Summary Information
Title: UE Local 284 Records
Collection Number: UE.16.284
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 284 (New Bedford, Mass.).

Collection Dates: 1970s-1990s
Extent: 7.5 linear feet (approx. 6 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 284 represented workers at J.C. Rhodes Company in New Bedford, Massachusetts. This subgroup contains forms, grievances, and the charter of UE Local 284.
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:

June 2009
Author:

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

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 284 represented workers at J.C. Rhodes Company in New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1996 the company closed its New Bedford plant and moved to Georgia after a battle with the city which tried to gain control of the facilities using eminent domain. This subgroup contains forms, grievances, and the charter of UE Local 284.


Arrangement

The entirety of this collection has not been arranged. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- History -- 20th century
  • Labor unions -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- History -- 20th century

Corporate Names
  • J. C. Rhodes Company.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 284 (New Bedford, Mass.). -- History
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Locations
  • New Bedford (Mass.)

Category
  • Labor

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Records of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America are closed for a period of twenty-five years after their creation.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America Local 284 on 2002.

Preferred Citation:

UE Local 284 Records, 1970s-1990s, UE.16.284, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in September 2008. This finding guide was written in June 2009.

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 National Office Records Relating to District 2 and District 2 Locals, 1936-1990s, UE.4.1.2, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh