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Series I. Official Records. [series]:
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Includes proposed drafts of original constitution; "Record of First Meeting (June 16, 1913) of the Furriers Convention," 8 p.
  1  
"Minutes and Report of the 2nd Biennial Convention," 6/7-11/15.
  1  
President's Report; General Secretary-Treasurer's Report, June 7, 1915.
  1  
Related convention documents - speech by Samuel Gompers, resolutions, telegrams, draft constitutional amendments, (many handwritten documents).
  1  
Minutes and reports of convention, June 4-9, 1917.
  1  
Related convention documents - telegrams, correspondence, original credentials.
  1  
"Minutes of the Sub-Committee and General Executive Board Meetings of the International Fur Workers Union, 1917-19," (1 bd. vol.), 128 p.
  1  
"Minutes of the Sub-Committee and General Executive Board Meetings, International Fur Workers Union, 1919-22," (1 bd. vol.).
  1  
"Minutes of the Sub-Committee and General Executive Board Meetings, International Fur Workers Union, 1919-22," (1 bd. vol.), (duplicate).
  1  
"Report of the Proceedings of the 4th Bi-Annual Convention of the International Fur Workers Union," (1 bd. vol.).
  1  
"Minutes of the Bi-Annual Meeting of the General Executive Board of the International Fur Workers Union, January 8-11, 1920."
  1  
"Minutes of the General Executive Board Meeting of the International Fur Workers Union, March 3-6, 1921," 37 p.
  1  
Minutes of the Meetings of the Sub-Committee of the General Executive Board, January-December 1921.
  1  
"Report of the Proceedings of the 5th Biennial Convention of the International Fur Workers Union, June 5-10, 1922," (1 bd. vol.), 543 p.
  2  
Minutes of the General Executive Board Meeting of the International Fur Workers, January 6-8, 1922.
  2  
Minutes of the General Executive Board Meetings held in Philadelphia, May 31-June 3, 1922; Report of the General President, Fifth Biennial Convention, June 1922.
  2  
Minutes of the General Executive Board and Sub-Committee Meetings, June 9-December 15, 1922.
  2  
Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board held in Montreal, January 8-11, 1923, and related documents.
  2  
To the General Executive Board Meeting, January 8-10, 1923, Report of the President.
  2  
Minutes of the General Executive Board Meeting held in Boston, Massachusetts, July 26-28, 1923 and related documents.
  2  
Minutes of the Sub-Committee of the General Executive Board, January 22-December 4, 1923.
  2  
Report of proceedings of the 6th Biennial Convention, May 12-17, 1924, (1 vol.).
  2  
Report of the General Executive Board to the Convention, May 12-17, 1924 and related documents.
  2  
Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board held in Toronto, January 3-5, 1924.
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Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board held in Chicago, May 5-7, 1924 and related documents.
  2  
Proceedings of the International Fur Workers Union, November 6-17, 1925.
  2  
Report of the General Executive Board to the 7th Convention of the International Fur Workers Union, November 4, 1925.
  2  
Report of the General President to the General Executive Board Meeting, 1/5/25; Report of the General Secretary-Treasurer to the General Executive Board Meeting, 1/5/25.
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Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board, Montreal, 1/5-10/1925.
  2  
Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board, Atlantic City, August 6-9, 1925 and related documents.
  3  
Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board held in Boston, November 2, 1925.
  3  
Minutes of a special General Executive Board Meeting held in Boston, November 17, 1925.
  3  
Miscellaneous correspondence and handwritten minutes, (some are Sub-Committee minutes).
  3  
Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board held in Montreal, January 14-18, 1927.
  3  
Report of the General President to the General Executive Board, January 14, 1927.
  3  
Report of Organizer Pietro Lucchi to the General Executive Board and Report of the General Secretary-Treasurer, January 14, 1927.
  3  
Minutes of meetings of the Sub-Committee of the General Executive Board, January-December 1927.
  3  
Miscellaneous and delegates credentials.
  3  
Minutes of the General Executive Board held in Montreal, March 9-12, 1928.
  3  
Report of the General President and the General Secretary-Treasurer, March 1928.
  3  
Miscellaneous minutes, reports, etc.
  3  
Minutes of meetings of the Sub-Committee of the General Executive Board, February-December 1931.
  3  
Form letter re 10th Convention re situation and condition of union in New York City, 5 p., signed "New York Delegates," May 12, 1932; Telegrams of greetings etc. re convention; miscellaneous documents re membership.
  3  
Copies of completed credential certificates.
  3  
Minutes of the Canadian Conference held in Montreal, November 9-10, 1935, 15 p.; "Official Report by the International Convention Unity Committee," May 28, 1935, 8 p.
  3  
Correspondence (form letters) re announcement of meetings re problems with Local 70, etc, and miscellaneous documents.
  3  
Minutes of a meeting of the General Executive Board held in Asbury Park, New Jersey, January 25-28, 1937.
  3  
Minutes of a meeting of the General Executive Board held in St. Paul, Minnesota, May 11-14, 1937.
  3  
Minutes of a conference called to propose to aid situation in Winnipeg and unionization of shops of A. Hollander and Son, June 9, 1937; "Resolution on Unity in the Ranks of the Fur Workers."
  3  
Reports of Vice-Presidents and related documents.
  3  
Misc. convention correspondence and related documents.
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Minutes of the General Executive Board Meeting held in Atlantic City, June 23-26, 1938.
  4  
Resolutions, correspondence and form letters re meetings of the General Executive Board.
  4  
Summary of proceedings of the 13th Biennial Convention, 1939; Minutes of a conference of representatives of locals of New York and Brooklyn re American Labor Party campaign and building reconstruction loan certificates.
  4  
Correspondence from locals giving their actions re the convention report.
  4  
Correspondence re convention and announcements of meetings.
  4  
Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board held in Atlantic City, January 4-7, 1940 plus various reports.
  4  
Minutes of meeting of General Executive Board, June 12-15, 1940 plus various reports.
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Misc. correspondence, resolutions, financial documents.
  4  
Executive Board Report to the Annual Convention of the Leather Division of the IFLWU, held in Boston, April 27-28, 1940; Summary of proceedings and decisions of same.
  4  
Minutes of the Meeting of the General Executive Board held in Atlantic City, Sic. 17-20, 1941.
  4  
Minutes of meetings of the Sub-Committee of the General Executive Board, August-October 1941.
  4  
Minutes of the Canadian Conference held in Saratoga Springs, June 21, 1941.
  4  
Summary of proceedings of the 14th Biennial Convention, May 10-16, 1942; Resolutions, etc.
  4  
Minutes of Sub-Committee, January-October 1942.
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Misc. correspondence re meetings, etc.
  5  
Proceedings of the Meeting of the General Executive Board, December 8-11, 1943, 233 p.
  5  
Report of B. Gold to General Executive Board, December 7, 1943, 44 p.
  5  
Meeting of the General Executive Board, May 17-20, 1943.
  5  
Reports to General Executive Board by officers, districts, locals, committees, etc.
  5  
Minutes of meetings of the Sub-Committee of the General Executive Board, January-October 1943.
  5  
Proceedings of International Executive Board Meeting, May 8-14, 1944.
  5  
Proceedings of International Executive Board Meeting, May 21, 1944.
  5  
Minutes of meeting of the Sub-Committee of the General Executive Board, January 20 and 25, 1944.
  5  
Report to the International Executive Board by President Gold, September 24, 1945, 63 p.; misc. reports.
  5  
Reports to the International Executive Board by Gold, January 13, 1947 and November 21, 1947.
  5  
Reports of district directors including the "Endicott Report," November 17, 1947 by George Pershing, 7 p.
  5  
Misc. form letters re bases, statements, etc. of the Executive Board.
  5  
Proceedings of the International Executive Board, May 11-16 and 23, 1948, 60 p.
  5  
Proceedings of the International Executive Board, May 28, 1950, 66 p.
  5  
Proceedings of the International Executive Board, June 4-8, 1951, 462 p.
  5  
Proceedings of the International Executive Board, December 3-7, 1951, 112 p.
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Proceedings of the International Executive Board, May 5-8, 1952; Report of Furriers Joint Council to the International Executive Board, December 1-5, 1952.
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Report of Furriers Joint Council to International Executive Board, November 30-December 3, 1953 and misc.
  6  
Summary of proceedings of 20th Biennial Convention, May 2-8, 1954.
  6  
Proceedings of Special Executive Board Meeting, December 10-12, 1954.
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20th Biennial Convention Reports: Report of International Executive Board; Committee on Officers; Introductions.
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(Reports cont) Joint Council; Fur Division Joint Board; District 1.
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(Reports cont) District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5.
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(Reports cont) Locals 2, 3, 4 and 122; Locals 79-87-213; Locals 135, 140, 145.
  6  
20th Biennial Convention Reports (cont): Anti-Discrimination; Canada; Fisherman; Fur and Leather worker.
  6  
(Reports cont) Gold Case.
  6  
(Reports cont) Leibowitz, Sam; Potash; Schneider-Klig.
  6  
(Reports cont) Tasks of Our Union; Texas; Trade Union Veterans Committee; Conclusions.
  6  
Misc. convention form letters and related documents.
  6  
International Executive Board - Reports, minutes, form letters, list of members, financial data (Gold, Feinglass, Lucchi).
  6  
re Special convention called to consider proposed merger with Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen. Includes correspondence, delegation lists, resolutions, statements, reports, agreement, telegrams re proposed merger.
  6  
Copies of form letters sent to locals announcing special convention and how they determine number of delegates able to attend.
  6  
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America - International Executive Board - Includes form letters, lists of locals, bulletins, minutes, photograph of International Executive Board.
 
Series II. Office Files. [series]:
 
A. Correspondence. [subseries]:
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American Federation of Labor (AFL) - letter to New York City unions, 6/13/23 from a Special Committee of the AFL re dealing with Communists; release by same committee re Mineola cases; circular letter asking organized labor to ignore Fur Workers (Gold) pleas for funds to support strikers; lengthy report of the Special Committee re investigation of internal affairs of the International Fur Workers; correspondence between William Green, Gold and Schachtman re investigation.
  7  
AFL - letter from Schachtman to William Green asking for continued support in restoring "The International Fur Workers to its erstwhile normal condition of being a trade union organization and not a tail of any political party or clique"; re the reorganization attempts of the union by the AFL; re police protection assured by the Communist fur workers; includes release, letters, bulletin re fight between International and Joint Board.
