Summary Information
Title: UE National Office Records Relating to District 3 and District 3 Locals
Collection Number: UE.4.1.3
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.

Collection Dates: 1936-1990s
Extent: 12.0 linear feet (approx. 10 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
This series contains files on United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) District 3 and its locals collected by the UE national office. Included are correspondence, publications, minutes, and news clippings regarding local strikes, events, and organizing efforts.
Publisher:

ULS Archives Service Center
University of Pittsburgh Library System
7500 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260
412-648-3232
archives-ref@mail.pitt.edu
Date Published:

October 2011
Author:

Finding aid prepared by Zachary Brodt.
Collection Scope and Content Notes

District 3 of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) consisted of locals in the majority of New York state, excluding New York City, and are now part of the UE's Eastern Region. This series contains files on UE District 3 and its locals collected by the UE national office. Included are correspondence, publications, minutes, and news clippings regarding local strikes, events, and organizing efforts. Most of the correspondence is between UE national officers and district or local officers. This finding aid will be updated with a container listing as the project progresses.


Arrangement

This series has been arranged into two subseries. The first contains records pertaining to District 3. The other subseries contains records pertaining to specific locals within the district, and are further arranged numerically by local number into sections.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- New York (State) -- History -- 20th century
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Labor unions -- New York (State) -- History -- 20th century
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Corporate Names
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. District 3.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.

Personal Names
  • Emspak, Julius, 1904-1962
  • Matles, James J.

Category
  • Labor

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America in 1975, 1986, 1997, and 2001.

Preferred Citation:

UE National Office Records Relating to District 3 and District 3 Locals, 1936-1990s, UE.4.1.3, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

Portions of this collection were originally processed by Archives Service Center staff. This finding aid was completed by Zachary Brodt in 2011.

Copyright:

The University of Pittsburgh holds the property rights to the material in this collection, but the copyright may still be held by the original creator/author. Researchers are therefore advised to follow the regulations set forth in the U.S. Copyright Code when publishing, quoting, or reproducing material from this collection without the consent of the creator/author or that go beyond what is allowed by fair use.

Related Material:

UE District 3 Records, 1940s-1950s, UE.15.3, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh


Collection Inventory

Subseries 1. District 3

Subseries 2. District 3 Locals