Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America Local P-1 records, 1939-1973, 1986.

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Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. Local P-1 (Ottumwa, Iowa). Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America Local P-1 records, 1939-1973, 1986.

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America Local P-1 records, 1939-1973, 1986.

Records of AMCBW Local P-1 in Ottumwa, Iowa, 1939-1973 and 1986. Local P-1 represented workers at the John Morrell and Company meat packing plant in Ottumwa. Collection consists of correspondence, bulletins, dues lists, Ottumwa municipal information, material from local and state organizations, and a large amount of grievance and work related records. Also contains a small number of records from UPWA Local 1187 at Ralston Purina in Ottumwa, 1965-1968. Local 1187 merged with local P-1 in 1968. Includes a folder of news clippings on the Morrell Company compiled by Wilson Warren in 1986.

20 linear ft. (48 archives boxes, 1 large archives shoe box, 1 small archives shoe box)

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Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. Local P-1 (Ottumwa, Iowa)

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John Morrell and Company started packing meat in Ottumwa in 1877. Employees first unionized in 1918 when a Local 236 of the AMCBW was chartered. In early 1937 Morrell workers disappointed with the AMCBW created a local of the Austin, Minnesota based International Union of All Workers. In May 1937 this local union became CIO Local Industrial Union 32, the first CIO local chartered in meat packing. Subsequently LIU 32 became Local 1 of the Packinghouse Workers Organizing Committee and in 1943 rece...

John Morrell & Co.

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United Packinghouse Workers of America. Local 1 (Ottumwa, Iowa)

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Packinghouse Workers Organizing Committee. Local 1 (Ottumwa, Iowa)

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United Packinghouse Workers of America. Local 1187 (Ottumwa, Iowa)

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Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America

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The Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America and the United Packinghouse Workers of America coordinated collective bargaining efforts ca. 1953. The two unions merged in 1968. From the description of Amalgamated Meat Cutters & Butcher Workmen of North America records, 1953-1957. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 711874958 ...

Ralston Purina Company

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Saint Louis, MO. From the description of Pamphlets, ca.1932-1934. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122584473 ...

United Packinghouse Workers of America

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Packinghouse Workers' Organizing Committee

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