M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives

ARCHIVES OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND POLICY

Finding Aid for the
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), HUDSON VALLEY AREA JOINT BOARD,
RECORDS, 1919-1920, 1938-1989

(APAP-050)

For reference queries contact M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives Reference staff

Finding Aid Compiled by
Geoffrey A. Huth
October 12, 1990







M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives 
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VOLUME: 14.2 cubic feet

ACQUISITION: All the items in this manuscript group were lent to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, ACTWU, and were subsequently microfilmed as a part of the Harry Van Arsdale, Jr., Labor History Project.  The originals have been returned to the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Administrative History

Table I: Predecessor District Councils and Their Affiliated Locals

Series Descriptions

Box and Folder List:



Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, ACTWU
Administrative History

The Hudson Valley Area Joint Board was formed in 1957 through the merger of the Columbia County and Mid-Hudson Valley Joint Boards. At this point, the two joint boards were affiliated of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), which merged with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) in 1976 to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU).

Columbia County Joint Board existed at least since 1947, merged with the Mid-Hudson Joint Board in 1957 to form the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board

Mid-Hudson Valley Joint Board chartered 1948, merged with the Columbia County Joint Board in 1957 to form the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board

Capital District Joint Board chartered 1937 (the year the TWUA began, as the TWOC), merged with the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board in 1968

Amsterdam Joint Board chartered 1942, merged with the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board in 19XXXXX

Upper Hudson Area Industrial Union Council, CIO
In December 1958, this council merged with the Columbia County Federation of Labor to form the Upper Hudson Area Central Labor Union Council.

Upper Hudson Area Central Labor Union Council, AFL-CIO

Central Labor Union of Newburgh, New York, AFL-CIO

Troy Area Industrial Union Council, CIO


Hudson Valley Area Joint Board


Predecessor District Councils and Their Affiliated Locals

Predecessor District Councils

Affiliated Locals

Amsterdam Joint Board chartered 1942
merged with the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board in 19XXXXX
Local 1
Local 489
Local 646
Local 835
Local 856
Local 1761
 

 

Capital District Joint Board chartered 1937
merged with the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board in 1968
Local 89
Local 237
Local 238
Local 346
Local 574
Local 575
Local 675
Local 907
Local 964
Local 976
Local 1351
 

 

Columbia County Joint Boardexisted at least since 1947
merged with the Mid-Hudson Joint Board in 1957 to form the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board
Local 96
Local 791
Local 792
Local 793
Local 938
Local 1122
Local 1246
Local 1342

 

Mid-Hudson Valley Joint Boardchartered 1948
merged with the Columbia County Joint Board in 1957 to form the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board
Local 464
Local 501
Local 673
Local 683
Local 893
Local 982
Local 988
Local 1001
Local 1032
Local 1088
Local 1121
Local 1122
Local 1277
Local 1818
Local 1338
Local 1420

Hudson Valley Area Joint Board
Series Descriptions

Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, Records, 1947, 1950-89

Amsterdam Joint Board, Records, 1948-81

Capital District Joint Board, Records, 1919-20, 1940-41, 1943, 1946-65

Columbia County Joint Board, Records, 1938-57

Mid-Hudson Valley Joint Board, Records, 1944-56

Reproductions of items from this collection are available in the exhibit Documenting Labor Inside and Out: Labor History in New York State's Capital District.


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Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, Records, 1947, 1950-89

Series 1: Joint Board Subject Files, 1957-71, 1973-75, 1980-84, 1987

Charter, 1957
Amsterdam Joint Board, 1973-75
By-Laws, circa 1957, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1967
Constitution of Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, 1987
Constitutions of Textile Workers Union of America, 1958, 1962, 1964
COPE-Education Conference, Russell Sage College, 1975
Correspondence, 1961-64
Correspondence, 1968, 1971
Federation of Textile Representatives, 1965, 1967
"Labor and Our Economy" (presentation by Sy Cohen), 1965
Meeting Notices, 1981-84
Minutes of Regular Meetings (minute books), 1957-69
Minutes of Regular Meetings (typescript), 1957-68
Minutes of Regular Meetings (typescript), 1984
Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings (minute books), 1958-69
Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings (typescript), 1958-67
Monthly Reports, 1958-61, 1963
Newspaper Clippings, 1959-60
Officers of the Locals and the Joint Board, circa 1957, 1960-61
Organizing Leaflets, 1967
Organizing Leaflets, 1968
Organizing Leaflets, 1970-71
Union National Bank, Hearings, 1980
Welfare Plan of Textile Workers Union of America, 1962-63, 1969-70


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Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, Records, 1947, 1950-89

