Utah Labor Archives, 1878-1979

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Utah State Federation of Labor
Title
Utah Labor Archives
Dates
1878-1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
65 linear feet
Collection Number
MS 0013
Summary
The Utah Labor Archives (1878-1979) represent a variety of labor organizations and unions in Utah. Generally, the materials cover the labor union movement in the state from the late 1880s to the 1970s. Included in the collection are correspondence, minutes, convention proceedings, financial records, membership records, scrapbooks, and printed materials, along with various artifacts.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 8015818863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Utah Labor Archives has a complicated provenance. These records were originally part of the office files kept by various trade unions in the Federation of Labor Hall on West Temple and 2nd south Streets, and later in the Labor Temple at 151 south 2nd East in Salt Lake City, Utah. When this building was razed in October 1964, the majority of the records were deposited with the Institute of Industrial Relations on the University of Utah campus. The remainder of the records fell into private hands, and were purchased by Brigham Young University from Sam Weller's Zion Book Store.

In 1970 the Director of the Institute of Industrial Relations, Dr. Reed C. Richardson, deposited the records in the Western Americana Department of the University of Utah Libraries. In December of that year a formal Deed of Gift was signed by Dr. Richardson, transferring the papers to the Library.

After a preliminary processing of the records by the Manuscripts Librarian, a ceremony was held at the University of Utah in January 1971. Various union officials, university officials, and interested parties attended. At this ceremony, the president of the Utah state AFL-CIO designated the University of Utah as the official labor archives of the State of Utah. Later that same year, the AFL-CIO voted in their annual convention to confirm this designation.

In the latter part of January 1971 the local representative of the United Steel Workers, George W. Haycock, deposited the papers of the Mine, Mill, and Smelterworkers, District 2, as well as assorted materials on the Steelworkers. In March 1971 Alvin W. Joseph, secretary of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Utah, gave the Library selected papers from that organization, its forerunner the Building Trades Congress, and the Sheet Metal Workers. These papers were appended to the original records, and the entries for them were included as an addendum to the main register. Additional donations of materials were made by George W. Haycock in 1975.

Papers and records continued to be donated to the Utah Labor Archives throughout the 1970s, with additional donations from Joseph Kenneth Davies in 1976, and Frank Stevenson's United Mine Workers 1922 scrapbook, donated in 1978. In that same year the records that had been purchased by Brigham Young University were obtained through a trade and added to the Utah Labor Archives. Finally, materials from the Western Americana division of Special Collections were transferred to the Archives in 1984. There have been other additions to the records in the last decade, but detailed records were not kept, and it is impossible to list them all.

It should be noted that portions were used for research by scholars prior to its deposit in the Manuscripts Division. Notations were made on some of the documents, usually in red ballpoint pen. These notations should not be considered as markings made on the documents while in the hands of union officials nor by members of the staff of the University of Utah.

When the original register was prepared late in 1970, the collection was housed in only fifty-eight boxes. Materials added the next year, as well as subsequent addenda over the last two decades, have almost tripled that figure. When the register was revised in 1991-1992, no attempt was made to reorganize the original portion of the collection nor the addenda; rather, the boxes were re-numbered so that the entire collection is now numbered consecutively. The register was revised to reflect that change, and an index to the entire collection was compiled and appended to the register.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Utah Labor Archives (1878-1979) represent a variety of labor organizations and unions in Utah. In addition to the organizations listed above, both the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial organizations (CIO) are represented by records from their local bodies, the Utah State Federation of Labor and the Utah State Industrial Union Council, as well as by records of the Utah State AFL-CIO, which was formed by the merger of the two above named bodies in 1957. Other "non-affiliated" unions, such as the United Mine Workers, the International Association of Machinists and the Railroad Brotherhoods, are represented as well, as are various political and educational labor organizations.

Generally the records cover the Labor union movement in the state from the late 1880s to the 1970s, with major emphasis on the period between 1900 and the 1950s. Included in the collection are correspondence, minutes, convention proceedings, financial records, membership records, and scrapbooks. Some printed materials, such as pamphlets and copies of various Utah labor publications, are also found in the collection. Also included are various artifacts, and types, and signs used to designate union shops.

The following is a complete list of Utah labor union and labor organizations whose records are included in the collection, along with information as to the type of records available. Where possible, a brief history of the union or organization is given as well. Many other unions or labor organizations also appear in the records; however, if these are not Utah unions or have no direct connection to Utah labor organizations, or if the amount of material is less than a single folder, they will not appear in this list.

Allied Printing Trades Council--This council was composed of the members of the printing trades in Utah. The records in this collection consist of minute books from 1903 to 1918, and an account book begun in 1903.

Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees--This consists only of some correspondence from 1903.

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen--This consists of a summary of correspondence from 1907 prepared by a student at BYU.

Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers International Alliance Local 121--Originally known as the Tinners and Cornice Makers Union, this trade organized in 1888, but dissolved in 1894. In 1898 it was reorganized as the Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' International Alliance Local 121. This union functioned until 1931. In 1934 the trade was once again reorganized as the Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local 92. Records of the Sheet Metal Workers include minute books and financial records of Local 121 from 1900-1931. Also included are correspondence and correspondence summary cards from 1901-1919, and receipts and bills. The only record of Local 92 in this collection is the original charter, dated 1934.

American Federation of Labor--Formed in the 1880s, the AFL was one of the few major labor organizations in the U.S. to survive the Labor battles at the end of the 19th century. It generally represented craft unions, although some industrial unions were also affiliated. The AFL is represented in the Utah Labor Archives by the records of its state affiliate, the Utah State Federation of Labor, although traces of the AFL are found throughout the collection.

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)--The Utah AFL-CIO was formed by the merger of the Utah State Federation of Labor and the Utah State Industrial Union Council in 1957. This merger is documented in Box 70. Other records of the AFL-CIO in Utah consist of correspondence, reports, publicity, editorials, minutes and newsletters from the AFL's Committee on Public Education, copies of the affiliation applications, and AFL-CIO convention minutes and programs.

American Federation of Labor, Building Trades Department--Records of this organization consist of quarterly working cards from 1909, 1923, and 1931.

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 50--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

American Flint Glass Workers Union of North America--The papers from this union and that of the Glass Makers Union Local 132 consist of some brief correspondence from 1926 and an undated pamphlet.

Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America--Papers from this union consist of correspondence dating from 1904, 1905, and 1919; membership lists from 1953 and 1955; membership applications; daily receipts of the union for 1950 through 1953; and a speech given in 1957.

Bauer Mine and Mill Union Local 65--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council, dated 1948.

Beet Sugar Refinery Employees Union--The records of this union are found in two folders in the files of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Brewery Workers Local 64, Local 325--These locals are each represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council, dated 1950.

Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Association of America--The first union of bricklayers and masons occurred in 1888. This union lasted for two years. In 1890 a new union was formed, and in 1902 it was chartered by the International Union, becoming Local 1. It is still a functioning union in Salt Lake City. The records of this union consist of correspondence, 1932-1934; financial materials, 1936; Constitution and rules of order, 1928; a minute book from 1931-1934; a membership roll books from 1902-1926; a receipt book, 1932-1938; a membership ledger, 1911; monthly reports and correspondence, 1916, 1918, 1958; membership ledgers and records of dues from 1912-1953; and a painted cloth banner in very fragile condition.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers--The records of this union consist of a complete set of its constitutions and by laws from 1878-1962; working agreements with various railroad companies; mediation agreements; the Constitution of the Locomotive Engineers Pension Association, 1924; and associated materials from the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks and the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, and the Railway Employees' Department of the AFL.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers--This consists of a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor, dated 1933.

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America--The painters of Salt Lake City first organized themselves in 1884, becoming Local 98. This union dissolved in 1894. In 1899 they organized again, becoming Local 77. This Local is still a functioning body in Salt Lake City. The painter's records consist of some folders in the Utah State Federation of Labor records; minute books from 1899 to 1919; other financial records; correspondence from 1904-1941; daily receipt books from 1899-1919; summaries of correspondence; resolutions; agreements; membership applications; membership dues books; membership ledgers; account books; and address books.

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen--These records include the reports of the General Chairmen for the years 1938 through 1946; an index to Volumes 17-19, 1944-1945 the union constitution, 1950; some correspondence; an attendance register and other record books; and cash books.

Building and Common Laborers Protective Union of America--Also known as the Building Laborers Protective Union, members of the building trades first organized this union in 1888, but it was dissolved in 1893. Reorganized in April 1897, it affiliated itself with the old International Hod Carrier's Union, not an AFL affiliate. In 1914 the Local affiliated with the AFL, was issued a new charter, and was designated as the Hod Carriers Local 79. Records of this union include minute books from 1901 to 1914, at which time it became Local 79. A few minutes of meetings of Local 79 are found in the last minute book. Also included is correspondence from 1915-1918; membership books; receipts and other financial records; and a cloth banner. Of special interest is the minute book for 1905-1906, which records the attempt of the Industrial Workers of the World to affiliate the union. (Bx 36. Bk 2 and Fd 1).

Building Trades Congress of Salt Lake City and Vicinity--This body was the first attempt of the building trades to organize together. The congress came into being in January 1893 and dissolved in late 1894. The records of this Congress include a minute book for the period of its existence.

Building and Construction Trades Council of Salt Lake City--In 1899 the building trades organized again, forming the Building and Construction Trades Council. In 1902 it affiliated with the AFL through the International Building Trades Council. In 1921 the Council lapsed, but was revived again in 1923. Records of this Council include minute books for 1943 and 1944, minimum wage scales, account books, and a membership roll.

Building Trades Council of Salt Lake City--The records of the Building Trades Council paint a vivid and detailed picture of economic conditions in Salt Lake City and surrounding communities during the first decades of the 20th century. Materials consist of correspondence from 1903-1920, minutes from 1903 through 1942, and some materials from the National Building Trades Council of America.

Building Laborers Protective Union--SEE: Building and Common Laborer's Protective Union of America

Building Service Employees Local 59--This consists of a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Butterfield Miners Local 431--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council, dated 1948.

Carbon County Central Labor Council--Records of this Council consist of a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Carpenters Union Local 182--Records of this union consist of a single file from the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor, dated 1942.

Cigar Makers Union Local 224--The Cigar Makers were considered the intellectuals of the labor movement, because of the union's practice of reading aloud to workers while on the job. Many leaders of early labor movement came from their ranks, such as Samuel Gompers. Records for this union consist of minute books from 1896-1911.

Cleaning and Laundry Workers Local 547--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

Clothing Workers of America--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

Congress of Industrial Organizations--The rival of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) for many years, the CIO represented industrial trade unions and was markedly more politically active that its more conservative rival. The two organizations finally merged in the early 1950s, creating the AFL-CIO. Records of the CIO are found in the Utah State Industrial Union Council papers, and elsewhere in the collection. The national CIO was a player in a dispute over the affiliation of the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelterworkes in Butte, Montana, and additional materials can be found in Box 117.

Culinary Alliance, Local 815--Records of this union consist of a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor, dated 1919. This deals with a strike called by the culinary Workers against several cafes and lunch counters in downtown Salt Lake City, in which several picketers from the Culinary Alliance were arrested. SEE ALSO: Hotel and Restaurant Employees Alliance Local 815

Doctors and Hospital Club--This consists of a minute book dating from 1910-1911.

Furbreeders Employees--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

Garfield Smeltermen's Union Local 347--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council, dated 1948.

