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10038 North Dakota AFL-CIO
Records, 1911-1998
Subject files, correspondence, audits, minutes, reports, rosters, yearbooks, constitution, convention programs, contracts, convention credentials, and audio-tapes relating to annual conventions, legislation, and elections. (23.75ft)

10283 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local Union 1091
Records, 1938-1981
Minutes, correspondence, subject files, applications, dues books, reports, membership lists, bulletins, photographs, and records of the North Dakota Building and Construction Trades Council. (2.5ft)

10426 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 714
Records, 1938-1978
Minutes, executive board minutes, correspondence, contracts, negotiation files, subject files, audit reports, financial statements, by-laws, rosters, apprenticeship files, and seniority lists. Collection includes minutes and other records relating to branch locals in Velva and the Souris River Telephone Company local, minutes of the Electrical Workers Benefit Association, North Dakota Electrical Industry Training Fund, Inc., records of Local 1214, Bismarck, representing workers employed by Meyer Broadcasting Company, and records of Local 1792. Records of Local 714 document administration of the local, negotiation of contracts, relations with various labor affiliates, training of apprentices, and working conditions at various sites of employment. Records provide information relating to construction of ICBM missile installations in North Dakota, construction of Garrison Dam, and construction of numerous power plants in the state. (14ft)

10428 International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America Local 123
Records, 1938-1976
Membership, Executive Board, and Building Fund minutes; contracts; rosters; ledgers (dues payment records); cash books; day books; by-laws; audit reports (for Local 123 and Teamsters Joint Council 82); and financial statements. The contracts document agreements with United Buckingham Freight Lines, Garrett Freight Lines, Hart Motor Express Inc., Farmers’ Union Transport Company, United Parcel Service, Barber Transportation Company, Northern Tank Line, Dan Dugan Transportation Company, Midwest Motor Express Inc., and Century-Mercury Freight Inc. (2ft)

10469 International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America Local 74
Records, 1936-1960; 1985
Correspondence, contracts, dues payment records, lists, membership cards, telegrams, financial statements, memorabilia, and publications. Records relate to union administration and collective bargaining. Correspondents include William Langer, William Lemke, and Usher Burdick. (2ft)

10491 Ray C. Dobson
Papers, 1947-1975
Papers relate to administration of the paper and consist of correspondence, memos, advertising schedules, financial reports, International Typographical Union contracts, negotiation files, wage rates, photographs, and records of the Minot Mallards (hunting club). Papers also relate to local politics, St. Joseph's Hospital, and the "power on the line" ceremony at Garrison Dam. (1ft)

10867 Wallace J. Dockter
Papers, 1957-1994
Correspondence, brochures, newsletters, political issues, potential legislation, and publications relating to the national AFL-CIO and Dockter’s 1976 AFL-CIO trip to Israel. (16.75ft)

10868 AFL-CIO Ladies Auxiliary
Records, 1950-1977
Constitution and by-laws, minute books, financial records, correspondence, materials relating to the state and national auxiliaries, pamphlets, and publications. (.75ft)

20470 Henry Martinson
Papers, n.d.
Typescript entitled, “History of North Dakota Labor.” (1 item)

20539 Unemployed Council
Records, 1934
Letter urging organized labor, farmers organizations, and the unemployed to support a strike to identify problems associated with county and state relief efforts. (3 items)

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