Series 2: Organizing Files, 1956-62, 1966-68, 1971, 1978, 1986

A & W Products, 1956-57
  (See Local 1456)
Academic Press & Johnson Reprint Employees' Independent Union,ca. 1971
Airlite Manufacturing Company, 1966
  (See Local 683)
American Felt Company, 1956-57, 1959-60, 1962
American Felt Company, 1962, 1967
Dairy Farmers Division, 1986
Frost White Paper Company and Park Tissue Mills, 1956-57
Hoerner Waldorf Bag Company, 1978
  (See Local 2318)
Jack Barnett Slipper Company, Inc., 1956-57
 (See Local 1420)
Johnson & Johnson--Autograph Brush, 1959
Lion Brand, Inc.--Folder 1, 1967-68
Lion Brand, Inc.--Folder 2, 1967-68
  (See Stottville Independent Union)
Stottville Independent Union (Lion Brand, Inc.), 1957-58, 1961
Universal Match Company (Federal Labor Union No. 24122 and IUE Local 379), 1956, 1958, 1960, 1968, 1971
Warp Knit Mills, 1962


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Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, Records, 1947, 1950-89

Series 3: Textile Workers Union of America International Representative's Files, 1950-53, 1955-57

Fonda Glove Lining, Correspondence, 1955-56
Fonda Glove Lining, NLRB Hearings, 1956-57
James Thompson Company, Strike, 1950-53
Mohawk Brush--Correspondence, 1955-56
Mohawk Brush--Meeting Notices, 1955-56
Triangle Finishing Corporation, Newspaper Clippings on Strike, 1955
Triangle Finishing Corporation, Organizing File, 1955
Van Raalte Company, 1955

Series 4: Textile Workers Union of America Assistant State Director's Files, 1938, 1940-41, 1943-46, 1948-51, 1953-54, 1956, 1960, 1962-63, 1967-68, 1970-75

Arlington Plastics (Local 1688), Contract Negotiations, 1973
Columbian Rope Workers Local 1085, Contract Negotiations, 1972, 1974-76
Divine Brothers Company (Local 653), Contract Negotiations, 1974
Dunlop Company, (Local 150), 1970, 1972, 1974-75
Horrocks & Ibbotson (Local 41), Contracts, 1938, 1940-41, 1943-46, 1948-51, 1953-54, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1967-68, 1970-73, 1975
Indian Head Knits, Organizing File, 1973
Magnetic Laboratories, B.C. Plastics Division, Contract Negotiations, 1973
Montco Corporation (Local 835), Contract Negotiations, 1970-71
Palatine Dyeing, Organizing File, 1973-75
Unorganized Plants in the Utica Area, 1972-74
Utica Joint Board Constitution, 1963


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Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, Records, 1947, 1950-89

Series 5: Berkshire Joint Board, TWUA, Records, 1947, 1952, 1955-56, 1958-66, 1968-69, 1971

Charter, 1955
By-Laws, circa 1960
Correspondence, 1968-69, 1971
Minutes, 1960-66
Local 841
  By-Laws, 1947
  Contracts, 1965-66
Local 1280
  Charter, 1955
  Contracts, 1952, 1956, 1958-59, 1963
Local (Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.), Contracts, 1959

Series 6: Local Files, 1951-89

Local 237
  By-Laws, 1976
  Contracts, 1963, 1967-68, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982
Local 237,
  Minutes, 1969
Local 346
  Charter, 1955
  By-Laws, 1976-77
  Contracts, 1965, 1968, 1972, 1974, 1977
Local  464
  Arbitration (E & S Finishing), 1968-69
  Arbitration (Elk Piece Dye Works), 1972
  Contracts (E & S Finishing), 1961, 1966, 1974
  Contracts (Elk Piece Dye Works), 1961, 1963, 1966, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1978
  Contracts (Piermont Sales Corporation), 1959, 1961
  Contracts (S. D. Corporation), 1961-62, 1966, 1969, 1974
  (See also Local 841 in the records of the Berkshire Joint Board for a letter about Local 464)
Local 489
  Contracts (Mohasco Corporation), 1976, 1979, 1982-83, 1985
  Contracts (Mohawk Carpet Mills), 1976
Local 646
 By-Laws, circa 1965, 1977
  Contracts, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1973, 1976, 1980, 1982, 1988
Local 683
    By-Laws, 1976-77, circa 1978
    Contracts (Airlite Manufacturing Company), 1966
    Contracts (Label Products Corporation), 1962, 1964, 1966, 1969
    Contracts (Modern Dust Bag Company, Inc.), 1962-67, 1969, 1973, 1976, 1979
    Contracts (Modern Filters, Inc.), 1979, 1983
    Contracts (Rockland Knitting Company), 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971
    Contracts (Zamax Manufacturing Co., Inc.), 1964-65, 1967, 1969
    Correspondence (Rockland Knitting Company), 1973
Local 791
    By-Laws, 1960, 1976, 1982
    Contracts (Lorbrook), 1966, 1969-70, 1972, 1974-75, 1978, 1984, 1987
    Contracts (Textile By-Products Company, Inc.), 1957-58, 1960, 1963, 1966-67, 1969, 1972
    Minutes (typescript), 1956-66, 1969-70
    Textile By-Products vs. William Pollock, 1972
Local 791
    Charter, 1962
    Contracts (Bernard Altman International Corporation), 1962
    Contracts (High Rock Mills, Inc.), 1959-61
    Contracts (Philmont Finishing Company), 1966-68, 1970
    Correspondence (High Rock Mills, Inc.), 1956-58
Local 898
    Arbitration (S. Stroock & Co.), 1958
    By-Laws, circa 1962
    Contracts (French-American-British Woolens Corporation), 1962
    Contracts (S. Stroock & Co.), 1956-57, 1959-60, 1962
    Correspondence (S. Stroock & Co.), 1958-59
    Employees' Handbook (S. Stroock & Co.), 1957
    Meeting Notices, 1962-63
    Minutes, 1962-63
Local 964
    By-Laws, 1976
    Contracts, 1961-63, 1966-67, 1969, 1971, 1973-77
    Minutes, 1960-76
Local 976
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (Montague Upholstering Company), 1964, 1966-68, 1970, 1972, 1974-75
    Contracts (Star Textile and Research, Inc.), 1962-63, 1970, 1973-76, 1979, 1981, 1984-85
Local 976T (Synthetic Textile Workers Union)
    Charter, 1977
Local 982
    By-Laws, 1976
    Contracts, 1957, 1959, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1979, 1982
    Minutes, 1959-60, 1962-64
Local 1001
    Arbitration (I. M. I. Warp Knit), 1974
    By-Laws (Steinfeld Fabrics), 1959
    Contracts (Steinfeld Fabrics Co.), 1959, 1961-62, 1964
    Contracts (Steinfeld Fabrics Co.), 1965-70
    Contracts (I. M. I. Warp Knits), 1970-72
    Contracts (Leewin Fabrics), 1973
    Minutes, 1952-62
Local 1032
    Arbitration (Printex Corporation), 1972
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (Printex Corporation), 1958-61
Local 1032
    Contracts (Printex Corporation), 1962-66, 1972, 1974, 1978-80
    Contracts (Prince Mills, Inc.), circa 1960
    Contracts (Prince High Rock Mills, Inc.), 1964, 1966, 1972
    Correspondence, 1955, 1958-59
    Minutes, 1956-58
Local 1122
    Contracts (Elite Manufacturing Co.), 1964
    Contracts (Faith Mills Corp.), 1958, 1960, 1962
    Correspondence, 1964-65
    Minutes, 1959-62, 1964
Local 1246
    Charter, 1962
    Contracts (Hudson Glue Corporation), 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964-65
    Contracts (Hudson Industries Corporation), 1967-68, 1970, 1973-75
    Minutes, 1951-52, 1956-64
Local 1277
    By-Laws (Insl-X Company, Inc.), circa 1960
    Contracts (Insl-X Company, Inc.), 1957, 1960
    Contracts (Metrotex, Inc.), 1956-59, 1962, 1964
Local 1318
    Contracts (Lynrus Finishing Company), 1965, 1968
    Minutes, 1958-60, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968
Local 1338
    Charter, 1955
    By-Laws (Mastercraft Industries, Inc.), 1976-77
    Contracts (Atlas Fiber Co., Inc.), 1953-54, 1956-58, 1960-61, 1963, 1965, 1967
    Contracts (Mastercraft Industries, Inc.), Contracts, 1969-70, 1973-76, 1979, 1982-83
    Minutes, 1958-64, 1967-68
Local 1351
    Charter, 1977
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts, 1976
Local 1410
    Charter, 1956
    Arbitration, 1956-57
    Arbitration, 1960, 1964-66
    Arbitration, 1969
    By-Laws, 1958, 1976-77
    Contracts, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1962, 1964-65, 1967
    (Note:    1955 contract is between Skydyne, Inc., and Federal Labor Union No. 24087, AFL)
    Contracts, 1968, 1971, 1974-75, 1977, 1980
    Correspondence, 1954, 1956, 1958-59
Local 1420
    Arbitration, 1962
    By-Laws, 1959
    Contracts, 1956-57, 1959, 1961-62
    Minutes, 1956-59
Local 1456
    Charter, 1957
    Arbitration, 1964-68
    Contracts, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965-66
Local 1466
    Charter, 1962
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (Crown Carton), 1958-60, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1976, 1981-82
    Contracts (Maybern Corporation), 1987
    Minutes, 1960, 1964
Local 1477
    Arbitration, 1954, 1959-60, 1962
    Contracts, 1959-60
    Minutes, 1959
Local 1537
    Charter, 1961
    Arbitration (Go-Bar Footwear Co.), 1964-66, 1970-71
    By-Laws, 1976
    Contracts (Go-Bar Footwear Co.), 1961, 1964-66, 1968, 1970-73,1975
    Contracts (Ace Fibers Co.), 1966, 1968
    Minutes, 1964, 1966, 1970
Local 1596
    Charter, 1963
    Arbitration, 1963, 1970
    By-Laws, circa 1965
    Contracts, 1963, 1965-66, 1969, 1971-72
    Minutes, 1970-72
Local 1625
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (Change-O-Matic Corporation), 1969-70, 1972, 1975
    Contracts (International Cord and Thread Corporation), 1962, 1964-65, 1967, 1969
    Minutes, 1964, 1966-69
Local 1648
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Charter Application, 1964
    Contracts (Carnegie Coating Company), 1964, 1966, 1971, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1982
    Contracts (K & P Enterprises, Inc., T/A Carnegie Industries), 1983
Local 1714
    Charter, 1967
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (Empire State Bedding Co. and Sealy Mattress Company of Schenectady, Inc.), 1966, 1970, 1972
    Contracts (Sealy of Eastern New York), 1976, 1979, 1982, 1988
Local 1761
    Charter, 1968
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (BAM Industries, Inc., and Beaver Cloth Cutting Machines), 1973, 1976-78
    Contracts, (BAM Industries, Inc.), 1981, 1984
Local 1870
    Charter, 1972
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1983
Local 1873
    By-Laws, circa 1975
    Contracts, 1972, 1974
Local 1916
    Charter, 1974
    Arbitration, 1977
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts, 1974, 1976-77
    Minutes, 1977-78
Local 1939
    Charter, 1976
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (Packaging Systems Corporation), 1964, 1966, 1972
    Contracts (Packaging Lithographers Division, Packaging Systems Corporation), 1972, 1975, 1978, 1984
    Contracts (Fasco Coated Products, Inc.), 1977, 1980, 1983, 1986
Local 1939-O
    Contracts (Ogden Allied Industrial Services Corporation), 1988
Local 1946
    Charter, 1976
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts, 1976-80, 1984
    Minutes, 1976, 1984
Local 2317 (Needlecraft & Sewing Workers Union)
    Charter, 1977
    By-Laws, circa 1976
    Contracts (Cohoes Sleeping Bag Factory, Inc./Sander Consumer Products Corporation), 1980
    Contracts (Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society, Inc.), 1989
    Contracts (Universal Needlecraft Corporation), 1976-77, 1980
Local 2318 (Paper Bag Workers Union)
    Charter, 1978
    By-Laws, 1977
    Contracts, 1977-78
Local 2325 (Dyeing, Finishing & Knitting Workers Union)
    Charter, 1978
    Arbitration, 1976-77
    By-Laws, circa 1976, 1981
    Contracts, 1978
Local 2342
    By-Laws, circa 1980
    Contracts, 1978, 1980-81, 1983, 1986
    Newsletter, 1980


