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Independent Milwaukee Brewery;
Elsner, Fred K.
Title: Independent Milwaukee Brewery Records1914-1969
Quantity: 1.3 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 370
Abstract: Independent Milwaukee Brewery, a local Milwaukee, Wisconsin company, operated from 1900 – 1963. The collection is mainly the company's business records as compiled by Fred K. Elsner, former president and son-in-law of one of the original partners. Also included are some personal records of the family as they relate to Fred and his wife, Ordehlia.
Independent Order of Good Templars Title: Independent Order of Good Templars: Madison Lodge Records, 1864-1923
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes)
Call Number: Wis Mss JU
Abstract: Records of three Madison, Wisconsin, lodges of the Independent Order of Good Templars, an international temperance society. These consist of minutes of meetings and a treasurer's book of Capital District Lodge No. 3; minutes of meetings, membership rolls, financial records, and miscellaneous volumes of Capital Lodge No. 1; and minutes of meetings and miscellaneous records of Capital District Lodge No. 4.
Independent Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of Wisconsin Title: Independent Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of Wisconsin: Records, 1856-1931
Quantity: 21.0 c.f. (21 archives boxes and 38 volumes)
Call Number: Wis Mss JT
Abstract: Records of the Wisconsin state affiliate of the Independent Order of Good Templars, an international temperance society, established in Wisconsin in 1856. The unbound material consists of letters received by secretary H. A. Larson of Waupaca, 1894-1902, miscellaneous correspondence, and institution returns giving statistics on membership and organization of Wisconsin lodges, 1868-1903.
Independent Order of Good Templars, Lodge No. 27 (Bangor, Wis.) Title: Independent Order of Good Templars. Lodge No. 27 Records, 1864-1926
Quantity: 0.8 cubic feet (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: La Crosse Mss AQ
Abstract: Records of Lodge No. 27 consisting of constitutions, rituals, membership records, minutes, financial records, papers from an 1880 appeal by the Reverend H. M. Pugh who was accused of violating the pledge of abstinence, and reports and other papers. Also included are records from several related Bangor organizations: the Independent Order of Good Templars, Lodge No. 208, 1864-1866; the Good Templars Mutual Benefit Association, 1892-1913; and the Bangor Trust Company, 1887-1890.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Lodge 222 (De Pere, Wis.) Title: Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Lodge 222, De Pere, Wisconsin, Records, 1873-1900, 1922-1959
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 192
Abstract: Records of the De Pere, Wisconsin, lodge, including minutes, semi-annual reports, a ledger containing membership records, roll of officers, and treasurers’ cash books, receipt book, and orders. The Independent Order of Odd Fellows was founded to support members and their communities in times of hardship and was one of the first fraternal societies to include both men and women. Minutes (1877-1900 and 1946-1959) detail the lodge’s monthly meetings, decisions, and activities, including the creation of committees and offers of food and other help to members in need. The Treasurer’s records include dues paid and monetary assistance given to members and others in the community.
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Oconto Lodge No. 190 (Wis.) Title: Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Oconto Lodge No. 190 Records, 1853-1933
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (1 record center carton, 1 archives box, and 1 flat box)
Call Number: M88-355
Abstract: Minute books of Oconto Lodge No. 190 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (1897-1933) and records of predecessor lodges originating in Green County, Wisconsin, including membership records, treasurers' account books, and minutes dating back to the founding of the Sugar River Encampment No. 10 in 1853 at Attica, Wisconsin. This lodge became known as the Green County Encampment No. 10 in 1867, and as the Oconto Encampment No. 10 in 1903 when it moved from Monroe to Oconto.
Indian Summer Festivals, Inc. Title: Indian Summer Festivals, Inc. Records, 1985-2007
Quantity: 1.6 cubic ft. (2 boxes) 1 oversize folder 17 safety film negatives
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 250
Abstract: Collection consists of administrative records of Indian Summer Festivals, Inc. (ISF), including meeting minutes, correspondence, publicity materials, and photographs. ISF is best known for organizing the yearly American Indian ethnic festival, Indian Summer, at the Summerfest grounds at Milwaukee's lakefront.
Indochina Peace Campaign (Organization: U.S.) Title: Indochina Peace Campaign Records, 1940-1976 (bulk 1972-1975)
Quantity: 3.5 c.f. (9 archives boxes), 154 tape recordings, and 2 disc recordings
Call Number: Mss 451; Audio 800A; Disc 150A
Abstract: Records, mainly 1972-1975, of the Indochina Peace Campaign (IPC), a national organization that was formed late in the anti-Vietnam war movement (1972) and which emphasized public education and legislative lobbying. Included are correspondence from IPC affiliates in California, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and other states in which the group was well organized; agenda, minutes, reports, and position papers relating to meetings and conferences of the national steering committee; and subject files. Of special note within the last section are speeches and writings by activists Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda, the best known of IPC's leaders; notes on an organizers' school; files on an encounter with Nixon security officials at the dedication of the Dirksen Library in Pekin, Illinois; and material on IPC's participation in the United Campaign including committee minutes and extensive notes about a 1974 visit to Saigon. Sound and video material in the collection is extensive and provides better documentation of Hayden and Fonda's activities than the manuscript collection.
Industrial Commission of Wisconsin Title: Industrial Commission of Wisconsin: H. Herman Rauch Labor Stabilization and Arbitration File, 1940-1948
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes)
Call Number: Series 1021
Abstract: Correspondence, studies, agreement reports, hearing reports, complaints, and notes relating to the activities of H. Herman Rauch, Industrial Commission analyst, who took part in the arbitration of labor grievances and disputes as a representative of the Commission before the National Labor Relations Board and the National War Labor Board.
Industrial Commission of Wisconsin Title: Industrial Commission of Wisconsin: Employment Offices Photographs, 1911-1937
Quantity: 2 items and 79 photographs in 1 archives box
Call Number: PH 1119
Abstract: Photographs documenting employment offices in Wisconsin, 1911-1937. The Industrial Commission of Wisconsin operated these offices beginning in 1911. In 1918 the offices were operated cooperatively by the Industrial Commission of Wisconsin and the United States Employment Service. In 1934 the Wisconsin State Employment Service, under the jurisdiction of the Industrial Commission, was in charge of these offices. The photographs include images of the exterior of the buildings housing the offices; interiors of the offices including waiting and interviewing rooms with separate facilities for men and women; office workers; and people utilizing the services of these offices. The photographs are from the files of Harry E. Lippart, a long time employee of various Wisconsin employment agencies.
Industrial Cooperative Association Title: Industrial Cooperative Association Records, 1970-1992
Quantity: 9.0 c.f. (23 archives boxes) and 1 tape recording
Call Number: Mss 828; Tape 1267A
Abstract: Records, mainly 1980-1992, of the Industrial Cooperative Association, a national nonprofit cooperative founded in 1978 to provide educational, legal, financial and technical assistance to worker-owned businesses. Included are by-laws, board of directors and staff meeting minutes; financial statements, and other administrative records; correspondence and internal memoranda; and information (including one tape recording) on cooperatives with which ICA worked. The client files variously consist of agreements, contracts, correspondence, research files, business plans, loans, financial statements, and articles. Well documented are the Colonial Cooperative Press, International Poultry, Moose Creek Restoration, 0&0 Market, Our Market, Seymour Specialty Wire Company, and Workers Owned Sewing Company.
