Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 23 records, 1936-2015  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Office and Professional Employees International Union. Local 23 (Tacoma, Wash.)
Title
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 23 records
Dates
1936-2015 (inclusive)
Quantity
10.62 cubic feet ( 10 boxes and 1 OS vertical file)
Collection Number
6202 (Accession No. 6202-001)
Summary
Materials related to the Office and Professional Employees Inernational Union Local 23, Tacoma
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access. Records stored offsite; advance notice is required.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Office and Professional Employees Local 23 represented workers in the Tacoma area until the organization merged into OPEIU Local 8 of Seattle in 2015.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Records of the Tacoma local of the Office and Professional Employees International Union, including files on organizing campaigns, collective bargaining files and correspondence with employers; meeting minutes, newsletters, photographs & press clippings. Meeting minutes also include minutes from the Office Workers Local 20360 and OPEIU Local 132.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Labor Archives of Washington.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Series 1:  Meeting Minutes and Financial Statements, 1937-2002Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Office Workers Union Local 20360, Reports of Secretary Treasurer George P. Firth
1937-1939
1/2
Office Workers Union Local 20360 Constitution and By-Laws; Resume of Union History, Minutes of Regular Meetings
1936-1943
1/3
Office Workers Union Local 20360 & Office Employees International Union Local 23 Minutes of Regular Meetings
January 1944-December 1947
1/4
Office Employees International Union Local 23 Executive Board Meeting Minutes
1944-1948
1/5
Office Employees International Union Local 23 Minutes of the Recording Secretary
1944-1953
1/6
Office Employees International Union Local 23 Minutes of Regular Meetings and Executive Board Meetings
January 1944-December 1947
1/7
Trial Board Transcript of Proceedings Re Walter Huntsman
February 27, 1948
1/8
Office Employees International Union Local 23 Executive Board Meeting Minutes, Partial 1948
1948-1965
1/9
Office Employees International Union Local 23 Minutes of Regular Meetings and Executive Board Meetings
January 1948-December 1960
1/10
OPEIU Local 132 Bremerton Meeting Minutes (Merged with OPEIU Local 23 1969)
October 1957, 1969
1/11-1/15
OPEIU Local 23 General Membershi Meeting Minutes
January 1975-November 2002
1/16-2/2
OPEIU Local 23 Executive Board Meeting Minutes
January 1981-October 2002
2/3
OEIU Constitutional Convention Amendments
1949-1955
2/4
OPEIU International Convention
2004-2010
2/5
OPEIU Local 23 Model Constitution and By-Laws
2007

Series 2:  Discontinued CBA files and Miscellaneous papers, 1936-1997Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/6
Kitsap County Commissioners
1960-1966
2/7
B&I Sales
1955-1956
2/8
Precision Machine Works
1957-1960
2/9
Port of Tacoma
1964-1967
2/10
Hotels-Lincolnshire, Olympius and Tacoma
1937-1950
2/11
Winthrop Hotel
1962-1963
2/12
Fisher's/ Bon Marche
1957-1978
2/13
Nalley's
1942-1972
2/14
Weber Plumbing
1971-1972
2/15
Tacoma Transit Company
1937-1946
2/16
J.C. Penny
1965-1978
2/17
J.C. Penny
1973-1978
2/18
Retail Stores Negotiations
1944-1948
2/19
Local 20360 Charter, misc. papers
1936
2/20
Organizing Campaigns
1947-1949
2/21
OPEIU Local 11 Merger Exploration
1978
2/22
Washington State Office Worker minimum wage hearing
1941
2/23
OPEIU Local 23 Wage surveys
1940-1962, 1972
2/24
Union Bank
1977-1987
2/25
Samaritan Hospital Organzing Committee Brochure
undated
2/26
Budget and Finance committee
1943-1949
2/27
Elections
1944-1949
2/28-2/29
Constitution and By-Laws Correspondence with international
1948-1979
2/30
Mary Kresevich Hegland case
1951
2/31
W.L. Huntsman case
1948
2/32
Kerschner, Floyd S. case
1974
2/33
McIntyre case
1949
2/34
C.H. Atteberry wage claim
1948
2/35
Retail Stores Shop Stewards Committee
1961
2/36
Tacoma Retail Stores strike
1948
2/37
War efforts
1945
2/38
Initiative 198
1955-1956
2/39
Scholarship Committee
1978
2/40
Tacoma Mini committee
1983
2/41
Blood Bank membership drive
1952-1982
2/42
Peoples Department Store
1978-1981
2/43
Foreman & Clark
1973-1974
2/44
Sears
1956-1966
2/45
Community Bank of Renton
1973-1974
2/46
Bridge Clinic
1942
3/1
Kitsap Federal Credit Union, Negotiations
1987
3/2
United Way of Kitsap County
1988-1989
3/3
Kitsap Physicians Service
1991-1994
3/4
Washington Natural Gas Company
1994
3/5
Washington Natural Gas Company
1948-1992
3/6
Washington Natural Gas Company
1995
3/7
Washington Natural Gas Company
1996
3/8
Washington Natural Gas Company
1997
3/9
Hunt Foods, Inc.