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Series 7: Locals Without Local Numbers

Anchor Aluminum Corporation, Contracts, circa 1970
Barrypac, Inc., Contracts, 1987
Dutchess Industries, Inc., Arbitration, 1978-79
Hanover Print Works, Inc., Contracts, 1966
J. J. O'Donnell Woolens, Inc., Contracts, 1963
New Stan Dyeing & Finishing Co., Inc., Arbitration, 1987
Troy Laundry, 1969
Newburgh Weave Mills, Inc., Contracts, 1960, 1964

Series 8: Upper Hudson Area Industrial Union Council, CIO, Records, 1952-58

Constitution and By-Laws, 1952, 1956, circa 1958
Meeting Notices, 1955-58
Minutes, 1952-58

Series 9: Upper Hudson Area Central Labor Union Council, AFL-CIO, Records, 1956, 1958-89

Constitutions, 1956, 1959, 1979
Correspondence, 1960, 1962, 1965-66
Correspondence, 1980, 1982
Correspondence with Kingston Professional Fire Fighters Association, 1980-81
Delegates to Upper Hudson Area Central Labor Union Council, 1980-81, 1983
Meeting Notices, 1959-63, 1965-69
Minutes, 1958-69
Minutes, 1970-79
Minutes, 1980-84
Minutes, 1985-89
Telegrams, 1962

Series 10: Central Labor Union of Newburgh, New York, AFL-CIO, Records, 1960, 1962-65

Constitution and By-Laws, 1963
Minutes, 1960, 1962-65


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Amsterdam Joint Board, TWUA, 1948-81