INFACT (Firm) Title: INFACT Records, 1971-1993
Quantity: 72.7 c.f., 110 tape recordings, 28 videorecordings, and 3 filmstrips
Call Number: M93-263; M94-322; M95-019; M95-051; M96-084; M97-182; Audio 1521A; VBB 636-655; VCA 254-255; VTA 026
Abstract: Records of the Infant Formula Action Coalition (INFACT), a citizen action group formed in the United States in 1976, documenting the organization's activities related to addressing social problems by altering the behavior of corporations. Their first campaign (1977-1984) was aimed at changing the corporate marketing practices of infant formula in the United States and in Third World countries which led to the boycott of the Swiss-giant Nestlé Corporation. The second major campaign (1984-1993) was aimed at exposing corporate connections to nuclear weapons build-up which led to a boycott against the General Electric Company (GE). Also documented are the activities of other support organizations and the grassroots efforts of regional INFACT campaign centers; infant formula marketing, infant nutrition, and breastfeeding in various developing countries; the lawsuit filed by the Sisters of the Precious Blood against Bristol-Myers; nuclear weaponry; and environmental health issues.
Information and Referral Service for Pierce and St. Croix Counties (River Falls, Wis.) Title: Information and Referral Service for Pierce and St. Croix Counties Records, 1972-1978
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: River Falls Mss DO
Abstract: Records of a River Falls, Wisconsin organization in existence from 1973 to 1978 which provided information, referral, and follow-up services to individuals in order that they more easily located social service agencies able to serve their needs. The materials include annual reports, correspondence, publicity, information on work procedures including sample questions, some financial records, and fragmentary records of related agencies. Absent from the records are the agency logs of incoming questions which were destroyed when the organization dissolved in 1978. Other materials at that time were transferred to the Elders' Area Resources Service, River Falls, Wisconsin.
Ingram, Orrin H. (Orrin Henry), 1830-1918 Title: Register of the Orrin H. Ingram Papers, 1857-1904
Quantity: 21.6 c.f. (63 archives boxes and 4 volumes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss R
Abstract: Business papers of Ingram, a leading Wisconsin lumberman, relating to operations in the Chippewa Valley, with headquarters at Eau Claire, and the sale of manufactured lumber through subsidiary wholesale companies located along the Mississippi River. Correspondence emphasizes the selling end of the business, consisting of letters of report from branch managers, agents, and salesmen, and between members of the company and pertains to business plans, policies, and practices. A group of letters, 1893-1901, relates to Ripon College, its finances, endowment, the building of Ingram Hall, and the resignation of President Rufus C. Flagg. Other letters have to do with events in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, including the economic effect of the Civil War, the coming of railroads, the depression of 1893, and relief of the cyclone victims at New Richmond in 1899.
Inner City Library Service Institute (Milwaukee, Wis.). Office of the Director Title: Inner City Library Service Institute Records, 1971-1974
Quantity: .8 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Call Number: UWM Archival Collection 56
Abstract: Records of a federally-funded program sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) which provided inner city minorities with professional training in librarianship. Institute Director Laurence L. Sherrill created or compiled the records, which include his general files containing correspondence, memos, and newsletters concerning curriculum development, funding, staffing, and workshops. The collection also contains numerous evaluation, funding, and planning reports, and some information on the lawsuit filed by five participants against the institute and SLIS concerning their ineligibility for taking regular SLIS courses.
Innis, Donald Q., 1924-1988 Title: Donald Q. Innis Papers, 1944-1988
Quantity: 3.5 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 29
Abstract: The papers of Donald Q. Innis, a Canadian geographer who specialized in agricultural geography, particularly intercropping. The collection contains correspondence, research, notes, writings, reprints, and teaching materials.
Institute for Policy Studies Title: Institute for Policy Studies Records, 1959-2005 (bulk 1963-1993)
Quantity: 98.1 cubic feet (90 record center cartons, 23 archives boxes, and 1 oversize folder), 1.0 cubic foot of photographs (1 record center carton), 0.2 cubic feet of transparencies and negatives (1 archive box), 19 videorecordings, 1 reel of film, and 445 tape recordings
Call Number: Mss 1057; PH 6585; Audio 1531A; CB 841; VBC 120-121; VHA 906-919; VHB 468; V8A 001-002
Abstract: Records, mainly 1963-1993, of the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), a left-wing think tank founded in Washington, D.C., in 1963 by Richard Barnet and Marcus Raskin. The records consist of administrative files; correspondence, writings, and subject files of individual fellows; and reference material. Senior fellows Richard Barnet, Saul Landau, Isabel Letelier and Marcus Raskin, and executive directors Robert Borosage and Diana DeVegh are most extensively documented, with less material about other members Robb Burlage, John Cavanagh, Barbara Ehrenreich, Chester Hartman, Paul Jacobs, Milton Kotler, Michael Moffitt, Sasha Natapoff, Orlando Letelier, Gareth Porter, Julia Sweig, Barbara Wein, and Roger Wilkins. Administrative records include Board of Trustees minutes; fundraising information; formal and continuing education programs; a library of brief writings and other papers by fellows and associates; and subject files including incomplete financial records, congressional seminar files, and fragmentary minutes of the Transnational Institute (TNI), an IPS subsidiary.
Institute for Public Service (New York, N.Y.) Title: Institute for Public Service Records, 1914-1962
Quantity: 26.0 c.f. (65 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss AX
Abstract: Papers of William H. Allen, director of the Institute for Public Service (New York, N.Y.) from its chartering in October 1915 to 1962. The institute was designed to carry on training and publication programs, to promote efficiency in education, efficiency in government, and other forms of civic-improvement functions begun by the earlier Bureau of Municipal Research organized by a group of reformers in New York City in 1907. The collection includes Allen's correspondece, many newspaper and magazine clippings, pamphlets, and replies to questionnaires on currrent events used by the institute in connection with various research problems. Much of the material refers to work done in New York City, but reports on surveys conducted at the University of Wisconsin and elsewhere are also included. The collection is arranged by subject, and includes Allen's correspondence with such educators and political figures as Lewis W. Alderman, school administrator of Portland, Oregon, Fiorello La Guardia, mayor of New York City, William McAndrew, superintendent of schools in Chicago, Illinois, A. E. Winship, editor of the Journal of Education, and William J. O'Dwyer, mayor of New York City.
Institute for Research in Land Economics and Public Utilities Title: Institute for Research in Land Economics and Public Utilities Records, 1905-1933
Quantity: 10.2 cubic feet (23 archives boxes and 1 flat box)
Call Number: Mss 210
Abstract: Records of a research organization founded in 1920 by Richard T. Ely as the Institute for Research on Land Economics. The Institute was headquartered at the University of Wisconsin until 1925, and at Northwestern University from 1925 until about 1935. The Institute performed basic research in fields such as land valuation, conservation, urbanization, and public utilities. Records include a subject file containing correspondence, reports, research papers, and other administrative and research material; a public utilities research file; financial records; and scrapbooks.