1950-1956
3/10
Graham Blue Print
1948-1958
3/11
Credit Bureau of Tacoma
1955-1968
3/12
J. Hoffert Co,
1970-1982
3/13
Western clinic
1975-1980
3/14
Trade Union Offices, misc papers
1968-1974
3/15
Misc. Discountinued CBAs
1948-1981
3/16
Seattle Retail Store employees
1972
3/17
Andrews Letter Shop
1954-1971
3/18
Attorney Offices
1961-1974
3/19
Auto Clearing House
1961-1968
3/20
B-B's Washer Service and Appliances
1954-1959
3/21
B&I Sales Co.
1955-1958
3/22
Boyle and Eller, Attorneys
1971-1974
3/23
Bridge Clinic
1942-1944
3/24
Broadway Furniture
1946-1949
3/25
C and Electric Co.,
1946-1947
3/26
Community Bank of Renton
1973-1974
3/27
Consolidated Freightways
1956-1958
3/28
Cowlitz Medical Service (King County Blue Shield)
1983-1995
3/29
Cowlitz Medical Service (King County Blue Shield)
1982-1988
3/30
Cowlitz Medical Service (King County Blue Shield)
1989-1995
3/31
Craig Furniture
1946-1948
3/32
Credit Bureau of Tacoma
1955-1969
4/1
Dairies
1955-1960
4/2
Graham Blue Print
1942-1959
4/3
Griffin & Enslow, Attorneys
1971
4/4
Harmon Mfg. Co.
1960
4/5
J. Hofert Co.
1960
4/6
Home Electric Co.
1959-1960
4/7
Home Furniture Co.
1946-1947
4/8
Hopper-Kelley Co.
1946-1947
4/9
Hotels
1937-1957
4/10
Hunt Foods
1950-1956
4/11
Interstate Freight Lines
1945-1946
4/12
Lakewood Pacific Ambulance
1968-1969
4/13-4/14
Lent's Inc.
1975-1982
4/15
Nalley's, Signed Agreements
1942-1959
4/16
Nalley's, Correspondence/Negotiations
1946-1949, 1959
4/17
Nalley's Correspondence
1959-1932
4/18
Nalley's organizing
1972
4/19
Old Tacoma Electric Company
1946-1948
4/20
Otto's North End Electric Shop
1947-1948
4/21
Overland Furniture & Investment Co.
1946-1950
4/22
Plumbing & Heating Service, Inc.
1967-1969
4/23
Port of Tacoma
1961-1970
4/24
Percision Machine Works
1957-1969
4/25
C.J. Rockey Co.
1968-1969
4/26
Sepic Electric Co.
1946-1948
4/27
Seymour's Store
1953-1955
4/28
Tacoma Railway & Power Co.