Glass Makers Union Local 132--SEE: American Flint Glass Workers Union of North America

Hotel and Restaurant Employees Alliance Local 815--This union is represented by two folders in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor. SEE ALSO: Culinary Alliance Local 815.

Independent Labor Party--Records of this labor-oriented political party all date from 1906 and consist of certificates of nomination; minutes of Nomination Committee meetings; pamphlets, and receipts.

Industrial Workers of the World--Records of the "Wobblies," as they were known, consist solely of a copy of one of their publications, The Advancing Proletariat, 1914. The I.W.W. is mentioned, however, at some length in the records of the Building Laborer's Protective Union (Bx 36), as they attempted to affiliate that union.

International Alliance of Stage and Theatrical Employees, Film Exchange Union 315--The records of this union consist solely of a membership ledger and record of dues from the 1940s.

International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers Local 27--Local 27 of the Iron Workers was organized in Salt Lake City in August 1901, and is still a functioning union. The most complete records are minute books from 1911 through 1943, while other records include correspondence, agreements, resolutions, wage scales ballots, membership applications, working rules, daily receipt books, and copies of the constitution for the union.

International Association of Machinists--This union "disaffiliated" itself from both the AFL and the CIO, and for many years was an independent union, with a similar standing to the United Mine Workers. The Machinists re-affiliated with the AFL in 1951. Records of the Machinist's Union consist only of a single folder in Box 15, some correspondence, and three large cloth banners.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 57--Records of the Electrical Workers are limited to a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

International Council of office Employees Unions--Records of this union consist of a single file in Box 15, and a copy of the union's constitution from 1942.

International Hod Carriers, Building and Common Laborers Union--The International Hod Carriers's Building, and Common Laborers' Union Local 79 was formed out of the old Building Laborer's Protective Union when the latter affiliated with the AFL in 1914. Records include some minutes from that early period; minutes of the Executive Board from the 1920s; minutes of the Hod Carriers' District Council of Utah (consisting of representative from several locals); and a painted cloth banner.

International Molders and Allied Workers Union Local 231--NOTE: Box 50 (Tom Mooney File) is housed in the Manuscripts Division Reserve Collection. Part of the records of this union consists of letters written by Tom Mooney to the president of the Salt Lake Local of the Molders Union, Elof A. Carlson. Also included in the Tom Mooney file are items relating to his trial for murder in California in 1916, including pamphlets, receipts, posters, and articles from the union's publication, the International Molders Journal of particular interest are letters written by Mooney in which he details his activities in the International Foundry Workers Educational League prior to his arrest and trial. Other records of the union are extensive. They consist of correspondence and other papers relating to strikes; membership applications; payroll lists; account books; dues, cash, and ledger books; receipts and other financial records; union bylaws; membership cards; minute books; order books; copies of the International Molders Journal; and some other miscellaneous items.

International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers--This union was first organized by the Western Federation of Miners at Butte, Montana in 1893. It has belonged successively to the American Labor Union, the Industrial Workers of the World, the AFL, and the CIO. In 1911 the union was first chartered by the AFL, and in 1916 its name was changed to Mine, Mill, and Smelterworkers, requiring a new charter from the AFL. During the formation of the CIO the IUMMSW was one of its strongest supporters, eventually withdrawing from the AFL and becoming a charter affiliate of the CIO. Records of the IUMMSW deal mainly with two topics: the 1946 metals strike in Utah, and the breakup of the IUMMSW in the late 1940s. In 1950 the union was ousted by the CIO for alleged pro-communist tendencies. The head of the International Union, Reid Robinson, and other leaders refused to sign the non-communist affidavits that were required by the Taft-Hartley Act, which led to charges that the International was communist dominated. This caused many locals of the IUMMSW to defect from the International, and eventually led to the ouster of the IUMMSW from the CIO in 1950. In 1966 the union was assimilated by the United Steelworkers. Among the original papers received were minutes; convention proceedings; a subject file; financial records; correspondence; working agreements; local and international records. In addition, there is a single file on the union found in the records of the United Steel Workers.

Independent Union of Poultry Employees--This union is represented by a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Journeymen Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists, and Proprietors International Union of America--These records consist of files containing membership ledgers and blanks; records of dues; a copy of the union's constitution, membership book, 1949; and assessment blanks.

Journeymen Stonecutters Association of North American--The Stonecutters records contain minute books from the 1890s through the 1930s; some correspondence; a copy of the union constitution; and traveling cards used by union members.

Junior Order of United American Mechanics--This consists of a single file, containing an undated resolution favoring emigration restriction.

Knights of Labor--The single file containing records of the Knights of Labor, a national labor union of the 1880s, contains a copy of their conference proceedings from 1887.

Labor Party of the United States--A single folder contains a form letter from 1920 and a membership application for the Labor Party of the United States.

Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 430--This record consists of minutes of meetings from 1947 to 1957.

Maritime Unions--During the 1950s, when the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers was widely believed to be pro-communist, some Utah locals of that union withdrew, and affiliated themselves with the Progressive Metalworkers Council of the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers. Records of the Maritime Unions consist of reports of the presidents of the National Maritime Union and the Seafarers International Union of North America to their annual conventions; and correspondence from the Tintic Local Miners Union Local 151, which was the local for the IUMMSW.

Metal Polishers, Buffers, and Platers, Brass Molders, Brass and Silver Workers Union of America--This folder contains a single item from this union, a form letter dated 1906.

Millmens Local 725--In 1906 the Millmen carpenters withdrew from Local 184 of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and chartered Local 725 of the Millmen's Union. Records from the Millmen's Local 725 consist of bank statements; canceled checks; check records; and other financial records.

Mine and Smelter Workers Local 1--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council, dated 1948.

Non-ferrous Clerical and Technical Workers Local 692--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council, dated 1946.

Office Workers Union--Records of this union consist of daily receipts, 1938-1942; a membership ledger which also contains records of dues for the years 1938-1942; and a minute book for 1938-1939.

Ogden and Northern Utah Building Trades Council--Records of this organization consist of minutes from 1956.

Ogden Trades and Labor Assembly--Records of this organization consist of minutes for the years 1932, 1948, and 1954 through 1956.

Oil Workers Locals 591 and 2578--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

Operating Engineers Local 3--This consists of a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Packing-house Workers Local 367--These records are contained in two files from the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Progressive Metalworkers Council--The PMC was formed during the breakup of the Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union in the late 1940s. Locals of the IUMMSW that withdrew their affiliation because of charges of communist domination of that union joined with the PMC. The PMC later affiliated with the Industrial Union of Maritime and Shipbuilding Workers, becoming the Progressive Metalworkers Intermountain Area Council of the IUMMSW. Records of this council consist of a single file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council, dated 1948-1949, and several files in the records of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, District 2.

Retail Clerks International Protective Association--This file contains only a form letter from the RCIRA, dated 1902.

Retail Employees local 995--Records of this union consist of a file found in the records of the Utah State Federation of labor.

Rubber, Cork and Linoleum Workers Local 370, 1949--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

Salt Lake Federation of Labor--The Salt Lake Federation of Labor was chartered in July 1896. Strictly a city-wide organization, it was composed of trade unions in Salt Lake City. It was, however, an affiliate of the Utah State Federation of Labor. The SLFL was active until 1958. The records of the Salt Lake Federation of Labor are few in number, consisting of correspondence for the years 1919, 1933, 1934, and 1951; and minutes for the period 1915 to 1956.

Salt Lake Labor Temple--The Salt Lake Labor Temple was located on 151 South 2nd East in Salt Lake City, in a red sandstone building that was originally a girl's school. Sometime in the 1890s, local labor unions purchased the building and used it as a central clearing house, office building, and meeting hall for the next seventy years. Many local unions both kept their records and held their meetings in the Salt Lake Labor Temple. In 1964, the unions were move into new offices around the valley, and the building was razed in October of that year. Records of the Salt Lake Labor Temple consist of stock certificates and papers from James Hall, business agent for the Temple.

Salt Lake Typographical Union Local 115--Originally chartered as the Deseret Typographical Union in August 1868, it is the oldest union in Utah. The union has enjoyed a long and successful history, and is still a functioning organization in Salt Lake City. The records of this union include minute books dating from 1888 to 1961; ledgers, account books, lock-out account books, and other financial records; contracts; working agreements; pamphlets and histories; and secretary's newsletters. Also included is a copy of the proceedings in the arbitration case between the union and the Salt Lake Tribune and Salt Lake Telegram in 1929.

Sheep Shearers Union Local 1--This consists of a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Shirtwaist and Laundry Workers International Union--Records from this union consist of a single form letter dated 1905.

Slate, Tile, and Composition Roofers Local 91--Only a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor mentions this Local.

Steamfitters Union Local 559--The Steamfitters were a separate union from 1912 to 1914. This is documented in a minute book kept during their separation from the Plumbers Union. (see above)

Technical Workers Local 640--This union is represented by a file in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

Theatrical Stage Employees Local 508--This consists of a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Tinners Union--The folder for this union contains only receipts from 1903 and a form letter from 1906.

United Association of Journeymen Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 19--The plumbers organized a union in 1888, affiliating themselves with the National Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters. In 1890 they left the National Association, joining the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers and Steamfitters, an AFL union, in 1890. In 1912 the Steamfitters left the union, forming their own organization, but were consolidated again in 1914. The union is still functioning in Salt Lake City. Records consist of fourteen minute books, dating from 1890 to 1947, and some correspondence.

United Auto Workers--Records of the United Auto Workers consist of two files in the records of the Utah State Industrial Union Council.

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America--The second craft to organized in Utah were the Carpenters, who founded the Amalgamated Carpenters in about 1880. In 1888 another carpenter's union was organized, but it dissolved in 1894. In 1897 an AFL-affiliated union, the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners Local 184 was founded. Members of the Amalgamated Carpenters who became disaffected with that union's operation dropped out and joined Local 184. By 1927 the former union had ceased to function. In 1906 the millmen carpenters withdrew from Local 184, and chartered Local 725. The records of Local 184 consist of financial reports; some correspondence; membership cards; copies of their Local publication, On the Level, from 1954 to 1972; cash books; and a file of executive board minutes from the Utah State Council of carpenters.

United Garment Workers of America--Records of this union consist solely of some form letters and other correspondence from the early 20th century.

United Mine Workers of American--The Mine Workers, under their powerful leader John L. Lewis, were independent of both the AFL and the CIO for many years. Records from the UMW consist of a form letter from 1930; working agreements with the Locals and various companies; pamphlets; reports of officers; and Welfare and Retirement Fund reports. Added later was a scrapbook from Frank Stevenson, president of the Utah UMW.

United Steel Workers of America--The United Steel Workers are represented by two folders in the Utah State Industrial Union Council files; working agreements with various local companies; minutes of meetings, strike reports, and other miscellaneous records.

United Trades Local Industrial Union Local 1564--This union is represented by a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Utah county Central Labor Council--This consists of a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor, dated 1944.

Utah County Central Labor Committee--This folder contains a resolution by the Committee.

Utah Labor Central Committee--These two files, found in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor, contain minutes of the Committee and of the Policy Committee dated 1932.

Utah Labor's Joint Legislative Committee--This committee was formed during the 1948 election to coordinate efforts by Utah Labor organizations to elect candidates who were pro-labor, and lobby for legislation that was favorable to labor. It consisted of representatives of the AFL, CIO, the United Mine Workers of America, the International Association of Machinists, and the Railroad Brotherhoods. It is represented in the collection by correspondence found in the USFL files, and noted in the Index.

