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