Interlake Pulp and Paper Company (Appleton, Wis.) Title: Interlake Pulp and Paper Company Records, 1890-1939
Quantity: 3.2 c.f.
Call Number: M89-299; M93-085
Abstract: Records documenting the development and technical operation of the Interlake Pulp and Paper Company, an Appleton, Wisconsin, paper mill owned by the Manufacturing Investment Company, and later, the Interlake Pulp and Paper Company, both of New York.
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada. Local 18 (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada. Local 18: Records, 1893-1945 , 1994
Quantity: 2.6 c.f. (7 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss DQ
Abstract: Records of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, local which represented theatrical workers and motion picture projectionists. Included are correspondence, reports, and agreements, 1894-1945; proceedings of national conventions, 1893-1926; minutes, 1903-1933; a constitution; minutes of the wage scale committee, 1927-1933, and the executive board, 1913-1933; receipts; a history of theater in Milwaukee, 1994; and allied papers.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Title: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Records, 1901-1974
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box), 747 reels of microfilm (16mm), and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Mss 444; Micro 550; Micro 1019
Abstract: Records, primarily from 1920-1974, of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Primarily on microfilm produced by the union, the records include files from the international president's office, mostly concerning relations with employers (organizing drives, contracts, and strikes), other unions and labor organizations, and local and district lodges, especially regarding the railroad, automobile, aircraft, and firefighting equipment industries; collective bargaining agreements, 1961-1975, from the research department; and a script for the 1950 radio play “Boomer Jones,” and miscellaneous publications from the organizing department. Included in these extensive files is correspondence, minutes, statistics, reports, and other documents, though no convention proceedings are present. Concentrations of material concern jurisdictional disputes with other unions, the Railway Labor Executives' Association, the American Federation of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, cases of security risk charges against union members, the National Urban League, international labor groups, and other organizations.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. District 10 Title: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. District 10: Records, 1903-1989
Quantity: 2 reels of microfilm (35 mm); plus additions of 82.1 c.f. and 3 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 1040; M81-291; M81-647; M82-161; M91-275; M92-124; M93-011; M93-148
Abstract: Records of District 10 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), a union district office covering Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin, documenting organizing efforts, wage surveys, administrative and financial activities, arbitration and negotiation with area businesses, and public relations. Included are meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, membership information, contracts and arbitration materials, newsletters and press releases, convention materials, research and reports, information on apprenticeships, publications, and background on legislative issues.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Wisconsin State Council Title: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Wisconsin State Council: Records, 1901-1927, 1941-1964
Quantity: 2 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 693
Abstract: Records of the Wisconsin state organization of affiliates of the International Association of Machinists, including minutes with related correspondence and reports, organizing literature, education committee files, minutes of local lodge financial secretaries, and contracts, 1901-1927, from locals in District 10, Milwaukee.
International Association of Machinists. Local 251 (Sheboygan, Wis.) Title: International Association of Machinists. Local 251: Records, 1922-1994
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 201
Abstract: Records of Local 251 (Sheboygan, Wis.) consisting of eighteen minute books (1922-1994), two roll books (1926-1942), and four treasurer's cash books (1947-1950, 1954-1966). The minutes document the local's monthly and bimonthly meetings and include lists of officers, treasurer's reports, and reports on activities. The roll books contain member lists and records of attendance at meetings. Cash books list receipts and disbursements.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 1169 (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 1169: Records, 1934-1987
Quantity: 4.8 c.f. (11 archives boxes and 2 card boxes) and 5 tape recordings
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 175; Tape 1345A
Abstract: Records, mainly 1955-1981, of a Milwaukee local of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) established in 1939 to represent workers at two Milwaukee areas plants of the Square D Company. In 1991 the local was amalgamated into Local 2336; Local 2336 in turn became defunct in 1998. Included are bylaws and charter documents; minutes, 1934-1939, of the local's predecessor, the Federal Labor Union Local 19926; minutes of general membership, executive board, and other administrative meetings, 1939-1981; membership and election information; correspondence of leaders such as Arthur Jaraczewski and Walter Scanlan; newsletters; and other administrative records. Several special meetings are documented only by tape recordings. Incomplete files of printed contracts, letters of agreement, background information and detailed minutes of bargaining sessions document collective bargaining dating from 1939 to 1985, and transcripts, correspondence, briefs, and background information partially represent grievances from 1960 to 1981. Subject files document social gatherings, charitable support, union solidarity, the construction of the union hall, and the Square D company. Financial records consist only of check stubs, 1972-1983.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 953 (Eau Claire, Wis.) Title: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 953: Records, 1935-1943
Quantity: 4.8 c.f. (12 archives boxes)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss AC
Abstract: Correspondence, bills, receipts, and employment agreements of Local 953. Included is information on negotiations with the Northern States Power Company, relationships with the parent union and other locals, efforts to organize non-union workers, and other topics. The files are those of the Business Manager, Sherman (Shorty) Preston.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local Union 135 (La Crosse, Wisconsin). Title: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 135 (La Crosse, Wisconsin) Records
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 067
Abstract: Bylaws and a labor agreement between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Local Union 135 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Materials range in date from 1936 to 1968.
International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers Title: International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers Records, 1906-1957
Quantity: 284 reels of microfilm (16mm)
Call Number: Micro 43
Abstract: Records of the International Union of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers containing primarily correspondence with its locals, its organizers, the AFL-CIO and other unions, companies, government agencies, and other organizations (1906-1908, 1911-1957), and scattered financial records and speeches.
International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers Title: International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers Miscellaneous Papers, 1956-1966
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 27
Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers concerning the West Coast Uniform Labor Agreement, the withdrawal of west coast locals from the International Brotherhood, and subsequent litigation. The Uniform Labor Agreement was negotiated in 1934 by the Pacific Coast Association of Pulp and Paper Manufacturers and the Pacific Coast Pulp and Paper Mill Employees Association which combined locals of both the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers, and the United Papermakers and Paperworkers. Within the IBPS&PMW, the Rank and File Movement for Democratic Action achieved momentum and in 1964, dissident locals withdrew from the Pacific Coast Association and formed the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers. They claimed heirship to the Uniform Labor Agreement and succeeded in taking over bargaining responsibilities after a 1964 strike. The collection documents with reports, memoranda, and minutes the operation of the Uniform Labor Agreement, 1956-1966. Briefs and other legal papers concern the suit of the two Internationals against the Western Association over ownership of funds. Also present is a “Handbook for Constitutional Reform,” issued by the Rank and File Movement in 1962, and a folder of correspondence concerning University Local #845, Cambridge, Mass.