Utah Metal Trades Council--This Council is represented only by a single file in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor, dated 1952.

Utah State Council of Carpenters--SEE: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners

Utah State Federation of Labor--The Utah State Federation of Labor was organized in May 1904 in Salt Lake City. A charter granted by the AFL in 1905 was lost and a new charter, dated May 6, 1908, was issued. Following the merger of the AFL and CIO in 1955, the USFL merged with the Utah State Industrial Union Council in August 1956, forming the Utah State AFL-CIO. This action is documented in the George W. Haycock file. The USFL records in the collection extend from the early years of the 20th century to the mid-1950s. Included in the collection is correspondence, minutes of the executive board, convention proceedings, a constitution referendum, and an extensive subject file. Also included are copies of the Labor Broadcast, the USFL's publication, and one issue of the Utah State Federation of Labor Bulletin.

Utah State Hospital Employees Local 50--This union is represented by a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor.

Utah State Industrial Union Council--In 1936 the AFL suspended from its ranks those unions who had formed the CIO. Although the Utah State Federation of Labor attempted to forestall a division of CIO affiliated unions, disunion prevailed, and on November 15, 1937, the USIUC was formed and a CIO charter received. In 1956 the USFL and the USIUC merged, forming the Utah State AFL-CIO. The records consist of an extensive correspondence file; minutes of executive board meetings; convention proceedings; and a brief subject file. Also included is the constitution for 1942.

Welders, Cutters, and Helpers Local 40--This consists of a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of labor.

Western Federation of Miners--Records of this radical union, the progenitor of the Industrial Workers of the World, are scarce in the collection. There is a single file, dated 1907, in the records of the International Union of Mine, Mill and, Smelter Workers, and some other items scattered through the collection.

Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers International Union--Records of this union consist of correspondence, 1928-1931; organizers reports; resolutions; a trust agreement, Employees-Lathers Trust, 1955; and a minute book, 1908-1909

Worker's Alliance of America Local 1--This consists of a single folder in the records of the Utah State Federation of Labor, dated 1936.

Workers, Soldiers, and Sailors Council of Salt Lake City--This file contains a copy of a resolution about immigration, dated 1919.

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Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Utah Labor Archives, MS 0013, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: MS 0013.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Boxes 1-58 were donated in 1970. Boxes 59-73 were donated in 1971. Boxes 74-128 were donated in 1974-1978. Boxes 129-148 were donated in 1984. Box 149 was transferred from the Manuscripts Division's map case in 1997.

Processing Note

Processed Lisle Brown and Roy Webb in 1978 and 1992.

Separated Materials

Photographs and audio-visual materials were transferred to the Multimedia Division of Special Collections (P0032 and A0199). Please see the original register, located in the Special Collections reading room, for a detailed index to the collection.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

I:  Salt Lake Labor Temple RecordsReturn to Top

In addition to detailed information about persons, programs, and the history of the Utah State Federation of Labor, the Proceedings of the conventions contain statements by delegates and officers about the philosophy and theory of organized labor, as well as descriptions of the economic and working conditions prevalent at the time of the convention. Of special interest are the annual yearbooks. These contain the complete text of officer's and committee reports, resolutions, and speeches. This section is divided into the following unions/orgranizations:

  • Utah State Federation of Labor, Boxes 1-17
  • Salt Lake Federation of Labor, Box 18
  • Salt Lake Typographical Union, Boxes 19-29
  • International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, Box 30
  • United Association of Journeymen Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 19, Boxes 31-33
  • United Association of Journeymen Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 559, Box 34
  • Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Association of America, Box 35
  • Building Laborers Protective Union, Boxes 36-37
  • Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Boxes 38-39
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Box 40
  • Utah State Industrial Union Council, Boxes 41-44
  • International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers, Boxes 45-46
  • United Steelworkers of America, Box 47
  • Maritime Unions, Box 48
  • Allied Printing Trades Council, Box 49
  • International Molders Union, Box 50
  • Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Box 51
  • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Boxes 52-53

