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United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America Records, 1936-1981
MSS 071  
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Description
The collection consists of partial records of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE). There is material from selected years of the national Executive Board and from early chapters of UE history (1940s-1960s). There is a large amount of material on the 1969 strike against General Electric and the events leading up to it. The bulk of the collection related to specific locals is material on California locals in District 10--specifically Local 1010 (Ontario), Local 1012 (Ontario) and Local 1421 (Los Angeles)--but additionally there is a small amount of material from locals in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Background
Early History
Extent
14 legal document boxes, one legal half document box; 5 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research. Researchers may make single copies of any portion of the collection, but publication from the collection will be allowed only with the express written permission of the Library's director. It is not necessary to obtain written permission to quote from a collection. When the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research gives permission for publication, it is as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
The collection is available for research only at the Library's facility in Los Angeles. The Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Researchers are encouraged to call or email the Library indicating the nature of their research query prior to making a visit.