Series 1: Joint Board Subject Files, 1955, 1964-74

Charter, 1955
Minutes, 1964-74

Series 2: Local Files, 1948-63, 1965-81

Local 1
    By-Laws, 1948
    Contracts, 1948, 1950-51, 1953
Local 489
    Charter, 1955
    Arbitration (Mohawk Carpet Mills), 1952, 1956
    Arbitration (Mohawk Carpet Mills), 1956, 1960, 1966
    Arbitration (Mohasco Industries), 1966-68
    Arbitration (Mohawk Carpet Mills, 1966-68
    By-Laws, 1948, 1956, 1959-60, 1976-77
    Contracts (Mohasco Industries), 1957, 1961-63, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1976
    Contracts (Mohawk Carpet Mills), 1947-50, 1952, 1954-55, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1973
    Correspondence to Joint Board, 1975
    Farewell Party, 1968-69
    Grievance--Twisting and Finishing Departments (Mohawk Carpet Mills), 1956, 1958-59
    Minutes of Executive Board Meetings, 1967-81
    Minutes of Membership Meetings, 1966-80
    Newspaper Clippings and Photographs, 1967-69
Local 646
    Charter, 1955
    By-Laws, 1976
    Contracts, 1946-47, 1956, 1959, 1971, 1973, 1975
    Strike Forms, 1962
Local 835
    Charter, 1962
    Arbitration (Montco Manufacturing Company), 1963
    By-Laws, 1976-77
    Contracts (Chalmers Knitting Company), 1946, 1954
    Contracts (Montco Manufacturing Company), 1966, 1971
    (See also the files of the TWUA Assistant State Director in the records of the Hudson Valley Area
    Joint Board)
Local 856
    Minutes, 1947-51 (See also Local 489)
Local 1761
    Contracts, 1974


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Capital District Joint Board, TWUA, 1919-20, 1941, 1943, 1946-65

Series 1: Joint Board Subject Files, 1919-20, 1946-60, 1962-64

By-Laws, 1946
Certificate for Twentieth Anniversary of Capital District Joint Board, 1957
CIO Constitution and Handbook, 1946
Correspondence, 1950-52
Correspondence of International Representative at Utica Joint Board, 1950
Correspondence with State and Federal Legislators, 1952
Correspondence with Sol Stettin, 1954
Garnett Workers Union, Local 577, Contracts, 1919-20
Labor-Management Committee of the Troy Community Chest, Minutes, 1952
Minutes, Capital District Joint Board, 1947-53
Legislative Meeting Minutes, 1965
Notices from the Joint Board, 1952-54
Officers in the Joint Board and Local Unions, 1956-60
Organizing Leaflets, 1953, 1962-64
Photographs, 1951-54
Reports from Capital District Joint Board, 1949
Telegrams, 1952, 1954-56
Textile Workers Union of America, Constitution, 1946, 1948

Series 2: Organizing Files, 1941, 1943, 1947, 1953-54, 1964-65

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Ballston Spa Knitting, 1964
Binch Company, 1964
Decora Mills, 1964
Fuld & Hatch, 1941, 1943
Marvin Neitzel Corp., 1964
Sealy Mattress Company, 1965
Sealy Mattress Company, 1965-66
Star Woolen Company, 1947, 1953-54
Swan-Knit Company, 1953
Troy Waste Manufacturing Company, 1954

Series 3: Local Files, 1940-41, 1946-64

Local 89
    Arbitrations, 1952
    By-Laws, circa 1950
    Contracts, 1947-49, 1951-53
    Minutes, 1946-52
    Report on Weavers Workload Changes at Beaunit Mills, 1951
Local 237
    Charter, 1955
    By-Laws, circa 1959
    Contracts (NAFI), 1950-51, 1953-57, 1959
    Contracts (Waterford Industries), 1962
    Correspondence, 1949, 1951, 1957
    Minutes, 1946-62
Local 238
    Contracts, 1949, 1952
    Minutes, 1946-54
Local 346
    Contracts, 1948-51, 1954-56
    Minutes, 1946-55
Local 574
    Arbitration, 1952
    Contracts, 1947, 1949-50, 1954
    Minutes, 1943-54
Local 575
    Contracts, 1948, 1950-51
    Minutes, 1946-52
Local 675
    Contracts, 1947, 1950
    Minutes, 1946-54
Local 907
    Contracts, 1947
Local 964
    Charter, 1955
    By-Laws, circa 1959
    Contracts, 1941, 1947, 1949, 1952-54, 1956, 1961-62, 1964
    (Note:    1941 contract is between Federation of Woolen & Worsted Workers of America, UTWA, and
    William Barnet & Son)
    Minutes, 1940-61
Local 976
    Charter, 1955
    By-Laws, circa 1951
    Contracts, 1948-49, 1951-52, 1956-57, 1959, 1962, 1964
    Correspondence, 1948-49
    Minutes, 1948-55
Local 1351
    Charter, 1955
    Arbitration (Star Woolen Company), 1957
    Arbitration (Star Woolen Company), 1960
    By-Laws, circa 1959
    Contracts (Star Woolen Company), 1954-56, 1958, 1960
    Contracts (Star Textile & Research, Inc.), 1962-64
    Minutes, 1954-56, 1965