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Correspondence
1919-1934
2
Correspondence
1935-1936
3
Correspondence
1936-1938
4
Correspondence
1939-1942
5
Correspondence
1943-1948
6
Correspondence
1948-1952
7
Correspondence
1953-1956
8
Minutes of Executive Board
1908-1944
9
Minutes of Executive Board
1945-1956
Proceedings of Annual Conventions
1931-1935
Box
9A
Proceedings of Annual Conventions
In addition to detailed information about persons, programs, and the history of the Utah State Federation of Labor, the Proceedings of the conventions contain statements by delegates and officers about the philosophy and theory of organized labor, as well as descriptions of the economic and working conditions prevalent at the time of the convention. of special interest are the annual yearbooks. These contain the complete text of officer's and committee reports, resolutions, and speeches.
1904-1925
Folder
10 1
Minutes of sessions
1931 September 14-16
10 2
Reports of committees
1931
10 3-5
Transcripts of speeches
1932
10 6-7
Reports of committees
1932
10 8
Election of officers
1932
10 9
Newspaper clippings
1932
10 10
Minutes of sessions
1934 September 10-11
Folder
11
Minutes of sessions
1934 September 12
Box Folder
10 12
Minutes of sessions
1934 September 13
10 13
Report of the President
1934
10 14
Reports of committees
1934
10 15
Minutes of sessions
1935 September 9
10 16
Minutes of sessions
1935 September 10
10 17
Minutes of morning sessions
1935 September 11
10 18
Minutes of afternoon sessions
1935 September 11
10 19
Minutes of morning sessions
1935 September 12
10 20
Minutes of afternoon session
1935 September 12
10 21-22
Summary version of convention minutes
1935
10 23
Report of the President
1935
10 24
Report of the Secretary/Treasurer
1935
10 25
Reports of Committees
1935
10 26
Reports of Resolution Committees
1935
10 27
Newspaper clippings
1935
11 1
Minutes of sessions
1936 September 21
11 2
Minutes of sessions
1936 September 22
11 3
Minutes of sessions
1936 September 23
11 4-5
Minutes of sessions
1936 September 24
11 6
Reports of officers
1936
11 7
Reports of Resolutions Committee
1936
11 8
Reports of committees
1936
11 9
Official year book
1936
11 10-11
Minutes of sessions
1937 September 20-23
11 12
Reports of President, secretary/Treasurer
1937
11 13
Reports of officers
1937
11 14
Reports of committees
1937
11 15
Official year book
1937
11 16
Newspaper clippings
1937
11 17
Minutes of sessions
1938 September 19
11 18
Minutes of sessions
1938 September 20
11 18A
Minutes of morning sessions
1938 September 21-22
11 19
Transcripts of Speeches
1938
11 20
Report of the President
1938
11 21
Reports of officers
1938
11 22-22A
Reports of committees
1938
11 23
Official year book
1938
11 24
Minutes of sessions
1939 September 17-20
11 25-26
Reports of officers
1939
11 27
Reports of committees
1939
11 28
Official year book
1939
11 29
Minutes of sessions
1940 September 16-18
11 30-31
Reports of officers
1940
11 32
Reports of committees
1940
11 33
Official year book
1940
12 1
Minutes of sessions
1941 September 15-18
12 2
Reports of committees
1941
12 3
Minutes of sessions
1942 September 21-23
12 4
Reports of officers
1942
12 5
Report of Presidential Committee
1942
12 6
Reports of committees
1942
12 7
Resolutions 1-6
1942
12 8
Resolutions 7-13
1942
12 9
Resolutions 14-19
1942
12 10
Official year book
1942
12 11
Minutes of sessions
1943 September 19-20
12 12
Minutes of sessions
1943 September 21-22
12 13
Reports of officers
1943
12 14
Reports of committees
1943
12 15
Official year book
1943
12 16
Minutes of sessions
1944 August 21-22
12 17
Minutes of sessions
1944 August 23
12 18
Reports of committees
1944
12 19
Minutes of sessions
1945 August 20
12 20
Minutes of sessions
1945 August 21-22
12 21
Reports of committees
1945
12 22
Official year book
1945
12 23
Report of officers
1946
12 24
Minutes of sessions
1947 August 18
12 25
Minutes of sessions
1947 August 19
12 26
Minutes of sessions
1947 August 20-21
12 27
Transcripts of speeches
1947
12 28
Minutes of sessions
1948 August 16
12 29
Minutes of sessions
1948 August 17
12 30
Minutes of sessions
1948 August 18
12 31
Reports of officers
1948
12 32
Transcripts of speeches
1948
12 33
Reports of committees
1948
12 34
Official year book
1948
13 1
Minutes of sessions
1949 August 15-16
13 2
Minutes of sessions
1949 August 17
13 3
Reports of officers
1949
13 4
Transcripts of speeches
1949
13 5-6
Reports of committees
1949
13 7
Official year book
1949
13 8
Report of officers
1950
13 9
Official year book
1950
13 10
Transcripts of speeches
1951
13 11
Reports of committees
1951
13 12
Official year book
1951
13 13
Reports of officers
1952
13 14
Reports of committees
1952
13 15
Official year book
1952
13 16
Minutes of sessions
1953 August 16-17
13 17
Minutes of sessions
1953 August 18-19
13 18-19
Reports of officers
1953
13 20
Transcripts of speeches
1953
13 21
Reports of committees
1953
13 22
Official year book
1953
13 23
Minutes of sessions
1954 August 15-16
13 24
Minutes of sessions
1954 August 17
13 25
Minutes of sessions
1954 August 18
13 26-27
Reports of officers
1954
13 28
Transcripts of speeches
1954
13 29
Reports of committees, resolutions 1-20
1954
13 30
Reports of committees, resolutions 21-39
1954
13 31-32
Reports of commitees
1954
13 33
Minutes of sessions
1955 August 15
13 34
Minutes of sessions
1955 August 16-17
13 35
Reports of officers
1955
13 36
Reports of committees
1955
13 37
Minutes of sessions
1956 August 21-22
Alphabetical Subject Files, A-Z
Box Folder
14 1
Advisory Committee, District No.9
1942
14 2
Affidavit for James Robinson
14 3
Affiliated Organizations
14 4-26
Affiliated Organizations
1933-1955
14 27
American Legion--Arthur G. Sullivan Post No.34
14 28
American Federation of Government Employees
14 29
Apprentice Training
14 30
Audit of Financial Accounts
1949-1950
14 31
Auditing Committee
1941
14 32
Ballots
14 33
Beet Sugar Refinery Employees Union
1944
14 34
Beet Sugar Refinery Employees Agreement
1944
14 35
Building and construction Trades Department, AFL
14 36
Building Service Employees Local 59
14 37
Building Trades Council, Pocatello, Idaho
1933
14 38
Building Trades Council, Salt Lake City, Utah
1916-1919
14 39
Building Trades Council, Salt Lake City, Utah
1942
14 40
Carbon county labor unions organized in 1936
1936
14 41
Carbon county Central Labor council
14 42
Carpenters Union Local 182
1942
14 43
Child Labor Laws
14 44
Civil Works Administration
14 45
Committee on mass meetings
1934
14 46
Committees
1953-1956
14 47
Communist Party
14 48
Companies under union contract
14 49
Compensation benefits
1949
14 50
Concrete
14A 1-7
Constitution and Rules of Order
1933-1939
14A 8
Contract Report
1949
14A 9
Contract Report
1950
14A 10-12
Contract Reports
1951-1953
14A 13
Co-op Saver
14A 14
Culinary Alliance Local 815
1919
14A 15
Democratic Party of Utah--platform
1948
14A 16
Echo Park and Split Mountain Dam Projects--Remarks of Weston E. Hamilton
14A 17
Electrical Workers Local 57
14A 18
Five Point Program of AFL
1954
14A 19
Granite District Radio Broadcasting Co.--KNAK
1947
14A 20
Henrion, Bernice--Statement
14A 21
Hod Carriers Joint District
1944
14A 22
Hod Carriers Local 79--Minutes of Executive Board
1922-1924
14A 23
Hod Carriers Local 79
1941
14A 24
Hod Carriers Locals 79, 206, 365, 653, 823
1950
14A 25-28
Hod Carriers District Council of Utah--Minutes
1941-1944
14A 29-30
Hotel and Restaurant Employees Alliance Local 815
14A 31
Industrial Commission of Utah
1933, 1935
14A 32
Industrial Commission of Utah
1938
14A 33
Industrial Commission of Utah
1954
14A 34
Industrial Commission of Utah--Statutes
14A 35
Industrial Commission of Utah--Department of Employment Security
1954
14A 36
Industrial Recovery and Public Works Act
14A 37
Industrial Relations Council of Utah
14A 38
Industrial Relations Institutes and Centers
14A 39
Industrial Employees Retirement Act
1945
14A 40
Joint Committee Associated General Contractors of America
1938
14A 41
Joint Committee of Fair Contracting Painters
1942
14A 42
Labor Legislative Committee
1938-1939
14A 43
The Labor Broadcast
1939
14A 44
The Labor Broadcast Board of control--minutes
1936-1939
15 1
Labor-Management--Legislative Committee
1954
15 2
Labor Supply Committee, Region No.11
1942
15 3
Labor's Non-partisan League--minutes
1936
15 4
Laundry Workers Union, Local 128
15 5
Lead and Zinc Problem
15 6
Legislative Committee
1951
15 7
Legislative Report
1951
15 8
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers
1933
15 9
P.W. Madsen Furniture Store
1870
15 10
Machinists Local 1525
15 11
Meat Cutters Union Local 537
15 12
Metal Trades Council
1919
15 13
Murray Federation of Teachers
15 14
National State Recovery Administration for Utah Codes of Fair Competition
1933
15 15
National State Recovery Administration for Utah Codes of Fair Competition
1934
15 16
National War Labor Board
1942
15 17
Non-ferrous Metal Council
1951
15 18
Non-ferrous Metal Council
1955
15 19
Office Employees Union Local 31
1951-1952
15 20
Ogden and Northern Utah Building Trades Council
1941, 1954
15 21
Ogden and Northern Utah Building Trades Council-- minutes
1956
15 22
Ogden Labors League for Political Education
1955-1956
15 23
Ogden Trades and Labor Assembly--Affiliated Members
15 24
Ogden Trades and Labor Assembly--minutes
1932, 1948
15 25-27
Ogden Trades and Labor Assembly--minutes
1954- 1956
15 28
Operating Engineers Local 3
15 29
Organization Committee at Utah Copper Company
1934
15 30
Packinghouse Workers Local 367
1947
15 31
Packinghouse Workers Local 367
1951
15 32
Paint and Brush Makers Local 1071
15 33
Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers
15 34
Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers Local 77
15 35
Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers Local 77
1948
15 36
Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers Local 1537
1949
15 37
Painters Joint Committee
15 38
Percy D. Park Funeral
15 39
Policy Committee of Organized Labor
1933
15 40
Independent Union of Poultry Employees
1946
15 41
"Produce for Victory Rally"
15 42-49
Radio Addresses
Folders 42-49 contain the texts of the broadcasts given from 1932 to 1933. They contain much of interest regarding the positions and philosophies of the leaders of the Utah labor movement: Names of participants in the program are listed in the index.
1931-January 1933
16 1-9
Radio Addresses
Folders 1-9 contain the texts of the broadcasts given from 1933 to 1940. They contain much of interest regarding the positions and philosophies of the leaders of the Utah labor movement. Names of participants in the program are listed in the index.
February 1933-November 1940
16 10
Radio Educational Committee
16 11
Roy L. Reese
16 12
Representation Committee
1955
16 13
Retail Employees Local 995
1945
16 14
Right to Work Legislation
16 15
Robinson, W. J. -- Legislative record
1934-1946
16 16
Salt Lake Community Chest
1949
16 17
Salt Lake County Job Placements
1935
16 18
Salt Lake Labor Temple Association--stock
16 19
Salt Lake Labors League for Political Education
1955
16 20
Salt Lake Labors League for Political Education
1946
16 21
Salt Lake Newspaper Guild
1951
16 22
Secretary/Treasurer--annual reports
1942-1943
16 23
Secretary/Treasurer--financial reports
1937-1938
16 24-26
Secretary/Treasurer--quarterly reports
1954-1956
16 27
Sevier County, Elsinore Precinct
1911
16 28
Sheep Shearers Union Local 1
16 29
Soldiers, Sailors, and Workers Council
1919
16 30
Slate, Tile, and Compostion Roofers Local 91
16 31
Special organizational meeting--minutes
1955
16 32-33
Speeches
16 34
Theatrical Stage Employees Local 508
16 35
Tintic District Miner's Union Local 151
1936
16 36
Unemployment compensation
16 37
Unemployment compensation, public hearing
1948
16 38-39
Union charters
16 40
Union label league--Salt Lake City
16 41
Union Label Trades Department, AFL
16 42
United Nations Relief Committee
1943
16 43-44
Union officers
16 45
U.S. Department of Labor, Division of Reports and Analysis. "Estimated Employment and Labor Demand for Utah"
1946 April-May
16 46
U.S. Department of Labor--Field Offices, Utah
16 47
U.S. Department of Labor--Legislative Report
1943 February 15
16 48
U.S. Department of Labor--Legislative Report
1945 April 1
17 1
U.S. Department of Labor--legislative report
1945 February-March
17 2
U.S. Department of Labor--legislative report
1949 May 2
17 3
U.S. Department of Labor--state mediation agencies
1947
17 4
U.S. Department of Labor--summary of state labor laws for women
17 5
U.S. Department of Labor--Utah Employment letter
1946
17 6
United Trades Local Industrial Union, Local 1564
17 7
United War Fund of Utah
1943
17 8
Utah AFL-CIO Committee
1956
17 9
Utah Coalition of non-partisan voters
1936
17 10
Utah County Central Labor Council
1944
17 11
Utah County Central Labor Committee--resolution
17 12
Utah Federal Emergency Relief Administration
1934
17 13
Utah Federation of Women's Auxiliaries of Labor
17 14
Utah Federation of Women's Auxiliaries--minutes
1952
17 15
Utah Labor Central Committee--minutes
1932
17 16
Utah Labor Central Committee--policy committee--minutes
1932
17 17
Utah Labor Central Committee--Ways and Means committee--minutes
1932
17 18
Utah Labor's Joint Legislative Committee
17 19
Utah Labor's League for Political Education--newsletter
1955
17 20-22
Utah Labor's League for Political Education--minutes
1950-1955
17 23
Utah Labor's League for Political Education--Affiliates
17 24
Utah Labor's League for Political Education--Constitution
17 25
Utah legislators--voting records
1930s
17 26
Utah Metal Trades Council
1952
17 27
Utah State Board for Vocational Education
1940-1941
17 28
Utah State Constitution--proposed amendments
17 29
Utah State Council of carpenters
1940
17 30
Utah State Council of carpenters
1947; 1953
17 31
Utah State Hospital Employees Local 50
17 32
Utah State Joint Organizing Committee
1955
17 33
Utah State Legislature--proposed bills
17 34
Utah State Legislative Council
1949
17 35
Utah State Political and Educational League
1948
17 36
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 4812
Fds 36-46 contain rulings by the Utah Supreme Court on various labor cases.
1932
17 37
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5119
1932
17 38
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5190
1932
17 39
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5127
1932
17 40
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5140
1932
17 41
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5189
1932
17 42
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5176
1932
17 43
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5210
1932
17 44
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5222
1932
17 45
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5261
1932
17 46
Utah State Supreme Court, Case 5337
1933
17 47
Worker's Alliance of America Local 1
1936
17 48
Wage Deduction Form
17 49
Wage scales
1933; 1941-1942
17 50
Wage scales
1940s
17 51
Wage scales
1950-1956
17 52
Wage Stabilization Report No.16
1951
17 53
Welders, Cutters, and Helpers Local 40
17 54
Western States Conference
1939
17 55
Joseph R. Wilson
17 56
Work and Win Week
1943
17 57
John H. Zundel--Statement
Correspondence, Minutes
Box Folder
18 1
Correspondence
1919-1951
18 2-10
Minutes
1915-1956
Minute Books
The bound minute books of the Salt Lake Typographical Union in BXS 19-22 contain a wealth of information on membership, officers, finances, contracts and agreements, relations with other unions, and business conditions in Utah. The first two books, as noted, also contain early minutes of the USFL which are not found in the USFL records. Because of the volume of information in these books, please note that they are not indexed in the main index. The books were numbered in consecutive order in the initial arrangement of the papers, and that order has been retained.
Box Volume
19 1
Bound minute book
Also includes copies of printed minutes of USFL beginning with entry of March 3, 1907.
1903 October 4-1904 August 14
19 2
Bound minute book
Also includes copies of printed minutes of the USFL to May 3, 1908, and similar minutes of the SLFL beginning with June 7, 1908.
1907 September 1-1910 May 1
20 3
Bound minute book
Also includes copies of printed minutes of SLFL.
1910 June 5-1911 September 3
20 4
Loose leaf minute book
Typewritten minutes.
1911 September 24-1919 December 28
21 5
Loose leaf minute book
Typewritten minutes.
1923 January 28-1935 December 29
21 6
Loose leaf minute book
Typewritten minutes with secretary's financial report included.
1936 January 26-1945 December 29
22 7
Loose leaf minute book
Typewritten minutes.
1946 January 27-1957 November 24
Folder
22 1-7
Minutes
1958 January-1961 October
22 8
Printed Items on Strikes
22 9-10
Secretary's Monthly Newsletter
1961-1962
Individual Ledgers
Boxes 23-29 contain records of financial records, consisting of dues payments, delinguencies, and any loans made by the union to individual members. All books are individually indexed except as noted. Books are numbered consecutively. The books are not indexed in the main index.
Box
23
Individual Ledgers
1888 May-1891 December
24
Individual Ledgers
1891 April-1904 April
25
Individual Ledgers
1904 June-1909 December
Volume
26 15
Ledger
The following is written on the flyleaf of this volume: "These accounts falsified from start to finish. No accounts kept for 1911, until audit was had commencing September 21..."
1910
26 16
Ledger
1911 September-1911 December
26 17
Ledger
1912 February-1913 March
26 1
Receipts and disbursements
1914 November-1926 January
26 2
Receipts and disbursements
1926 January-1937 December
27 1
Treasurer's accounts
1887 January-1891 November
27 2
Treasurer's accounts
1911-1913
27 3
Treasurer's accounts
1914-1916
27 4
Summary financial report
1911-1917
Folder
27 1
Trial Balances
1913 June-1915 December
27 2
Financial secretary reports
1892-1893
28
Lock-out Registers
1914-1924
Volume
29 1-7
Book of Laws, Salt Lake Typographical Union
1946-1961
29 8
Newspaper contract and scale of prices between Salt Lake Typographical Union No. 115 and Newspaper Agency Corporation
1954-1955
29 9
Newspaper contract and scale of prices between Salt Lake Typographical Union No. 115 and Newspaper Agency Corporation
1960-1962
29 10
The Typographical Journal
Excerpts concerning news from Utah typographic unions.
1912-1942
29 11
"Proceedings in arbitration between Salt Lake Typographical Union No. 115 vs. Salt Lake Telegram"
1929
29 12
Origin and Progress of the Typographical Union, 1850-1891 Lansing, MI: D.D. Thorp
Folder
29 1
Working Agreement
1919
29 2
"Facts about the International Typographical Union"
1964-1965
Miscellaneous Records
Box Folder
30 1A
Constitution
1896
30 1B-7
Correspondence
1917-1936
30 8
Agreements
1917
30 9
Ballots
1930
30 10
Membership application of C.A. Dewey
1918
30 11
Quarterly audit report
1931
30 12
Resolutions
1918
30 13
Wage scales
1919
30 14
Working rules
1909-1918
Volume
30 1
Minute book
1911 December 15-1912 November 6
30 2
Minute book
1914 January 14-1920 September 8
30 3
Minute book
1931 February 25-1943 January 4
Minute Books and Rule Books
Bxs 31-33, containing records of the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 19, are not indexed in the main index.
Box
31
Minute Books
1890 July-1907 August
31A
Minute Books
1907 August-1919 December
32
Minute Books
December 1919-July 1936
Volume
33 10-14
Bound minute books
1936 July-1947 November
Folder
33 1
Working rules
1919
34
Minute Book
The Steamfitters left the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 19 in 1912, and chartered the Steamfitters Union Local 559. The two unions were consolidated again in 1914. This minute book covers the period of the Steamfitters separate existence.
1912 February 6-1914 June
Miscellaneous Records
Box Folder
35 1
Correspondence
1932-1934
35 2
Financial materials
1936
35 3
Constitution and rules of order
1928
Volume
35 1
Minute book
1931 March 9-1934 March 26
35 2
Membership roll book
1902-1922
35 3
Membership roll book, 1924-1926; Receipt book
Receipts have been pasted in, covering earlier membership list underneath.
1924-1926; 1932-1938
Minute Books, Individual Ledger, Miscellaneous Items
Box Volume
36 1
Bound Minute Book
1901 November 25-1905 December 4
36 2
Bound Minute Book
Recorded in this book is a controversy over an attempt to organize the B.L.P.U. Local 1 into a local of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.).
1905 December 11-1909 May 31
36 3
Bound Minute Book
1909 May 17-1912 August 2
Folder
36 1
Photocopies of selections from Bk 2, with notations in the margins
Volume
37 4
Bound Minute Book
Also includes minutes of the Hod Carriers Local 79.
1912 August 16-1916 November 24
37 5
Bound Minute Book
Minutes of the Hod Carriers Local 79.
1914 April 10-1915 April 3
37 6
Individual Ledger
1901-1912
Folder
37 1
Membership Roll
1911
37 2
Miscellaneous items
Minute Books, Financial Records, Correspondence
Box
38
Minute Books
Bxs 38 and 39, containing record books of the Painters Union Local 77, are not indexed.
1899 April-1915 December
Volume
39 5
Bound Minute Book
1916 January 6-1919 December 4
39 6
Treasurer's Account Book
1909 January 1-1914 October 10
39 7
Individual Ledger
1899 April-1902 October
Folder
39 1
Correspondence
1904-1941
40 1-10
Financial Reports
1926-1935
40 11
Correspondence
1912
40 12
Membership Cards
1918-1919
41
Correspondence
1944-1956
Minutes of Executive Board, Convention Proceedings
The convention proceedings found in box 42, folders 13-17 and box 43 contain a great deal of information about economic and labor conditions in Utah in the decade following World War II. Because of the volume of information, these books are not indexed.
Box Folder
42 1-12
Minutes of Executive Board
1945 April 6-1956 June 11
42 13-17
Convention Proceedings
1945-1950
43
Convention Proceedings
1951-1956
Subject Files, A - W
Box Folder
44 1
Advisory committee
1953
44 2
Bauer Mine and Mill Union Local 65
1948
44 3
Bill of Rights conference
1949
44 4
Brewery Workers Local 64
1950
44 5
Brewery Workers Local 325
44 6
Butterfield Miners Local 431
1948
44 7
Cleaning and Laundry Workers Local 547
44 8
Clothing Workers of America
44 9
Committees
44 10
Constitutional Convention of the CIO
1949
44 11
Fair Labor Standards Committee
1950
44 12
Furbreeders Employees
44 13
Garfield Smeltermens Union Local 347
1948
44 14
Industrial Commission of Utah
1946
44 15
Mine and Smelter Workers Local 1
1948
44 16
National Labor Relations Board
1941
44 17
National Wage Policy Committee
1947
44 18
Non-ferrous Clerical and Technical Workers Local 692
1946
44 19
Oil Workers Locals 591 and 2578
44 20-21
Officers of Affiliated Organizations
44 22
Panel Discussion
44 23-24
Political Action Committee
1946
44 25
Rubber, Cork, and Linoleum Workers Local 370
1949
44 26
Salt Lake City Newspaper Guild
44 27
Speeches, public statements
44 28-31
State, County, and Municipal Employees
44 32
Technical Workers Local 640
44 33
United States Treasury
1954
44 34-35
United Auto Workers
44 36-38
United Steelworkers
44 39
Utah Coal Operators
1942
44 40-41
Utah Labor Relations Board
1942, 1945-1949
44 42
Wage Scales
1949
44 43
Ward Organization Committee
1948
Minutes of Meetings, Convention Proceedings
Box Folder
45 1
Minutes of Executive Board
1947
45 2-3
Minutes of Negotiating Committee
1945-1946
45 4-8
Minutes of Policy Committee
1945-1946
45 9
Press and Public Relations Committee
1946
45 10-13
Convention Proceedings
1944-1947
Subject Files, C - U
Box Folder
46 1
Communist Political Association of Utah
1946
46 2
Impartial Committee
1947
46 3
Kennecott Council
1947
46 4
Working Agreements, Local 55 and International Smelting and Refining Co
1946
46 5
Working Agreements, Local 91 and Chio Copper Co. of Utah
1946
46 6
Working Agreements, Local 124 and Kennecott Copper Corp.
1946
46 7
Working Agreements, Local 151 and Tintic Standard Mining Co.
1944
46 8
Working Agreements, Local 233 and Kennecott Copper Corp
1947
46 9
Working Agreements, Local 364 and Hercules Powder Co., 19044
1946
46 10
Working Agreements, Local 392 and Utah Copper Co., Garfield Water Co., and Bingham/Garfield Railway Co.
1946, 1947
46 11
Working Agreements, Local 466 and Mountain City Copper Co.
1946
46 12
Working Agreements, Local 485 and Utah Copper Co.
1946
46 13
Working Agreements, Local 621 and Salt Lake Valley Sand and Gravel
1946
46 14
Working Agreements, Local 644 and Ozokerite Mining Co.
1947
46 15
Working Agreements, Local 658 and U.S. Smelting, Refining, and Mining Co.
1946
46 16
Working Agreements, Local 801 and Climax Molybdenum Co.
1947
46 17
Working Agreements, Local 820 and Metal Producers
1946
46 18
Working Agreements, Local 824 and Raven Mining Co.
1945
46 19
Working Agreements, Local 845 and Utah Copper Co.
1946
46 20
Working Agreements, Local 876 and Royal Crystal Salt Co.
1947
46 21
Mine, Mill, and Smelter Refining Conference
1947
46 22-24
Progressive Metalworkers Council
Minutes of meetings, reports, financial statements
1948-1949
46 25
Progressive Metalworkers Council
Proceedings of Intermountain Area Council Conference
1949
46 26
Robinson, Reid--statement
1947
46 27-28
Strike Relief Committee
1946
46 29
U.S. House Committee on Un-American Affairs
1950
46 30
Utah Labor Relations Board, Case No.9
1941
46 31
Western Federation of Miners
1907
Miscellaneous Records
Box Folder
47 1
Working Agreements, Local 347 and American Smelting and Refining Co, Garfield Plant
1940
47 2
Working Agreements, Local 2164 and Griffin Wheel Co.
1946; 1948
47 3
Working Agreements, Local 2571 and Columbia Iron Co.
1946; 1948
47 4
Working Agreements, Local 3503 and American Can Co.
1947
47 5
Working Agreements, Local 4264 and New Park Mining Co.
1950
47 6
Working Agreements, Local 4292 and U.S. Smelting, Refining, and Mining Co., Lark Mine
1948; 1950
47 7
Working Agreements, Local 4329 and Kennecott Copper Corp
1962
47 8
Working Agreements, Local 4344 and Combined Metals Reduction Co
1952
47 9
Working Agreements, Local 4347 and American Smelting and Refining Co., Garfield Plant
1956
47 10
Working Agreements, Local 4373 and U.S. Smelting, Mining, and Refining Co., U.S. and Lark Mine
1953
47 11
Working Agreements, Various Locals and American Can Co.
1953
47 12
Legislative Rally
1955
47 13
Strike by Local 5196 against Bennett Paint and Glass Co.
1955
Volume
47 1
Minutes of meetings, Local 562
1945 January 1-1949 March 17
48 1
National Maritime Union of America, President's Report to 6th National Convention
1947
48 2
National Maritime Union of America, President's Report to 7th National Convention
1948
48 3
National Maritime Union of America, President's Report to 8th National Convention
1949
48 4
National Maritime Union of America, Statement of President Joseph Curran
1955
48 5
Seafarers International Union of North America, Convention Proceedings
1955
48 6
Seafarers International Union of North America, Convention Proceedings
1957
48 7
Seafarers International Union of North America, Convention Proceedings
1958
Folder
48 1
Miscellaneous Correspondence
1948
48 2
Working Agreement, Tintic Local 151 and North Lily Mining Co
1948
48 3
International Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America, address before convention
1948
Minute Books, Account Book
Box Volume
49 1
Minute book
1903 March 2-1911 September 20
49 2
Minute book
1912 January 17-1918 February 14
49 3
Account book
1903-1909
Folder
49 1
Correspondence
1909-1910; 1912
Tom Mooney File
[NOTE: Box 50 is housed in the Manuscripts Division Reserve Collection. See Manuscripts Curator for assistance in obtaining this box.]
Box Folder
50 1
Correspondence, Tom Mooney to Elof A. Carlson
1914; 1916-1917
50 2
Tom Mooney Defense Committee
1916-1917
50 3
Correspondence about Tom Mooney
Letters to Elof A. Carlson concerning the trial of Tom Mooney.
50 4
Receipts
1917
50 5
Pamphlets, posters
50 6
Newspaper clippings
50 7
Miscellaneous Correspondence
1917
General Chairman's Reports
Box Volume
51 1
Union Pacific Railroad--Central Southwestern District
1938 July-December
51 2
Union Pacific Railroad--South Central District
1946 July-October
Box
53
Miscellaneous Materials and Unidentified Materials
Box
52
Constitution and By-Laws
1878-1962
Folder
53 1
Working Agreement, Texas and Pacific Railway Co.
1941
53 2
Working Agreement, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
1951
53 3
Working Agreement, Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
1951
53 4
Working Agreement, Kennecott Copper Corp.
1954-1941
53 5
Mediation Agreement
1956
53 6
Constitution of the Locomotive Engineers Pension Association
1924
53 7
Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks
1955
53 8
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees
1949
53 9
Railway Employees' Department, AFL
1948
54 1
Doctors and Hospital Club, Minute Book
1910 July 22-1911 March 3
54 2
Unidentified Union, Minute Book
1927 January 3-1931 October 12
Volume
54 1
Unidentified Union, day book
1939 January 14-March 17
54 2
Unidentified Union, day book
1939 April 7-1940 April 10
Newspapers, Printed Materials
Box Folder
55 1
Central Utah Labor Journal
1944
55 2-10
The Labor Broadcast
1934-1939
55 11
The Labor Broadcast
1952
55 12
Salt Lake Hunger Fighter
1932
55 13
The Searchlight
Earlier issues titled
1940-1944
55 14
Intermountain Labor American
1952 August 15
55 15
Jewelry Workers Official Journal
1937-1938
55 16
The Munitions Worker
1943
56 1
Utah Building Trades Bulletin
1928-1929
56 2
Utah Employment Security Digest
1945-1946; 1951; 1955
56 3
Utah Labor News
1932; 1935
56 4
Utah Labor News
1944
56 5
Utah Metal Trades News, AFL
56 6
Utah State Federation of Labor Bulletin
1928 December
56 7
Utah Trade and Industrial Teacher
1956
56 8
Worker's Education News
1934-1935
56 9
Worker's Education News, Western Area
Clippings
Box Volume
57 1
Miscellaneous Clippings
Contains clippings on many different unions in Utah.
57 2
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers of America--1946 metals strike
1946
58 1
Miscellaneous Clippings
1940s
58 2
Clarence L. Palmer, President of USIUC
58 3
Jack Plane, F.A. Noller
58 4
Miscellaneous
1940s