  7  
AFL - includes releases, correspondence, form letters re rejection of pleas for reinstatement by Communist faction of fur workers; attendance of meetings called by Communists; letter, 3/19/36, from Green to Lucchi re collective bargaining and employer's organizations; and routine.
  7  
AFL - letter from Greek Local 70 to President Green re terrorist tactics of Ben Gold, Manager of Industrial Needle Trades Workers Union against Local 70; re financial per capita tax payments; correspondence between Lucchi and President Green re problems in organizing efforts in Manitoba, Canada; strike situation in Winnipeg; 6 p. "Report of the 56th Annual Convention of the AFL at Tampa, Florida by delegates Pietro Lucchi, Samuel Mindel, Harry Begoon" re suspension of the CIO; and routine.
  7  
AFL - April - between Green and Lucchi re two members arrested for union activity - Lucchi requests Green to write to the attorney; re union activities in California and Washington State; and routine.
  7  
Abelson, Paul - Impartial Chairman and Chairman of Conference Committee of the Fur Industry - correspondence re negotiation meetings and arrangements; and routine.
  7  
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen - correspondence and working papers re Fur Workers merger with Meat Cutters.
  7  
American Communications Association - between Ben Gold and Joseph P. Selly, President of the ACA re oppostion of Brownell-Butler union licensing bill - correspondence, statements; with Abe Feinglass re ACA resolutions adopted at their convention.
  7  
American Jewish Labor Council - routine form letter (Ben Gold, President of American Jewish Labor Council).
  7  
American Labor Party - Includes Declaration of Principles of the New York State American Labor Party; correspondence between Pietro Lucchi and Elinore Herrick re meetings of Executive Committee of which Lucchi is a member; broadsides; form letters.
  7  
American Labor Party - routine correspondence, form letters, statements.
  7  
American Trade Union Council of the National Committee for Labor Israel - routine, form letters.
  7  
American Youth Conference - routine.
  7  
America's Wage Earners' Protective Conference - form letters, releases and routine correspondence.
  7  
Anonymous - two letters from unsatisfied workers (unsigned).
  7  
Apostol, John (Vice-President) - correspondence with Pietro Lucchi re charges against Apostol.
  7  
Applications - general (applications for employment).
  7  
Axelrod, Sol (organizer: St. Louis), routine correspondence re payment of salary, etc.
  7  
A - General - form letter and leaflet by All Peoples Party; form letter from Alabama Federation of Labor re attack on the labor movement; and routine.
  7  
A - General - correspondence from members of the New York Joint Council asking Gold to conduct a recount in recent election; and routine.
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A - General - routine.
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A - General - routine.
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A - General - routine.
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A - General - includes agreement between Amalgamated Meat Cutters and International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), 1954, and routine.
  7  
Bartel, Philip - routine re printing office supplies.
  7  
Baxter, Charles (organizer: Ohio) - routine re salary payments.
  7  
Beckman, Isidore (organizer: Cleveland and Buffalo) - correspondence re the organizing drives; 8 p. report by Beckman to the General Executive Board Meeting, January 1937; 2 p. letter to Gold re activities and situation in Buffalo, 7/20/37; 3 p. letter, 8/4/37, re situation in Cleveland; includes broadsides entitled "All Tannery Workers of Buffalo"; and routine.
  7  
Begoon, Harry (General Secretary-Treasurer) - includes form letters to locals re new Communist move to organize an opposition union; misc. and rountine.
  7  
Berland, Samuel (organizer: Leather, Local 43) - routine re salary.
  7  
Berry, George L. (President International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union) - re testimonial dinner for Berry; telegram from Berry to Lucci re GM sit-down strikes and other misc.
  7  
Black, Walter (organizer) - routine.
  7  
Bobrowicz, Edmund (organizer) - routine.
  7  
Boerum, Mark (organizer) - routine.
  7  
Boerum, Mark - 2 p. report of organizing in Pennsylvania; correspondence re organizing in Winnipeg, Local 91; and routine.
  7  
Boerum, Mark - 3 p. report and other correspondence on strike situation in Winnipeg; and routine.
  7  
Boerum, Mark - correspondence on Winnipeg situation; 3 p. confidential letter to Boerum from Gold suggesting the strike must go on, tactics, instructions, etc. and Boerum's reply; much correspondence re Winnipeg situation; correspondence re strike situation in Seattle; and routine.
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Boerum, Mark - routine correspondence.
  7  
Bookkeepers and Stenographers Union - routine.
  7  
Boudin, Louis B. (Fur Workers Attorney) - re routine legal matters and payment of same.
  7  
Boyle, Daniel (Secretary-Treasurer, Leather Workers Division) - routine correspondence - includes Vol. 1, No. 1 issue of U. S. Leather Worker published by U. S. Leather Co.; form letter and memo to all locals re the passing of the Smith Bill by the House of Representatives, an analysis of the bill, etc.
  7  
Boyle, Daniel - routine financial correspondence
  7  
Boyle, Daniel - routine financial and routine.
  7  
Bradow, George (organizer) - 3/16/42 report of organizing activities in Milwaukee.
  7  
Brown, Edwin (organizer: Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey) - routine.
  7  
Brown, Edwin (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware).
  7  
Brown, Edwin (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware).
  7  
Brownstone, Frank (organizer: Detroit; Atlantic City; Providence; Danbury, Connecticut) - routine.
  7  
Brownstone, Frank (organizer: Philadelphia and Wilmington) - 3 p. statement of Fur Workers re its dispute with American Lace Co.; and routine.
  7  
Brownsville Labor Lyceum - routine.
  7  
Bruno, Joseph (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware) - routine.
  7  
Burns, Paul (organizer: Chicago, Local 43) - routine.
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Burt, Sam (Manager, Joint Board of Fur and Leather) - 2 telegrams re problems between Local 64 and I. J. Fox, Inc.
  8  
Butkowitz, Samuel - routine correspondence and photograph.
  8  
B - General - Includes minutes of a conference held 2/2/39, 2/11/39; form letters re Harry Bridges' deportation case, 1/29/45; letter to B. Gold From B. Baraz re removal of Baraz' name from the ballot, 6/27/45; letter of support to B. Gold re verdict in his court case from Harry Bridges, President of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, 4/9/54; and routine correspondence.
  8  
Committee for Industrial Organization (CIO) - form letters; pamphlet "To Democratic Nominees for National House of Representatives," 1936, 64 p.
  8  
CIO - Includes copy of "CIO Organizers Bulletin," Vol. 1, No. 2 and 3; letter to B. Gold from John L. Lewis re monthly per capita tax to CIO, 6/7/37; "The General Executive Board Endorsed the Demands of the New York Fur Workers," no date, 11 p.; "C. I. O. Executive Adopts Important Decisions - `All or None,'" no date, 4 p.
  8  
CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - requests and invoices for pamphlets and routine correspondence.
  8  
CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - routine correspondence.
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CIO - Telegram and form letter from Philip Murray, President of the CIO, urging all affiliates to support confirmation of Henry A. Walker as Secretary of Commerce 1/24/45; letter from UAW to B. Gold re shortage of leather shoes for civilians 6/2/45; and routine.
  8  
CIO - form letters; President Philip Murray statement war production 1/12/45; statements and form letters re bills before Congress; resolutions; memo on handling of Jurisdictional disputes 7/1/45; and routine.
  8  
CIO - Greater New York CIO Council - includes digests of Council minutes, memos, form letters re CIO stand on legislation and routine.
  8  
CIO - War Chest - routine correspondence from Jacob S. Potofsky, Chairman, New York Labor War Chest, CIO section, to B. Gold form letter including financial report of CIO War Chest.
  8  
Cammer, Harold I. (attorney) - routine legal correspondence; letter to B. Gold re the International Union being a party to collective bargaining agreements 5/18/53; correspondence re Michigan Tanning Co., 11/4/53; letter including a copy of a proposed supplemental agreement between Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America (MCBW) and International Fur and Leather Workers Union (IFLWU) 1/11/55; correspondence re IFLWU retirement fund being transferred to the MCBW 3/8/55.
  8  
Cammer, Harold (attorney) - legal documents and correspondence re legal activities - includes summary testimonies of Henrietta Schaffner and George Kleinman; legal documents re Ben Gold case; 12 p. newspaper "The Frame-up Trial of Ben Gold"; and misc.
  8  
Cammer, Harold - additional legal documents re Cammer charged with allegedly making illegal attempts concerning the Grand Jury; additional documents re Ben Gold; and other misc. legal documents.
  8  
Cammer, Harold - legal documents and correspondence re IFLWU vs. Guy Farmer, Chairman, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB); 12 p. release "Remarks of Guy Farmer."
  8  
Cammer, Harold - legal documents and correspondence; "Statement of Ben Gold on His Resignation as President of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union;" and other misc.
  8  
Canadian Congress of Labour - routine correspondence re receipt of per capita payments on Canadian membership.
  8  
Chakrin, Sol - routine.
  8  
Chamouris, Charles - routine.
  8  
Churka, John - routine.
  8  
Cohen, J. L. - correspondence re legal case in Toronto, 1938; Winnipeg judgment, 1940; various other Canadian legal cases; and routine.
  8  
Colow, Maury - routine.
  8  
Conference Committee of the Fur Industry - letter from Paul Abelson, acting Chairman, calling a special meeting 7/8/25; minutes of a meeting 9/25/25.
  8  
Convention delegates - credentials; lists of per capita payments of locals and number of delegates.
  8  
Cook, Walter - audit of payroll, 1/20/36; financial reports; routine correspondence.
  8  
Corsi, Peter - includes a report on organizing effort in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and routine correspondence.
  8  
Council on African Affairs - form letters; braodsides; letters from Paul Robeson to B. Gold requesting a contribution and stating indignation over the "legal frame-up action brought against you," 3/18/54.
  8  
Couturier, W. - includes report on organizing effort in Quebec City, Quebec; and routine correspondence.
  8  
Coyle, Stephen - routine correspondence.
  9  
Crandall, Don (organizer) - routine.
  9  
C - General - letter from editor of Cigar Makers' Official Journal, 3/30/23, making reference to a letter mailed to the editor of Freiheit; telegram to California State Federation of Labor from Lucchi requesting the removal of armed forces from the strike area of Salinas and lettuce workers and reply from the Governor of California; and routine.
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C - General - routine.