International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers. Local 482 (Neenah, Wis.) Title: International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers. Local 482: Records, 1943-1962
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: Oshkosh Mss CW
Abstract: Records of the union local at the Lakeview Paper Mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, a mill that later became part of the Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Included is a 1962 constitution and by-laws, minutes (1945-1948 only), correspondence, detailed job analyses describing the employment of women and veterans during and after World War II, check stubs, and receipt and expenditure books. Dues records pertain only to 1943-1944, a period of high female employment. The 1945 minutes incorporate some union-management meetings and meetings of the Neenah-Menasha Trades and Labor Council.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America Title: International Brotherhood of Teamsters Contracts, 1953-1971
Quantity: 22.4 c.f. (56 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 131A; Mss 178; Mss 178a
Abstract: Agreements between local labor unions affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and local businesses and industries, primarily in Wisconsin. A few contracts come from locals in California, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, and Canada.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America Title: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America Records, 1904-1952
Quantity: 92.6 c.f. (234 archives boxes) and 87 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Mss 9; Micro 435
Abstract: Correspondence files of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters executive office covering the years 1904-1952, with the major portion of the material originating in the 1940s. Correspondence is with general executive board members, general organizers, local unions, joint councils, conferences, and trade divisions; the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations; other international unions and labor organizations; government agencies; and the general public. Included with the correspondence are reports, minutes, clippings, transcripts of government hearing and decisions, legal briefs, and copies of local union by-laws. The material details the union's initial struggles for existence and unity, its jurisdictional disputes, strikes, its growth in membership and influence, changes in organizing and bargaining techniques and in the trucking and transportation industries, and the increasing strength and political involvement of the labor movement in general. Major correspondents for the IBT are union president Daniel J. Tobin, Thomas Hughes, Thomas Flynn, John Gillespie, and Albert Evans. Correspondents include Matthew Woll, William English Walling, Chester Bowles, James A. Farley, Westbrook Pegler, Edward V. Rickenbacker, and Victor Riesel.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America. Local 695 Title: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers. Local 695 Records, 1932-1989
Quantity: 49.6 c.f. (124 archives boxes); plus additions of 91.0 c.f.
Call Number: Mss 434; M86-484; M99-099
Abstract: Records of Local 695 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chaffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, and created through the merger of several southern Wisconsin locals in 1962, representing truck drivers as well as workers in warehouses, canneries, bakeries, laundries, dairies, and stone quarries. Relations with employers is particularly well-documented and information on the employment of women and migrant workers in canneries and dairies is present. The records contain information on a lengthy strike at Wisco Hardware Company during the 1950s, conflicts in the stone quarries at Lannon, Wisconsin in the 1960s, jurisdictional conflicts with Local 200 in Milwaukee, interactions with other Teamster bodies such as the Central Conference and various Joint Councils, and the leadership of longtime secretary-treasurer Al Mueller.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America. Local 75 (Green Bay, Wis.) Title: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America. Local 75: Records, 1933-1949
Quantity: 3.4 cubic feet (7 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 34
Abstract: Records of Teamsters Local 75, Green Bay, Wisconsin, (1933-1949) including correspondence, minute books, an assessment and dues ledger, and daybooks; plus similar records of groups later amalgamated with Local 75: Dairy and Creamery Employees Local 507, Green Bay; Wisconsin Conference of Cheese, Butter, and Condenser Employees; an unidentified federal dairy creamery local, Green Bay; Brown County Highway Teamsters; and Cheese and Dairy Workers Federal Union No. 20428.
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions Title: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions Records, 1961-1968
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 519
Abstract: Records of the New York office of an international association of labor unions. The organization, formed in 1949, is concerned with the influence of communist unions in economically underdeveloped nations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and has consultative status to the United Nations and its specialized agencies. The records reflect the New York office's activities of informing and influencing the United Nations on worldwide issues such as racism, unionism, workers' rights, economic development, and trade. The materials in the collection include correspondence, telegrams, reports, texts of statements, United Nations documents, and newspaper clippings.
International Correspondence Schools.;
Parkinson, Albert E.
Title: Albert E. Parkinson Papers
Physical Description: 0.2 cubic foot
Call Number: MSS 141
Abstract: The Albert E. Parkinson collection includes a variety of school related materials from Parkison's time as a student at the International Correspondence Schools, where he learned the trade of architecture. The International Correspondence Schools was started in Pennsylvania in 1891 by Thomas J. Foster.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Advertising Photographs, 1940-1994
Quantity: 76.6 c.f.
Call Number: PH 1626; M96-253; M96-165; M2002-117; M2006-086; M2010-094
Abstract: Images of farm equipment, construction equipment, and trucks produced by the International Harvester Company for use in product advertising literature and press releases. Included are black and white negatives and prints, black and white transparencies, and color transparencies of equipment working in the field and in industrial settings. Subjects include tractors, farm implements, construction equipment, Cub Cadet lawn tractors, and trucks. Fifty-seven film reels are also included in the boxes.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Glass Negative Series, circa 1900-1939
Quantity: 40 reels of microfilm (35 mm), approximately 4,000 photoprints, 3,200 copy negatives, and 5,000 glass plate negatives
Call Number: Micro 2029; PH 3702; PH 3703; PH 3704; PH 3705; PH 3706; PH 3707; PH 3708; PH 3709; PH 3710; PH 3711; PH 3712; PH 3713; PH 3714; PH 3715; PH 3716; PH 3717; PH 3718; PH 3727; PH 3728; PH 4285
Abstract: Microfilmed copies, prints, and some originals of over 12,000 glass plate and nitrate negatives from the Advertising, Extension, Consumer Relations, and Engineering Departments of the International Harvester Company, a Chicago, Illinois based manufacturer of trucks, engines, farm machinery and implements, and construction equipment formed in 1902. Images include depictions, from approximately 1900 to 1939, of the company's product line, factories (McCormick, Deering, Plano, Champion, Osborn and Weber Wagon Works), dealerships and showrooms, employees, expositions and county fairs, agricultural methods and practices, field testing of equipment, foreign subsidiaries, manufacturing equipment and processes, product development and servicing, promotional activities, rural landscapes and small towns, road construction, railroads, binder twine mills and plantations. Among the subjects documented are the activities of a large-scale, diversified, multinational manufacturing corporation, the mechanization of agriculture, the growth of the modern transportation industry, and the transition of the United States to an urbanized industrial nation.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Labor Relations Department Records, 1941-1964
Quantity: 6.4 c.f. (17 archives boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 19Z
Abstract: Mimeographed copies of circular letters, case summaries, arbitration decisions, and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) documents relating to labor management disputes at International Harvester factories in the United States. Includes copies of a circular titled Labor Relations Letter, which summarized labor cases involving International Harvester workers and often contained attached case documents.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Branch House Albums, circa 1910-1970
Quantity: 6.0 c.f. (8 oversize boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 18Z
Abstract: Pages from oversize albums containing maps, plats and photographs of International Harvester Company's branch house locations in the United States. The pages are arranged alphabetically by city. There may have originally been five volumes to the set of albums. The Wisconsin Historical Society received only four volumes, which end with “Rosemead, California.”