II:  ADDENDUMReturn to Top

This section is divided into the following unions/orgranizations:

  • International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers, Boxes 59-66
  • United Steelworkers of America, Boxes 67-69
  • Utah State AFL-CIO--George W. Haycock File, Box 70
  • Newspapers and Printed Materials, Box 71
  • Sheet Metal Workers' International Association (The charter for this union is located in the Manuscripts Division map case)
  • Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Internatinal Alliance, Box 72
  • Independent Labor Party, Box 73
  • Building Trades Congress, Box 73
  • Building and Construction Trades Council, Box 73

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
59
Correspondence
Correspondence is divided between letters sent (folders 1-21) and letters received (folders 22-49).
1941-1947
Records of Local Unions
Box Folder
60 1
Local 2: working agreements, membership list, correspondence
1947
60 2-3
Local 55: correspondence
1945-1947
60 4
Local 65: working agreement
1947
60 5-6
Local 91: working agreement, correspondence
1945-1946
60 7
Local 99: ballot for election of union officers, annual report of the New Park Mine, insurance and retirement program, correspondence
1943-1947
60 8-9
Local 124: correspondence
1946-1947
60 10-11
Local 151: working agreement, list of union demands, correspondence
1944-1947
60 12-13
Local 233: correspondence
1944-1947
60 14-15
Local 331: working agreements, correspondence
1944-1947
60 16
Local 347: correspondence
1945-1947
60 17
Local 364: working agreement, list of employees, correspondence
1946
60 18-19
Local 376: correspondence
1944-1947
60 20-21
Local 392: List of employees, correspondence
1944-1947
60 22-23
Local 395: correspondence
1946-146
60 24
Local 401: correspondence
1943-1946
60 25-26
Local 407: correspondence
1944-1948
60 27
Local 415: working agreement
1949
60 28-29
Local 466: correspondence
1944-1947
60 30
Local 485: correspondence
1945-1948
60 31-32
Local 487: correspondence, newspaper clipping of October 1945 fire
1945
60 33
Local 517: working agreement
1946
60 34
Local 526: correspondence
1945-1947
61 1
Local 585: correspondence
1944-1947
61 2
Local 640: correspondence
1947
61 3
Local 642: correspondence
1944-1947
61 4
Local 644: correspondence
1944-1947
61 5-6
Local 658: working agreement, correspondence
1944-1947
61 7
Local 692: correspondence
1944-1947
61 8-13
Local 820: correspondence
1945-1947
61 14-16
Local 824: correspondence
1945-1947
61 17
Local 876: membership list, minutes of meeting, correspondence
1947
Form Letters, Executive Board Minutes, Financial Records
1943-1950
Box
62
Form Letters
A separate file, kept in the union offices, consisting of form letters, announcements, and instructions sent to union officials and locals.
1943-1948
Folder
63 1-19
Executive Board Minutes
1943 October 4-1947 July 12
63 20-31
Monthly Financial Statements
1944 January-1950 January
63 32-34
Quarterly Financial Statements
1945-1947
63 35
Bi-annual Financial Report
1945 July-December
63 36
Annual Financial Report
1944 April-1945 April
63 37-41
Audit
1944 October-1947 November
63 42
Receipt and Release Statements
1948
63 43
Progressive Metal Workers Council--Audit
1950
63 44
Progressive Metal Workers Council--Statement of Earnings
63 45
Park City Defense Fund--Financial Statements
1949
63 46
Strike Benefit Fund Audit
1946
64
Executive Board Minutes
1945-1947
65
Financial Records
1944-1947
Subject Files, A-W
Box Folder
66 1
Affiliation Agreement between Steelworkers and IUMMSW
1966
66 2
Board of Controls
66 3
Committee for Revision of Safety orders
1945
66 4
Committee to Investigate...IUMMSW, Report to Phillip Murray
1947
66 5
Conference of Local Unions
1951
66 6
Conference of Delegates from Utah & Nevada
1951
66 7
CIO Constitutional Convention
1944
66 8
CIO Constitutions
1944; 1950; 1951; 1955
66 9
CIO Handbooks
1941; 1944; 1947
66 10
Darrow, Clarence
66 11
District Staff Meeting
1943
66 12
District Staff Meeting
1945
66 13
Eckert, Kenneth
66 14
Edwards, Dan--quarterly report
1945
66 15
Election
1944
66 16
Geis, Gilbert
1950
66 17
IUMMSW Constitutions
1936; 1944; 1946
66 18
IUMMSW Annual Convention
1942
66 19
"The Kicker" anonymous poem
66 20
McDonald, David J.
66 21
Mine-Mill Conspiracy Case and Defense Committee
66 22
Morris, Willard T.
66 23
Newspaper Clippings
66 24-25
Non-Ferrous Metals Commission
66 26
National Wage Policy Committee
1947
66 27
Pamphlets
66 28-29
Progressive Metal Workers' Auxiliary
66 30
Salt of the Earth (motion picture)
1954
66 31
Shop Steward's Handbook
1943
66 32
Thomas, Elbert D.
66 33
"Trade Unionists"--two announcements seeking support for the Communist Party in the elections of 1932
1932
66 34
Utah State A.F. of L.-CIO 1st Annual Convention
1957
66 35
Utah State Industrial Union Council, Constitution
1942
66 36
Washington Newsletter
1946
Constitutions and Working Agreements
Box Folder
67 1-4
Constitutions
1942-1968
67 5
Rule Book, 1940; Job Description Manual
1940; 1963
67 6
Steelworkers Song Book
67 7
Working Agreements--American can Co.
[Note: The working agreements of the Steelworkers in the original body of records were arranged by the number of the various locals. In the 1971 addendum, working agreements were arranged by companies and not by locals. This original order has been retained for this section of the records.]
1952; 1962
67 8-13
Working Agreements--American Smelting and Refining Co.
1939-1956
67 14
Working Agreements--Carnegie, Illinois Steel corp.
1937-1950
67 15-17
Working Agreements--Kennecott Copper Corp.
1950-1968
67 18
Working Agreements--National Lead Co.
1957
67 19-22
Working Agreements--U.S. Smelting and Refining Co.
1948-1955
Working Agreements, Miscellaneous
Box Folder
68 1-4
United States Steel Corp.
1956-1969
68 5
United States Steel Corp.--job description manual, 1953; Rules of Procedure
1962-1967
68 6
Columbia Steel Co.
1942-1947
68 7
Geneva Steel Co.
1947
68 8
Geneva Steel Co.
1950-1962
68 9-12
United States Steel Corp., Columbia-Geneva Division
1952
Subject Files, C - W
Box Folder
69 1
Committee on Civil Rights
69 2
Correspondence
1952-1959
69 3
Insurance, Pension, and Unemployment Benefits Department, Special Study
1960
69 4
King, David S. --statement on Taft-Hartley Act
69 5
McDonald, David J.
69 6
Memorial Newspaper Editions
1952; 1963
69 7
Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers
1947-1967
69 8
Murray, Philip
69 9
Philip Murray Memorial Banquet
1952
69 10
National War Labor Board
69 11
Pamphlets--CIO
69 12-13
Pamphlets--miscellaneous
69 14
President's Committee on Civil Rights
1947
69 15
"Survey of Wages...In the Steel Industry"
1857
69 16-17
Wage Stabilization Board
1952
Merger File, Utah State Federation of Labor and Utah State Industrial Union Council
This file was kept by George W. Haycock at the time of the merger of the USFL and the USIUC, which formed the Utah State AFL-CIO.
Box Folder
70 1
AFL-CIO Constitution
1955
70 2
Colorado Committee on Political Education
70 3
Constitution of the Utah State AFL-CIO
1956
70 4
Constitution of the Utah State AFL-CIO
1957
70 5-7
Constitution of the Utah State AFL-CIO, proposed
70 8
Constitution of the Utah State AFL-CIO, proposed, Articles 5-8
70 9-10
Constitutions of the USFL and USIUC--comparisons
70 11
Correspondence
1955-1956
70 12
Districts in Utah--diagram
70 13
Joint AFL-CIO Unity Committee
1955
70 14-17
Merger Committee Minutes
1956 January 16-1956 April 9
70 18
Merger Agreement
70 19
Merger Agreement--proposed
70 20
Merger Agreement, Tennessee AFL-CIO
70 21
Merger Committee Notes
1956 January 16
70 22
Pamphlets
70 23
Standing of Affiliates of Utah State AFL-CIO
1957 May
70 24
Utah Labor League--constitution
1955
70 25
Utah State Political Action Committee--rules of organization
Utah Labor Union Nespapers
Box Folder
71 1
CIO Progressive Metalworker
1949
71 2
CIO Steelworker
1943-1946
71 3
The Copper Crusader
1945-1946
71 4
Utah CIO News
1950-1955
71 5
Utah Mine Workers Journal
1957
71 6
War Labor Beacon
1945
Correspondence, Minute Books
Box Folder
72 1-7
Correspondence received
1904
72 8
Utah State Federation of Labor--constitution referendum
1904
72 9
Receipts
1904
72 10
Membership Documents
1904
Volume
72 1-4
Minute Book
1900 May 25-1931 October 26
72 5
Membership Roll Book
1909-1913
Miscellaneous Labor Union Records
Box Folder
73 1
Independent Labor Party--certificates of nomination for 1906 election
1906
73 2
Independent Labor Party--minutes of Nomination Committee meetings
1906
73 3
Independent Labor Party--pamphlets, 1906 election
1906
73 4
Independent Labor Party--receipts, 1906 election
1906
73 5
Building and Construction Trades Council--minimum wage scales
Building Trades Congress; Building and Construction Trades Council
1944 June
73 6
Building and Construction Trades Council--minimum wage scales
1944 October
73 7
Building and Construction Trades Council--minimum wage scales
1945 June
Volume
73 1
Building Trades Congress--minute book
1893 January 28-1894 December 9
73 2
Building and Construction Trades Council--minute book
1943 April 20-1943 June 21
73 3
Building and Construction Trades Council--minute book
1944 July 4-1944 September 11
73 4
Building and Construction Trades Council--minute book
1944 September 12-1944 December 12
73 5
Building and Construction Trades Council--membership roll book
73 6
Building and Construction Trades Council--account book
1930

III:  ADDENDAReturn to Top

The records in series III were added to the Utah Labor Archives from various sources from 1974-1978. These are now boxes 74-128. When the register was revised and expanded in 1991, all boxes after box 73 were renumbered so that the numbering was continuous throughout the collection. Original arrangement of the addenda was generally alphabetical, in the form of subject files, and this has been retained.