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C - General - routine.
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C - General - routine.
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C - General - routine.
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Dermer, Morris - 5 p. "Testimony of Morris Dermer."
  9  
Dressing and Dyeing Department - routine.
  9  
D - General - correspondence re situation of fur industry in Detroit; and routine.
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D - General - routine.
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D - General - routine.
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D - General - routine.
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E - General - routine.
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E - General - routine.
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Federman, Max (8th Vice-President) - 7 p. report to General Executive Board meeting, 12/7/37, re Toronto Fur Workers; correspondence re investigation of misappropriation of funds by Locals 40 and 100, Toronto, including Federman; 15 p. report of the investigation which condemned Federman and others.
  9  
Feigelman, Hyman (9th Vice-President) - routine.
  9  
Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
  9  
Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
  9  
Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
  9  
Feinglass, Abe (13th Vice-President; Manager Local 45, Chicago; organizer: Midwest) - correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
  9  
Feinglass, Abe (7th Vice-President) - includes financial statements for midwest locals and correspondence - situation in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis re organizing, working conditions, strikes, negotiations,etc.; and routine.
  9  
Feinglass, Abe (President - 1954) - letter, 6/2/45, to Gold re luggage campaign, organization of a plant in Chicago, Ohio Leather Co., and situation in Minnesota, Detroit and Cincinnati; 7 p. "Speech of Abe Feinglass to Wisconsin Tanners' Production Council, 10/31/52"; letter to Feinglass from Gold, 1/18/50, re the trial (Gold's), setting up a conference of the fur locals on the excise tax and other matterresident) - 7 p. report to General Executive Board meeting, 12/7/37, re Toronto Fur Workers; correspondence re investigation of misappropriation of funds by Locals 40 and 100, Toronto, including Federman; 15 p. report of the investigation which condemned Federman and others.
  9  
Feinglass, Abe - includes reports re midwest locals.
  9  
Feldman, Harry (organizer: Montreal) - routine.
  9  
Feldman, Harry - routine.
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Feldman, Harry - routine.
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Feldman, Harry - routine.
  9  
Flemington, New Jersey - list of fur workers in Flemington.
  9  
Flier, Jules (organizer: St. Louis) - routine.
  9  
Flier, Jules - routine.
  9  
Freedman, Samuel (organizer: New York City) - routine.
  9  
Freiheit - correspondence, articles, etc. re editorials by M. Olgin, editor, in Freiheit, attacking the Furriers Union; transcript of proceedings "Investigation in re Publication Against Furriers Union." (Some not translated.)
  9  
Freiman, Nathan (7th Vice-President) - routine correspondence.
  9  
Fur and Leather Worker - letter from Ben Gold to Executive Board members, 10/31/45, re making the publication as good as possible and asking for ideas, criticisms, etc. and replies.
  9  
Fur Vest Project - routine letter.
  9  
Fur Worker - form letters re monthly publication and routine correspondence.
  9  
Fur Worker - routine.
  9  
F - General - correspondence between Lucchi and Fur Floor Boys and Shipping Clerks Union of New York requesting a charter; correspondence re Furriers' Social Club in New York City; 2 p. Newsletter of Furriers Trade Union League; correspondence (form letters) re defense fund for Ferrero and Sallitto (deportation cases); correspondence with Fur Salesmen's Guild; and routine.
  9  
F - General - correspondence with Fur Dressers and Dyers Board of Trade, Inc. re lowering tariffs and routine.
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F - General - routine.
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F - General - appeal letter and proposal from Father Flanagan's Boys' Home re proposal for an "American Labor Memorial"; Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America to Gold re increased participation of Fur Workers during meeting in eastern Pennsylvania (Farmer-labor rally); telegram and correspondence re tobacco workers strike in North Carolina, 1947; letter to Albert Fitzgerald, President of the United Electrical Workers re anti-Semitic propaganda at home and abroad; and routine.
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F - General - release and broadside re Food, Tobacco, and Agricultural Workers Local 22 strike against R. J. Reynolds (no date); letter from Howard Fast asking for help in selling his latest book "Silas Timberman"; and routine.
  10  
Galanos, Thomas - routine correspondence.
  10  
Gallant, Clifford - routine correspondence.
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General Executive Board - misc. correspondence re suspension of Vice-President John Apostol, 11/36; notification of meetings; form letters; letter from Harry Feldman, organizer, to P. Lucchi, 6/10/40, re activities in Quebec City; and routine.
  10  
Gmeiner, Charles - routine correspondence.
  10  
Gold, Ben - letter from S. Moskowitz asking Gold to endorse his application for re-entry to the Communist Party, 5/30/37; letter from Gold to P. Lucchi detailing Seattle, Washington strike situation 7/25/37, 7/29/37; speech delivered by Gold at "Veto Rally" at Madison Square Garden, 6/10/47, against Taft-Hartley Act; copy of letter to Federman, 8th Vice-President, instructing him to return missing money to Unemployment Insurance Fund and suspending him (no date); signed decision by the General Executive Board acting as a Trial Committee re John Apostol, 10th Vice-President, 1/26/37.
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Gold, Ben - Defense Committee - article "The Attack on Ben Gold," no date; copy of letter from B. Gold to International Executive Board members re his upcoming trial, 1/12/54; form letters; resolutions; minutes of meetings of Trade Union Committee for the Defense of Ben Gold; letters of support; "Notes of Gold Defense Committee," no date, 2 p.; court document.
  10  
Gold, Ben - form letters re establishment of Veteran's and Servicemen's Committee re November 15, 1945 national leather workers' work stoppage; statement of Ben Gold on his resignation as President of the IFLWU, 10/2/54.
  10  
Gold, Ben - Freiheit - constitution and by-laws of Morning Freiheit Association, Inc.; form letter; articles by Gold to Morning Freiheit re fascism 2/6/45.
  10  
Gold, Ben - Personal - routine personal correspondence (some Yiddish).
  10  
Goldman, J. D. - routine correspondence.
  10  
Goldstein, Harold - broadside; letter to P. Lucchi re situation in Detroit, Michigan, 6/6/36; report on new agreement with Cleveland Wholesale Furriers, 6/7/37; and routine correspondence.
  10  
Gordon, J. - routine correspondence.
  10  
Graff, Lloyd - letter from P. Lucchi re import tariffs on furs, 3/1/38, and related correspondence.
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Grodsky, David M. - routine correspondence.
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G - General - routine correspondence.
  10  
Harris, Moe - letter from the workers of Queens Premier Fur Dressing Co., Local 48, to P. Lucchi re removal of business agent Moe Harris, Easton, Pennsylvania, 3/5/37; and routine.
  10  
Herbin, Robert - routine correspondence.
  10  
Herbst, Samuel - correspondence re a judgment against Herbst and 35 other defendants as a result of the fur strike in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1936; and routine.
  10  
Hirshfield, Victor - routine correspondence.
  10  
History of the Union - memo on tentative arrangements for publication of history of our union, 4 p.
  10  
Hollander, A. and Son - pamphlet entitled "Your Group Insurance Plan" 16 p., 1944; article, form letters and correspondence between Ben Gold and Local 140, Montreal, re strike and Gold's urging members "to return to work at once," 1945; a report to sub-committee of the General Executive Board on "The Problems of Hollander Local 140 of Newark, N.J.," 7/19/45; and misc.
  10  
H - General - form letters; requests for donations to various organizations; and routine.
  10  
Indusco, Inc. - corrsepondence; Indusco Bulletin, Vol. VII, No. 7-8; "Industrial Cooperative Movement in Shantung Liberated Area" by Shueh Muo-Kiao, 10 p., 1947.
  10  
I. W. W. General Defense Committee - form letter.
  10  
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) - correspondence re organizing information.
  11  
International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) - letter to Lucchi from organizer of Cloakmakers Union, Local 216, ILGWU re situation in Winnipeg, 9/19/36; and routine.
  11  
ILGWU - letter to David Dubinsky, President of ILGWU, re Winnipeg situation and asking him not to renew contract with a particular company because they would not bargain with Fur Workers; and routine.
  11  
Isserman, Morris (union attorney) - routine re professional services.
  11  
Italy - list of proposals re meeting on relief to Italy and misc. list and correspondence.
  11  
I - General - routine.
  11  
I - General - routine.
  11  
I - General - routine.
  11  
I - General - routine.
  11  
Jewish Campaigns - correspondence, announcements, bulletins re various conferences, meetings, fund raising from various groups.
  11  
Jewish Daily Forward - release re member of Local 70 (Greek local) beaten; and routine.
  11  
J - General - routine.
  11  
J - General - routine.
  11  
J - General - routine.
  11  
Kalmikoff, Hyman (Treasurer of International) - re Kalmikoff's illness and personal.
  11  
Karlin, "Comrade" - correspondence between Fur Workers and Socialist party re remarks made by Karlin about Fur Workers Organization during his campaign for 14th Congressional District, New York City.
  11  
Kaufman, Morris - two telegrams re union activities.
  11  
Klancer, Rudolph (organizer: Local 44, Gowanda, New York) - routine.
  11  
Klig, Myer (National Organizer: Canada, organizer: Minneapolis) - letter reporting situation in Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City; letters reporting Minneapolis situation (Local 71); and routine.
  11  
Klig, Myer - routine.
  11  
Klig, Myer (Vice-President) - signed petitions by employees of Yaeger's Furs Ltd. (Local 91, Winnipeg) to join Union; correspondence between Klig and Muni Taub (organizer: Local 91) re activities; between Klig and Mr. Sable of Sable Ltd. re problems with workers; correspondence re Klig and Immigration and Naturalization Service; 5 p. "Report of M. Klig," no date; and routine.
  11  
Kovacic, Frank (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware) - routine.
  11  
Kretchman, Louis - routine.
  11  
Krowcheck, Paul (organizer: Toronto, Ontario; President, Oshawa Leather Workers Union, Local 205) - routine.
  11  
K - General - letter from member of Local 70 re an appeal; and routine.
  11  
K - General - 9 p. article by Henry Klein on the "Marshall Plan"; and routine.
  11  
Labor's Non-Partisan League (LNPL) - 5 p. speech of John L. Lewis, 8/10/36; to Lucchi, member, National Executive Board of LNPL, from George Berry, President re full support of Senator Robert LaFollette; backing of Roosevelt's program for reforming the Federal judiciary; 6 p. address of Senator Robert LaFollette re judiciary reform; and routine.
