Guide to the UE National Office Records Relating to District 4 and District 4 Locals, 1936-1990s UE.4.1.4

ULS Archives Service Center

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives Service Center
Title
UE National Office Records Relating to District 4 and District 4 Locals
Creator
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.
Collection Number
UE.4.1.4
Date
1936-1990s
Extent
18.0 linear feet (approx. 15 boxes)
Abstract
This series contains files on United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) District 4 and its locals collected by the UE national office. Included are correspondence, publications, minutes, and news clippings regarding local strikes, events, and organizing efforts.

Preferred Citation

UE National Office Records Relating to District 4 and District 4 Locals, 1936-1990s, UE.4.1.4, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Scope and Content Notes

District 4 of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) consisted of locals throughout the majority of New Jersey and southeastern New York state, including New York City, and are now part of the UE's Eastern Region. This series contains files on UE District 4 and its locals collected by the UE national office. Included are correspondence, publications, minutes, and news clippings regarding local strikes, events, and organizing efforts. Most of the correspondence is between UE national officers and district or local officers. This finding aid will be updated with a container listing as the project progresses.

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Arrangement

This series has been arranged into two subseries. The first contains records pertaining to District 4. The other subseries contains records pertaining to specific locals within the district, and are further arranged numerically by local number into sections.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives Service Center, October 2011

University of Pittsburgh Library System
7500 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260
412-648-3232
archives-ref@mail.pitt.edu

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

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 the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America in 1975, 1986, 1997, and 2001.

Processing Information

Portions of this collection were originally processed by Archives Service Center staff. This finding aid was completed by Zachary Brodt in 2011.

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Related Materials

Related Material

UE District 4 Records, 1950s, UE.15.4, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. District 4.
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.

Personal Name(s)

  • Emspak, Julius, 1904-1962
  • Matles, James J.

Subject(s)

  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- New Jersey -- History -- 20th century
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- New York (State) -- History -- 20th century
  • Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
  • Labor
  • Labor unions -- New Jersey -- History -- 20th century
  • Labor unions -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century

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Collection Inventory

Subseries  1. District 4 

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Subseries  2. District 4 Locals 

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