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ARCHIVE OF MANUSCRIPT AND PRINTED MATERIAL RELATED TO THE SILVER BOW TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL IN MONTANA, INCLUDING COORDINATION OF COMPLAINTS AGAINST LOCAL BUSINESSES, CIRCA 1900s - 1950s]
[Butte, Mt, 1955. 183 items. Occasional old folds, light tanning or soiling in a few places. Overall very good. An archive of correspondence and material related to the daily operations of the Silver Bow Trades and Labor Council, an A.F.L.- affiliated organization coordinating labor unions in Silver Bow County, Montana, and publisher of MONTANA LABOR NEWS. The bulk of the collection covers the years 1938-40 and deals with coordinating union complaints from affiliated unions in the region, determining which businesses should be declared "unfair," and assisting with negotiations between businesses and unions. Fifteen documents are on Silver Bow Trades and Labor Council letterhead (most signed), of which twelve are retained copies issued by the Grievance Committee, replying to complaints filed by unions; one is a report from the Legislative Committee regarding candidate endorsements in upcoming elections, one relates to council dues owed by a local union, and another is a fundraising letter. Correspondence to the Council includes letters dealing with a wide variety of issues. For example, the Helena Trades and Labor Assembly writes on February 22, 1938, hoping to gather support in opposing the use of "convict labor in the construction of the proposed, Montana State Automobile License Administration Building..." when there are many "unemployed law abiding citizens who are competent tradesmen wanting a chance to make an honest living...." On July 11, 1938, the Butte Barbers' Union, Local No. 635 wrote, "At the last regular meeting...the beauty shop of Beryl Maillet...was dec … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
Vendeur: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
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