Textile Workers Union of America Records, 1915-1994

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Title: Textile Workers Union of America Records
Inclusive Dates: 1915-1994

  • Textile Workers Union of America
Call Number: U.S. Mss 129A; Mss 87; Mss 396; Micro 192; Micro 631; Micro 770; Disc 55A; Audio 1524A; PH 4065; M80-376; M81-295; M81-406; M85-023; M86-019; M86-171; AD 920; CA 987; CC 103; M86-403; M87-299; M87-515; M89-238; M90-226; M91-270; M93-041; M94-032; M97-196

Quantity: 871.2 cubic feet (698 record center cartons and 433 archives boxes), 25 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and 9 disc recordings; plus additions of 512.0 cubic feet, 119 disc recordings, 54 tape recordings, 16.3 cubic feet of photographs, negatives, and transparencies, 21 filmstrips, and 4 films

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), its immediate predecessor, the Textile Workers Organizing Committee (TWOC, 1937-1939), and its predecessor and sometime competitor, the United Textile Workers of America (UTWA, 1901- ), and its successor, the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU, 1976- ), including records of the TWUA international office; New York and New Jersey state directors' offices; the Research Division; Executive Council, President's, Executive Vice-President's, and Secretary-Treasurer's offices; and Dyers and Printers, Education, Publications, Organizing, Cotton-Rayon, and Woolen-Worsted Divisions. Present are subject files, correspondence, speeches, organizers' reports, news releases, publications, and expired contracts. Subjects include union administration, financial affairs, internal dissent, conventions, wages, negotiations, strikes, politics, congressional testimony, organizing campaigns, production, profits, safety, insurance, grievances, employers, contracts, and settlements.

Language: English, Spanish

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us00129a
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