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Print Advertising Proof Books, 1904-1945
Quantity: 25.1 c.f. (8 record center cartons, 9 archives boxes, and 27 flat boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 17Z
Abstract: Bound volumes containing advertising proofs for the company's agricultural equipment and motor truck lines. The advertisements were published in trade journals, farm papers, county weekly newspapers, national magazines, and the international farm press. Also included are some display advertising and draft advertising copy.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Film Collection, circa 1930s-circa 1980s
Quantity: 291 film reels (circa 135,500 ft.)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 16Z; film call numbers
Abstract: The International Harvester Company Film Collection consists mainly of short promotional films, made by or for the International Harvester company from the 1930s through the 1980s, advertising or otherwise demonstrating the company's product line. Also included are sponsored educational films concerning agriculture, industry, or trucking–related subjects, and internal training and industrial films concerning manufacturing, sales, and engineering. The films are both sound and silent, color and black & white. Almost all are 16 mm prints.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Young and Rubicam Motor Truck Advertising Proof Books, 1938-1970
Quantity: 6.5 c.f. (13 flat boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 14Z
Abstract: Color and black-and-white advertising proofs for motor trucks manufactured by International Harvester Company. The advertisements were created by the ad agency Young and Rubicam and ran in vocational, trade, and farm publications, popular magazines, and newspapers.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Agricultural Extension Department Photograph Albums, 1902-1935
Quantity: 10.8 cubic feet (54 archives boxes)
Call Number: PH McCormick Mss 13Z
Abstract: Black and white photographs taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department and mounted in sequentially numbered volumes. The photographs document a wide variety of farm and domestic activities. Prominent topics include crop cultivation, crop diseases, orchards, gardening, canning, livestock management, dairy farming, poultry, soils, lime, farm machinery, silos, landscaping, birds, insects, farm safety hazards, child care, children's activities, women's work roles, schools, barns, and demonstration farms.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Engineering and Product Development Records, 1906-1991
Quantity: 5.4 cubic feet (15 archives boxes); plus additions of 0.4 cubic feet of photographs, 97 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and 4 compact discs
Call Number: McCormick Mss 12Z; M2003-059; M2003-073
Abstract: Engineering research documents, product change notices, product committee minutes, and engineering status reports documenting the design and manufacture of International Harvester tractors, farm implements, trucks, and construction equipment. Includes transfer and paint committee decisions that document the original colors and decals of equipment produced between 1923 and 1957.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Production Records, 1875-1982
Quantity: 3.8 c.f. (12 archives boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 11Z
Abstract: Production figures, product lists, and serial number lists relating to the manufacture of tractors, farm implements, trucks, engines, power units, construction equipment, refrigerators, and other machinery produced by the International Harvester Company. Included are annual serial number lists for tractors, trucks, engines, power units, construction equipment, and milking machines; and monthly serial number lists for tractors, and selected engines, power units, and construction equipment.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Competitors' Advertising Literature, 1832-1950
Quantity: 17.0 c.f. (48 archives boxes) and 163 oversize items
Call Number: McCormick Mss 10Z; PH 6420
Abstract: Catalogs, pamphlets, postcards, flyers, posters, and other advertising literature produced by over two hundred different agricultural equipment companies, primarily in the nineteenth century. The companies were competitors of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company and later, the International Harvester Company. The McCormick and International Harvester companies collected some of the advertising literature in order to monitor their competitors. In addition, items may have been added over the years by the McCormick Collection archivists, or separated from other collections. Advertisements primarily feature farm implements, including reapers, grain binders, and mowers.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Magazines and Newsletters, 1909-1984
Quantity: 13.0 c.f. (28 archives boxes, 1 record center carton, and 9 index card boxes); plus additions of 12.6 c.f.
Call Number: McCormick Mss 9Z; M2001-127; M2007-106
Abstract: Magazines and newsletters produced by the International Harvester Company for distribution to its dealerships, customers, and employees. Titles include but are not limited to: Tractor Farming and its subsequent titles up through IH Farm; Harvester World, later International Harvester World; International Harvester Today; International Trail; International Motor Truck Bulletin; Milwaukee Works Reporter; Triple Diamond Club; and West Pullman Plant News. The publications feature the company's agricultural equipment, motor truck, refrigeration, and construction equipment product lines. Some of the publications come from Argentina, Australia, Canada, France, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Many of the publications are in bound volumes. Many titles are incomplete runs. Included are indexes to Harvester World from 1946 to 1970 and International Trail from 1955 to 1977.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Operator's, Parts, and Service Manuals (Technical Publications), 1879-1995
Quantity: 205.4 c.f. (251 archives boxes and 621 volumes); plus additions of 4.2 c.f.
Call Number: McCormick Mss 8Z; M99-036; M2001-124
Abstract: Operator's, parts, and service manuals for machinery produced by the International Harvester Company and its predecessor companies. Included are manuals for farm implements, tractors, trucks, engines, construction equipment, refrigerators, air conditioners, and other products produced for domestic and foreign markets. Operator's manuals may include set-up instructions, operating instructions, and parts lists. Parts manuals, or catalogs, usually include lists of parts used over several years on many different models, as well as non-dimensional drawings of parts and assemblies. Service manuals include overhaul, maintenance, and/or repair instructions. The series includes relatively few service manuals, and is most complete for manuals produced before 1960. Additions include some advertising literature and copies of service bulletins for International trucks, including “Shop Talks” and “Service Section Letters.”
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Photo Albums, circa 1899-1965
Quantity: 102.4 c.f. (258 archives boxes and 80 flat boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 7Z
Abstract: Black and white photographic prints showing factories, office buildings, dealerships, branch houses, employees, tractors, farm implements, construction equipment, trucks, and a wide range of corporate activities of the International Harvester Company. Most of the photographs were taken for advertising, public relations, or engineering purposes. They were used in company publications, as source material for advertising literature, and to record engineering developments. The photos document manufacturing, engineering, public relations, advertising, labor relations, military or defense contracts, agriculture, farm labor, industrial labor, office labor, transportation, cities, towns, rural landscapes, small businesses, trucking, fairs, exhibits, and recreation. Also included are photographs of experimental tractors, farm implements, construction equipment, and engines. The photographs were originally mounted in bound volumes. The photos have been removed from the volumes and placed in boxes and folders. The original volume and page order has been retained however.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Corporate Archives Central File, 1819-1998
Quantity: 919.1 c.f. (709 record center cartons, 401 archives boxes, and 180 flat boxes); plus additions of 140.6 c.f., 46 disc recordings, 4 tape recordings, 1 slide carousel, and 4 filmstrips
Call Number: McCormick Mss 6Z; M92-006; M93-210; M95-063; M95-262; M96-125; M97-123; M2000-017; M2001-125; M2001-130; M2001-137; M2002-181; Audio 1666A
Abstract: Advertising literature, photographs, color transparencies, publications, price lists, press releases, reports, correspondence, minutes, production records, and other audio and visual materials documenting the products and activities of the International Harvester Company. The company's product lines included trucks, tractors, farm implements, refrigerators, construction equipment, and lawn and garden equipment. The records document nearly every facet of the company's operations, including labor relations, employee activities, marketing, advertising, public relations, sales, finances, manufacturing, engineering, foreign operations, military contracts, experimental machinery, factories, and dealerships. International Harvester's corporate archives created this series over a period of several years. The files in the Original Collection are in random order and a file number has been assigned to each folder or item. Researchers must use a database to find relevant folder titles and their corresponding box and file numbers.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Advertising Sample Books (Bluebooks), 1913-1957
Quantity: 131.0 c.f. (328 archives boxes)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 5Z
Abstract: Record copies of International Harvester Company Advertising and Consumer Relations Department printed materials. Included are internal and external company publications, brochures, advertising proofs, catalogs, posters, broadsides, direct mailers, postcards, calendars, greeting cards, novelties, customer response cards, blank forms, circulars, advance notices for marketing campaigns, and blank customer data sheets. Each item is attached to a card that was formerly a page in a blue bound volume. The cards often include information on the geographical and numerical distribution of the attached items. The series documents the marketing of International Harvester's foreign and domestic agricultural equipment, motor truck, industrial equipment and refrigeration product lines. The advertisements feature illustrations (often in color) and text describing the company's tractors, engines, wagons, cream separators, farm implements, construction equipment, refrigerators and trucks.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Advertising Literature, 1832-1984
Quantity: 29.0 c.f. (60 archives boxes, 2 flat boxes, and 4 record center cartons) and 2,566 oversize items; plus additions of 4.8 c.f.