  11  
LNPL - routine.
  11  
Lancaster, Roy (organizer: Detroit) - routine.
  11  
Lehman, Herbert H. - telegram from Lucchi protesting bill passed by New York State Assembly re depriving the American Labor Party from being officially recognized in coming municipal elections; and routine.
  11  
Lewis, Leo (organizer: Newark, Buffalo, New Haven, Toronto, Gloversville) - routine.
  11  
Lind, Robert (organizer: Newark) - routine.
  11  
Los Angeles Sanatorium - re emergency campaign to raise funds for the sanatorium; and routine.
  11  
Lucchi, Pietro (General Secretary-Treasurer) - correspondence re Local 2 and 3 (Brooklyn) re agreements, 1930-32; wages due Locals 2 and 3 members by Robert Gabbe, Inc.; "Brief presented by Harold Goldstein, Vice-President (Fur Workers) at the Policy Hearing on the Subject of Employment Provisions Before the NRA, January 30, 1935," 5 p.; legal document (subpoena) in re Lucchi vs. American Fur Liners Contractors Association; income tax forms; letter from Local 79, San Francisco, re strike in Oakland; and routine.
  11  
Lucchi, Pietro - letters from several locals re affiliation with the CIO; "Memo for P. Lucchi, 10/4/37" re Local 2's victory; correspondence with President Green, Matthew Woll, and many others thanking them for their appearances in court in his behalf re violation of anti-trust laws; legal papers re case against Lucchi, Locals 2 and 3 and others; and routine.
  11  
Lucchi, Pietro - continued correspondence re case against Lucchi; correspondence re sending letters to President Roosevelt asking for clemency from AFL, American Labor Party and many others; correspondence re Lucchi receiving Fur and Leather Worker publication while in prison and rejection by Bureau of Prisons; many letters of support; and misc.
  11  
Lucchi, Pietro - Bulletin No. 1, February 28, 1940 - "Trial of 25 IFLWU Officers and Members on Alleged Violation of Sheman Anti-Trust Law" 2 p.; several letters from Lucchi announcing his release after 7 1/2 months and thanking them for support; and misc.
  11  
Lucchi, Pietro - Income tax forms and misc.
  11  
Lucchi, Pietro - 2 p. "The International Union Label"; 2 p. "Resolution Submitted by Locals 2 and 3"; misc. financial information; 6 p. "Convention Report by President Pietro Lucchi"; 3 p. "Fellow Workers!" apparently an address before the Easton Fur Workers presenting them a charter; 5 p. "Report of the 56th Annual Convention of the AFL at Tampa, Florida" by delegates P. Lucchi, Samuel Mindel and Harry Begoon; 1 p. "A Message of Greetings from the General Executive Board of the International Fur Workers Union," greeting by Lucchi for New York Furriers Joint Council, 25th Anniversary; 2 p. memorial for Brother Cabri; an address, 2 p., to Local 88; 4 p. "Looking Ahead"; 3 p. memorial for Hyman Kalmikoff; 4 p. "Our Fight in Winnipeg"; and other misc.
  11  
Lucchi, Pietro - includes additional addresses, statements and releases by and about Lucchi; and misc.
  11  
L - General - broadside and form letter re strike of Laundry Drivers Union, Local 810, (IBT), 1936; and routine.
  11  
L - General - routine.
  11  
L - General - routine.
  11  
L - General - includes a report and form letter, 1947 from Labor Sports Federation; letter from Latin American Research Bureau to Feinglass re execution of Guatemalans by firing squads of President Castillo Armas; and routine.
  12  
Malain, Arthur L. - reports on organizing activities, routine correspondence.
  12  
Marcantonio, Vito (Congressman) - letter to B. Gold requesting contribution for political campaigns, 6/11/47.
  12  
March of Labor - letter form J. Steuben, editor, to B. Gold re the future of March of Labor and the danger of the magazine "going under", 1/5/54; galley proof and routine.
  12  
Markewich and Null - testimony of William Green re Pietro Lucchi case before U. S. Senate Committee on Military Affairs, 12/2/37; and routine.
  12  
Maurice, M. - routine correspondence to B. Gold from M. Maurice, Secretary-General of the Federation Nationale Ouriere des Cuirs et Peaux, France.
  12  
May Day - broadsides; history of May Day; form letters; news release; and routine.
  12  
Metz, Julius - article "Statement of Eugene J. Bernstein on Behalf of the Independent Raw Fur Merchants of Louisiana," 6 p., no date; extensive correspondence re organizing in New Orleans, Louisiana area; legal document - Morris Steinberg and Julius Leslie Steinberg, A Louisiana Partnership (Steinberg and Co.) vs. Southern Fur Trappers' Branch of the IFLWU; letter to B. Gold, 7/6/47, re effect of Taft-Hartley passage on organizing effort; and misc.
  12  
Mid-Southern Farmers Union - routine.
  12  
Millinery Workers Union (Local 24) - letter to Pietro Lucchi from Bella Altshuler, Secretary, 3/31/37; re discrimination against women workers; broadside; telegram, 8/2/37, re jurisdiction to Pietro Lucchi from President Zaritsky of Local 24.
  12  
Millstone, Harry - routine correspondence.
  12  
Mindel, Samuel (Brooklyn, New York) - handwritten letter, no date, to Pietro Lucchi re suggested amalgamation of several locals vs. establishment of a Joint Board; and routine.
  12  
Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, International Union of (IUMMSW) - Report of Canvassing Committee, 1946; statement presented to the CIO Committee by the IUMMSW, "The Story of Disruption in the IUMMSW-CIO ... a History of John J. Driscoll and His Associates" 1947, 46 p.; correspondence re a secessionist group in the IUMMSW; newletters; article; letter and attached "Special Report on the Trial of Brother Clinton Jencks," 4/2/54; agreement of affiliation between the United Steelworkers of America (USA) and the IUMMSW, 11/18/66, 14 p.
  12  
Monck, Harry (Newark, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
  12  
Mooney, Tom - correspondence and form letters re defense of Tom Mooney.
  12  
Multila, E. R. (Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan) - routine correspondence.
  12  
M - General - form letters; article re McCarthyism, 12 p., no date; and routine.
  12  
Naidenoff, Tom - routine correspondence.
  12  
Nation Associates - correspondence re Palestine; "The Palestine Problem," confidential report on the work of the Nation Association at the United Nations, 28 p., 1947; "Could the Arabs Stage and Armed Revolt Against the U. N.?", 1947, 77 p.
  12  
National Negro Labor Council - summary proceedings of a United Nations conference on minority problems, 1947, 3 p.; reports; broadside; and routine correspondence.
  12  
National Surety Corp. - routine bonding correspondence.
  12  
National Women's Trade Union League of America - form letters and routine correspondence.
  12  
Negro Labor Committee - form letters and routine.
  12  
New Leader - routine correspondence.
  12  
New York Fur Trimming Manufacturers Association - correspondence with William Green, President, AFL, re relations between the International Fur Workers' Union and the New York Fur Trimming Manufacturers Association.
  12  
Novick, Paul (editor, The Fur Worker) - routine correspondence.
  13  
N - General - letter from Jacob Billikopf, Executive Director National Coordinating Committee For Aid to Refugees and Emigrants Coming From Germany, to Lucchi re a concern about the propaganda being spread about Local 70 (Greek local) and the International racial issue; and routine.
  13  
N - General - routine.
  13  
N - General - routine.
  13  
Obarski, Herbert (organizer: Wilmington, Delaware) - routine.
  13  
Oberther, Oscar (organizer: Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
O'Toole, Larry (organizer: St. Louis) - routine.
  13  
O - General - routine.
  13  
Palestine - form letters and misc. pamphlets.
  13  
Parr, Philip (organizer: Rochester, New York and Elkland, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
Parr, Philip - routine.
  13  
Parr, Philip - routine.
  13  
Pam, Philip (organizer: Chicago) - routine.
  13  
Paul, Herman (organizer) - correspondence re discrimination against active union members; 3 p. report on Middletown meetings and activities; re organizing activities in Local 72 (Washington, D.C.); letter of resignation due to family ill health and complimenting Gold on his leadership ability; 4 p. report on Greek situation (Local 70); 7 p. report of H. Paul re Local 130 and Local 92; 2 p. "Hollander Locals Go to the Polls."
  13  
Perron, F. X. (organizer: Quebec) - routine.
  13  
Perryman, Robert (organizer: Ridgway, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
Pershing, George (organizer - Peabody, Massachusetts and Williamsport, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  13  
Planning Board - National Federation of the Fur Industry, Inc. - includes minutes of meetings, correspondence and recommendations re proposal for an industry-wide planning board in the fur industry, between Gold and various associations and companies.
  13  
Pocketbook Workers Union - requests for financial assistance during strike in Chicago; and routine.
  13  
Press Releases - from AFL Committee to Reorganize the New York Fur Workers Union, 1927; the Fur Workers Union; (some of these releases in draft form) covering many subjects some of which include problems of officials of Local 70, A. Hollander agreement, convention preparations, AFL investigation re Communism.
  13  
Progressive Party - correspondence, form letters, memos re activities.
  13  
Prompt Press - routine.
  13  
P - General - letter with attachments to Frances Perkins re deportation of Dominick Sallitto and Vincent Ferrero; and routine.
  13  
P - General - letter from a Seattle fur worker to Ben Gold, 8/29/37, thanking him for his loyalty and praising him and the International; form letters, etc. re People's Lobby, Inc.; and routine.
  13  
P - General - letter and attachments, 8/18/41, re People's Institute of Applied Religion, Little Rock, Arkansas; and routine.
  13  
P - General - letter to A. Clayton Powell from B. Gold and his reply re a racial remark made by Congressman Rankin; correspondence and from letters re Palestine; invitation to attend "Frances Perkins Dinner of Recognition"; telegrams re terrorism in Spain.
  13  
Q - General - correspondence re Queens Premier Fur Dressing Co. in need of employees (Local 2), contract states within 48 hours or they look to open market; and routine.
  14  
Reiss, Morris - reports and extensive correspondence re strike in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; other routine correspondence.
  14  
Relief - Germany - form letter.
  14  
Rest Home - correspondence re purchase of Camp Jackson, White Lake, New York; resolution re the Ben Gold Fur Workers Camp Association; article, diagrams and correspondence re location and construction.
  14  
Retirement Fund - 9 p. proposed retirement plan, 1954; letter from H. Cammer, attorney, to Leon Straus, Joint Board Fur Dressers and Dyers Union re IFLWU retirement fund under merger with Amalgamated, 12/29/54; form letters; schedules; proposed constitutional amendments; and routine.
  14  
Ricco, A. A. - routine correspondence.
  14  
Roosevelt, Franklin D. - routine correspondence to President Roosevelt.
  14  
Rosner, Alex (New Brunswick, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
  14  
Rothenburg, Harry I. (Detroit, Michigan) - routine correspondence.
  14  
Roy, Albert (Montreal, Canada) - report, routine correspondence.
  14  
Russell, John (Elkland, Pennsylvania).
  14  
Russian War Relief - routine correspondence.
  14  
R - General - routine correspondence.
  14  
Sbar Corporation - routine correspondence.
  14  
Schulman, Jack - routine correspondence.
  14  
Shames, H. - routine correspondence; report on organizing campaign in Washington D.C.
  14  
Shinbane, A. M. - routine legal correspondence - Winnepeg, Canada.
  14  
Skin prices - correspondence re removal of 20% Fur Tax.
  14  
Social Security Receipts and forms; form letters; copies of tax returns re Social Security; pamphlet "Proposed Changes in the Social Security Act," 1939, 29 p.; news releases.
  14  
Spence, Windels, Walser, Hotchkiss and Angell - routine correspondence with Kenneth Walser.
  14  
Starr, Joseph (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - routine correspondence.
  14  
Stein, Gordon (Seattle, Washington) - reports on organizing activities in Seattle, Washington and routine correspondence.
  15  
Strike - correspondence between William Green, President, AFL, and Harry Begoon, General Secretary-Treasurer, re agreements renewed, left wing workers who are antagonistic to AFL, suspension of Communist group in Local 30 (Boston).
  15  
Strike - correspondence re upcoming strike situation by the Communist group, physical assaults on members, etc.
  15  
Strike - 3 p. release "A Fur Workers Strike - What For," June 6, 1929, an official statement of the International; releases and misc.
  15  
Strike, 1929 - correspondence between an attorney and Harry Begoon re debt owed and Begoon's explanation of poor financial state of the union; "Report of the Activities of the Furriers Joint Council for 12 Months--December 1928-November 1929," unpaged; releases; announcements; broadsides; agreement; 3 p. "Official Information on Passing Events in Our Union From the International Fur Workers Union of the U. S. and Canada" by Harry Begoon; and misc.
  15  
Strike - General - 1926 - correspondence between AFL officials and Fur Workers officials re New York situation; strike declared; letters of support; financial audit of Joint Board Furriers Union; scab work; Isidor Winnick, acting General President to Schactman, General President, and B. Gold, Chairman, Strike Committee, re trying to find out where and when the Committee is meeting; beatings; Communist element; and misc.
  15  
Strike - General - appeals for financial assistance by union members; members beatings and threats; funds of International exhausted.
  15  
Strike - General - correspondence; excerpts of meetings; financial report of the Joint Board of Furriers Union, etc.
  15  
Strike - Winnipeg - correspondence, telegrams, clippings re strike.
  15  
Strike Support - 3 letters requesting financial support from International Fur Workers.
  15  
Suroff, Max (Vice-President) - correspondence re charges against Suroff for slander and opposition of the International.
  15  
Syme, M. Herbert (attorney) - re certificate of registration for union label and other misc and routine.
  15  
S - General - correspondence re Scottsboro Boys Defense Committee requesting contribution; and routine.
  15  
S - General - correspondence and memo from Rev. Dr. D. de Sola Pool re alleged discrimination of Greek Fur Workers in New York City; form letter, publication, broadsides re Sheep Shearers' Union No. 1, Butte, Montana; correspondence re arrest and imprisonment of Morris Stein, for union activities; additional correspondence, release, etc. re Scottsboro Defense Committee; and misc.
  15  
S - General - routine.
  15  
S - General - routine.
  15  
S - General - routine.
  15  
S - General - routine.
  15  
S - General - routine.
  15  
Textile Workers Organization Committee (TWOC) - 4 p. letter to Lucchi from Water Cook, TWOC, re the finances and accounting system of the International; re strike support at Horner Brothers' Woolen Mills, Eaton Rapids, Michigan; strike at Bigelow-Sanford Carpet; and routine.
  15  
Thompson, Hugh - routine.
  15  
Trade Union Educational League - 9 p. "Report of National Conference"; 2 p. "Some Questions to the International Officers."
  15  
Trade Union Veterans Committee - form letters, legal documents, broadside, etc. re McCarthyism.
  15  
Trades and Labor Congress of Canada - re per capita tax and attendance at convention.
  15  
T - General - form letters, programs, etc. re Tamiment Economic and Social Labor Conference; Norman Thomas Campaign; Committee for the Defense of Civil Rights in Tampa; Toronto Labor Lyceum; correspondence with Daniel Tobin, President, Teamsters, re jurisdiction of truck drivers in fur industry; correspondence and financial statements with Leon Tobias, Designer and Builder of Business Interiors.
  15  
T - General - correspondence with Tobacco Stemmers and Laborers Industrial Union re strike in Richmond; with Trades and Labor Congress of Canada re Fur Workers suspension of membership.
  15  
T - General - routine.
  15  
Unemployment Fund - 7 p. mss. and misc. re working out an unemployment plan.
  15  
Unemployment Insurance - New York State - form letters, forms, payroll record, etc.
  15  
Unemployment Insurance - New York State - forms, form letters, etc.
  15  
Union Label Committee - photos of members including President Lucchi stamping skin with union label; routine correspondence, form letters, minutes, 3 p. mss.
  15  
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (UE) - newletters, form letters, releases, correspondence re Taft-Hartley Hearings, Butler Bill and other anti-labor legislation; 3 p. minutes of first meeting of Provisional Coordination Committee of Five Unions on Brownell-Butler Act, resolutions.
  15  
United Fur Manufacturers Association, Inc. (Greek Fur Workers Union, Local 70) - correspondence with Nick Mousmoules, Impartial Chairman of the Association re various decisions and violations of agreements; and misc.
  15  
United National Clothing Collection, Inc. - re nationwide drive to collect used clothing for overseas relief.
  15  
U. S. Department of Labor - routine.
  15  
U - General - letter from United Rubber Workers President re strike against Goodyear.
  15  
U - General - routine.
  15  
U - General - routine.
  15  
U - General - routine.
  15  
U - General - invitation and programs for inauguration of U. S. President Roosevelt.
  16  
Vafiades, John - routine correspondence.
  16  
Van Der Heeg, T. - correspondence re AFL's internal struggle and Communist participation; and Russian Clothing Workers Union resolution.
  16  
Van Nordsten, Joe (Chicago, Illinois) - routine correspondence.
  16  
Veterans - statement of policy for local IFLWU Veterans Committees; form letters.
  16  
V - General - form letters; letter to B. Gold from L. Vassil, United Garment Workers Union in Winnipeg, Canada, re garment workers in Canada, joining the CIO and relations with the "general office" 5/25/37; and routine.
  16  
War Emergency Board of the Fur Industry - routine correspondence.
  16  
War Labor Board, National - routine correspondence.
  16  
Winnick, I. (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) - copy of a letter to Joint Council, IFWU re internal struggle in AFL and Communist infiltration; correpondence re suspension of I. Winnick; and routine.
  16  
Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council - letter to P. Lucchi from J. B. Graham, Secretary of the Council, reporting on a conference of fur manufacturers with representatives form the Council 1/29/37; and correspondence re relationship between fur manufacturers and the Council in Winnipeg.
  16  
Winogradsky, Joseph - correspondence re "unhealthy situation" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and routine.
  16  
Witt and Cammer - legal correspondence re trapping in Louisiana; arrests at Endicott-Johnson, in Endicott, New York; outline of professional services rendered in Endicott, New York; court brief re Brunson vs. North Carolina 12/30/47; and routine.
  16  
Wolf, Samuel (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  16  
Women's Auxiliary - correspondence re obtaining a charter from the International; form letter; and a copy of charter.
  16  
Workmen's Circle - routine correspondence.
  16  
World Trade Union Conference - "Report of the CIO Delegates to the World Trade Union Conference," 14 p.; news release.
  16  
Wright's (Chester M.) Labor Letter - scattered issues and form letters.
  16  
W - General - broadsides re Wagner-Steagall Housing Bill; form letter from Washington State Fur Dealers' Association re outside organizations coming to form a union; minutes of Resort Management Committee (White Lake), March, May 1954; financial correspondence re White Lake Lodge; and routine correspondence.
  16  
Y - General - routine correspondence.
  16  
Z - General - routine correspondence.
 
B. Financial Records. [subseries]:
  16  
Financial Reports - financial statements of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union.
  16  
Financial Reports - financial reports of the Fur Division, IFLWU.
  16  
Weekly financial reports of the Joint Council.
  16  
Financial reports of the Leather Division, IFLWU.
  16  
Death Benefits - death claims paid and rejections, 1/1/38-12/31/38.
  16  
Miscellaneous bills, receipts, statements, etc. - A.
  16  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - Addressograph.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - B, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - Bartel, Philip.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - Bonding - correspondence and lists re Bonding individuals in the union.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - C, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - D, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - E, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - F-K.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - Income Tax.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - L, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - M, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - N, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - New York Telephone Co.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - Norwood Co.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - P, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - Post Office.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - Publication Press.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - R, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - S, misc.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - United Air Lines.
  17  
Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc. - V-Z.
  17  
Financial - Misc. bills, receipts, statements, etc.
  18  
Account Books - Bound Volumes
  18  
1918-28 for International Union.
  18  
1913-28 for International Union.
  18  
1916-18 by local.
  18  
1916-17 for International Union.
  18  
1943-? Account Book organized by office staff,
  18  
1944-45 re income from locals, salaries, expenses, death benefits, etc.
  18  
1942-48 per capita, by month.
  19  
Account Books - Bound Volumes
  19  
1934-39 Local 66 and 67.
  19  
1926-27 Locals 20-51-60-63.
  19  
1922-24 Locals 25 and 58 - Expenditures for New Brunswick Strike and Rabbit Industry.
  19  
1925 Expenditures re Montreal Strike.
 
Series III. Local Files. [series]:
 
A. Fur Locals. [subseries]:
  20  
Local 2 (Brooklyn, New York) - "Proceedings - Appeal of Local 2," 12/4/51, 60 p., 2 copies.