1937-1949
4/29
Thurston County Medical Bureau
1981-1982
4/30
United Way of Kitsap County, correspondence/negotiations
1958-1989
4/31
United Way of Kitsap County, correspondence
1958-1997
4/32
WA Coop Egg & Poultry Assoc., Unsigned agreements/correspondence
1937-1946
4/33
WA Steel Products
1960-1961
4/34
Weber Plumbing
1970-1972
4/35
Western Clinic, signed agreements/correspondence
1975-1980
4/36
Western Clinic, organizing and unsigned agreement
1955-1956
4/37
Wible Radio Supply
1946-1948
5/1
Winthrop Hotel, correspondence/negotiations
1946-1964
5/2
Winthrop Hotel, signed agreements
1940-1963
5/3
YWCA, signed agreements
1942-1982
5/4
Office Employees News, Tacoma
October 1945-November 1945
5/5
Pierce County Labor: To Live in Dignity
1989
5/6
Retail Stores Strike
1948-1965
5/7
Bon Marche Strike
1958
5/8
Washintgon State Labor Council
1977, 1979-1985
5/9
Sears-Bellingham OEIU Local 134 Correspondence
1955
5/10
Tacoma Labor Advocate
1972, 1976
5/11
Grays Harbor CLC Affiliation
1963
5/12
War Labor Board Panel , Case No. 111-3496-D Tacoma Offices Bldgs. & Bldg. Service Employees Int't Union Local 38
1943
5/13
Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Conference
1945
5/14
Pacific Advance Base Depot
1945
5/15
Seattle Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
1939-1951
5/16
American Smelting & Refining, signed agreements
1948-1967
5/17
American Smelting & Refining, Grievances and negotiations
1957-1967
5/18
American Smelting & Refining,Arbitrations and Correspondence
1946-1956
5/19
Associated Retailers, Signed Agreements
1948-1978
5/20
Conference of Northwest OEIU Locals
1947-1949, 1954-1960
5/21
Donations
1945-1984
5/22
Office Emloyes International Union
1944-1948
5/23
Screen Office Employees Guild
1945-1946
5/24
Pamphlets
1968-1971
5/25
Bon Marche, Contracts/neogtiations/grievances
1980-1987
5/26
Financial Statements
1947-1975
5/27
Know Your Union
1970-1991
5/28
Retail Stores agreement
1963-1965

Series 3:  Organizing Campaigns and miscellaneous, 1954-1994Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
6/1
AVRE Plasma Center, Certification of election results
1985
6/2
Centralia Convalescent Center, Correspondence
1988-1989
6/3
Clover Park School District
1973
6/4
Comprehensive Metal Health Center
1986
6/5
Day's, Inc.,
1954, 1974
6/6
Ebasco Services Inc. NLRB Case No. 19-RC-9410 Petitioners Brief
1979
6/7
Ebasco Services Inc. NLRB Case No. 19-RC-9410 Hrng. Transcript Pt. 1
1979
6/8
Ebasco Services Inc. NLRB Case No. 19-RC-9410 Hrng. Transcript Pt. 2
1979
6/9
Ebasco Services Inc. General Correspondence
1979-1981
6/10
Ebasco Services Inc. Union Correspondence to Employees
1979-1981
6/11
Ebasco Services Inc. Objections to Election
1981
6/12
Ebasco Services Inc. General Correspondence
1982-1983
6/13
Federal Collectors
1972-1973
6/14
Forks State Bank
1973-1974
6/15
Grays Harbor Juvenile Department
1976-1977
6/16
Gray's Harbor County Medical Bureau
1980-1981
6/17
Hahn Co. (Capital Mall
1993
6/18
Hollyridge
1994
6/19
Lakewood General Hospital
1979-1980
6/20
Monitor Cabinets
1971-1973
6/21
Pacific National Bank of Washington
1969-1971
6/22
Pacific National Bank of Washingotn, Tacoma EIS Center
1970-1971
6/23
Nationwide Cablevision, Corespondence
1979-1980

Series 4:  Former Employer (Retail Store A-U) CBAs & Correspondence, 1937-2007Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
6/24
Associated Retailers of Tacoma, Correspondence
1953-1970
6/25
Associated Retailers of Tacoma, Negotiations and Grievances
1948-1961
6/26
Bon Marche, Agreements
1953-1987
7/1
Bon Marche, Negotiations/ Grievances
1964-1978
7/2
Retail Stores, Negotiations
1937-1947
7/3
Retail Stores, Signed Agreements
1944-1963
7/4
Retail Stores, Negotiations
1944-1963
7/5
J.C. Penney (Tacoma Mall)
1965-1975
7/6
J.C. Penney Decertification
1975-1978
7/7
J.C. Penney, Strike
1975
7/8
J.C. Penney, Strike, Signed Agreements
1948, 1965-1978
7/9
People Store
1971-1981
7/10
Rhodes
1970-1972
7/11
Schoenfelds
1969-1981
7/12
Schoenfelds agreements
1969-1981
7/13
Sears, Roebuck & Co., Agreements
1953-1966
7/14
Sears, Roebuck & Co., Correspondence
1952-1966
7/15
Selden's, Inc.