Call Number: McCormick Mss 4Z; PH 6421; M2001-131; M2001-146
Abstract: Advertising literature produced by International Harvester Company for its farm equipment, trucks, refrigerators, and lawn and garden equipment. The vast majority of the advertising is for the company's agricultural equipment line, including tractors. Includes dealer advertising flyers and catalogs, general line catalogs, distributor's catalogs, and export general catalogs.
International Harvester Company Title: Internation Harvester Company Legal and Patent Records, 1901-1947
Quantity: 6.0 c.f. (36 volumes); plus additions of 7.0 c.f.
Call Number: McCormick Mss 3Z; M2001-144; M2002-050
Abstract: Legal and patent records of the International Harvester Company composed of court briefs, opinions, and exhibits, several patent suits, and many legal volumes of records from hearings and proceedings concerning the federal government's anti-trust suit against the company. Also included is a history of the litigation, and a catalog of volumes relating to the International Harvester Company vs. the United States in anti-trust suits. Additions include bound volumes of legal briefs, and transcripts of hearings, reports produced for anti-trust and political corruption cases involving the International Harvester Company.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Financial Records, 1879-1984
Quantity: 15.0 c.f. (138 volumes) and 72 reels of microfilm (35 mm); plus additions of 90.4 c.f.
Call Number: McCormick Mss 2Z; Micro 701; Micro 705-713; M2001-140; M2002-051
Abstract: Financial records of the International Harvester Company, formed in August 1902, by a consolidation of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, the Deering Harvester Company, and the Plano Manufacturing Company, all in the Chicago area; the Milwaukee Harvester Company in Wisconsin; and the Warder, Bushnell, and Glessner Company (Champion) at Springfield, Ohio. International Harvester thus came into control of the country's harvesting equipment, with about 90 per cent of its grain-binder production and 80 percent of its mowers, the two chief harvesting machines. The financial records are chiefly those of the predecessor Deering, Milwaukee, and Plano companies before they consolidated in 1902; primarily time and payroll records.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Business Records, 1883-1998
Quantity: 2.8 c.f. (7 archives boxes); plus additions of 35.8 c.f., 8.0 c.f. of transparencies and tape recordings, and 79 reels of microfilm (16 mm)
Call Number: McCormick Mss 1Z; M2001-138; M2001-142; M2001-143; M2002-057; M2002-173; M2008-017; M2008-018
Abstract: Business records of the International Harvester Company consisting of charter and by-laws, minutes, incorporation documents, annual reports, U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor reports, sales and collection organization charts, labor relations, reports of the president, meetings of shareholders, and employee pension benefits. Included also are miscellaneous papers of D.M. Osborne and Company. Additions include these types of documents and publications relating to management and business operations, papers of the International Harvester Company Board of Directors, binders containing slides used for presentations before the International Harvester Company Board of Directors, files concerning officers and directors, labor-related materials, microfilm of various business records, and pension materials.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Agricultural Extension Department Lantern Slides, circa 1899-1933
Quantity: 7.2 c.f.
Call Number: M94-266; M2009-022
Abstract: Lantern slides used by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department for educational purposes. International Harvester established the IHC Service Bureau as an "agricultural education" section within its Advertising Department in 1911. In 1913, the Bureau was reorganized as a separate Agricultural Extension Department under the direction of Professor Perry G. Holden. The Department was dissolved in 1933.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Photographs for Company Magazines, 1955-1973
Quantity: 45.8 c.f.
Call Number: M93-019; M2005-077
Abstract: Black and white photographs produced by the International Harvester Company for use in its company magazines. The content of the photographs varies according to magazine title. Harvester World features International Harvester (IH) products in business, government, military, family, and agricultural settings; company employees and dealers; and a variety of corporate activities worldwide. International Trail has similar content but concentrates on the automobile and truck lines, particularly the International Scout. Articles in IH Farm (formerly Tractor Farming) idealize the agricultural lifestyle, promote new applications for IH machinery on the farm, and present farming tips. Triple Diamond Club features outstanding IH salesmen and their dealerships. Finally, Men of Action contains general human interest stories.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Fort Wayne Works Industrial Design Images, circa 1957-1992
Quantity: 18.4 c.f. of photographs, negatives and transparencies (36 archives boxes and 20 slide boxes)
Call Number: M2012-116
Abstract: Photographs, negatives, transparencies and slides created by the Industrial Design Department at International Harvester's Fort Wayne Works. The materials illustrate the development of interior and exterior styling for International trucks, and include photographs of clay and plastic models, prototype trucks, and department employees. Many photographs illustrate color schemes and custom paint jobs. Some of the photographs may have been used for advertising purposes. The featured trucks include heavy duty, medium duty, and light duty models. Prototype models include vans and jeeps. Some of the iconic product lines of the International Harvester Company are found in this collection, including IH Scout, Travelall, Transtar, Loadstar, and Paystar.
International Harvester Company Title: McCormick Company Visual Materials, circa 1851-circa 1950
Quantity: 7.3 c.f. (13 flat boxes, 7 archives boxes, and 10 folders)
Call Number: M2002-175; PH 6680
Abstract: Photographs and other visual materials, relating to the International Harvester Company and its predecessor, the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Included are photographs, broadsides, original artwork, printed material, and posters mainly concerning promotion of the company product line through advertising and exhibitions. Also included are photographs, engravings, and blueprints of the company factories.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Cotton Picker Field Test Notes and Photographs, 1922-1963
Quantity: 2.6 c.f. (7 archives boxes)
Call Number: M2002-156
Abstract: Photographs, notes, and historical accounts documenting the development of the mechanical cotton picker. Also included are engineering photographs of cotton pickers and their components.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Motor Truck Engineering and Product Bulletins and Reports, 1908, 1916, 1937-1973
Quantity: 6.2 c.f. (16 archives boxes)
Call Number: M2001-148
Abstract: Engineering and product bulletins and reports of the motor truck division of the International Harvester Company including International truck sales and sales engineering bulletins (1937-1972), product committee minutes of various divisions (1966-1973), and motor truck market analysis and consumer research reports (1945-1967). Also included are International directions (1908, 1916), product and sales engineering newsletters (1949-1973), other engineering and committee reports, scattered price lists (1949), specifications for the C, R, & V line CO-4000 series, and a transportation engineering study (1937). Both bound and unbound copies exist for some of the International truck sales and sales engineering bulletins and the product and sales engineering newsletters.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Truck Circular Letters, 1934-1971
Quantity: 10.0 c.f. (10 record center cartons)
Call Number: M2001-147
Abstract: Bound volumes containing form and circular letters sent to dealers and branch houses involved in International Harvester's motor truck business with limited information on other divisions of the company including farm tractor and industrial power. Letters contain information on government regulations, personnel management, business operations, sales, and technical services. Included after 1946 are Organizational Change Letters which describe promotions, retirements, resignations, or deaths of prominent company officials. Index sheets are found in the front of each volume.
