about the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings in Dayton, Ohio, and reports of Communist Party influence in the UE during the late 1940's. The Elsner material consists of labor education information from the 1960's, and UE materials from the 1940's.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-50

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Urbana Typographical Union, Local 747 Records
1916-1976, 1 lin. ft.

Consists of minutes, financial records, correspondence, and membership information.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-52

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Miscellaneous Labor Union Collection
1908-1976, .5 lin. ft.

A miscellaneous collection of union records including a 1908-1919 minute book from the Dayton Pressman's Union, Local 12 and oral history tapes from three IUE District Council 7 officials.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-54

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Barber's Union, Local 26 Records
1962-1973, .5 lin. ft.

Includes a minute book, financial records, and miscellaneous papers. Local 26 was based in Dayton, Ohio.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-56

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International Printing and Graphics Communication Workers Union, Local 48 Records
1951-1977, 1 lin. ft.

Material consists of minutes, correspondence, contracts, wage scale information, and financial records for this Springfield, Ohio, IPGCW local.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-58

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National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 45 Records
1890-1948, 1 lin. ft.

Consists of the minute books of a Springfield postal worker's union. The minutes contain membership and financial records.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-61

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Printing and Pressman's Union, Local 54 Records
1890-1969, 1.5 lin. ft.

Consists of a fairly complete run of meeting minutes for the years 1890-1964 as well as Board of Director's reports and election materials for this Dayton union.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-62

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Flyman's and Inkman's Union, Local 616 Records
1963-1972, 1 lin. ft.

Contains minutes, attendance records, arbitration records, agreements, correspondence, and financial records. Local 616 is based in Dayton.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-72

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 684 Records
1940-1974, 2 lin. ft.

Contains membership meeting minutes of the Miami Valley Carpenter's District Council, Executive Board minutes, constitutions, financial records, contract proposals, newsletters, and convention proceedings. Local 684 is based in Dayton.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-78

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Communications Workers of America, Local 4322 Records
1936-1975, 4 lin. ft.

Records consist of minutes of monthly membership meetings, minutes of the National Executive Board of the CWA annual convention, Advisory Board reports, contracts, photographs, various informational pamphlets, and strike literature. Local 4322 is based in Dayton.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-79

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International Union of Electrical Workers, Local 755 Records
1938-1974, 45 lin. ft.

Local 755 was formed in 1940 to represent the workers at the DELCO plant in Dayton. The records consist of minutes of the regular membership meetings, minutes of the Executive Board, Shop Committee minutes, shop stewards' minutes, records of negotiations and agreements, grievances, wage charts, union election materials, hiring and layoff lists, information on strikes, correspondence, financial records, educational materials, newsletters, and other union literature.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-83

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International Union of Electrical Workers, Local 775 Records
1953-1976, 7.5 lin. ft.

Local 775 represents the workers at the Chrysler Airtemp plant in Dayton, Ohio. The records contain minutes of membership meetings, minutes of the Executive Board, Shop Committee minutes, negotiations and contract agreements, correspondence, political and educational materials, clippings and news releases.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-84

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 2248 Records
1919-1974, 1 lin. ft.

Includes minute books and a small amount of correspondence, newsletters, and minutes of special meetings. Local 2248 is based in Piqua.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-89

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International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 225 Records
1916-1977, 9 lin. ft.

Contains membership meeting minutes, financial records, membership lists, election records, reports, official circulars, contract agreements and negotiations, correspondence, and strike information. Lodge 225 is based in Dayton. Please note that permission is required to use grievance records.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-93

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Carpenter's Miami Valley District Council Records
1891-1970, 1.5 lin. ft.

Records consist of minutes, by-laws, NLRB rulings, negotiations and agreements, financial records, and correspondence.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-94

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Local Dayton Socialist Party Records
1898-1956, 2.5 lin. ft.

The bulk of records in this collection were generated by the Socialist Party organization in Dayton from 1901-1924 and include membership meeting minutes, the minutes of various committees, financial records, and a listing of new members for the years 1906-1908 and 1912-1917. Also included is a small collection of Socialist Party literature, some state and national Party materials, and a miscellaneous collection of notices, handbills, correspondence, and photographs.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions, Politics

MS-96

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American Postal Workers Union, Local 252 Records
1904-1978, 3 lin. ft.

Records consist of minutes, financial records, administrative policy papers, membership lists, negotiations and agreements, grievance materials, newsletters, correspondence, and photographs. Local 252 is based in Dayton.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

MS-99

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International Union of Electrical Workers, Local 689 Records
1942-1976, .5 lin. ft.

IUE Local 689 represents employees of the Hewitt Soap Company in Dayton, Ohio. Records include minutes of meetings between Hewitt and the union, contracts, and a copy of the Hewitt employee manual.

Subject Area(s): Labor Unions

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435. Phone: 937.775.2525