Container(s) Description Dates
Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees - Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America
Box Folder
74 1
Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employees--Correspondence
1903
74 2
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen--correspondenc, summary
1907
74 3
Amalgamated Sheet Metal Worker's International Alliance--correspondence summary cards
1901-1919
74 4-7
Amalgamated Sheet Metal Worker's International Alliance--correspondence
1901-1907
74 8
Amalgamated Sheet Metal Worker's International Alliance--receipts, bills
74 9
Amalgamated Sheet Metal Worker's International Alliance--receipts, bills
74 10
American Federation of Labor--Building Trades Department--quarterly working cards
1909; 1923; 1931
74 11
American Federation of Labor--correspondence
1903-1929
74 12
American Federation of Labor-reports, publicity, editorials
74 13
American Federation of Labor--Committee on Public Education, Executive Board--newsletter, minutes
1974
74 14
American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations--newsletters, correspondence, copy of affiliation application
74 15
American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations--convention minutes, programs
1971-1973
74 16
Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America--summaries of correspondence, membership lists, speeches
74 17
Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America--correspondence
1904-1905; 1919
74 18
Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America--membership lists; membership applications
1953; 1955
74 19
Baker and Confectionery Workers International Union of America--speech
1957
74 20
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America--summaries of correspondence and resolutions
74 21
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America--correspondence
1913-1926
74 22
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America--resolutions, agreements, membership applications
74 23
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America--membership dues books
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America--Record books
Box Volume
75 1
Daily Receipts
1899-1902
75 2-3
Membership Ledgers
1901-1902
75 4
Minute Book
1902-1903
75 5-6
Account Books
1904-1919
75 7
Address Book
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers' International Union
Box Volume
76 1
Membership Ledger
1911
Folder
76 1
Monthly Reports and correspondence
1916-1958
77
Membership Ledgers and Records of Dues
1912-1914
78
Membership Ledgers and Records of Dues
1913-1917
79
Membership Ledgers and Records of Dues
1918-1923
80
Membership Ledgers and Records of Dues
1924-1928
81
Membership Ledgers and Records of Dues
1929-1934
82
Membership Ledgers and Records of Dues
1935-1953
Building Trades Council of Salt Lake City
Box Folder
83 1
Correspondence
1903-1920
83 2-10
Minutes
1903-1942
83 11
National Building Trades Council of America--correspondence; business flyers
1902-1903
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, General Chairman Reports
Box Volume
84 1
Union Pacific Railroad, Central Southwestern District
1938 January 1-1938 June 30
84 2
Union Pacific Railroad, South Central District
1939 January 1-1939 June 30
84 3
Union Pacific Railroad, South Central District
1939 July 1-1939 December 31
85
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, General Chairman Reports, South Central District
1940-1942
86
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, General Chairmen Reports, South Central District
1942-1943
87
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, General Chairmen Reports, South Central District
1943-1944
88
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, General Chairmen Reports, South Central District
1944-1945
Volume
89 1-4
Union Pacific Railroad, South Central District
1945 October 1-1946 July 1
Folder
89 1
Index to Volumes 17-19
1944-1945
89 2
Constitution
1950
89 3
Correspondence
1921-1948
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Salt Lake Lodge 941, Record Books
Box Volume
90 1
Attendance Register
1943-1948
90 2
Minute Book
1920 July 2-1923 November 13
90 3
Minute Book
1923-1927
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Record Books
Box Volume
91 1
Minute Book
1940-1944
91 2
Cash Book
1941-1942
92 1-2
Cash Books
1943-1946
Bureau of National Affairs to Journeymen Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists, and Proprietors International Union
Box
93
Cigar Maker's Union Local 224--Minute Books
1896-1911
Folder
94 1
Bureau of National Affairs--bulletin; newsletter
1946; 1969
94 2
Building and Common Laborer's Protective Union of America--correspondence
1917-1920
94 3
Building and Common Laborer's Protective Union of America--financial reports, Salt Lake City Local No.1
1912-1913
94 4
Building and Common Laborer's Protective Union of America--receipts for union expenses
1913-1919
94 5
Building and Common Laborer's Protective Union of America--orders to pay
1912-1918
94 6
Carriage and Wagon Workers' International Union--correspondence
94 7
Central Labor Union, Washington, D.C.-- correspondence, resolutions
1908
94 8
Chicago Federation of Labor--correspondence
1905
94 9
Colorado State Federation of Labor--correspondence
1930
94 10
Congress of Industrial Organizations--pamphlet: Utah Political Action News
1944
94 11
Glass Makers Union Local 132; American Flint Glass Workers' Union of North America--correspondence; pamphlet
1926
94 12
International Alliance of Stage and Theatrical Employees, Film Exchange Union 315--membership ledger, record of dues
1940s
94 12A
International Alliance of Stage and Theatrical Employees, Film Exchange Union 315--Account book
1938-1939
94 13
International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers--constitution
1940
94 14
International Association of Machinists--correspondence
1907; 1937
94 15
International Council of office Employees' Unions--constitution
1942
94 16
International Hod Carriers' Building and Common Laborers' Union--correspondence
1915-1916
94 17
International Hod Carriers' Building and Common Laborers' Union--correspondence
1917-1918
94 18
International Hod Carriers' Building and Common Laborers' Union--membership books, receipts
1913-1918
94 19
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers--correspondence
1917
94 20
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers--agreement between Local 331 and United States Smelting, Refining, and Mining Co.
1939
94 21
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers--membership card, reports
1937; 1946
94 22
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers-- The Years from Virginia City, Nevada.
1965
94 23
Industrial Workers of the World-- The Advancing Proletariat
1914
94 24
Junior Order of United American Mechanics--resolutions favoring immigration restriction
94 25
Journeymen Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists and Proprietors' International Union of America--constitution, membership book; assessment blanks
1949
Volume
94 1
Journeymen Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists and Proprietors' International Union of America--membership ledger, record of dues
1952
Journeymen stone Cutter's Association of North America to Tinner's Union
Box Volume
95 1-3
Journeymen Stonecutters' Association of North America--Minute Books
1890-1931
Folder
96 1
Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association--correspondence
1931
96 2
Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association--constitution; traveling cards
1909; 1931
96 3
Kings County (California) Building Trades Council--correspondence, resolutions
1920
96 4
Knights of Labor District Assembly 205--Proceedings
1887
96 5-7
Labor Broadcast , Utah State Federation of Labor--collection reports
1952-1955
96 8
Labor Broadcast , Utah State Federation of Labor--sales reports
1952-1953
96 9
Labor Broadcast , Utah State Federation of Labor--vol. 2, nos. 10-12
96 10-13
Labor Broadcast , Utah State Federation of Labor--vols. 4-7
96 14
Labor Lecture Bureau--John C. Chase
1902
96 15
Labor Party of the United States--form letter; membership application
1920
96 16
Labor Union Badges Catalog
1905-1908
96 17
Ladies Garment Workers' Union Local 430--minutes
1947-1957
96 18
Metal Polishers, Buffers, and Platers, Brass Molders, Brass and Silver Workers Union of America--form letter
1906
96 19
Milk Producers' Association of Central California-- Milk Producers' Co-operator
1930
96 20
Millmens' Local 725--bank statements
1937-1938
96 21
Millmens' Local 725--canceled checks, check records
1936-1938; 1943
96 22
Millmens' Local 725--bank statements
1951
96 23
Retail Clerks International Protective Association--form letter
1902
96 24
Salt Lake Federation of Labor--form letter; minutes
1918-1920
96 25
Salt Lake Labor Temple--James Hall, Business Agent--correspondence
1907-1916
96 26
Salt Lake Labor Temply--James Hall, Business Agent--correspondence
The correspondence in folders 26-28 consists of letters written to James Hall, describing conditions on various jobs, asking for dues stamps, and so on. There is very little about the Labor Temple itself.
1917 January-June
96 27
Salt Lake Labor Temple--James Hall, Business Agent--correspondence
1917 July-December
96 28
Salt Lake Labor Temple--James Hall, Business Agent--correspondence; dues card
1918
96 29
Shirt, Waist, and Laundry Workers International Union--form letter
1905
96 30
Tinners' Union--form letter; receipts
1906; 1930
Office Workers' Union
Box Volume
97 1
Dail Receipts
1938-1942
97 2
Membership Ledger, record of dues
1938-1942
97 3
Minute Book
1938-1939
Stone Mason's Union Local 2
[See also Bricklayers, Mason, and Plasterers International Union]
Box Volume
98 1
Minute Book
1906-1916
Union Label Products Trading Association to Utah State Council of Carpenters
Box Folder
99 1
Union Label Products Trading Association--mail order catalogue
1914
99 2
Union Labor Temple Association (California)--Proxy, by-laws, form letter
1906
99 3
United Auto Workers--pamphlet "This Union Cause"
99 4
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America--correspondence
1906-1907
99 5-23
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 184-- On the Level
1954-1972
99 24
Utsh State Council of Carpenters--minutes of the executive board
1953
Volume
99 1-9
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America--cash books
1905-1946
United Mine Workers of America
Box Folder
100 1
Form Letter
1930
100 2
Working Agreements--UMW, District 22, and Columbia Steel Co. 1937, 1941; Utah Coal Operators, 1941; Allen and Garcia Co., 1942
1937; 1941; 1942
100 3
Working Agreements--UMW and Columbia-Geneva Steel Division of United States Steel Co., 1941-1953; Kaiser Steel Corp., Utah Coal Operators Association, and Independent Operators
1941-1953
100 4
Working Agreements--UMW and Union Pacific Coal Co.
1937; 1945; 1941-1953
100 5
Working Agreements--UMW and Southern Wyoming Coal Operators; Northern Wyoming Agreement
1935-1937; 1941-1943; 1941-1953
100 6
National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreements
1945-1948
100 7
National Bituminous Coal Wage Agreements
1950-1971
100 8
Pamphlet on pensions and U.M.W. Welfare and Retirement Fund
1971
100 9
Joint Report of the International Officers
1952
100 10
Joint Report of the Officers fo District 22
1962
100 11-13
Welfare and Retirement Fund Reports
1955-1969
United Mine Workers of America
Box Volume
101 1
Frank Stevenson Scrapbook
1922
United Steel Workers of America
Box Folder
102 1
Correspondence, reports
1947-1972
102 2
Proceedings of 11th Biennial District 38 Conference
1974
102 3
Reports of officers, 15th Constitutional Convention
1970
102 4
Reports of officers, 16th Constitutional Convention
1972
Volume
102 1
The United Steel Workers of America: Twenty Years Later, 1936-1956 , by Vincent Sweeney.
1936-1956
103 1-9
Constitutional Convention Proceedings
1948-1966
103 10
Report of Officers
1966
103 11
Special International Convention Proceedings
1968
103 12
Convention Proceedings
1968
103 13
Working Agreement--United Steelworkers of America (Production and Maintenance Employees) and United States Steel Corp.
1971
103 14
Working Agreement--United Steelworkers of America (Salaried Employees) and United States Steel Corp.
1971
103 15
Working Agreement--United Steelworkers of America (Production and Maintenance Employees) and United States Steel Corp.
1974
103 16
Working Agreement--United Steelworkers of America (Salaried Employees) and United States Steel Corp.
1974
103 17
Consent Decree I, U.S. District Court
1974 April
104 1
Constitutional Convention Proceedings
1970
104 2
Report of Officers
1970
104 3
Constitutional Convention Proceedings
1972
104 4
Constitutional Convention Proceedings
1976
104 5
Policy Resolutions
1976
105 1
Industry Conferences
105 2
Report on Insurance and Pensions by Joint Committee on Insurance and Pensions, vol. 2
105 3
Report on International Election
1969 April 18
105 4
District No. 38, Third Biennial Conference
1959 April
105 5
Then and Now; The Road Between--The Story of the United Steel Workers of America
United Garment Workers of America to Miscellaneous Records
Box Folder
106 1
United Garment Workers of America--form letters; correspondence
1902-1907
106 2
Utah State Federation of Labor--correspondence
1902-1958
106 3
Utah State Federation of Labor--convention proceedings
1944
106 4
Utah State Labor Bulletin
1953 September
106 5
Weber Central Dairy Association--form letters
106 6
Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers International Union--correspondence
1928-1931
106 7
Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers Internatinal Union--organizers' reports, resolutions
1929-1930
106 8
Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers International Union--trust agreement, Employees'- Lathers' Trust
1955
106 9
Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers International Union--minute book
1908-1909
106 10
Workers, Soldiers, and Sailors Council of Salt Lake City--resolution
1919
106 11
Miscellaneous correspondence
1905-1962
106 12
Miscellanceous clippings
1947-1967
106 13
Miscellaneous publications, cards, speeches, publicity
106 14
National Archives Listings of Records of Federal Mediation and Reconciliation Service Dispute file for Utah
1913-1948
106 15
The Match; An Anarchist Journal
1972
106 16
Giovanniti, Arturo M., Massachusetts trial, poem, Givanniti's address to the Jury
1913
Coal Mine Safety
Box Folder
107 1
Training Course for Coal Mine Safety Committeemen
Volume
107 1
Papers and Proceedings of the National Conference of Medicine and the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969
1969
Miscellaneous Unidentified Ledgers
Box 108 contains miscellaneous membership ledgers, account books, cash ledgers, receipt books, and other records which are not identified in the book itself, and were not identified when the records were received from the Utah Labor Temple. At this late date, unfortunately, there is no way to associate these records with any one individual union or organization. Book 1 was identified as this register went to press and moved to its proper location. Books 2, 3, and 4 appear to be related, as they are in the same type of ledger book and the same handwriting.
Box Volume
108 2-4
Membership ledgers, records of dues
1940-1948
108 5
Cash ledger
1904-1913
108 6
Membership ledger with accounts
108 7
Address Book
Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America Local 377
Box
109
Membership Ledgers
1937-1946
110
Membership Ledgers
1946-1953
Journeymen Stonecutters Association of North America
Box Volume
111 1-4
Membership ledgers, records of dues
1890-1931
Miscellanceous Daily Receipt Books
Box Volume
112 1-2
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America Local 77--daily receipts
1915 September 30-1919 January
112 3-6
International Association of Bridge, Structural, and ornamental Iron Workers Local 27--daily receipts
1916 April-1924 December
112 7
Millmens' Union Local 725--daily receipts
1941 April-1943 February
Ladies Garment Workers' Union; Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America Local 377
Box Volume
113 1
Ladies Garment Workers' Union Local 430--cash book
1951 May-1958 April
113 2
Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America Local 377--daily receipts
1950 January-1950 October
113 3
Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America Local 377--daily receipts
1950 October-1951 July
113 4-7
Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America Local 401--daily receipts
1951 September-1953 February
Memorabilia
Box
114
Badges, Buttons, Signs
Box 114 contains twenty-three assorted union badges from various local unions, two printing blocks, and four signs which designate the establishment to be a "union shop."
Utah Labor History
Box Folder
115 1
Fullmer Latter Oral History transcript
1976
115 2
Utah State AFL-CIO--Utah Legislature debate on repeal of prevailing wage
1979
Volume
115 1
A History of organized Labor in Utah. by Dee Scorup--MS thesis, University of Utah
1935
Industrial Accidents
Box Volume
116 1
Industrial accident claims filed with the Industrial Commission of Utah
1957-1963
Miscellaneous Records; Montana Labor Dispute
Folders 2-11 contain documents, newsletters, posters, publications, and other materials relating to a dispute between the United Steelworkers of American, affiliated with the CIO, and the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers, over control of the unions in Butte, Montana, in 1954.
Box Volume
117 1
"Job Classifications. Book No. 6. P&M Non-Office, Clerical and Technical. Benchmark Jobs."
117 2
United Steelworkers of America--non-ferrous research material
117 3
"Labor Agreements. Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. Intermountain Branch"
1956
117 4
Clippings on the copper industry
Folder
117 1
Miscellanceous Labor pamphlets
117 2
Montana--Butte Miner's Union No.1, summons
1954
117 3
Montana--broadsides, posters handbills: International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers
1954
117 4
Montana--broadsides, posters, handbills: United Steelworkers of America-CIO
1954
117 5
Montana-- Butte Miner
1954-1956
117 6
Montana-- Miner's Voice
March, 1954
117 7
Montana- Smeltermen's Voice , miscellaneous publications
1954-1956
117 8
Montana--clippings from Montana Standard
1954
117 9
Montana--miscellaneous newsletters
117 10
Montana--miscellaneous correspondence
117 11
Montana--"CIO Miner's Forum"
Subject Files, A - V
Box Folder
118 1
American Foundry and Machine Co.--strike correspondence
1970
118 2
American Foundry and Machine Co.--strike papers
1949-1961
118 3
American Foundry and Machine Co.--miscellaneous strike papers
1949-1961
118 4
American Foundry and Machine Co.--check stubs
1948-1956
118 5
Check Stubs
1943-1945
118 6
Deposit Slips
1942-1956
118 7-8
Dues Books
1989-1928
118 9
Financial Secretary's Fidelity Bonds
1919-1926
118 10
Labor Temple Receipts
1942-1956
118 11
Lundin and May--check stubs
c.a. 1950-1956
118 12
May Foundry and Machine Co.--strike papers
1970
118 13
Membership Applications
118 14-15
Miscellaneous
118 16
Payroll Lists
1919
118 17
Payroll Lists
1920
119 1-6
Receipts and Financial Papers
1918-1924
119 7
Receipts and Financial Papers
1942-1950
119 8
Treasurer's Reports
1917-1920
119 9
Union Bylaws
119 10-11
Union Membership Cards Local 231
119 12
Union Membership Cards (honorary), Local 231
120 1-4
Vouchers
1950-1956
General Materials
Box
121
Union Membership Cards
Box 121 contains membership cards from a variety of non-Utah locals of the Iron Molders Union.
1906-1929
Folder
122 1-4
Minute Book
1888-1931
122 5-6
Order Book
1914-1916
123 1-3
Account Book
1906-1948
123 4
Sick Benefits Ledger
1906-1911
123 5
Sick Benefits Account Book
1947-1956
123 6
Miscellaneous Record Book
1941-1945
124
Dues Cash Books
1906-1937
125
Dues Cash Books
1888-1953
126
Dues Ledger Books
1891-1913
127
Dues Ledger Books
1913-1943
Folder
128 1-2
Dues Ledger Book
1940-1947
128 3
Tom Mooney trial materials: Justice Raped in California: Story of So-called Bomb Trials in San Francisco ; International Molders Journal.
1917, October 1928
128 4-5
International Molders Journal
1928, 1940
128 6
"Transcript of Proceedings of Special Trial Committee of the International Molders Union of North America..."
1923
128 7
A.F.of L. Convention Proceedings
1913