Local , Contracts (J. T. Flagg Knitting Company, Inc.), 1956


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Capital District Joint Board, TWUA, 1919-20, 1941, 1943, 1946-65

Series 4: Troy Area Industrial Union Council, CIO, 1948-58, 1960

Affiliation Forms, circa 1950
By-Laws, circa 1950
Correspondence, 1957-58, 1960
Meeting Notices, 1950-51
Minutes, 1948-52
Minutes, 1952-56
Resolution Against UE Local 301, 1951
Statement by Joseph Killian on Unemployment Insurance, 1957
Telegrams, 1951, 1953, 1960


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Columbia County Joint Board, TWUA, 1938-39, 1941, 1945-57

Series 1: Joint Board Subject Files, 1938-39, 1941, 1945-57

By-Laws, 1950-52
Minutes, 1948-49
Minutes, 1950-52
Minutes, 1951-57
Reports by Business Manager, 1947-49
Scrapbook, 1938-39, 1941, 1945-51
Unions in Columbia County, circa 1950
Warp-Knit, Inc., Organizing Files, 1953, 1955-56

Series 2: Local Files, 1940-41, 1943-55

Local 96
    By-Laws, 1943
    Contracts (A. D. Juillard & Co.), 1940-41, 1948, 1950
    Contracts (Thermo Mills, Inc.), 1945
    Contracts (Wei-Sack Mills, Inc.), 1946.
    Minutes, 1944-48
    Naming an Admistrator for the Local, 1954
Local 791
    Charter, 1955
    Arbitration (Textile By-Products), 1950-51
    Contracts (Hand Prints), 1950, 1953-57
    Contracts (Textile By-Products), 1943-49, 1951-53, 1955
    Minutes (minute book), 1951-52
    Minutes (minute book), 1954-57
    Minutes (typescript), 1951-54
Local 792
    Arbitration (High Rock Mills), 1952
    By-Laws, 1950
    Contracts (High Rock Knitting Corporation), 1944-46, 1948-49
    Contracts (High Rock Mills, Inc.), 1951, 1954-56
    Minutes of Membership Meetings, 1951-54
    Minutes of Union-Company Meetings, 1953
Local 793
    Contracts (Thermo Mills), 1946
    Contracts (Springdale Mills), 1951
    Minutes, 1951-53
    Local 938
    Contracts (Imperial Pen and Pencil), 1947
    Contracts (Nassau Pen Manufacturing Company), 1949
Local 1122
    Contracts, 1950
Local 1246
    Contracts (Hudson Glue Corporation), 1946-48, 1950-53, 1955
Local 1342
    Contracts, 1950-53


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Mid-Hudson Valley Joint Board, TWUA, 1949-57

Series 1: Joint Board Subject Files, 1946, 1948-56

Charter, 1955
Constitution, 1949
Constitutions of Textile Workers Union of America, 1946, 1948, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1958
Correspondence, 1953-54
Employee Benefits from Textile Workers Union of America, circa 1955
Minutes, 1950, 1952-56
Officers of Locals and the Joint Board, 1949-53
Organizing Leaflets, 1949-50, 1953-55
Organizing Leaflets, 1955-56
Pamphlets from Textile Workers Union of America, 1953
Reports by Manager to the International, 1949, 1953, 1955
Ritual of Textile Workers Union of America, circa 1953

Series 2: Organizing Files, 1952-54, 1956

Braendly Dye Works, Inc. (United Textile Workers of America, Local 282), 1954
Lockwood-Dutchess, Inc., 1952-53
Mastic Tile Corporation (United Brick and Clay Workers of America, AFL, Eastern District Council # 12), 1952-53
Star Expansion Industries Corporation, 1956

Series 3: Local Files, 1944-57

Local 464
    Arbitration (Capitol Piece Dye Works, Inc.), 1950
    By-Laws, circa 1946, 1951
    Contracts (Elk Piece Dye Works), 1950
    Contracts (Garnerville Dye Works), 1951-52
Local 501
    Contracts, 1950
Local 673
    Arbitration (P.V.M. Corporation), 1950-51
    By-Laws, circa 1953
    Contracts (P.V.M. Corporation), 1948, 1950
Local 683
    Charter, 1945
    By-Laws, circa 1951
    Contracts, 1949-51, 1953, 1955-58, 1960, 1962-64, 1966, 1968
Local 898
    Arbitration, 1948
    By-Laws, 1946
    Contracts, 1951, 1953
    Minutes of Membership Meetings, 1950
    Minutes of Pension Committee Meetings, 1952-53
    Strike File, 1950-51
Local 982
    Charter, 1955
    Contracts, 1948, 1950-52, 1954-55
Local 988
    Arbitration, 1948-49
    By-Laws, circa 1950
    Contracts, 1948-49, 1951, 1953
Local 1001
    Charter, 1955
    By-Laws, circa 1950
    Contracts, 1948, 1951-57
    Minutes, 1953
Local 1032
    Charter, 1955
    Arbitration, 1952
    Contracts, 1950-51, 1953-56
Local 1088
    Arbitration, 1951
    Contracts, 1950-53
    Minutes, 1953
Local 1121
    Arbitration, 1951
    Contracts, 1950, 1951, 1953-55
    Minutes, 1954, 1956
Local 1122
    Charter, 1955
    Arbitration, 1950-52, 1954
    Contracts, 1951
    Correspondence, 1950-51
    Minutes of Grievance Meetings, 1950-52
    Minutes of Membership Meetings, 1950-51
    Newspaper Clippings, 1950
Local 1277
    Contracts, 1952-53, 1955
Local 1318
    Charter, 1955
    By-Laws, circa 1950
    Contracts, 1953
Local 1338
    By-Laws, circa 1955
    Contracts, 1953-57
Local 1420
   By-Laws, circa 1946

