Summary Information
Title: UE Publications Collection
Collection Number: UE.8.1
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.

Collection Dates: 1936-1990s
Extent: 68.75 linear feet (55 boxes)

Language: English

The United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) utilized various publications at the national, district, and local levels to disseminate information to its members. This subgroup contains publications created and collected by the UE. Included are informational booklets, shop papers, bulletins, and company newsletters.

ULS Archives Service Center
University of Pittsburgh Library System
7500 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260
Date Published:

March 2009

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

This subgroup contains newspapers, newsletters, booklets, pamphlets, leaflets, and bulletins created by the UE, companies, and other unions regarding local and national labor issues and union organizing. Many company publications are from Westinghouse and General Electric. Topics of interest include Communism, political action, and UE accomplishments. Publications collected by the Research Department have been retained in record group UE 10 Research Department. Organizer's Bulletinscan be found in UE 7-4 UE Organizer's Bulletins.


The entirety of this collection has not been arranged; however, an inventory exists for many of the publications created between 1936 and the 1970s. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.

Subject Terms

  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Labor unions -- Organizing -- United States -- History
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History

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

  • Publications

  • Labor

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America in 1976, 1986, 1997, and 2004.

Preferred Citation:

UE Publications Collection, 1936-1990s, UE.8.1, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

This collection was originally processed by Archives Service Center staff. A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in June 2008. This finding aid was written in March 2009.


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 Organizer’s Bulletins 1937-1977, UE.7.4, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh