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C. Joint Boards and District Councils. [subseries]:
 
1. Fur Division. [subseries]:
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Canada - District Council 10 - extensive detailed correspondence between Gold, Feinglass, and Robert Haddow, President, re Canadian legislation re labor bills and the effect it will make on District 10; re contents of a new agreement; re District 10 setting up a retirement fund for officers; re general state of affairs (letters from Gold) in the U. S.; District 10 struggle with AFL; merger with Meat Cutters; broadside and release re merger with Meat Cutters; and misc.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - correspondence between Albert Roy, M. Kaufman, Charles Stetsky, and Andrew Wenneis re agreement with Fur Manufacturers Protective Association; Montreal situation, firm of Kaufman in particular, trying to force workers to sign individual agreements; re general strike; copy of agreement and broadsides.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - correpondence re finances for general strike in Montreal; resolutions adopted by strikers; re New York Joint Board using sabotaging tactics.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - between Gold, Schachtman and Roy re reports on general situation in Montreal; and routine.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
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Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - correspondence between Gold, Charlotte Gauthier and W. Couturier re workers requesting holidays from Hollander Co.; expiration of contracts; and routine.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - correspondence between M. Kaufman, Frank Currie and others, 1924, re plans for Canadian Conference and a meeting where Mrs. Warashsky explained about politics and the New York Joint Board; re Gold, Manager of the New York Joint Board, speaking at a meeting of Local 35; re "Peace and Unity Movement," 1927; Joint Board financial difficulties; Gold speaking before a TEUL meeting; correspondence and resoluiton re New York situation, 1927; lists of members; and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - 16 p. report by Joint Board, entitled "Corruption Condemned"; routine and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - letter from Gold to Fred Collins, organizer for Joint Board - Gold said, "Toronto locals never had any leadership.... leaders ... until 1938 were either incompetent or dishonest"; letter from Collins to Gold detailing problems with locals within the Joint Board, 4 p.; negotiation situation; report on Ottawa organizing (letter from Collins); and routine.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - Joint Board newsletter, No. 1 and 2, 1947; routine correspondence; broadsides re merger with Meat Cutters.
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Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine re merger; copy of agreement.
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Canada - Vancouver Joint Board - routine.
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Canada - Winnipeg Joint Board - agreement; correspondence re organizing in Winnipeg.
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New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - routine and financial.
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New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - Souvenir Journal; routine correspondence and financial.
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New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - routine and financial.
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New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - routine and financial.
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New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - correspondence between Sam Burt, Manager, and Ben Gold re hourly rate of pay in locals; politically backing Henry A. Wallace; and routine.
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New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - 3 p. letter from Gold addressing the Annual Shop Chairmen's Conference; form letters; bulletins; 2 p. minutes of membership meeting of Local 165 re suspension of local President and work stoppage; re problems and negotiations between Hollander Co. and members of Local 135, Middletown; broadsides; constitution of the Joint Board, undated.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - routine and financial.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - routine and financial.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - broadside; lists of members; routine and financial.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - ballots, lists, routine and financial.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - broadsides; routine and financial.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - release re contract between Joint Council and Greater New York Retail Furriers Association; broadsides; 8 p. mss. "An Important Declaration to All Fur Workers by the Shop Chairmen and Active Rank and File"; form letters; routine; and misc.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - broadside re May Day and other misc.; complaints from members re union members working in non-union shops; 3 p. letter, 6/28/47, to Potash Manager from Gold re Taft-Hartley Act; correspondence re various agreements; 3 p. mss., undated, re Taft-Hartley Act.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - 3 p. letter from Gold to Louis Loeb, Impartial Chairman, 1/7/54, re the decision for a reduction of 15% in rate of pay and why the union will not accept the decision and Loeb's reply; further correspondence with others re reduction of wages; correspondence re various complaints of members and shop owners; and routine.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - Miscellaneous - broadsides; issues of Furriers Joint Council Bulletin; issues of "News from the Trial of President Gold"; completed "survey of unemployed workers"; and other misc.
