Records, 1943-1952.


Records, 1943-1952.

The papers of the Cherokee-Spartanburg Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (CIO) contain the papers of Charles D. Puckett, Earl L. Smith, Paul B. Faucette, and [Wade?] Lynch, managers of the Board from 1943 to 1952, including correspondence with Franz E. Daniel, William Pollock, and Emil Rieve, and memoranda from John W. Edelman, Washington representative of the T.W.U.A. There are also papers concerning Clifton Manufacturing Company and Inman Mills, including material concerning wages, contracts, negotiations, grievances, and arbitration; and records of the Board including minutes, 1943-1949, correspondence, bills, reports of committees, and a roll call of delegates.

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Inman Mills. (corporateBody)

Edelman, John W., 1893-1971 (person)

Director of the Textile Workers Union of America, Washington Office. Worked for many federal agencies. From the description of John Edelman papers, 1913-1971, (bulk 1940-1971). (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321072 Labor representative. From the description of Reminiscences of John W. Edelman : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309730246 From the descript...

Clifton Manufacturing Company. (corporateBody)

Puckett, Charles Ray (person)

Lynch, Wade. (person)

Textile Workers Union of America. Cherokee-Spartanburg Joint Board. (corporateBody)

Textile Workers' Union of America (corporateBody)

Located in Boston, the TWUA began in 1937 as the Textile Workers' Organizing Committee of the CIO. By 1939, its success in organizing workers led to its becoming an independent CIO-affiliated union. One of the first victories was a contract with the American Woolen Co. in Lawrence, Mass. By 1942, mills in a number of New England cities were unionized. After World War II, the TWUA faced serious problems from national anti-labor legislation such as the Taft-Hartley Act, and the slump in the textil...

Daniel, Franz E., 1904-1976 (person)

Organizer for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers. Organized workers in the steel, auto, and rubber industries. Served as assistant director of the Textile Workers Organizing Committee in the South from 1936 to 1943. From June 1943 to 1945, Mr. Daniel served as a representative on the United Labor Committee, and was active in a number of political campaigns on behalf of the Political Action Committee of the CIO. In 1945, he acted as Washington representative of the Industri...

Smith, Earl L. (person)

Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975 (person)

Faucette, Paul B. (person)

Pollock, William John (person)