International Harvester Company Title: International Harvester Company Motor Truck Sales Data Books, 1931-1988
Quantity: 7.2 c.f. (18 archives boxes)
Call Number: M2001-145
Abstract: Sales data sheets listing prices, options, standard and optional features, paint schemes, performance information, and specifications for International trucks produced from 1931 to 1988. The sheets, usually filed in loose-leaf binders, were distributed to International truck dealers and were used by sales staff. The company periodically revised the sheets and distributed replacement pages.
International Hod Carriers, Building and Common Laborers Union of America. Local 113 (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: International Hod Carriers, Building and Common Laborers Union of America. Local 113: Records, 1891-1927
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 67
Abstract: Records of the International Hod Carriers, Building and Common Laborers Union of America, Local 113, Milwaukee, Wis., including union meeting proceedings, 1891-1902, 1906-1913, 1916-1918, and 1922-1927, in German and/or English; and a record of dues collections, 1900-1901.
International Hod Carriers', Building, and Common Laborers Union of America. Local 539 (Green Bay, Wis.) Title: International Hod Carriers', Building, and Common Laborers Union of America. Local 539: Records, 1934-1947
Quantity: 3.2 c.f. (4 archives boxes including 13 volumes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 41
Abstract: Correspondence, 1935-1943, of Local 539, Green Bay, Wisconsin, consisting mainly of reports from the local financial secretary and replies from the international office; a constitution and by-laws; minutes; records of the treasurer and the financial secretary; and membership and dues payment records, dues ledger sheets, and general ledger sheets.
International Institute of Milwaukee County, Inc. Title: International Institute of Milwaukee County Records, 1948-1965
Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 233
Abstract: Records of the International Institute of Milwaukee, which assisted refugees and immigrants moving to Milwaukee County. Collection contains meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, and budgets.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 379 (La Crosse, Wis.). La Crosse Garment Manufacturing Company (La Crosse, Wis.). Title: La Crosse Garment Manufacturing Company Records
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 127
Abstract: Working rules and agreement between the La Crosse Garment Manufacturing Company (La Crosse, Wisconsin) and the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union. Working rules are undated; labor agreement is from 1976.
International Longshoremen's Association. Local 815 (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: International Longshoremen's Association. Local 815: Records, 1935-1975
Quantity: 5.2 cubic feet (13 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss DY
Abstract: Records of the International Longshoremen's Association, Local 815, from 1935 to 1976, a Milwaukee based labor union representing the city's waterfront workers. The collection includes administrative records, such as meeting minutes, membership lists, and financial record-keeping books; correspondence with the International office, Great Lakes District office, local executive officers, and the Milwaukee Harbor Commission; and materials relating to the Great Lakes District's lakes-wide collective bargaining and general cargo agreements, the Port of Milwaukee, and the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Additional materials document the local's role as collective bargaining agent on behalf of union members employed by Milwaukee's longshore contractors, warehouse companies, and inland temporary help agencies; and actions taken against uncompromising employers, including outside arbitration, labor strikes, and litigation brought before the National War Labor Board and, later, the National Labor Relations Board.
International Order of Odd Fellows. Augusta Lodge No. 142 (Augusta, Wis.) Title: International Order of Odd Fellows, Augusta Lodge No. 142: Records, 1868-1984 (bulk 1868-1940)
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss DC
Abstract: Records of Lodge 142, of Augusta, Wisconsin, mainly 1868-1940, of the fraternal organization, the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), and its associated women's group, the Rebekah Assembly Lodge 225, comprising officers' rolls; minutes; membership accounts; pamphlets; guide and rulebooks; meeting programs; ephemera including IOOF-produced postcards and stamps; and similar material from lodges in Illinois. Correspondence is lightly represented. A lithograph depicting the symbolic language of the organization is also included.
International Prisoners Aid Association Title: International Prisoners Aid Association Records, 1910-1973
Quantity: 14 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 818
Abstract: Records of an international organization of volumtary prisoners' aid societies concerned with prison reform and with the rehabilitation and treatment of former prisoners. Although IPAA was formed in 1910, the records date primarily from the 1950s and 1960s. Those records which predate that period relate to activities in the United States when the group was known as the National Prisoners' Aid Association. Correspondence, which comprises over 4 reels, ranges from letters from inmates to exchanges with member agencies. Corporate records comprise another 4 reels and include articles of incorporation, minutes, conference papers, financial records, reports, and officers' files of both the IPAA and the NPAA. The remainder are subject files on miscellaneous IPAA projects, files on the Correctional Service Federation, and files relating to the preparation of the IPAA newsletter.
International Ship Masters’ Association, Lodge No. 6, Ladies’ Auxiliary Title: International Ship Masters’ Association Lodge No. 6 Ladies’ Auxiliary Records, 1919-1962
Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 364
Abstract: Records of the International Ship Masters’ Association, Lodge No. 6, Ladies’ Auxiliary and is primarily comprised of secretary's journals.
International Sled Dog Racing Association Title: International Sled Dog Racing Association Records, 1961-1983
Quantity: 3.4 c.f. (9 archives boxes)
Call Number: River Falls Mss CL
Abstract: Records of an association formed in 1966 to promote sled dog racing by standardizing rules, sanctioning events, and working to increase public interest; consisting of newsletters, other regional organization publications, and race programs, bulletins, and results.
International Television Contest of Berlin Title: International Television Contest of Berlin Records, 1967
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 194AF
Abstract: Scripts and general information from this international television competition. The general information file includes programs from both the contest and the 25th Great German Radio Exhibition; contest rules in English, French, German, and Spanish; a list of the jury members; schedules; a report in German by Max Luescher entitled “Color: the Mother Tongue of the Unconscious”; the German text of the opening night speech by Julian Goodman; and synopses of several of the films in various languages. The remainder of the collection is comprised of scripts of the 25 entries from Belgium, Canada, Great Britain, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, the United States, and West Germany. Scripts in English exist for each film, as do many in French and German also. For the French entry, “Jacquard,” there are only cast lists.
International Typographical Union. Local 106 (Madison, Wis.) Title: International Typographical Union. Local 106: Records, 1908-1958
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 2 flat boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 122A
Abstract: 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.
