Labor unions -- Nevada
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Notice to the presidents of the miners' unions signed by F. F. Osbiston, Aug. 29, summarizing an agreement between the Committee of Comstock Superintendents and Miners' Unions regarding unionizing of mine workers; and letter of Sept. 5, 1877 from the Miners' Unions stating that the Gold Hill, Silver City, and Virginia [City] Miners' Unions had ratified that agreement.
Blank letterhead lists names of Nevada officers, executive committee, legislative agent, and attorney; Lillie B. Clinedinst was secretary. The collection contains material from 1927 created by the Nevada State Federation of Labor.
Nevada State Federation of Labor was a cooperative organization of labor unions in Nevada. The collection includes fliers and programs for union events, and newspaper clippings about labor strikes, politics, and floods in Reno between 1949-1954, and several issues of the labor newspapers Nevada State Labor News and Nevada Citizen.
Primarily political correspondence with Nevada Senator Pat McCarran. Some letters are accompanied by bills, receipts, and contractor's estimates relating to the Senator's property in and near Reno; or relevant newspaper clippings, memos, or minutes of meetings.
Records from the Miners' Union including account books and items for the library.