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The Glove Cities Area Joint Board, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Records

1933-1989

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Abstract

The Glove Cities Area Joint Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) was founded in Gloversville, N.Y., 1954. This Joint Board originally had jurisdiction over the clothing workers unions in Gloversville and Johnstown, N.Y., and nearby villages. These locals were primarily locals of glove and leather goods workers.

Summary

Creator:
The Glove Cities Area Joint Board, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Records
Date Coverage:
1933-1989
Quantity:
5 cubic ft. (about 5 boxes)

The Glove Cities Area Joint Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) was founded in Gloversville, N.Y., 1954. This Joint Board originally had jurisdiction over the clothing workers unions in Gloversville and Johnstown, N.Y., and nearby villages. These locals were primarily locals of glove and leather goods workers.

The Capitol District Joint Board of the Shirt, Collar and Pajama Workers of Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) was founded in Troy, N.Y., in 1934 with jurisdiction over locals of Clothing Workers in Albany, Schenectady, and Rensselaer counties. In 1978, both joint boards were affected by the merger of ACWA with the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), which produced the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU). In 1983 the joint boards merged into one, keeping the title Glove Cities Area Joint Board. These records are particularly important for the information contained an labor strife in Fulton County, N.Y., from the 1930's to the 1950"s. For related records, see the records of the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, ACTWU.

Contains the records of the Glove Cities Area Joint Board, including minutes, 1954-87; and subject files, 1978-84. Also contains the records of the Capitol District Joint Board: minutes, 1966-70, 1972; minutes of the Capitol District Joint Board Realty Corporation, 1952-53, 1981-83; minutes of the House Committee, 1957-59; subject file, 1950-79; photographs, 1950's-60's; and membership card file, 1936-83. Also contains the records of Glove Cities' locals: Local 292, Gloversville Cutters and Layers Off, minutes, 1939-46, 1950-54, 1958-71; Local 743, Knit Woolen Workers, minutes, 1958-67; Local 1712, Tannery and Leather Workers, minutes, 1950-55, 1960-84, 1987; Local 1714, Consolidated Glove Cutters and Shavers, minutes, 1942-65, 1970-74; and Local 1715, Operators and Day Hands, minutes, 1969-81. Also contains the records of the locals of the Capitol District Joint Board: Local 7JTU, minutes, 1973-75; Local 163, Shirt, Collar and Uniform Workers, minutes, 1982-83; Local 314, Shirt, Bleachery and Neckwear Workers, minutes, 1942-54, 1958, 1960-70; and Local 429, minutes, 1945, 1957-48, 1950-55, 1959-71, 1975. The records of the Capital District Joint Board also contain minutes of the Troy Area Labor Council, 1981-82; and the Capital District Union Label & Service Trades Council, general files with many photographs, 1960-80.

The collection is organized into the following series: Series 1- The Glove Cities Area Joint Board 1937-1987, Subseries 1- Minutes of Joint Board Meetings 1954-1987, Subseries 2- Minutes of Locals' Meetings 1939-1987, Subseries 3- Subject Files 1941-1986, Series 2- The Capitol District Joint Board of the Shirt, Collar and Pajama Workers 1933- 1989, Subseries 1- Subject Files 1950- 1985, Subseries 2- Locals Files 1933- 1989, Subseries 3- Capitol District Union Label and Service Trades Council 1960- 1981, Subseries 4- Membership Card Files 1933-1983, Subseries 5- Photographs 1955- 1975.

All items in this manuscript group were lent to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by the Glove Cities Area Joint Board, ACTWU, and were subsequently microfilmed as a part of the Harry Van Arsdale, Jr., Labor History Project. The originals have been returned to the Glove Cities Area Joint Board.

Processed by: Geoffrey A. Huth and Jessica Lacher-Feldman in 1990.

Collection record created by: Conversion and encoding by ArchProteus,

Published: 2014

EAD file created, 2014

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Copyright Statement

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Copyright Statement

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, The Glove Cities Area Joint Board, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Records, [DATE]. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the The Glove Cities Area Joint Board, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Records).