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New York - Furriers Joint Council - misc. broadsides; agreement; issue of Welfare Department Bulletin; 2 p. mss. re Communist attack.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - correspondence re protesting method of elections of Local 15; objections of certain people being placed on ballots for Local 15; broadside; and misc.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - No. 2, 1923 Furriers Bulletin, published by the Trade Union Educational League, Furriers Section; remaining all untranslated Yiddish.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - copies of letters between attorney Joseph Brodsky and Joint Board re various legal problems and charges; and routine.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - additional copies of legal correspondence; 5 p. mss. re special meeting to investigate charges against Herman Gold for selling union books; broadsides.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - "Official Statement of the General Executive Board of the International Regarding the Present Relations Between the New York Manufacturers and the New York Joint Board," 3 p.; correspondence re grievances and appeals; "To the Members of Our New York Local 1, 5, 10 and 15," 4 p. memo re dishonest practice of admitting new members.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - correspondence re the removal of 3rd Vice-President Drownstein from office for misconduct; 2 p., Special Joint Board Meeting - Thursday, May 21 re removal of Abraham Rosenthal from office; 2 p. appeal by Rosenthal; resolution re member Harry Cohn assaulted at a meeting of the Joint Board; telegram re Joint Board withdrawing all their money from the International; 4 p. minutes of Local 5, July 2, 1925; broadsides; letter from President and International to Joint Board re the Joint Board attempting to prevent members of Local 5 from holding a meeting; letter re local 15 members being denied the right to attend a meeting; re illegal meetings and elections.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - broadsides; "To All Our Local Unions and Friendly Labor Organizations," from Morris Kaufman, President, 8 p., 9/8/25, re the Joint Board's tactics during the general strike of the Montreal Fur Workers; continued correspondence re problems between Joint Board and International; revoking charter of Local 51; "Statement by A. Rosenthal, Secretary-Treasurer of Joint Board Furriers Union for 12 Years", undated; other undated and misc.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - publication entitled "Our Demands" by B. Gold, Manager, Joint Board, re demands during negotiations of new agreement with Fur Manufacturers Association; 12 p. re charges against members of Joint Board by the International re a conspiracy for the purpose of obtaining control of all funds belonging to the Joint Board; letter from General President Schachtman to Gold, 4/14/26, re "I am warning you that I will take all legal measures to safe-guard the life, liberty and welfare of every member of our union.... I will hold you and your entire committee as a body and individually responsible for every act that may occur in the future"; 2 p. appeal from Schachtman re assistance for New York striking members; draft copies of editorials re the settlement of the strike.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - correspondence from Local 15 re resolution against Chicago Local 45 expelling members; letter, 8/5/26 from Gold to Schachtman about letter explaining the investigation that the Joint Board received from AFL, and Gold questioning the purpose; letter from Gold to I. Wohl, Secretary of the International re treatment of scabs; 5 p. draft of editorial by Gold, "The Furrier Strike: Its Conclusion and Its Significance"; additional correspondence re the investigation by the AFL Committee.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - 2 p. re excerpts from Freiheit articles; to Wohl from Gold re the publication of The Fur Worker; form letters re charges against President Schachtman; 4 p., 11/4/26, to M. Woll from Schachtman re problems between International and Joint Board; 3 p. report to Wohl from Vice-President A. Gross re Chicago settlement and protesting Schachtman's conduct for being neutral during negotiations; other correspondence re Fur Worker articles against the Joint Board; list of officers of the Joint Board; broadside re strike; 3 p. "Statement of Committee of AFL in Regard to the Communists and the Fur Workers Union"; and other misc.
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New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - letter from Local 1 re Vice-President Winnick's actions; between Gold and I. Wohl re a committee to investigate the financial standing of the Joint Board; 3 p. order of General Executive Board re immediate dissolution of New York Joint Board and delivering all funds and properties to Special Committee of the AFL; 3 p. "Official Information On Passing Events In Our Union From the International Fur Workers Union" by H. Begoon, General Secretary-Treasurer; 3 p. letter to officers from Begoon re the Communist threat of the Joint Board; broadside and misc.