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen. Local 6 Title: International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen. Local 6: Records, 1901-1982
Quantity: 4.0 c.f. (2 record center cartons, 4 archives boxes, 1 flat box)
Call Number: Stevens Point Mss AQ
Abstract: Records of six union locals in north-central Wisconsin which merged in 1974 to form Local 6. Included are records of Local 17 (Wausau), Local 18 (Marshfield), Local 23 (Wisconsin Rapids), Local 24 (Rhinelander), Local 25 (Antigo), and Local 33 (Stevens Point). Records of the predecessor locals variously include constitutions, minutes (some dating to the turn of the century), incomplete correspondence, membership records, financial records, and miscellany. For Local 6 there is a constitution and special minutes and correspondence documenting the merger and subsequent problems, and correspondence of Business Manager Frank Skibbie concerning his involvement in the Wisconsin River Valley Masons Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, the Wisconsin River Valley Trowel Trades Negotiating Committee (some contracts are also included), and various pension committees.
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen. Local 8 (Milwaukee, Wis) Title: International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen. Local 8: Records, 1880-1980
Quantity: 2.2. c.f. (2 record center cartons and 1 archives box)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 106
Abstract: Minutes, correspondence, reports, and financial record books of a Milwaukee local of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen's Union. Founded in 1880 as the independent Mason and Bricklayer Union No. 1, the local affiliated with the Bricklayers and Masons International Union of America in 1896. The records of the local are available only in the German language from 1880 through 1899, and in German and English from 1899 through 1918. In 1918 the German record keeping was suspended. Bricklayers Local 7 also was active in Milwaukee until its dissolution in 1899; most of its members then joined Local 8. Local 7's minutes, 1893-1899, are also in this collection.
International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers Title: International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers Records, 1958-2006
Quantity: 1.7 cubic feet (4 archives boxes and 1 folder)
Call Number: Whitewater Mss CK
Abstract: Records of the International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers (IUE, AFL-CIO) Local 1032, a Whitewater local organized in 1958 representing the employees of Whitewater Electronics Inc. The records include membership surveys, IUE charters, correspondence, programs and training manuals, and Board of Directors' meeting notes. Programs focus primarily on the Leadership Training Institute for members interested in pursuing IUE officer roles. Also included are Whitewater Electronics Inc. annual contract negotiations and agreements with the IUE between 1971 and 1980.
International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Technical, Salaried & Machine Workers, AFL-CIO. Local 1131 (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Technical, Salaried & Machine Workers, AFL-CIO. Local 1131: Records, 1938-2000 (bulk 1979-1999)
Quantity: 16.2 c.f. (44 archives boxes and 2 oversize folders), 275 photographs and 9 transparencies (in 2 archives boxes), and 1 audio recording
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 181; PH Milwaukee Mss 181; Audio 1414A
Abstract: Records, mainly 1979-1999, of the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Technical, Salaried & Machine Workers (AFL-CIO) Local 1131, a Milwaukee union formed in 1937 that represented the industrial employees of the Louis Allis Company. These records primarily document the last 20 years of the Local's existence, and highlight many of the labor issues prevalent at the time such as the loss of local ownership and management and the de-industrialization of Milwaukee. Additionally, records from a number of other local unions demonstrate the keen interest that the Local took in outside union activity and document the union's role as member of the local labor community. There is also extensive background information on the mishandling of its pension funds by Magnetek and the Executive Life Insurance Company during the “junk bond” era. Finally, the collection documents the bankruptcy and final closing of the Louis Allis plant in Milwaukee, detailing how union members dealt with sudden unemployment and the loss of their benefits. Photographs document the era of the Allis family ownership. Also includes an audio recording relating to the plant closing in 1998.
International Union of Life Insurance Agents Title: International Union of Life Insurance Agents Records, 1938-1992
Quantity: 5.0 cubic feet (15 archives boxes), 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm), 2 tape recordings, and 64 photographs (1 folder)
Call Number: Mss 866; Micro 2049; Audio 1301A; PH Mss 866
Abstract: Records of an international union begun in Wisconsin in 1938 that represented life insurance agents in the Midwest; in 1993 International Union of Life Insurance Agents (IULIA) merged with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW). Included are minutes of the General Executive Board and regional board meetings; financial reports, officer lists, correspondence, and grievance reports submitted by locals (1981-1982); records of contract negotiations with the Prudential Insurance Company; convention proceedings; scrapbooks; photographs; and correspondence, reports, and other papers about proposed affiliations with the Insurance Workers International Union and other insurance unions.
International Union of Operating Engineers. Local 311 (Milwaukee, Wis.) Title: International Union of Operating Engineers. Local 311: Records, 1906-1967
Quantity: 14.4 c.f. (36 archives boxes) and 4 photographs
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss DA; PH Milwaukee Mss DA
Abstract: Mostly correspondence (1930-1959) of Local 311 with firms that employed union members. Companies include A. O. Smith, Armour and Company, Koehring Company, Layton Park Dairy Company, and others.
International Union of United Brewery, Flour, Cereal, Soft Drink and Distillery Workers of America. Local Union No. 81 (La Crosse, Wis.). Title: International Union of United Brewery, Flour, Cereal, Soft Drink and Distillery Workers of America, Local Union No. 81 (La Crosse, Wisconsin) Articles of Agreement
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 058
Abstract: Articles of agreement, 1954-1972, between the International Union of United Brewery, Flour, Cereal, Soft Drink and Distillery Workers of America and Local Union No. 81 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
International Workingmen's Association Title: International Workingmen's Association Records, 1871-1877
Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and 2 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 1A; Micro 247
Abstract: Records of the International Workingmen's Association, an international union. Included is a letter book of the Central Committee of which F. A. Sorge, New York, was corresponding secretary, 1871-1876, containing also some letters of the International Labor Union; correspondence, receipts, clippings, and other papers of the General Council, 1871-1876, including some unbound papers of Philadelphia Section Number 26, and St. Louis Section Number 1; and bound records of the Philadelphia Section, 1871-1873, with minutes of meetings, lists of members, and financial accounts.
Internationalist Tendency of the Socialist Workers Party Title: Internationalist Tendency of the Socialist Workers Party Records, 1966-1979
Quantity: 10.4 c.f. (10 record center cartons and 1 archives box)
Call Number: M80-382
Abstract: Files of the Internationalist Tendency of the Socialist Workers Party, which was formed in 1973, expelled from the Socialist Workers Party in 1974, and continued independently until 1976. The collection documents the organization's activities and affiliation with the Socialist Workers Party and other Marxist and Communist groups through correspondence, financial records, political articles, conference reports, and publications, some of which are in French and Spanish.
Interstate Alternative Association Title: Interstate Alternative Association Records, 1971-1978
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 84
Abstract: Records of a group of farmers and environmentalists that unsuccessfully opposed construction of Interstate Highway 43 (I-43) between Milwaukee and Green Bay, Wis. When final approval for construction was given in 1976, the association turned to related issues such as eminent domain and condemnation. The collection contains records of the IAA and variously named predecessors, including articles of incorporation, a constitution and by-laws, correspondence, financial receipts, membership cards, minutes, clippings, petitions, and research material.

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