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Allied Printing Trades Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0003
Abstract

Labor union of workers in the printing and publishing trades in the Hartford, Connecticut, region. Collection consists of a meeting minute book, 1896-1905, and a seal press of the Ladies Auxiliary No. 72, undated but indicating after 1926.

Dates: undated, 1896-1905

Dominic J. Badolato Papers

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Identifier: 2003-0137
Abstract

Records generated through the extensive career of Dominic J. Badolato (1919-1911), who served as a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing New Britain, from 1954 to 1976, and was the founding head of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Union, Council 4, in New Britain, Connecticut, from 1968 to 1996.

Dates: undated, 1918-2003

Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0011
Abstract

Originally chartered in 1892 as Local 155 of the Journeymen Bakers and Confectioners International Union located in Waterbury Connecticut. In 1904, the name was changed to Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union. In 1978, the union merged with Tobacco Workers Union to create the present union. Each time the international name changed the local received a new charter. The Local history can be found in Series IV.

Dates: 1892-1982

Henry T. Becker Papers

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Identifier: 1984-0004
Abstract Henry T. Becker was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He attended George Washington University, Duquesne University, Western Reserve University and the University of Connecticut. Becker had a long and distinguished labor career beginning with Lodge 1746 of the International Association of Machinists while working for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford. He was also affiliated with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, American Federation of Teachers, Greater Hartford Labor...
Dates: undated, 1917-1989

Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company Records

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Identifier: 1984-0026
Abstract In 1838, six Cheney brothers established the Mount Nebo Silk Company in Manchester, CT. The company adopted the family name in 1843. Aided by booming national markets, a protective tariff, and innovative production methods, the company grew into the nation's largest and most profitable silk mill by the late 1880s. The company pioneered the wastesilk spinning method and the Grant's reel. The company reached its peak in 1923, after which it quickly declined due to industry wide overproduction...
Dates: undated, 1734 - 1979

Connecticut Citizens Action Group Records

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Identifier: 1987-0024
Abstract The Connecticut Citizen Action Group was the first state-based consumer interest group. Created in 1971 by Ralph Nader and directed by Toby Moffett, CCAG was designed to represent, inform, unite, and empower the citizens of Connecticut in their roles as consumers, workers, tax payers, and voters. Taking on such issues as illegal business practices, utility rate increases, environmental pollution, and consumer fraud, the newly formed group was inundated with citizen requests for information...
Dates: undated, 1964-2002

Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

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Identifier: 1989-0080
Abstract

In 1957, the Connecticut Federation of Labor and the Connecticut State Industrial Union Council (CSIUC) merged to form the Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, generally referred to today as the Connecticut State AFL-CIO. The stated purpose of the new organization was to provide a more effective means of promoting and coordinating the principles and objectives of the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1909-1994

Diocesan Labor Institute Records

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Identifier: 1984-0030
Abstract

The Diocesan Labor Institute was founded in 1942 by Joseph F. Donnelly, then a Waterbury parish priest, later a monsignor, and eventually Auxiliary Bishop of the Hartford Archdiocese. The main purpose of Institute was to instruct workers on Catholic social philosophy and on the basics of trade unionism.

Dates: undated, 1944-1973

Jeremiah J. Driscoll Papers

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Identifier: 2000-0077
Abstract

Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs concerning Jeremiah Driscoll's activities with Royal Industrial Union (Local 937, UAW-CIO) of Hartford, Connecticut, public concerns of evictions of families from housing projects because of their "over-income", unionization efforts in Connecticut businesses, and state politics.

Dates: 1950-1953

Greater Hartford Labor Council, AFL-CIO Records

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Identifier: 1983-0004
Abstract

The Greater Hartford Labor Council (GHLC) was formed in 1957. All local unions belonging to an international affiliated to the AFL-CIO or affiliated to the AFL-CIO directly are able to join the central labor body in their region upon payment of dues.

Dates: undated, 1947-1982

Hartford Journeymen Plumbers and Apprentices, Local 76 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0012
Abstract

This local was originally chartered on 1 March 1893 as Local 76 of the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steamfitters and Steamfitters Helpers of the United States and Canada.

Dates: 1909-1983

Holley Manufacturing Company Records

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Identifier: 1980-0028
Abstract

The Holley Manufacturing Company of Lakeville (Salisbury), Connecticut, produced pocket cutlery and related products, from 1844 until 1946. Holley Manufacturing Company's sales and production declined after 1933 and the firm was dissolved in 1946.

Dates: undated, 1847-1933

James A. Ingalls Papers

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Identifier: 1992-0045
Abstract Contracts, correspondence, legal records, financial records, newspaper clippings and notes gathered and generated by James A. Ingalls, a field representative for the International Union of Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers, AFL-CIO, from the 1950s to the 1992. Materials give details from when Ingalls represented Connecticut local chapters to negotiate contracts, resolve strikes and lockouts, and develop collective bargaining agreements, pension plans and compensation and health...
Dates: undated, 1916-1996

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Aeronautical Industrial District Lodge 91 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0017
Abstract District Lodge 91 received its charter in May 1953. At that time the representative locals consisted of Hartford Aircraft Lodge 743, chartered in 1941, representing workers at Hamilton Standard (located in East Hartford until 1952 when it moved to Windsor Locks); Industrial aircraft Lodge 1746, chartered in February, 1945, representing workers at Pratt and Whitney, East Hartford; and Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746A, chartered in October, 1951, representing Pratt and Whitney workers in...
Dates: undated, 1937-1983

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Canel Lodge 700 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0024
Abstract

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), Canel Lodge 700 was founded on 20 April 1959. The lodge, located in Middletown, Connecticut, was organized by machinists at the Canel Atomic Testing Lab. In 1959, the local gained collective bargaining recognition from the Canel Lab. Pratt and Whitney took over the plant circa 1965. Pratt and Whitney continued union recognition after the takeover.