Contents of Collection

Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)
Arranged Chronologically.
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-1.1_1

11Minutes1954-1957

nam_apap017-1.1_2

12Minutes1958-1959

nam_apap017-1.1_3

13Minutes1960-1961

nam_apap017-1.1_4

14Minutes1962-1964

nam_apap017-1.1_5

15Minutes1965-1968

nam_apap017-1.1_6

16Minutes1969-1973

nam_apap017-1.1_7

17Minutes1974-1976

nam_apap017-1.1_8

18Minutes1977-1978

nam_apap017-1.1_9

19Minutes1979-1981

nam_apap017-1.1_10

110Minutes1982-1984

nam_apap017-1.1_11

111Minutes1985-1987
Quantity: 0.5 cubic ft. (about 0.5 boxes)
Arranged Chronologically by Local.
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-1.2_1

112Local 292 1939-1942

nam_apap017-1.2_2

113Local 292 1943-1946, 1950-1954

nam_apap017-1.2_3

114Local 292 1958-1969

nam_apap017-1.2_4

115Local 432 1972-1973

nam_apap017-1.2_5

116Local 743 1958-1962

nam_apap017-1.2_6

117Local 743 1963-1967

nam_apap017-1.2_7

118Local 1712 1950-1951, 1955

nam_apap017-1.2_8

119Local 1712 1960-1961

nam_apap017-1.2_9

120Local 1712 1962-1963

nam_apap017-1.2_10

121Local 1712 1964-1965

nam_apap017-1.2_11

122Local 1712 1966-1968

nam_apap017-1.2_12

123Local 1712 1969-1971

nam_apap017-1.2_13

124Local 1712 1972-1974

nam_apap017-1.2_14

125Local 1712 1975-1976

nam_apap017-1.2_15

126Local 1712 1977-1978

nam_apap017-1.2_16

127Local 1712 1979-1980

nam_apap017-1.2_17

128Local 1712 1981-1983

nam_apap017-1.2_18

129Local 17121984

nam_apap017-1.2_19

130Local 17121987

nam_apap017-1.2_20

131Consoilidated Cutters and Shavers Union (became Local 1714)1942-1954

nam_apap017-1.2_21

132Local 17141954-1957

nam_apap017-1.2_22

133Local 17141957-1959

nam_apap017-1.2_23

134Local 17141960-1961

nam_apap017-1.2_24

135Local 17141954-1957

nam_apap017-1.2_25

136Local 17141958-1959

nam_apap017-1.2_26

137Local 17141960-1962

nam_apap017-1.2_27

138Local 17141963-1965

nam_apap017-1.2_28

139Local 17141970-1974

nam_apap017-1.2_29

140Local 17151971- 1974

nam_apap017-1.2_30

141Local 17151975-1977

nam_apap017-1.2_31

142Local 17151978-1981

nam_apap017-1.2_32

143Local 17151982-1985
Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (about 1 boxes)
Arranged Alphabetically.
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-1.3_1

21American Coat, Apron Supply and Laundry, Inc. (Local 432), Contracts1966, 1971

nam_apap017-1.3_2

22Carville Leather and National Leather 1981-1984

nam_apap017-1.3_3

23Carville Leather and National Leather1983 February

nam_apap017-1.3_4

24Carville Leather and National Leather1983 March

nam_apap017-1.3_5

25Carville Leather and National Leather1983 May

nam_apap017-1.3_6

26Carville Leather and National Leather1983 May

nam_apap017-1.3_7

27Carville Leather and National Leather1983 June

nam_apap017-1.3_8

28Carville Leather and National Leather1983 July

nam_apap017-1.3_9

29Carville Leather and National Leather1983 August

nam_apap017-1.3_10

210Carville Leather and National Leather1983 September

nam_apap017-1.3_11

211Carville Leather and National Leather1983 November

nam_apap017-1.3_12

212Carville Leather and National Leather1983 December

nam_apap017-1.3_13

213Carville Leather and National Leather1984 January

nam_apap017-1.3_14

214Cayadutta Tanning Company, Inc. (Local 1712), Correspondence1978-1981

nam_apap017-1.3_15

215Constitution and By-Laws,ca. 1965, ca. 1985

nam_apap017-1.3_16

216Glove Cutters Organizing Campaign1953

nam_apap017-1.3_17

217Gloversville Knitting Co. (Layers-Off and Glove Workers Union Local 292), Contract1946