  20  
Local 2 (Brooklyn, New York) - correspondence re slowdown at the Alaska Chemical Corp., 1947; agreement; routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 2 (Brooklyn, New York) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 3 (Brooklyn, New York) - includes list of members in good standing, enrollment cards, form letters and routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 3 (Brooklyn, New York) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 4 (Brooklyn, New York) - sample agreement, 1937; and routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 4 (Brooklyn, New York) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 5 (Morgan City, Louisiana) - routine correspondence, including a telegram asking B. Gold to investigate organizers Chan and Metz.
  20  
Local 10 - National Labor Relations Board order dismissing petition re Palmer Packing Co. vs UFLWU, Local 10.
  20  
Local 21 (Peabody, Massachusetts) - Massachusetts Organizational Committee's report by Mr. Chamouris, Chairman, 3 p.; proceedings in matter of appeal of E. Driscoll to Executive Board, Leather Division, UFLWU, 10/2/54, 73 p.
  20  
Local 22 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - membership lists; routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 22 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 25 (Newark, New Jersey) - correspondence re local elections (1924) and testimony re election of officers, 7 p., 1924; extensive correspondence, including data sheet, article re Vice-President Milton Corbet (also a local officer) - misuse of local funds; reports, news releases and correspondence re International's suspension of local officers and taking over the local 1926-28; letter from M. Langer, Business agent to Sub-Committee, General Executive Board, IFLWU, re retaining M. Corbet as International Vice-President after removing him as a local officer due to misuse of office 12/1/26; correspondence re amalgamation of Local 25 and Local 58, 1928; and routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 25 (Newark, New Jersey) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 27 (Newark, New Jersey) - correspondence re libel suit by AFL.
  20  
Local 30 (Boston, Massachusetts) - correspondence re a strike, 1926; internal strife due to some local officers' loyalty to the expelled Joint Board vs. the International; letter and petition asking the International to take over the local, 1/24/29; reorganization of the local; and routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 30 (Boston, Massachusetts) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 31 (Overland, Missouri) - routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 31 (Overland, Missouri) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 34 (Hoboken, New Jersey) - report of Leather Workers' Division Executive Board members on investigation of the administration of organizer Joseph F. Massidda re financial transactions, 11 p., no date.
  20  
Local 35 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - correspondence re dissolution of Local 40 and its members joining Local 35, 1915; and routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 35 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 37 (Elkland, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence; pamphlet "We Accuse," 1943, 16 p. re Elkland Leather Co.; broadsides; "History of the Labor Struggle in the Elkland Leather Co.," 3 p., by Henry Van Zile.
  20  
Local 37 (Elkland, Pennsylvania) - financial statements.
  20  
Local 38 (Detroit, Michigan) - includes an Audit Report for 7/1/46-6/30/47; correspondence between B. Gold and Harold Shapiro, organizer, re Gold's trial and beliefs, 1/54; and routine correspondence.
  20  
Local 38 (Detroit, Michigan) - financial statements.
  21  
Local 39 (Buffalo, New York) - misc. financial statements.
  21  
Local 40 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - membership list, weekly financial sheets, routine correspondence.
  21  
Local 40 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - financial statements.
  21  
Local 41 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - routine.
  21  
Local 43 (Chicago, Illinois) - financial statements, leaflets, broadsides, membership list, routine correspondence.
  21  
Local 44 (Gowanda, New York) - routine correspondence; one issue, May 1940, of the local's publication, The Tanner; financial statements.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - includes report to General Executive Board, January 5, 1925, handwritten; letters to Kaufman from J. Millstein, Manager Local 45 re lack of work, agreements to expire, meetings, organizing, unemployment insurance plan, Montreal situation, problems between International and Joint Board; local's officials dispute broadside; one issue The Chicago Fur Worker, October 25.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - petition against local officers re corruption; correspondence re problems within the local and strike; Local 45 members being expelled because of opposition to Millstein Administration; Millstein calls Gold "double-crosser" in telegram, August 3; August 25 letter to Schachtman from Millstein re meeting of the "left wingers"; Irving I. Israelson becomes Manager of Local - question re conduct of election of officers; and routine.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - continued correspondence between Schachtman, Israelson and Millstein re local activities; special convention issue of The Chicago Fur Worker, May 1937.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - correspondence re routine local activities.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - routine.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - routine.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - routine.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - routine.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - resolution condemning leadership of New York Fur Manufacturers Association; correspondence re agreements reached; and misc.
  21  
Local 45 (Chicago, Illinois) - financial statements.
  21  
Locals 46 and 47 (Canada?) - handwritten report of Local 46, undated; handwritten report of Local 47, undated; and routine.
  21  
Local 48 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 48 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 48 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 48 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 48 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - correspondence re local's 11th Anniversary celebration; telegram to Gold from local pledging continued support to leadership.
  21  
Local 48 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - financial statements.
  21  
Local 49 (Seattle, Washington) - routine correspondence; form letter sent to all local members re asking for support, etc.; membership list.
  21  
Local 49 (Seattle, Washington) - routine.
  21  
Local 49 (Seattle, Washington) - routine.
  21  
Local 49 (Seattle, Washington) - routine correspondence, includes a dues booklet.
  21  
Local 49 (Seattle, Washington) - financial statements.
  21  
Local 51 (Baltimore, Maryland) - routine correspondence and financial statements.
  21  
Local 52 (St. Paul, Minnesota) - routine correspondence and financial statements.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - correspondence re problems within local leadership, strike, local officials slander the International; 3 p. information sheet "New Communist Betrayal of Philadelphia Fur Workers"; Local 53 suspension from International.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - membership list.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine.
  21  
Local 53 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - financial statements.
  21  
Local 54 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - 1926 letter, letterhead: Newark, New Jersey, #54; and routine.
  21  
Local 54 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - routine.
  21  
Local 54 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - financial statements.
  21  
Local 55 (Buffalo, New York) - membership list and routine correspondence.
  21  
Local 55 (Buffalo, New York) - routine.
  21  
Local 55 (Buffalo, New York) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 56 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - financial statements and routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 57 (St. Paul, Minnesota) - routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 57 (St. Paul, Minnesota) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 58 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - originally Brooklyn, New York; correspondence re Brooklyn Local 58 suspension from the International Union, 1928; correspondence to International from Fur Dressers and Dyers Union in Toronto applying for affiliation; and routine.
  22  
Local 58 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 59 (Brooklyn, New York) - routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 59 (Brooklyn, New York) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 61 (New York, New York) - routine correspondence and membership list.
  22  
Local 61 (New York, New York) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 62 (Danbury, Connecticut) - membership list, broadside and routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 64 (New York, New York) - membership lists, routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 64 (New York, New York) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 65 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - routine correspondence and financial statements.
  22  
Local 66 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - membership list, report of complaints and shop meetings, routine correspondence - includes Local 66-67.
  22  
Local 66 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 66-67 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - correspondence re bargaining with employers in Montreal for new contract; membership list; reports on activities; and routine.
  22  
Local 66-67 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 67 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - membership list; and routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 67 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 68 (Quebec, Quebec, Canada) - reports on routine local activity; and other routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 68 (Quebec, Quebec, Canada) - financial statements.
  22  
Local 69 (Pittsburg, Pennsylvania) - reports of organizing activities, newsletter, clippings and correspondence re strike, 1936; membership; financial statements; and routine correspondence.
  22  
Local 69 (Pittsburg, Pennsylvania) - financial statements, article.
  23  
Local 70 (New York, New York) - Greek Fur Workers Local - broadsides; Sub-Committee minutes re the "Greek situation" includes a brief history of Local 70, 3/20/27; form letters; financial statements; extensive correspondence re the strained relationship between Local 70 and the Joint Council, including news release and resolution, 1936; correspondence re Greek Fur Workers' Local 70 members working in Joint Council shops; newsletters; minutes of the Joint Conference Committee, 3/24/37, (Local 70 and United Fur Manufacturers Association); court document; membership list; court decision, United vs. Gold, 7/14/39, 2 p.; correspondence and newsletters by the newly organized American Federation of Fur Workers, Local 22,385, who accuse Local 70 and its leaders of being under Communist influence; court document, James Stephenson, et. al. vs. United Fur Manufacturers, 5/23/41, 6 p.; pamphlet "The Greek Americans in the Fur Industry" in Greek, 1963, 16 p.; and routine correspondence.
  23  
Local 70 (New York, New York) - Greek Fur Workers Local - financial statements.
  23  
Local 70 (New York, New York) - Greek Fur Workers Local - publications - scattered issues of Local 70 monthly publications (in Greek).
  23  
Local 70 (New York, New York) - Greek Fur Workers Local - misc. (Greek and English) resolutions, broadsides, articles, handwritten notes; report by the National Credit Office "The Woolen and Worsted Industry," 1926, 11 p.; agreement, United Fur Manufacturers Association and Fur Workers Brotherhood of New York, 1926; petitions; structure chart of the Furriers Joint Council of New York.
  23  
Local 70 (New York, New York) - Greek Fur Workers Local - photos removed - placed in Box 32, ff 10.
  23  
Local 71 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) - reports on organizing and negotiations; financial report; and routine correspondence.
  23  
Local 71 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) - financial statements.
  23  
Local 72 (Washington, D.C.) - correspondence re reorganization of Washington furriers, 1936; resolution; and routine.
  23  
Local 72 (Washington, D.C.) - financial statements.
  23  
Local 73 (Flemington, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
  23  
Local 73 (Flemington, New Jersey) - financial statements.
  23  
Local 74 (Chicago, Illinois) - routine correspondence and financial statements.
  23  
Local 75 (Atlantic City, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
  23  
Local 75 (Atlantic City, New Jersey) - financial statements.
  23  
Local 77 (New York, New York) - membership list and routine correspondence.
  23  
Local 77 (New York, New York) - financial statements.
  23  
Local 78 (Rochester, New York) - routine correspondence and financial statements.
  23  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - correspondence re Oakland Fur Workers contract and strike; newsletters; by-lays of Local 79; correspondence re strike against Fred Benioff; articles, correspondence re organizing in Seattle and AFL's attempt to split the Seattle local, 1937; membership list; and routine.
  24  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - membership list; official ballot; and routine correspondence.
  24  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - routine.
  24  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - routine.
