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American Federation of Musicians. Local No. 368, Reno, Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: 91-37
Abstract

Included are minutes, correspondence, subject files, bylaws, stewards' reports, grievance files, union/casino collective bargaining documentation, subject files, financial records, and administrative records of the Reno Musicians' Federal Credit Union.

Dates: 1909-1984; Majority of material found within 1930-1984

Angus E. Cauble Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC712
Abstract

Includes certificates, correspondence, memorial from his union, the Butcher workman (May 1955) with Cauble's obituary, and photos. The collection contains material from 1929-1955 created by Angus E. Cauble.

Dates: 1929-1955

The Comstock Lode; or a Crucible of Militant Unionism

 Collection
Identifier: 82-14
Abstract

Anne Farrar Hyde was a student at Mt. Holyoke College who wrote a paper on the Comstock Lode, which is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection includes a paper from 1982 on the Comstock Lode in Virginia City and the development of labor unions for miners by Hyde.

Dates: 1982

William Glenn Emminger Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 89-72
Abstract

Interviews of Mr. William Glenn Emminger and Mrs. Tracy Hartsough Emminger by Willard F. Day include discussions on Rochester, Tonopah, and Unionville, Nevada; Jack (Andrew Jackson) Longstreet's anti-union activities and other stories; Rawhide Jack Davis; and on Mrs. Emminger's father, Louis C. Hartsough and his tales of General George A. Custer.

Dates: August 28, 1962

Oral interview of Graham Erskine

 Collection
Identifier: 91-39
Abstract

Erskine, in interviews with Richard D. Adkins, discusses architects and the regulation of the profession in Nevada, uniform building codes, the State Board of Architecture, his experience working with the United States government on housing projects at Stead Air Force Base, the effect of unionization of building trades on architecture, and creation of the Reno and Las Vegas chapters of the American Institute of Architects.

Dates: 1990

Industrial Workers of the World Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1032
Abstract

Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.

Dates: 1906-1907

Labor's Pittman Club Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 90-46
Abstract

Letter from O.D. Gorman, club secretary, notifying union members that the "standard railroad organizations" and the American Federation of Labor were supporting Pittman for re-election to the Senate. The collection contains material from 1930 created by the Labor's Pittman Club.

Dates: 1930

Agreement between the mining superintendents and the Mechanics' Union, defining mechanical labor, its hours, and its wages

 Collection
Identifier: NC48
Abstract

The Mechanics' Union was a mining labor union in Storey County, Nevada. Contains agreement made 1878 between the mining superintendents and the Mechanics' Union, defining mechanical labor, its hours, and its wages.

Dates: 1878

Mine Operators of Storey County agreement and letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC223
Abstract

Agreement between the mine operators, Virginia City Miners' Union no. 46, and the Gold Hill Miners' Union no. 54 setting wages of miners at $5 per day during World War I (1918); and a letter from the mine operators to the unions rescinding the previous wage agreement, mentioning I. W. W. influence among agitators, and threatening to halt all mining if lower wages were not accepted (1919).

Dates: 1918-1919

Miners' attitudes in Goldfield during the labor troubles of 1906-1908

 Collection
Identifier: 84-19
Abstract

Collection contains a seminar paper which analyses the involvement of the United Mine Workers in the Goldfield (Nevada) miners' strike of 1906-1908, the union's part in organizing the International Workers of the World, and whether the principles supported by either organization reflected the aspirations of the workers they represented. Material created by Ann Harvey in 1983.

Dates: 1983

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