Screwmen's Benevolent Association Records, 1894-1968Add to your cart.

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Title: Screwmen's Benevolent Association Records, 1894-1968Add to your cart.
ID: 01/ BA.4
Primary Creator: Screwmen's Benevolent Association (1866-)
Extent: 16.0 Boxes
Date Acquired: 06/30/1976. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


The records of the Screwmen's Benevolent Association which as a local chapter of the International Longshoremen's Association. Material in this organization's records consists of correspondence; various Union and local agreements; a grouping of affidavits of birth which were required for membership in the S.B.A.; records from the 1965 strike; constitution and bylaws of the S.B.A.; an International Longshoremen directory; proceedings of national and regional International Longshoremen conventions and from the convention of the Texas State Federation of Labor; welfare benefit plan booklets; the handwritten minutes of Local 310 from 1903 and 1905; material related to meetings of Local 301 from 1955 to 1964; receipts, deposit slips, blank forms, and miscellaneous business papers; ballots and results from election of officers for Local 307 from 1966; and a List of voters for referendums or issues which include  an affiliation of International Longshoremen with AFL-CIO (1959), Ledgers recording wages and taxes withheld, local dues, and working orders for ships, gangs, and barges.

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This collection is not restricted.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 76-005
Acquisition Source: Wesley Mullins
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Screwman's Benevolent Association Records, University of North Texas Special Collections


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