Clyde W. Deal papers, 1934-1978  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Deal, Clyde W
Title
Clyde W. Deal papers
Dates
1934-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.83 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection Number
1596 (Accession No. 1596-006)
Summary
Correspondence, speeches and writings, tape recorded interviews and transcripts, photographs, newsletters and reports relating to his activities as founder of the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
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
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Clyde Deal was a founder, president and business manager of the Ferryboatmen's Union of California, later the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, from 1918 to 1941. He joined the U.S. Conciliation Service in 1941 as a commissioner and served until 1945. For two years he was labor counselor in charge of labor negotions for the "Atlanta Journal." He rejoined the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service from 1948 to 1958. From 1958 to 1969, he was an arbitrator in labor disputes in California and Oregon. From 1965 to 1969, he was a labor consultant at the Tongue Point Job Corps Center in Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, speeches and writings (including an autobiography); tape recorded interviews and transcripts, photographs, newsletters, reports 1934-1973 relating to Deal's personal life and activities as founder of the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific; correspondence, mediation files, agreements and reports, 1939-1978, relating to Deal's work for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Personal Papers Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Biographical Features
undated
1/2
Family History
undated
General Correspondence
Box/Folder
1/3
Morse, Wayne
1946
1/3
Roberts, Oral
1973
1/3
Steelman, John R.
1968
1/4-11
Miscellaneous
1934-77
Interview Transcripts
Box/Folder
1/12
Clyde W. Deal on the Origin and Early History of the Inlandboatmen's Union's of the Pacific--by Vernon Steadman
1955
1/13
by Richard Berner
3/27/71
1/14
by Karyl Winn (see also Tape Recorded Interview)
4/16/71
Box/Folder
4
Tape Recorded Interviews (6)
Tape I--by Karyl Winn
Describes negotiations with the Southern Railroad Company for a dismissal wage. Also discussed is the San Francisco General Strike of 1934 and Harry Bridges. Michael Casey of the Teamsters Union is also mentioned.
10/20/70
Tape II--by Karyl Winn
Includes Mr. Deal's views on the method of a labor leader. He also discusses the International Seamen's Union (AFL) and the National Maritime Union, with comments on Joe Curran and David Cerange. Communists in labor organizations is also one of the topics.
10/20/70
Tape III--by Karyl Winn
Early days of the Ferry-boatmen's Union of San Francisco. Organizing of the Maritime Federation of the Pacific.
10/20/70
Tape V--by Karyl Winn--
A synopsis of Deal's activities from 1918 to 1971. The organizing of the Maritime Federation of the Pacific.
04/16/71
Tape V Addition
Discussion of Teamsters Union's relationship to Inlandboatmen's Union. Speaks of John O' Connell and Michael Casey of Teamsters Union, and of Captain John Fox.
4/16/71
Two Taped Interviews by Matt Meekam
undated
Speeches And Writings
Box/Folder
1/15-29
Book: The World of Work, The Tide Turns, and Teeter Totter (autobiography)
undated
1/30-31 to 2/5
Miscellaneous
undated
Box/Folder
2/6
Speeches And Writings--of Others
4-5
Audio Cassettes Of Deal's Dictation (24)
undated
2/7-8
Drawings
undated
2/9
Photographs
undated
2/10
Financial Records
undated
2/11
Statistics
undated
2/12
Conference And Convention Files--congress Of Industrial Organizations
1940
2/13
Notes
undated
2/14
Blueprints--daisy Street
undated
2/15
Clippings
undated
Subject Series
Box/Folder
2/16
Alaska Oil
undated
2/17
Application to National Mediation Board
1940, 47

Inlandboatmen's Union Of The Pacific (IBU) Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/18
Biographical/historical Features
undated
2/19
Constitution And Bylaws
undated
2/20-24
General Correspondence (incl. John M. Fox)
1939-73
Speeches And Writings
Box/Folder
2/25
A Personal History of the IBU--by Deal.
Featured in September, October, November, and December 1971 issues of the Inlandboatman of the Pacific Newsletter
1975
2/26
Miscellaneous
1967, undated
Box/Folder
2/27
Newsletter
1968-73
2/28
Legal Documents
undated
2/29
Union Agreements
1963-73

U.S. Federal Mediation And Conciliation Service (U.S. Conciliation Service) Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
General Correspondence
Box/Folder
2/30
Morse, Wayne
1940-74
2/31
Steelman, John R.
1940-61
2/32
Letters of Commendation
1940-54
2/33-38
Miscellaneous
1939-71
Arbitration Files
Box/Folder
2/39
Textile Workers of America, United. Local 2207 and North American Rayon Corporation
1943
2/40
Atlanta Journal and Typographical Union,International. No. 48
1946
2/41
Food Employers, Inc. vs. Food and Drug Clerks Union. Local 1092
1958
2/42
Grain Millers, American Federation. Local 61 vs. Oregon Egg Producers
1959
2/43
Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgersand Helpers, International Brotherhood. Local No. 72 and Hod Carriers, Building and Common Laborers of America, International Brotherhood. No. 320
1960
2/44
Iron Fireman Manufacturing Company and Machinists, International Association. Lodge 63
1961
2/45
Johnson Mat and Electrotype Company and Stereotypers and Electrotypers Union of North America (AFL-CIO), International. No. 29
1961
3/1
Columbia Basin River Operators and Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Columbia River Division
1965
3/2
Columbia River Towboat Association (Willamette Tug and Barge Co.) vs. Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific. Columbia River Division
1965
3/3
Columbia River Towboat Association vs. Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific
1966
3/4
Oregon. School District UH2 and Directors Board and Teachers Association, Sandy Union High School
1972
Box/Folder
3/5
Arbitration Instructional Material
undated
3/6-7
Agreements
1959-62
3/8
Application Forms
1939
3/9-10
Reports
1950-52
3/11
Speeches And Writings
1949-53
3/12
Newsletters
1958-78
3/13
Publication--handbook Of Federal Labor Legislation Bulletin No. 39
1941
3/14
Notes
undated
3/15
Subject Series--compensation Award
1959-71

Oregon. University. Tongue Point Job Corps Center Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
General Correspondence
Box/Folder
3/16
Morse, Wayne
1965-68
3/17
Miscellaneous
1968-69

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Deal, Clyde W.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Black Ball Line (Firm)--Archives
  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Ferryboatmen's Union of California
  • International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union
  • International Longshoremen's Association
  • International Seamen's Union
  • Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast
  • National Maritime Union of America
  • Southern Pacific Company
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 (creator)
    • Casey, Michael (creator)
    • Curran, Joseph (creator)
    • Fox, John M., 1902-1978 (creator)
    • Grange, David (creator)
    • Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 (creator)
    • Peabody, Alex M (creator)
    • Pegg, Ernest (creator)
    • Scharrenberg, Paul (creator)
    • Steelman, John R
    • Corporate Names :
    • Inland Boatmen's Union of the Pacific (creator)
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (creator)
    • Tongue Point Job Corps Center (Astoria, Or.) (creator)
    • United States. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)