Series 1.General arbitration case files, part b, 1946-1975.
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The New York Telephone Company originated in 1878 in Albany, New York. The company expanded to other regions of the state and by the turn of the century Oswego County became part of this interstate communication network. By the early 1900's AT&T became a majority stock holder in the company and made New York Telephone part of its vast communication empire. From the description of New York Telephone Company Line Service Association papers, 1914-1932. (SUNY Oswego). WorldCat record...
The Newspaper Guild of New York (Newspaper Guild, Local 3) was chartered in 1933 and led in its early years by Heywood Broun, a successful columnist for the World Telegram. Three major New York daily newspapers were organized by 1941, and in 1937 Time Magazine became the first magazine organized by the local. At first the Guild represented only the newsroom workers, but jurisdiction was expanded to include non-editorial newspaper staff and commercial workers, as well as some employees of news se...
The National Typographical Union was organized in 1852 and in 1869 changed its name to the International Typographical Union (ITU). In 1987, the ITU merged into the Communication Workers of America (CWA). The Women's International Auxiliary, a division of the ITU, disbanded in 1990. From the description of Women's International Auxiliary records, [ca. 1940-1990]. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38477528 The Communications Workers of America (CWA) which was fo...
The National Desk, also referred to as the National News Desk or the Telegraph Desk, is the department responsible for the development and presentation of The New York Times' reporting on the United States. At the time of these records' creation, it was one of three main news desks at The Times, along with the Metropolitan Desk and the Foreign Desk. Staff members include the national-news editor who headed the department, news editors in New York City, and editors and correspondents in the vario...
Feinberg was a lawyer, arbitrator, mediator, and adjunct professor of law at New York University. From the description of Series 1. General arbitration case files, part a, 1946-1975. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64755524 From the description of Series 2. Bethlehem Steel Corporation arbitration files, 1946-1967. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63891039 From the description of Series 4. Adjourned or withdrawn arbitration case fil...
The Teachers' Union (TU) of New York City was organized in 1916 and chartered as Local 5 of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Although constrained by the AFT's no-strike pledge, laws against strikes by public employees, the authoritarian and paternalistic policies of the Board of Education, and the resistance of many teachers to trade-union appeals, the Teacher' Union soon won a reputation for militancy. The Teachers' Union not only addressed the bread and butter issues of salaries, pen...
The Western Electric Company was a subsidiary of the American Telephone & Telegraph Company. The firm manufactured a wide variety of telephone equipment at its Hawthorne Works in Chicago, Illinois. A notable series of worker efficiency experiments known as the Hawthorne Studies were staged at the plant between 1924 and 1933. From the description of Photograph album, 1925. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 52815587 From the description of Western Electric Com...
The Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (PPG) was founded in 1883 in Creighton, Pennsylvania, by Captain John Baptiste Ford and John Pitcairn. The plant quickly became known for its glass products using the plate process and developed methods for creating thinner, and more versatile, high quality glass. The company made glass for the automobile industry and, during World War II, focused production on military projects, such as glass for airplanes and developing synthetic resins. In addition to glass,...
There are two epochs in the history of computing: before the completion of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (known as the ENIAC), and after. While there are several controversies about the development of the ENIAC and its immediate successors, there is nearly universal agreement on three points: the ENIAC was the watershed project which convinced the world that electronic computing was not merely possible, but practicable; it was a masterpiece of electrical engineeri...
The son of a master paper maker in Aberdeen, Scotland, William Luke, arrived in American in 1852. Together, Luke and his sons John and David developed the first commercially successful method of manufacturing chemical wood pulp in this country. In 1887, under the auspices of the newly established Piedmont Pulp and Paper Company, the Lukes opened a paper mill on the West Virginia- Maryland border along the Potomac River. The company held its first stockholders meeting in Harper's Ferry, West Virg...
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. President
Formerly International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) and International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. From the description of President's office: Walter P. Reuther collection, 1933-1970. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28413062 ...
United Press International is a major news service. It was founded in 1907 by E. W. Scripps as United Press and merged in 1958 with International News Service, which had been established by William Randolph Hearst in 1909. The service, which is distributed worldwide, is headquartered in New York. From the description of Press files, ca.1970-1985. (Florida State Archive). WorldCat record id: 32413400 E. W. Scripps started the United Press Association in 1907, by ...
Established December, 1933. From the description of American Newspaper Guild records, 1933-1969. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32320780 ...
Founded in 1888 as the United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is one of the largest trade unions in North America. The organization has been known as the National Association of Machinists (1889-1891) and the International Association of Machinists (1891-1965). From the description of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers artifact collection, 1888-ca. 2000. (Georgia State Univers...
District 7 of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) consisted of locals throughout Ohio and are now part of the UE's Eastern Region. From the description of UE National Office records relating to District 7 and District 7 locals, 1936-1990s. (University of Pittsburgh). WorldCat record id: 767644242 District 5 of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) consisted of locals throughout Canada. From the description...
Joyce Wheeler was a member of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), a national teachers' labor union founded in 1900. She was particularly active in the United Action Caucus (UAC), a rank and file organization within the AFT. The UAC took stands on various issues within the American educational system, supported progressive politics in general, and campaigned for internal democracy within the AFT. Members of the Communist Party USA are thought to have played an important role in the UAC. Wh...
Much of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) history centers around the fiery figure of Michael Quill, President of the TWU from 1935 to 1966. Quill, born in Kilgarven, Ireland in 1905, started with the IRT subway as a ticket taker. It was only with the financial support of the Communist Party that Quill, together with Maurice Forge, Austin Hogan and Harry Sacher, was able to lead a successful organizing drive among New York City transit workers beginning in 1934. With Quill as President, the TWU o...