Metal Polishers International Union Local No. 10, 1892-1958

Title: Metal Polishers International Union Local No. 10, 1892-1958
Call Number: Mss-0922
Bulk: 1.0 cu. ft.

Abstract:

This collection of one cubic foot is composed of three distinct groups of material primarily covering the years 1923 – 1925, though there are some documents dating to the 1890’s.  The groups are Correspondence (including some letters from the Federated Trades Council), Financial Reports (receipts, bank deposit slips, auditor’s reports, etc.), and general business documents (Union agreements, membership applications, minutes of Meetings, etc.)  Of greatest value in the Business documents are the minutes of the Union meetings from March 1902 through August 1936.  Also included in the collection are a number of Union Pamphlets.

Administrative Note:

The collection was processed on Feb. 4, 2004 by April Cummings.

Contents

Box Number

Folder Number

Metal Polishers, Buffers, Platers, and Brass Workers bulletins, no dates. 1 1
Metal Polishers Union Newspaper Clippings, 1904 – 1958 1 2
Metal Polishers Union – Misc. Correspondence, No Dates 1 3
Metal Polishers Union – Correspondence of Frank J. Weber, Federal Trade Council 1 4
Metal Polishers Union Due Bills, 1923-1924 1 5
Metal Polishers Union – Misc. Pamphlets, no dates 1 6
Metal Polishers Union Correspondence of Chas. R. Atherton (Gen. Sec.) 1 7
Metal Polishers Union – Misc. Correspondence, 1924 1 8
Metal Polishers Union – Misc. Correspondence, 1925 1 9
Metal Polishers Union – Membership Applications, 1893 – 1897 1 10
Metal Polishers Union – Misc. Receipts, 1892-97 1 11
Metal Polishers Union Receipts, 1922 -1925 1 12
Metal Polishers Union – Auditor’s Report, 1923-24 1 13
Metal Polishers Union – Bank Deposit Slips 1 14
Misc. Health Pamphlets 1 15
Label Department Minutes, 1923-25 1 16
WI State Federation of Labor – Misc. Documents 1 17
Correspondence with Executive Board, 1897 1 18
Charges Brought Against Executive Board by Various Locals, no date 1 19
Milwaukee Building Trades Council Official Proceedings 1 20
American Federation of Labor – Misc. Documents, 1923-24 1 21
Federated Trades Council Minutes, 1911 1 22
Federated Trades Council Correspondence, 1911-1940 1 23
Federated Trades Council Milwaukee 1 24
Financial Reports and Record Proceedings of Federated Trades Council, 1924-25 1 25
Metal Polishers Union Minutes, 1921 1 26
Metal Polishers Agreements – Electric, Gas, Fixture Makers, 1914 1 27
Minutes of Metal Polishers Union, 1922-23 1 28
Misc. Labor Materials – Milwaukee, No Dates 1 29
Misc. Labor Materials – Non-Milwaukee, No Dates 1 30
Alaska Equitable Reserve Association, 1920-24 1 31
Copies of Ritual: Frauen: Aranten Unterstukungs- Bereins und Sterbetane ALASKA 1 Loose in box
1 copy of Ritual Des Alaska 1 Loose in box
Meeting Minutes 1934-1936 1 Loose in box
Meeting Minutes 1911-1914 1 Loose in box
Meeting Minutes 1903-1911 1 Loose in box

Oversize Items

Location

Resolution of condolence from union upon death of N. Szyszka, n.d. OS SM “S”
Wisconsin Teamster, August 15, 1942 OS LG “M”
Poster for Ward Baking Co.  Anti-Union Activities ca. 1930s OS LG “M”

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