  24  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - routine.
  24  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - routine.
  24  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - correspondence between Gold and local members re problems in the local, 3 p.; lack of interest among members in the local, "slowly dying".
  24  
Local 79 (San Francisco, California) - financial statements.
  24  
Local 80 (Bronx, New York) - routine.
  24  
Local 80 (Bronx, New York) - correspondence re merging of Rabbit Fur Dyers; handwritten lists (?); broadside; sample ballot; membership list; and routine.
  24  
Local 80 (Bronx, New York) - membership lists and routine.
  24  
Local 80 (New York City, New York) - membership lists; lists of members dropped; and routine.
  24  
Local 80 (New York City, New York) - lists of members and routine.
  24  
Local 80 (New York City, New York) - membership lists; information re dropped, withdrawn and reinstated members; and routine correspondence.
  24  
Local 80 (New York City, New York) - financial statements.
  24  
Locals 80 and 88 (New York City, New York) - list of members; financial statements; and routine correspondence.
  24  
Local 84 (New Haven, Connecticut) - membership list and routine correspondence.
  24  
Local 84 (New Haven, Connecticut) - routine.
  24  
Local 84 (New Haven, Connecticut) - correspondence re sending strike benefit funds to the local and being excused from picketing because of extreme heat and a holiday.
  24  
Local 84 (New Haven, Connecticut) - financial statements and routine.
  24  
Local 84 (New Haven, Connecticut) - financial statements.
  24  
Local 85 (New York City, New York) - correspondence re member complaint about being transferred from one shop to another; problems re organizing out-of-town shops; list of union shops; and routine.
  24  
Local 85 (New York City, New York) - correspondence re shops organized and wages being paid, etc.; membership list; official ballot; and routine.
  24  
Local 85 (New York City, New York) - membership list and routine.
  24  
Local 85 (New York City, New York) - membership lists and routine correspondence.
  24  
Local 85 (New York City, New York) - membership lists and routine.
  24  
Local 85 (New York City, New York) - membership lists; financial statements; and routine correspondence.
  24  
Local 85 (New York City, New York) - financial statements.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - handwritten financial report for 1935; need for financial assistance for organizing; broadsides; Lucchi makes suggestions to business agent re organizing activities; legal document (petition for injunction); and routine.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - strike against Fox Co.; legal document; receipts; organizer describes mass demonstration, etc. against Fox Co.; strike at Higbee Co.; and routine.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - re strike continues at Higbee Co.; other strikes, organizing; membership list; correspondence re agreements settled; leaflet re I. J. Fox Co.; re arrangement for educational program through teachers union, for members; newspaper clippings re organizing drive; audit report; program of "Victory Banquet"; and routine.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - membership list; correspondence re forming a strike committee; organizing, etc.; and routine.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - routine correspondence.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - routine.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - audit reports; correspondence re problems in Midwest District; 8/13/47 letter to Gold from Business Manager re employer hiring a black worker; routine.
  24  
Local 86 (Cleveland, Ohio) - financial statements.
  25  
Local 87 (Los Angeles, California) - includes "Minutes of the Pacific Coast District Council," 4 p., 3/21/36; financial reports; correspondence re strike and settlement with Wholesale Association, 1936; correspondence re injunction against the union by Maurice Ball Fur Co., 1936-37; reports of Local 87 activities; correspondence re contracting problem, 1945; correspondence re merger with MCBW, 1954; and routine correspondence.
  25  
Local 87 (Los Angeles, California) - financial statements.
  25  
Local 88 (New York, New York) - formerly South Norwalk, Connecticut; resolution re dissolution of Local 88, 1928; membership lists.
  25  
Local 88 (New York, New York) - financial statements.
  25  
Local 89 (Union City, New Jersey) - includes arbitration award; correspondence with Alaska Chemical Corp. re contract negotiations, 1936; correspondence re amalgamation of Local 89 with Locals 2 and 88, 1937; audit reports; and routine correspondence.
  25  
Local 89 (Union City, New Jersey) - financial statements.
  25  
Local 91 (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) - extensive correspondence re organizing drive and strike 1936-37; reports on agreement with Neaman Fur Co.; extensive correspondence and court documents re injunction against local; broadsides; resolution; membership lists; articles; financial statements; correspondence re relationship with Amalgamated Clothing Workers, 1945; and routine.
  25  
Local 92 (Providence, Rhode Island) - routine correspondence.
  25  
Local 92 (Providence, Rhode Island) - financial statements.
  25  
Local 94 (Duluth, Minnesota) - routine correspondence.
  25  
Local 94 (Duluth, Minnesota) - financial statements.
  25  
Local 95 (Hartford, Connecticut) - routine correspondence.
  25  
Local 95 (Hartford, Connecticut) - financial statements.
  25  
Local 96 (Detroit, Michigan) - routine correspondence.
  25  
Local 97 (Salamanca, New York) - routine correspondence.
  25  
Local 98 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - includes membership list; financial statements; and routine correspondence.
  26  
Local 99 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) - lists of membership and routine.
  26  
Local 99 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) - routine.
  26  
Local 99 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) - routine.
  26  
Local 99 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) - routine.
  26  
Local 99 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) - routine.
  26  
Local 99 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) - financial statements.
  26  
Local 100 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - membership list; letter from member complaining about Max Federman and his associates discriminating against union members; and routine.
  26  
Local 100 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - financial statements.
  26  
Local 101 (New York City, New York) - letters of member certification; and routine.
  26  
Local 105 (New York City, New York) - letters of membership certification; handwritten death claims; and routine.
  26  
Local 110 (New York City, New York) - letters of membership certification.
  26  
Local 115 (New York City, New York) - letters of membership certification and routine.
  26  
Local 118 (Newark, New Jersey) - routine and financial.
  26  
Local 120 (New York City, New York) - ballot, list of members and routine.
  26  
Local 120 (New York City, New York) - routine.
  26  
Local 120 (New York City, New York) - routine.
  26  
Local 120 (New York City, New York) - routine.
  26  
Local 120 (New York City, New York) - financial statements.
  26  
Local 122 (New York City, New York) - correspondence re resolution for issuing charter for Chauffeurs and Helpers; official ballot; and routine.
  26  
Local 122 (New York City, New York) - sample ballot; correspondence re dropped members; re financial support for American Labor Party; and routine.
  26  
Local 122 (New York City, New York) - routine.
  26  
Local 122 (New York City, New York) - list of members; and routine.
  26  
Local 122 (New York City, New York) - routine.
  26  
Local 122 (New York City, New York) - list of members and routine.
  26  
Local 122 (New York City, New York) - financial.
  26  
Local 125 (New York City, New York) - correspondence re forming 2 locals out of Local 125; list of transfers; and routine.
  26  
Local 125 (New York City, New York) - membership and "drop" lists; and routine.
  26  
Local 125 (New York City, New York) - 15 p. "Minutes of a Conference Between Representatives of the International Ladies Handbag, Pocketbook and Novelty Workers and Internation Fur and Leather Workers," re jurisdictional disputes; and routine.
  26  
Local 125 (New York City, New York) - lists of members; routine.
  26  
Local 125 (New York City, New York) - financial statements.
  26  
Local 130 (Long Branch, New Jersey) - lists of members; and routine.
  26  
Local 130 (Long Branch, New Jersey) - routine.
  26  
Local 130 (Long Branch, New Jersey) - lists of members and routine.
  26  
Local 130 (Long Branch, New Jersey) - financial statements.
  26  
Local 135 (Middletown, New York) - lists of members; and routine.
  26  
Local 135 (Middletown, New York) - list of members and routine.
  26  
Local 135 (Middletown, New York) - re dropped and suspended members and routine.
  26  
Local 135 (Middletown, New York) - list of members and routine.
  26  
Local 135 (Middletown, New York) - sample ballot; lists of members; and routine.
  26  
Local 135 (Middletown, New York) - letter from Lucchi to local re mass meeting and support of Roosevelt; list of members; letter to Gold from local re finding employment for two veterans; correspondence from A. Hollander and Son employees; 3 p. letter from Gold to President of local re problems within local - anti-Semitic acts.
  26  
Local 135 (Middletown, New York) - financial reports.
  27  
Local 140 (Newark, New Jersey) - includes membership lists; correspondence re negotiations with A. Hollander, 1945; correspondence with the International re problems with Locals 2 and 3, 1954; and routine correspondence.
  27  
Local 140 (Newark, New Jersey) - financial statements.
  27  
Local 145 (Yonkers, New York) - includes membership lists; financial reports; "Progress in Negotiations for Affiliation of United Mechanics Local 150 with the Joint Board Fur Dressers and Dyers Union," 6 p., no date; and routine correspondence.
  27  
Local 145 (Yonkers, New York) - financial statements.
  27  
Local 150 (New York, New York) - includes membership lists; letter re Local 150 affiliating with Joint Board, 10/29/47; news release; financial statements; and routine correspondence.
  27  
Local 150 (New York, New York) - financial statements.
  27  
Local 155 (New York, New York) - includes membership list; and routine correspondence.
  27  
Local 155 (New York, New York) - financial statements.
  27  
Local 160 (New York, New York) - routine correspondence and financial statements.
  27  
Local 165 (New York, New York) - routine correspondence.
  27  
Local 196 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - financial reports.
  27  
Local 700 (Merry Point, Virginia) - press release; report of local activities; and routine correspondence.
 
B. Leather Locals. [subseries]:
  27a  
Local 20 (Lynn, Massachusetts) - report of activities; routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 21 (Peabody, Massachusetts) - by-laws, radio address by Ben Gold (11 p.) and article (7 p.) re voting to maintain Locals 21 and 22's affiliation with IFLWU; and routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 27 (Newark, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 29 (Girard, Ohio) - resolution on espionage and report; correspondence re work stoppage at Ohio Leather Plant Co.
  27a  
Local 30 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 31 (Curwensville, Pennsylvania) - agreement between Local 31 and Franklin Tanning Co., 1941; routine correspondence; and financial statement.