  Contracts (Storm King Prints, Inc.), 1951-52
  Contracts (Westco Textile Screen Studio, Inc.), 1951



Hudson Valley Area Joint Board
Indexes to Companies Where Locals Worked

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Amsterdam Joint Board

(chartered 1942; merged with the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board 19xx)

BAM Industries, Inc. (Local 1761)
Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company (Local 1)
Chalmers Knitting Company (Local 835)
Fownes Brothers & Company, Inc. (Locals 646)
Mohasco Industries (Local 489)
Mohawk Carpet Mills (Local 489 and Local 856)
Montco Manufacturing Company, Inc. (Local 835)

Capital District Joint Board
(chartered, 1937; merged with Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, 1968)

Albany Parlor Company (Local 976)
Batt and Shoddy Manufacturers (Garnett Workers Union, Local 577)
Beaunit Mills (Local 89)
Cohoes Dyeing and Finishing Company, Inc. (Local 575)
Cohoes Screen Print Corporation (Local 346)
Cohoes Textile Printing Company (Local 346)
Enterprise Garnetting Co. (Garnett Workers Union, Local 577)
Lowenthal & Co. (Garnett Workers Union, Local 577)
Montague Furniture Company (Local 976)
Montague Upholstering Company (Local 976)
NAFI Corporation (Local 237)
National Automotive Fibres, Inc., NAFI (Local 237)
National Automotive Wadding Co., Inc. (Local 237)
National Textile Manufacturing Co. (Garnett Workers Union, Local 577)
Peerless Fibre Company (Local 238 & Garnett Workers Union, Local 577)
Regis Textiles (Local 907)
Star Textile & Research (Local 1351)
Star Woolen Company (Local 1351 & Garnett Workers Union, Local 577)
United Waste Manufacturing Co. (Garnett Workers Union, Local 577)
Waterford Industries (Local 237)
William Barnet & Son, Inc. (Local 964 & United Textile Workers of America, Local 520--see Organizing Files)
Wilson Athletic Goods Manufacturing Company, Inc. (Local 574)
Wilson Brothers, Inc. (Local 675)

Columbia County Joint Board
(existed at least since 1947; merged with the Mid-Hudson Joint Board in 1957 to form the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board)

Faith Mills, Inc. (Local 1122)
High Rock Mills, Inc. (Local 792)
Hudson Glue Corporation (Local 1246)
Imperial Pen & Pencil Co. (Local 938)
Nassau Pen Manufacturing Co. (Local 938)
Springdale Mills (Local 793)
Union Piece Dye Works (Local 1342)

Mid-Hudson Valley Joint Board
(chartered 1948; merged with the Columbia County Joint Board in 1957 to form the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board)

Atlas Fibres Company, Inc. (Local 1338)
Bernhard Altmann International Corp., High Rock Div. (Local 792)
Braendly Dye Works, Inc. (United Textile Workers of America, Local 282--see Organizing Files)
Capitol Piece Dye Works, Inc. (Local 464)
Dutchess-Lockwood Holdings (Local 673)
Dutchess-Lockwood, Inc. (Local 673)
Elk Piece Dye Works, Inc. (Local 464)
Faith Mills, Inc. (Local 1122)
Garnerville Dye Works, Inc. (Local 464)
Highland Prints, Inc. (Local 1121)
High Rock Knitting Corporation (Local 792)
High Rock Mills (Local 792)
Metrotex, Inc. (Local 1318)
Poughkeepsie Finishing Corporation (Local 501)
Price Fire and Waterproofing Company (Local 1318)
Printex Corporation of America (Local 1032)
P-V-M Corporation (Local 673)
Springdale Mills (Local 793)
Steinfeld Fabrics Company, Inc. (Local 1001)
S. Stroock & Company, Inc. (Local 898)
Tex Ray Fabrics, Inc. (Local 988)
Textile By-Products (Local 791)
United Wire Goods (Local 683)
Winston Prints, Inc. (Local 1121)

