International Typographical Union. Local 106: Records, 1908-1958

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Title: International Typographical Union. Local 106: Records
Inclusive Dates: 1908-1958

  • International Typographical Union. Local 106 (Madison, Wis.)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 122A

Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records of the International Typographical Union (ITU) local representing newspaper, institutional, and job shop printers in Madison, Wisconsin. The bulk of the collection consists of monthly reports, 1929-1953; minutes, 1944-1952; apprentice records; and various financial and benefit records and ledgers, 1908-1956. There is also a slim correspondence file, mainly 1940-1958, which documents the relationship between the local and its members, employers, and the international union. Of special interest are the union's reactions to the 1948 merger of the Capital Times and the Wisconsin State Journal as Madison Newspapers Inc., and an invitation to re-affiliate with the Wisconsin State Federation of Labor after the international affiliated with the American Federation of Labor.

Language: English

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