Dates: undated, 1958 - 1981, 2008

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746 Records

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Identifier: 1983-0005
Abstract

The International Aircraft Lodge 1746 was chartered on 1 November 1945. The local represents production workers at United Technologies Corporation's Pratt and Whitney plant in East Hartford, Connecticut. The workers make jet engines and other components for commercial and military aircraft. Lodge 1746 is a member of IAMAW District 91.

Dates: undated, 1943-1983

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 707 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0014
Abstract

Chartered in 1974, representing machinists at United Aircraft’s Pratt and Whitney plant in North Haven, Connecticut. Originally organized as the United Automobile Workers Local 1234 in 1952.

Dates: undated, 1952-2002

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Southington Lodge 1746A Records

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Identifier: 1990-0040
Abstract: The Industrial Aircraft Lodge 1746A of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The Local represents production workers at United Technologies Corporation's Pratt and Whitney plant in Southington, Connecticut. Lodge members work at the Pratt and Whitney plant in East Hartford, Connecticut. Workers at both plants make jet engines and components for commercial and military aircraft. Lodge 1746A is a member of IAMAW District 91....
Dates: undated, 1964-1989

International Union of Steam Engineers, Local 62 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0008
Abstract

Labor union of steam-driven construction equipment operators of Danbury, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, grievance reports, by-laws and constitution, and membership lists. Includes information about work conditions of the union members and a strike in 1904.

Dates: undated, 1901-1905

University of Connecticut, Labor Education Center Records

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Identifier: 1981-0005
Abstract

First established as a program within the Labor Management Institute in 1946, the Labor Education evolved into a separate center in 1961. Its purpose is to fulfill the educational, consultation, and research needs of the state's unions.

Dates: undated, 1948-1970

Ralph J. Pancallo Papers

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Identifier: 1994-0077
Abstract Ralph Pancallo was a long-standing member of the International Typographical Union (now the Communications Workers of America). He joined ITU in 1935 when he started working as an Apprentice Printer for the Meridian Morning Record. In 1940, he started work with the New Britain Herald as a Composite Printer. In 1958, he took the position of Representative of the I.T.U., a position he held until his retirement in 1979. Ralph...
Dates: undated, 1882-1984

Royal Industrial Union Records

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Identifier: 2004-0122
Abstract

Union that represented workers at the Royal Typewriter Company in Hartford, Connecticut. Records consist of index cards of information created by the union about workers for a strike in 1967 and dues paid by members.

Dates: undated, 1966-1972

Harold Seidman Papers

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Identifier: 1984-0031
Abstract

Professor of Political Science at the University of Connecticut from 1971 to 1984, Seidman was involved with the creation of the Marshall Plan and the development of the European Recovery Corporation under President Truman. He played a major role in the passage of the St. Lawrence Seaway Project, testified on the admission of Alaska and Hawaii into statehood and on the government's role towards the territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, the Panama Canal and Ryker Island.

Dates: undated, 1930-1980

Walter Snow Papers

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Identifier: 1975-0005
Abstract

The papers include the correspondence, short stories, journalistic articles, correspondence, poems, novels, and plays of journalist, essayist, novelist and pulp fiction writer, Walter Snow.

Dates: undated, 1926-1973

Joseph A. Sposato Papers

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Identifier: 1984-0032
Abstract

Joseph Sposato was born 25 March 1912 in Retsof, NY. He began his employment at the American Velvet Company in 1927. He was a founding member of the first organized union at the company (1936) and was president of Local #110, Textile Workers Union of America (Stonington, CT) from 1940 until 1948 and elected again in 1952 until 1958. He retired from the American Velvet Company in 1980.

Dates: undated, 1934-1972

Eugene J. St. Pierre Papers

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Identifier: 1986-0007
Abstract

Eugene St. Pierre was a prominent labor leader in the Hartford area from 1955 to 1974.

Dates: 1933-1986

Henry Stieg Collection of the Pratt & Whitney Company

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Identifier: 1998-0015
Abstract The collection consists of materials gathered by Henry R. Stieg, a master gage inspector at the Pratt & Whitney Division of the Niles-Bement-Pond Company from 1940 to 1973 and departmental steward in the Unity Lodge Local 251 of the United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers and, after 1948, Unity Lodge, Local 405 of the United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, C.I.O.. The materials include publications, newsletters and flyers and memoranda of the...
Dates: undated, 1934-1993

Nicholas J. Tomassetti Papers

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Identifier: 1984-0033
Abstract

Nicholas J. Tomassetti was born 17 December 1914 in Pueblo, Colorado. He was a labor organizer and leader associated with the United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers Union as well as a Democratic representative to the Connecticut General Assembly. Mr. Tomassetti died 18 December 1978 in New Britain, Connecticut.

Dates: undated, 1916-1978

United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 305 Records

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Identifier: 1984-0034
Abstract

The United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local 305, was established on 17 June 1910 by a group of piping tradesmen. Three of its founders were William Tomlinson, Charles A. Smith and Frank Kennedy.

Dates: undated, 1934-1983

United Auto Workers, Local 1010 Records

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Identifier: 2002-0007
Abstract

Documents and publications pertaining to the United Auto Workers (UAW) union, local 1010, and its representation of employees of Lycoming Engines in Stratford, Connecticut. The records contain published agreements, manuals, booklets, newsletters and assorted ephemera from the union, spanning the years 1957 to 1988.

Dates: 1957-1988