  27a  
Local 34 (Hoboken, New Jersey) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 35 (Brooklyn, New York) - correspondence and supplemental agreement with Brightman Leather Co.; routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 37 (Elkland, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 39 (Buffalo, New York) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 43 (Chicago, Illinois) - extensive correspondence re Local 43 raiding the International Ladies' Handbag, Luggage, Belt and Novelty Workers Union, Locals 44 and 50; and routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 44 (Gowanda, New York) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 46 (Worcester, Massachusetts), Local 47 - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 60 (St. Louis, Missouri), Local 82 (Ridgeway, Pennsylvania), Local 83 (Wilcox, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 201 (Wilmington, Delaware), Local 202 (Gloversville, New York) - correspondence re jurisdictional question between Local 202 and International Ladies' Handbag, Luggage, Belt and Novelty Workers Union; and routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 204 (Waukegan, Illinois), Local 206 (Camden, New Jersey), Local 208 (Easton, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 211 (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 213 (Los Angeles, California) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 214 (Cincinnati, Ohio) - reports of activities.
  27a  
Local 216 (Clearfield, Pennsylvania) - routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 230 (Richmond, Virginia), Local 245 (Boyne City, Michigan) - report of activities (Local 230); and routine correspondence.
  27a  
Local 265 (Luray, Virginia) - minutes of Local meetings; membership list; correspondence re War Labor Board's handling of wage increase question; Leather Division rules covering Death Benefit Fund, 1 p., no date.
  27a  
Local 270 (Lowell, Massachusetts) - correspondence and agreement with American Hide and Leather Co.
  27a  
Local 285 (Endicott, New York) - agreement with Endicott-Johnson Corp., 1944-47; report on union status of U. S. Hoffman Machinery Co. in Syracuse, New York; correspondence re Johnson City division of Endicott-Johnson Fire Prevention Department not being covered by the agreement; correspondence re AFL's role in splitting the local at Endicott-Johnson; scattered issues of Endicott Leather Worker; "E-J Workers Special Bulletin."
  27a  
Local 310 (Ashland, Kentucky) - routine correspondence.
   
Local 335 (Red Wing, Minnesota) - routine correspondence.
  31  
Local 340 (Alpena, Michigan) - routine correspondence.
  31  
Local 350 (Williamsport, Maryland) - routine correspondence.
  31  
Local 370 (Richmond, Virginia) - reports on contracts with American Lace and Leather Co.
  27a  
Local 485 (West Hickory, Pennsylvania) - extensive correspondence re organizing Local 485; establishment of the local and negotiations with West Hickory Tanning Co. as well as articles, agreements, handwritten notes, broadsides; extensive correspondence re United Leather Workers International Union, AFL, raiding Local 485; grievance reports; court document; form letters; court exhibits in libel case United Leather Workers International Union, AFL vs. IFLWU, CIO, 9/48; proposed agreement clauses.
  27a  
Locals - General - includes copies of routine form letters covering many topics.
 
C. Joint Boards and District Councils. [subseries]:
 
1. Fur Division. [subseries]:
  28  
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.
  28  
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.
  28  
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.
  28  
Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - between Gold, Schachtman and Roy re reports on general situation in Montreal; and routine.
  28  
Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Montreal, Joint Board of - routine and financial.
  28  
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.
  28  
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.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - 16 p. report by Joint Board, entitled "Corruption Condemned"; routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
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.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - Joint Board newsletter, No. 1 and 2, 1947; routine correspondence; broadsides re merger with Meat Cutters.
  28  
Canada - Toronto Fur Workers Union Joint Board - routine re merger; copy of agreement.
  28  
Canada - Vancouver Joint Board - routine.
  28  
Canada - Winnipeg Joint Board - agreement; correspondence re organizing in Winnipeg.
  28  
New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - Souvenir Journal; routine correspondence and financial.
  28  
New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
New York - Fur Dressers and Dyers Joint Board - routine and financial.
  28  
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.
  28  
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.
  28  
New York - Furriers Joint Council - routine and financial.
  28  
New York - Furriers Joint Council - routine and financial.
  28  
New York - Furriers Joint Council - broadside; lists of members; routine and financial.
  28  
New York - Furriers Joint Council - ballots, lists, routine and financial.
  28  
New York - Furriers Joint Council - broadsides; routine and financial.
  28  
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.
  28  
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.
  28  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
New York - Furriers Joint Council - misc. broadsides; agreement; issue of Welfare Department Bulletin; 2 p. mss. re Communist attack.
  29  
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.
  29  
New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - No. 2, 1923 Furriers Bulletin, published by the Trade Union Educational League, Furriers Section; remaining all untranslated Yiddish.
  29  
New York - Furriers Union, Joint Board - copies of letters between attorney Joseph Brodsky and Joint Board re various legal problems and charges; and routine.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
St. Paul - Joint Board - routine.
  29  
St. Paul - Joint Board - correspondence re the Joint Board's 25th Anniversary Celebration; and routine.
 
2. Leather Division. [subseries]:
  29  
Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - letter, 4/21/41, re new charter issued to Local 215, Bristol, Pennsylvania; agreement; and routine.
  29  
Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - re charter issued for Local 220, St. Mary's; agreement; list of Leather organizers; and routine.
  29  
Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - routine.
  29  
Massachusetts - Boston - Leather Division Headquarters - routine and financial reports.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - District Council 2 - routine.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
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.
  29  
Leather Division - Miscellaneous - correspondence from various locals to Gold, voting on holiday, wage increase and work stoppage.
  29  
Leather Division - Miscellaneous - re work stoppage in support of 30% wage increase and misc.
 
Series IV. Subject Files. [series]:
  30  
Cultural - White Lake Lodge - includes minutes of Resort Management Committee, 5/30/54; minutes of White Lake Lodge Committee, 6/54; routine financial, employment agency contracts, reservations.
  30  
Gold, Ben - Trial Transcript - 2/23/54, United States of America vs. Ben Gold, galley transcript of proceedings in U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia re affiliation with Communist Party.
  30  
Gold, Ben - Trial Transcript - 3/22/54.
  30  
Gold, Ben - Trial - Court documents - includes briefs, lists of evidence, motion for dismissal, handwritten notes, affadavits.
  30  
Gold, Ben - Trial - Correspondence - letter to NLRB re compliance status of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union in view of Ben Gold's indictment, 9/8/53; form letter from Ben Gold to International Executive Board members, 1/12/54, re his being "frmed-up", lettersto Gold praising the union's work; form letters from the Trade Union Committee for the Defense of Ben Gold and contribution booklet; and routine.
  30  
Gold - Trial - Bulletins #1-17.
  30  
Gold - Trial - Miscellaneous - articles; handwritten notes; broadside; pamphlets; photo, B. Gold's statement on his resignation as President, etc.
  30  
Gold, Ben - Trial - Related Case - Court documents - International Fur and Leather Workers Union vs. Guy Farmer, Chairman of the NLRB re the Board limiting the compliance status of the union because of Gold indictment.
  30  
Grievances and decisions of the Conference Committee of the Fur Industry (Dr. Paul Abelson, Chairman) - includes company names, complaints and answers.
  30  
Grievances - 1938 Strike, complaints and answers of grievances.
  31  
Grievances - 1938 Strike, complaints and answers of grievances.
  31  
McCarthy, Joseph - Trade Union Veterans Committee (Against) - correspondence re "Trial of Senator Joseph McCarthy.
  31  
McCarthy, Joseph - Trade Union Veterans Committee (Against) - form letters.
  31  
McCarthy, Joseph - Trade Union Veterans Committee (Against) - articles; news releases; pamphlet "Mandel vs. McCarthy", 1953, 23 p.; and misc.
  31  
National Leather Workers Association - proceedings of the Fifth National Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, 4/29-5/2, unpaged, (1 vol.).
  31  
Strike - General - includes "Brief History of the Internal Dissention Among the Organized Fur Workers and Events Taking Place Before the Strike," unpaged, undated (photostatic copies).
  31  
Strike - General - AFL Investigation - photostatic copies of AFL Investigation transcript, includes union demands, testimony of union officials, recommendations.
  31  
Strike - application for settlement - correspondence from independent fur companies in New York City requesting information on settling strike individually.
  31  
Strike - Settlement - correspondence from companies requesting individual settlements marked "settled"; photograph; signed agreement between J. Cohen and Son Fur Co. and Fur Merchants Employees Union of the International Fur Workers Union 8/16/38-8/16/39; handwritten notes; an envelope with typed notes on day to day activities of a Mr. G. and Miss B.
  31  
United Leather Workers International Union (ULWIU) - Constitution, July 1, 1942, 40 p.
  31  
ULWIU, Local 33 - minutebook, 8/7/33-4/27/37, bound volume.
  31  
ULWIU, Local 33 - correspondence between W. O. Mulholland, President, Local 33, A. L. Malain, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer, and William E. Bryan, President, ULWIU, re Franklin Tanning Co. wage rates amd strike in May 1934; correspondence with National Labor Board re strike and attempt to destroy the local at Franklin Tanning Co.; and routine correspondence.
  31  
ULWIU, Local 33 - Miscellaneous - broadsides; seniority list; form letter; "Statement of Facts Regarding Complaints" Franklin Tanning Co. vs. Local 33; and misc.
  31  
ULWIU, Local 34 - correspondence with the International Union re negotiations with J. K. Mosser Co.; and routine.
  31  
ULWIU, Local 72 - letter re suspension of payments to the International Union sent to another local encouraging them to do the same.
  31  
ULWIU, Local 75 - routine.
  31  
ULWIU, Local 120 - form letter; broadsides.
  31  
ULWIU - circulars, reports, includes financial statements.
  31  
ULWIU - Miscellaneous - due book; application cards; schedule of wages for Massachusetts Tannery Workers, 1935; agreement between ULWIU, Local 31 and International Shoe Co., St. Louis, Missouri, 1946.
 
Series V. Publications and Miscellaneous Materials. [series]:
  32  
Circulars, Broadsides, etc. - includes petitions, convention credentials, circulars, broadsides, strike calls, applications for affiliation, etc.
  32  
Clippings in English and Yiddish.
  32  
Publications - includes scattered issues of periodicals and newsletters; "Digest of Two Federal Cases Against Leaders of the IFLWU," no date, 5 p.; "The Rise and Decline of America's First and Oldest Industry" by A. Hollander and Son, Inc., no date, 13 p.; "Jubilee Journals" issued at 25th and 50th anniversary of Furriers International Council of New York; "Ten Minutes Overtime," a play by Mark Hess, 1941, 28 p.
  32  
Form letters.
  32  
Miscellaneous - includes strike card; attendance list; handwritten notes; a report on the Leather Industry; Canada, 1944, 28 p.
  32  
Photos - Greek Fur Workers, Local 70.