Records, 1907-1966, 1935-1948 (bulk).


Records, 1907-1966, 1935-1948 (bulk).

Records of Typographical Union No. 6 comprise a small but pertinent collection on worker benefits and the typographical trade during the Depression and World War II. Minutes, 1927-1966, of the Benefit Board as well as rulings and reports of the Special Appeals Fund, 1936-1938, and policy statements on old age benefits, 1907-1948, provide significant material on union benefits during periods of economic crisis. Minutes, 1939-1943, and scrapbooks, posters, election materials, clippings, leaflets, 1931-1933, as well as a 75th convention journal (1930), and financial reports (1933) further illustrate union activities during the Depression. Samples of the Monthly Bulletin, 1954-1956, are also included in the collection.

1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7585812

Churchill County Museum

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The National Typographical Union was founded in 1852. The name was changed in 1869 to the International Typographical Union. It is the oldest trade union in the United States. The New York City local, established by Horace Greeley in 1850, was one of 14 founding locals and was designated No. 6. Among progressive reforms advanced by the ITU were the eight hour day, membership--with equal pay for equal work--for women printers, and a pension plan that became the model for the social security syste...

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