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St. Paul - Joint Board - routine.
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St. Paul - Joint Board - correspondence re the Joint Board's 25th Anniversary Celebration; and routine.
 
2. Leather Division. [subseries]:
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Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - letter, 4/21/41, re new charter issued to Local 215, Bristol, Pennsylvania; agreement; and routine.
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Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - re charter issued for Local 220, St. Mary's; agreement; list of Leather organizers; and routine.
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Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - routine.
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Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - routine and financial reports.
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Massachusetts - Boston - District Council 1 - correspondence re local's actions on wage increase, 1 day stoppage of leather plants, aid for war stricken people of Europe; letter and articles re President of Local 21, Peabody, being a Communist; 3 p. letter from Gold to William Dougherty (Peabody) re the A. C. Lawrence local problems; other correspondence re Local 21, A. C. Lawrence; union brief between Locals 20, 21, 22 and Massachusetts Leather Manufacturers Association; correspondence re members against merger with Meat Cutters; 2 p. "Statement by New England Members of the International Executive Board" re indictment of Gold; and routine.
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Midwest - District 4 - extensive correspondence between Gold and Abe Feinglass, Midwest Regional Director re district activities especially the Chicago election and the need for organizers; reports on various cities in the district re negotiations and organizing drives.
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Midwest - District 4 - correspondence between Gold and Abe Feinglass, Midwest Regional Director re district activities especially the Chicago election and the need for organizers; leaflets and broadsides re Chicago Luggage Workers; correspondence re District 4 Southern Sub-District concerning organizing, etc. in Louisiana, North Carolina and other southern states; map and list of companies in district.
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Midwest - District 4 - includes financial reports; re merger with Meat Cutters; to Gold from Abe Feinglass, Midwest Regional Director, re Credit Union of Local 96 and other financial and routine; support from various local members for Gold during his trial; raiding attacks by other unions; 3 p. letter from Gold in reply to letter of support form John Salfer, Local 360, discussing his indictment under Taft-Hartley Act, his beliefs, etc.; letter to Feinglass from Gold re Negro rights; and routine.
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Midwest - District 4 - correspondence between Feinglass and Gold re Midwest District activities; 3 p. letter from Harold Shipiro, Manager, Local 38 (Detroit), re Shipiro's hearing and Gold's reply; re Gold's defense; handwritten report addressed to Feinglass re "Facts on the Florida Citrus Industry"; 2 p. resolutions adopted by Chicago Joint Board re support and admiration for B. Gold; letters of congratulations to Feinglass on becoming President of the union; and other routine.
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Midwest - District 4 - letters of congratulation to Feinglass; 11/3/54 issue Daily Strike Bulletin, Local 833, Kohler; correspondence re negotiations and activities throughout district; report of District Conference; broadsides; and routine.
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Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - District Council 2 - routine.
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North Carolina - District Council 5 - correspondence and leaflets re organizing agricultural workers; report on southern locals; 4 p. mss. entitled "Our Way of Life - and Death" by Harry Koger, Chairman, Committee to Aid Migrant Workers; and routine.
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Pennsylvania - Williamsport - District Council 3 - 1945 by-laws of District 3; re stoppage in Franklin Tanning Co., Local 31; reports of negotiations and other activities throughout district; financial difficulties of the district; and routine.
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Pennsylvania - Williamsport - District Council 3 - NLRB legal document re Local 211 election; form letter to employees of Armour Leather Co. from Meat Cutters re organizing; list of officers; broadside; and routine.
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Wisconsin - District Office - correspondence between Gold and Augustus Tomlinson, President, Leather Division, Wisconsin, re problems replacing organizers due to war, victory in New England, luggage workers in Chicago, district activities and routine.
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Leather Division - Miscellaneous - correspondence from various locals to Gold, voting on holiday, wage increase and work stoppage.
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Leather Division - Miscellaneous - re work stoppage in support of 30% wage increase and misc.