Hudson Valley Area Joint Board
(formed in 1957 from the merger of the Columbia County and the Mid-Hudson Joint Boards, TWUA)

A. D. Julliard (Local 96)
A & W Products Co., Inc. (Local 1456)
Academic Press (Local 1870)
Ace Fibers Company (Local 1537)
Ace Fibre Mills, Inc. (Local 1537)
Albany Parlor Company (Local 976)
Atlas Fibers (Local 1338)
Baldwin NAFI Division of Chris-Craft (Local 237)
BAM Industries (Local 1761)
Beaver Cloth Cutting Machines, Inc. (Local 1761)
Bernhard Altman International Corporation (Local 792)
Blouses by Vera (Local 1032)
Carnegie Coating Company (Local 1648)
Carnegie Industries (Local 1648)
Change-O-Matic Corporation (Local 1625)
Chris-Craft (Local 237)
Cohoes Fabric Printers (Local 346)
Cohoes Sleeping Bag Factory/Sander Consumer Product Corporation Local 2317)
Crown Carton (Local 1466)
Cryogenic Structures, Inc. (Local 1916)
E & S Finishing Corporation (Local 464)
Elite Manufacturing Company (Local 1122)
Elite Yarn Corporation (Local 1122)
Elk Piece Dye Works (Local 464)
Faith Mills, Inc. (Local 1122)
Fasco Coated Products (Local 1939)
Fownes Brothers (Local 646)
French-American-British Woolens Corp. (Local 898)
Futura Fabrics Corp. (Local 1873)
Garnerville Holding Company (Local 982)
Go-Bar Footwear Company (Local 1537)
High Rock Mills (Local 792)
Hightstown Rug Co. (Local 200)
Hoerner Waldorf Bag Co. (Local 2318)
House of Montague (Local 976)
Hudson Glue Corporation (Local 1246)
Hudson Industries Corporation (Local 1246)
I.M.I. Warp Knits, Inc. (Local 1001)
Industrial Knitted Fabrics & Finishing Corporation (Local 2325)
Inflated Products Contract (Local 1596)
Insl-X (Local 1277)
International Cord and Thread Corporation (Local 1625)
Johnson Reprint Corporation (Local 1870)
Julliard, A. D. (Local 96)
Jack Barnett & Sons (Local 1420)
Jack Barnett Slipper Company (Local 1420)
K & P Enterprises, Inc., T/A Carnegie Industries (Local 1648)
Keuffel & Esser Company (Local 2342)
Label Products Corporation (Local 683)
Leewin Fabrics (Local 1001)
Lion Brand, Inc. (Stottville Independent Union)
Lorbrook Corporation (Local 791)
Lynrus Company (Local 1318)
Mastercraft Industries (Local 1338)
Maybern Corporation (Local 1466)
Metrotex, Inc. (Local 1318)
Modern Dust Bag Company, Inc. (Local 683)
Modern Filters, Inc. (Local 683)
Mohasco Corporation (Local 489)
Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society, Inc. (Local 2317)
Mohawk Carpet Mills (Local 489)
Montague Upholstering Company (Local 976)
NAFI Division of Chris Craft (Local 237)
Ogden Allied Industrial Service Corporation (Local 1939-O)
Packaging Lithographers Division, Packaging Systems Corp. (Local 1939)
Packaging Systems Corporation (Local 1939)
Philmont Finishing Corporation (Local 792)
Piermont Sales Corporation (Local 464)
Prince High Rock Mills, Inc. (Local 1032)
Prince Mills, Inc. (Local 1032)
Printex Corporation (Local 1032)
Rockland Knitting Company (Local 683)
Roselle Shoe Corporation (Local 1420)
Sander Consumer Products Corporation (Local 2317)
SD Sales Corporation (Local 464)
Sealy of Eastern New York, Inc. (Local 1714)
Skydyne, Inc. (Local 1410 and Federal Labor Union No. 24087, AFL)
Star Textile and Research (Local 976)
Steiner & Company (Local 1351)
Steinfeld Fabrics Company (Local 1001)
S. Stroock & Company, Inc. (Local 898)
T/A Carnegie Industries (Local 1648)
Textile By-Products Company, Inc. (Local 791)
Universal Needle Craft Corporation (Local 2317)
Vaucanson Silk Mills (Local 1477)
William Barnet & Son, Inc. (Local 964)
X-Tyal International Corporation (Local 1946)
Zamax Manufacturing Company (Local 683)

Berkshire Joint Board
(chartered 1946; overseen by the Capital District Joint Board, 1968?; overseen by the Hudson Valley Area Joint Board, 1968-69; apparently merged with the Connecticut Joint Board in 1969)

Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Local    )
Dewey and Almy Chemical Division of W. R. Grace & Co. (Local 841)
James Hunter Machine Company (Local 1280)
W. R Grace & Co.--Dewey and Almy Chemical Division (Local 841)


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