Guide to UE Local 284 Records, 1970s-1990s UE.16.284

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
UE Local 284 Records
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Local 284 (New Bedford, Mass.).
Collection Number
UE.16.284
Date
1970s-1990s
Extent
7.5 linear feet (approx. 6 boxes)
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.

Preferred Citation

UE Local 284 Records, 1970s-1990s, UE.16.284, 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 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.

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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

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
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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 284 on 2002.

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 National Office Records Relating to District 2 and District 2 Locals, 1936-1990s, UE.4.1.2, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • 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

Geographic Name(s)

  • New Bedford (Mass.)

Subject(s)

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

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Previous Citation

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

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