Guide to the UE Local 1180 Records, 1980s UE.16.1180

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Local 1180 Records
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 1180 (Sioux Falls, S.D.).
Collection Number
UE.16.1180
Date
1980s
Extent
10.0 linear feet (approx. 8 boxes)
Abstract
United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 1180 represented workers at Litton Industries in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This subgroup contains information on organizing Local 1180 and National Labor Relations Board charges brought against Litton.

Preferred Citation

UE Local 1180 Records, 1980s, UE.16.1180, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 1180 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was founded in September 1980 as part of a multi-union national campaign to organize workers of Litton Industries. Included is information on the organizing efforts of Local 1180, as well as details on unfair labor practices committed by Litton. Photographs depicting local activities and membership cards are also present.

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Arrangement

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

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, June 2009

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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.

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.

Acquisition Information

Gift of United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America Local 1180 on 1994.

Processing Information

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

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Related Materials

Related Material

UE Organizing Campaign Records, 1942-1990s, UE.7.1, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

UE Local Charter Applications, 1937-1980, UE.16.2, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Litton Industries.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 1180 (Sioux Falls, S.D.). -- History
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. -- History

Genre(s)

  • Photographs

Geographic Name(s)

  • Sioux Falls (S.D.)

Subject(s)

  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- South Dakota -- Sioux Falls -- History
  • Labor
  • Labor unions -- South Dakota -- Sioux Falls -- History -- 20th century

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Previous Citation

UE Local 1180 Records, 1980s, UE.16.1180, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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