nam_apap017-1.3_18

218Karg Brothers, Inc. (Local 1712), Contracts and Correspondence1951-1952, 1961

nam_apap017-1.3_19

219Kilmer & Sons, Inc. (See R. L. Kilmer & Sons, Inc.)Undated

nam_apap017-1.3_20

220Laundry and Cleaning Workers Union, Local 432, Correspondence1949-1957

nam_apap017-1.3_21

221Layers-off and Glove Workers Union of Fulton County and Vicinity, Local 292, Charter1941

nam_apap017-1.3_22

222Layers-off and Glove Workers Union of Fulton County and Vicinity, Local 292, Correspondence1944-1956

nam_apap017-1.3_23

223Liberty Employees Association--Affiliation with Glove Cities Area Joint Board1980-1982

nam_apap017-1.3_24

224Liberty Leather Corporation, Inc. (Local 1712), Contract1977

nam_apap017-1.3_25

225Milligan & Higgins, Inc., Division of Hudson Industries, (Local 1712), Arbitration1976-1981

nam_apap017-1.3_26

226Milligan & Higgins, Inc., Division of Hudson Industries, (Local 1712), Contracts1981, 1983

nam_apap017-1.3_27

227Newsletter of Joint Board1980-1981

nam_apap017-1.3_28

228NuFam, Inc., and Compo Industries, Inc. (Local 1712), Contracts1976-1978

nam_apap017-1.3_29

229Operators and Day Hands Union, Local 1715, Charter1969

nam_apap017-1.3_30

230Operators and Day Hands Union, Local 1715, Constitution and By-Lawsca. 1975

nam_apap017-1.3_31

231Photographs of Locals' Officers1953

nam_apap017-1.3_32

232RAP Tanning Company, Inc. (Local 1712), Contract1977

nam_apap017-1.3_33

233R. L. Kilmer & Sons, Inc. (Local 1714), Contracts1977-1982

nam_apap017-1.3_34

234Service Linen Supply Co. (Local 432), Contracts1971-1986

nam_apap017-1.3_35

235Tannery and Leather Workers Union, Local 2314, Charter1982

nam_apap017-1.3_36

236Tannery and Leather workers Union, Local 2356, Charter1984

nam_apap017-1.3_37

237United Tannery & Leather Workers Union, Local 1712, Constitution and and By-Lawsca. 1975
Quantity: 0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)
Arranged Alphabetically
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-2.1_1

31Arbitration with Cluett Peabody1969

nam_apap017-2.1_2

32Cluett Peabody--Contracts1953

nam_apap017-2.1_3

33Consolidation with the Glove Cities Area Joint Board1983

nam_apap017-2.1_4

34Constitution and By-Lawsca. 1960

nam_apap017-2.1_5

35Correspondence1953

nam_apap017-2.1_6

36Kay's Caps Contract1979

nam_apap017-2.1_7

37Minutes of Capitol District Joint Board Meetings1960

nam_apap017-2.1_8

38Minutes of Capitol District Joint Board House Committee Meetings1955-1959

nam_apap017-2.1_9

39Minutes of Capitol District Joint Board Realty Corporation1951-1953
Quantity: 0.67 cubic ft. (about 0.67 boxes)
Arranged by Chronologically by Local.
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-2.2_1

31Local 7JTU Charter1936

nam_apap017-2.2_2

32Local 7JTU Contracts1977

nam_apap017-2.2_3

33Local 7JTU Minutes1972-1976

nam_apap017-2.2_4

34Local 71 Minutes1936

nam_apap017-2.2_5

35Local 163 Charter1982-1983

nam_apap017-2.2_6

36Local 185 Charter1934

nam_apap017-2.2_7

37Local 196 charter1933

nam_apap017-2.2_8

38Local 314 Minutes1942-1946

nam_apap017-2.2_9

39Local 314 Minutes1947-1951

nam_apap017-2.2_10

310Local 314 Minutes1952-1958

nam_apap017-2.2_11

311Local 314 Minutes1960-1964

nam_apap017-2.2_12

312Local 314 Minutes1965-1969

nam_apap017-2.2_13

313Local 314 Minutes1970

nam_apap017-2.2_14

314Local 314 Minutes1945-1953

nam_apap017-2.2_15

315Local 384 Charter1941

nam_apap017-2.2_16

316Local 429 Arbitration1988

nam_apap017-2.2_17

317Local 429 Correspondence1960-1989

nam_apap017-2.2_18

318Local 429 Minutes1945

nam_apap017-2.2_19

319Local 429 Minutes1959-1973

nam_apap017-2.2_20

320Local 429 Minutes1979-1989

nam_apap017-2.2_21

321Local 429 Newspaper Clippings1986

nam_apap017-2.2_22

322Local 429 Silver Anniversary Party--Program1968

nam_apap017-2.2_23

323Local 429 Union bookletca. 1945

nam_apap017-2.2_24

324Local 492 Charter1946
Quantity: 0.10 cubic ft. (about 0.10 boxes)
Arranged Alphabetically.
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-2.3_1

41Award of Merit Dinners1965, 1971-1981

nam_apap017-2.3_2

42Correspondence1976-1981
Quantity: 0.67 cubic ft. (about 0.67 boxes)
Arranged Alphabetically.
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-2.4_1

43Files, A Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_2

44Files, B Undated

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45Files, C Undated

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46Files, D Undated

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47Files, E Undated

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48Files, F Undated

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49Files, G Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_8

410Files, H Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_9

411Files, I Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_10

412Files, J Undated

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413Files, K Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_12

414Files, L Undated

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415Files, M Undated

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416Files, N Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_15

417Files, 0 Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_16

418Files, P Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_17

419Files, Q Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_18

420Files, R Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_19

421Files, S Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_20

422Files, T Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_21

423Files, U Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_22

424Files, V Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_23

425Files, W Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_24

426Files, Y Undated

nam_apap017-2.4_25

427Files, ZUndated
Quantity: 0.67 cubic ft. (about 0.67 boxes)
Arranged Alphabetically
BoxFolderContentsDate

nam_apap017-2.5_1

51Charter Presentation--Photographs1960

nam_apap017-2.5_2

52Cotrell & Leonard Sympathy Picketing--Photographsca. 1967

nam_apap017-2.5_3

53Farah Sympathy Picketing--Photographs1974

nam_apap017-2.5_4

54Union Label Banquet and proclamation signing--Photographs1960

nam_apap017-2.5_5

55Union Label Banquet--Photographs1961

nam_apap017-2.5_6

56Union Label Banquet--Photographs1962

nam_apap017-2.5_7

57Union Label Banquet and proclamation signing--Photographs1963

nam_apap017-2.5_8

58Union Label Banquet--Photographs1964

nam_apap017-2.5_9

59Union Label Banquet--Photographs1966

nam_apap017-2.5_10

510Union Label Banquet--Photographs1973

nam_apap017-2.5_11

511Union Label Banquet--Photographs1975

nam_apap017-2.5_12

512Union Label Convention--Labor Management Show--Photograph1960

nam_apap017-2.5_13

513Union Label Queen--Photographsca. 1960

nam_apap017-2.5_14

514Union Label Week--Photographs1962

nam_apap017-2.5_15

515Union Label Week Proclamation--Photographs1961