Summary Information
Title: UE Local 219 Records
Collection Number: UE.16.219
Creator: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 219 (Pawtucket, R.I.).

Collection Dates: 1980s-1990s
Extent: 17.5 linear feet (14 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 219 represented workers at Carol Wire and Cable Corporation in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. This subgroup contains correspondence and grievances regarding Local 219.
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:

July 2009
Author:

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

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 219 represented workers at Carol Wire and Cable Corporation in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. This subgroup contains correspondence and grievances regarding Local 219. Also included are donation letters from a 1988 strike, as well as contracts and research files.


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 -- Rhode Island -- Pawtucket -- History
  • Labor unions -- Rhode Island -- Pawtucket -- History -- 20th century

Corporate Names
  • Carol Wire and Cable Corporation.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 219 (Pawtucket, R.I.). -- History
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Locations
  • Pawtucket (R.I.)

Genres/Forms
  • Correspondence

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 219 in the late 1990s.

Preferred Citation:

UE Local 219 Records, 1980s-1990s, UE.16.219, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

A processing plan for this collection was written by Zachary Brodt in October 2008. This finding guide was written in May 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