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Labor unions

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Associated Press photographs of Great Strike Wave

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0721
Abstract The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City. The AP, as well as other news organizations covered the Great Strike Wave of 1945-1946, a series of massive post-war labor strikes spanning numerous industries and public utilities. The collection includes twenty-five original Associated Press black-and-white photographs. They are 7x9" photographic prints on glossy paper, with printed captions included on the back of most of the...
Dates: 1945 - 1946

Iron and Steel Union Constitution

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030058121]
Identifier: MS-HUT-005
Scope and Contents The manuscript in this collection is an incomplete, holograph copy of the constitution which was adopted by The Iron and Steel Roll Hands Union and The Associated Brotherhood of Iron and Steel Heaters, Rollers and Roughers. It was adopted at their joint meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, August 3, 1875 but its usefulness was short-lived as the union the following year merged and became The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers. The manuscript is incomplete lacking several pages...
Dates: (1875)

Italian press photographs of the "Years of Lead" protests

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030134559]
Identifier: MS-0743

The present collection is a visual account of the tumultuous period known in Italy as the "anni di piombo" (Years of Lead), from the 1960s to 1980s. These black-and-white press photographs document workers' strikes, riots, student demonstrations, and protest marches in Italy, principally Rome, Milan, Turin, and Naples. The collection spans 1969 to 1982.

Dates: 1969 - 1982

Jacob Harry Hollander papers

Identifier: MS-0059

Jacob Harry Hollander was born in Baltimore in 1871 and was appointed by Presidents McKinley and T. Roosevelt to represent the United States in economic policy abroad. The papers date from 1895-1940 and are largely Hollander's professional correspondence dealing with his teaching at Hopkins, his writings on economic theory, and his work in the areas of social welfare and economic reform.

Dates: 1895-1940

Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture

Identifier: MS-0846

The Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection which spans from the 18th to the 20th century. The collection consists of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.

Dates: 1788 - 1967

Maryland Freedom Union Black unionization campaign press materials, 1966-07-12 - 1967-03-20

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443766], Folder: 27
Scope and Contents

A letter to a New York Times journalist and a press release produced by the Maryland Freedom Union discussing their successes organizing Black workers in two Baltimore stores, Tommy Tucker Store and Roth's Supermarket, in cooperation with a local chapter of CORE. The press release announces that they won a recognition agreement at Roth's Supermarket with a union shop provision, wage increase, vacation benefits, and sick leave for workers at Roth's.

Dates: 1966-07-12 - 1967-03-20

NAACP demonstration memo, 1963-05-13

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 26
Scope and Contents

A memo from George Sellers, coordinator of the direct action committee of the NAACP, to the organization's officers, executive board members, direct action committee members, and freedom supporters of the NAACP. Sellers makes a "freedom sacrifice appeal" for participation in a demonstration on May 15, 1963 planned by the Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP, which was protesting over racial discrimination against Black workers by labor unions engaged in the construction of Reyburn Plaza.

Dates: 1963-05-13

Ralph G. Murdy collection on Baltimore criminal justice

Identifier: MS-0374

Ralph G. Murdy was a deputy police commissioner with the Baltimore City Police Department in the 1970s. The collection consists of pamphlets, documents, committee minutes, correspondence, reports, and notes mostly related to the process of criminal justice in the city of Baltimore dating from 1878-1972, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-1972.

Dates: 1878-1972; Majority of material found within 1960-1972

Teachers and Researchers United records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034392997]
Identifier: MS-0973
Content Description

Organizing materials created by the JHU graduate student union Teachers and Researchers United (TRU). Materials include meeting notes, interest forms, flyers, buttons, stickers, and electronic records.

Dates: 2016 - 2023

Trade Union collection

Identifier: MS-0337

The Trade Union Collection consists of printed material produced by unions and employers' associations dating from 1910-1964.

Dates: 1910-1964