1946-1969
7/16
Weisfield, Goldberg, Inc., Agreements
1946-1969
7/17
Weisfield, Goldberg, Inc., Correspondence
1947-1966
7/18
Woolworth
1963-1966
7/19
Foreman and Clark
1958-1972
7/20
Helen Davis Apparel Shop
1946-1952
7/21
Irving's Clothes Shop
1958-1961
7/22
Knettle's Corsetry
1950-1952
7/23
Lerner Shops
1972-1975
7/24
S.H. Kress & Company
1961-1969
7/25
Lundquist-Lilly Men's Wear
1946-1953
7/26
Lyons Apparel
1952-1971
7/27
Nordstrom
1966-1979
7/28
Norman's Apparel Shop
1946-1953
7/29
Tacoma Grocery Co.
1938-1955
7/30
Valu-Mart
1960-1975
7/31
White Front
1968-1973
7/32
Kitsap Administrative Services
1978-1982
7/33
KitsapCounty CLC
1969-1979
7/34
Kitsap Federal Credit Union, Arbitration
1987
7/35
Kitsap Federal Credit Union
1960-1988
7/36
Kitsap Physicians Service
1992-2000
7/37
Kitsap Physicians Service
1985-2001
7/38
Kitsap Physicians Service
1977-1984
7/39
Kitsap Physicians Service
1961-1977
8/1
Labor Advocate
1959-1978
8/2
Laborers Local 486
1972-1977
8/3
Laundry Workers Local 42
1968-1972
8/4
McDaniel & Hallstrom, CPAs
1980-1981
8/5
Millmens Local 1689
1977-1992
8/6
Olympic Peninsula Bldg. & Construction Trades Council
1959-2007
8/7
Painters Local 64
1968-1972
8/8
Pierce County Bldg. & Contrcution Trades Council
1963-1983
8/9
Pierce County Fire District #2 Terminiation
2005
8/10
Pierce County Fire District #2
1998-2005
8/11
Pierce County Fire District #3
1998-2000
8/12
Pierce County HERE Trust Fund
1971-1987
8/13
Pierce County Medical Bureau, agreements
1955-1980
8/14
Pierce County Medical Bureau
1981-1991
8/15
SEIU Local 123
1963-1996
8/16
SEIU Local 262
1972-1976
8/17
Sheet Metal Workers Local 99
1975-1982
8/18
Sheet Metal Workers Local 150
1963-1988
8/19
Tacoma Radiology Associates
1972-1986
8/20
UFCW Local 381 Bremerton (Retail Clerks) Signed agreements
1972-2005
8/21
UFCW Local 553
1967-1983
8/22
UFCW Local 554
1968-1994
8/23
Union Bank
1975-1985

Series5:  Newsletters, 1956-2015Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
9/1
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1956-1974
9/2
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1975-1980
9/3
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1964-1968
9/4
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1969-1976
9/5
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1981-1985
9/6
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1986-1991
9/7
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1992-2002
9/8
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
2003-2015
9/9
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1993-2003
9/10
OPEIU Local 23 Newsletters
1960-1992

Series 6:  Miscellaneous, photographs and newspaper clippings , 1936-2009Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
8/24
Miscellaneous old agreements
1946-2011
8/25
Manuals and regualtions
1976-1982
8/26
Notes and letters
1989-1996
8/27
Certificates
1982
8/28
Flyers
undated
8/29
OPEIU Photographs
1980-2009
8/30
Photographs
1980-1990s
8/31
Photographs
1988-1992
8/32
Photographs
1980s-1990s
8/33
Photographs
2000-2010
8/34
Photographs
9/11
OPEIU Local 23 History & Special Articles
1986-1990s
9/12
OPEIU Local 23 Duplicate newsletters
1948-1992
9/13
Newspaper clippings
1938-2005
9/14
Historical pictures, newspaper clippings
1981-1992
9/15
Scholarship Committee
1978-1988
9/16
OPEIU Local 23 History Notes
1937-2004
9/17
Bank Employees
1968-1969
9/18
Newspaper clippings
1935-1957
9/19
Membership
1937-1945
9/20
Newspaper articles
1995-1996
10/1
Photographs
1981-1986
10/2
Photographs
1991
10/3
Photographs
2000-2010
10/4
Photographs
1981
10/5
Photographs
1988-1990
10/6
Photographs
1991-1996
10/7
Photographs
1996-1999
10/8
Photographs
1970
10/9
Photographs
1991, 1986
VF:oversize
OSVF 177
Group photo
1960s

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