IV:  Addendum, 1984Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Volume
129 1
"Proceedings in Arbitration between Salt Lake Typographical Union No. 115 v. Salt Lake Tribune and Salt Lake Telegram
1929

V:  Labor Union BannersReturn to Top

Boxes 130-148 contain large cloth banners which were hung in union halls during meetings. Some are in a very fragile condition and can only be seen only with permission from the Manuscripts Curator. All banners are listed alphabetically.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
130
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees, Division 382
68" L X 47" W. Painted canvas, one side. Good condition.
131
Bricklayers & Masons International No. 1
86" L X 36" W. Painted cloth, both sides. Very fragile. [restricted]
132
"575,000 Union Men in Army and Navy"
92L X 60W. Painted cloth, one side. Fair condition.
133
"575,000 Yanks With Cards Taking Miles Instead of Yards"
92L X 60W. Painted cloth, one side. Fair condition (stained).
134
International Association of Machinists, Salt Lake Lodge 106
71" L X 41" W. Painted cloth, one side. Good condition.
135
International Association of Machinists, Salt Lake Lodge 106
118" L X 67" W. Sewn cloth, one side. Fair condition.
136
International Association of Machinists, Salt Lake Lodge 106
58" L X 39" W. Sewn cloth, one side. Excellent condition.
137
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen and Helpers
52" L X 36" W. Sewn cloth, one side. Good condition.
138
International Hod Carriers, Bricklayers, & Construction Laborers' Union of America Local 79
66" L X 40" W. Painted cloth, one side. Good condition.
139
Iron Moulders Union of N.A.
64" L X 34" W. Painted cloth, one side. Very fragile. [restricted]
140
Journeymen Stonecutters Union of Salt Lake City, Est. 1888
76" L X 48" W. Painted cloth, both sides. Very fragile. [restricted]
141
"Labor Produces All Wealth." "Wealth Belongs to the Producer"
661/2" L X 36" W. Painted canvas, one side. Fair condition. (set of two banners)
142
O. P. I. A. (operative Plasterers' International Association)
53" L X 31" W. Sewn cloth, one side. Fair condition (stained).
143
"1,250,000 Union Men Are Building Ships"
92" L X 60" W. Painted cloth, one side. Fair condition.
144
"1,250,000 Union Men Are Building Ships"
92" L X 60" W. Painted cloth, one side. Fair condition (stained).
145
Operative Plasterers & Cement Finishers International Association of the U.S. and Can [ada] Local 68
69" L X 35" W. Painted cloth, one side. Good condition.
146
Retail Clerks Association Local 558
53" L X 34" W. Painted cloth, one side. Good condition.
147
Switchmens Union, Salt Lake Local No. 119
50" L X 34" W. Sewn cloth, one side. Very good condition.
148
Unidentified Star Banner
91" L X 60" W. Sewn cloth, one side. Good condition.
Oversize Materials
Box Folder
149 1-2
Charters
1900-1947
149 3
Memoriams
1949-1953

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Labor unions--Utah--History--Sources
  • Working class--Utah

Corporate Names

  • Allied Printing Trades Council
  • Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Association of America
  • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S.)
  • Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America
  • Building Laborers' Protective Union
  • International Association of Bridge, Structural, and Ornamental Iron Workers
  • International Moulder's Union
  • Maritime Workers
  • United Association of Journeymen Plumbers and Steamfitters
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
  • United Steelworkers of America

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks