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Roofers, Local 134 (Toledo, Ohio) - MS 144

Introduction | Agency History | Scope and Contents | Series Description | Inventory

Introduction

The records of Local 134 of the Roofers date from 1937 to 1980. Some of the history of this Toledo-based local union is reflected in a small collection of one-half of a linear foot of minutes and agreements.

The records of Roofers Local 134 were donated to the Center for Archival Collections on June 13, 1980, through the cooperation of David Gray, field representative for the Ohio Labor History Project and Gerald Clower, representative for Local 134. Literary and property rights have been dedicated to the public and duplication is permitted for the purpose of preservation and scholarly research. The register was prepared in July 1988, by Susan Hughes, a manuscript processor employed through a grant provided by the Ohio Historical Society.

Agency History

Roofers, Local 134 of the United Slate, Tile and Composition Roofers' Association was first chartered in 1937 in order to, as the Constitution states, "unite and mutually obligate all practical composition roofers. . .throughout Toledo, Ohio and vicinity, for the purpose of securing concert of action in all matters affecting the interests of our own and allied crafts."

No agency history was available from the Local, though the researcher may wish to contact the Union, whose headquarters are at 4652 Lewis Avenue, Toledo, Ohio, 43612, for additional information.

Scope and Content

The research value of this collection is somewhat limited due to its small size and the incomplete nature of its contents. The minutes are relatively complete from 1958-1972, however, they are of a sketchy nature and there is no correspondence to expand upon items briefly mentioned in the minutes. Early agreements between the local union and Toledo contractors are also missing, however, the collection may be of some value to the labor historian or to a labor lawyer.

Series Description

PROCEEDINGS

REGULAR MINUTES.
October 1957, 1958-1972.
Arranged chronologically
Contains record of reports given, motions and resolutions made, election results, name of officer calling meeting to order and signature of secretary.

EXECUTIVE BOARD MINUTES.
March 1958-November 1972.
Arranged chronologically
Contains record similar to regular minutes with addition of members' violation hearings.

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES.
1958-1972.
Arranged chronologically
Contains record similar to the above regular minutes with emphasis on issues related to contract negotiations.

LEGAL DOCUMENTS

AGREEMENTS.
1937, 1955-1980.
Arranged chronologically
Contains record of agreeing parties, articles of agreement and signatures of representatives of agreeing parties.

CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS.
1946.
A copy of the local union's constitution and bylaws.

Inventory

Box 1

Folders
  1. Minutes-regular, Oct. 17, 1957
  2. Minutes-regular, 1958
  3. Minutes-regular, 1959
  4. Minutes-regular, 1960
  5. Minutes-regular, 1961
  6. Minutes-regular, 1962
  7. Minutes-regular, 1963
  8. Minutes-regular, 1964
  9. Minutes-regular, 1965
  10. Minutes-regular, 1966
  11. Minutes-regular, 1967
  12. Minutes-regular, 1968
  13. Minutes-regular, 1969
  14. Minutes-regular, 1970
  15. Minutes-regular, 1971
  16. Minutes-regular, 1972
  17. Minutes-executive board Mar. 1958-Nov. 1972
  18. Minutes-special meetings 1958-1972
  19. Attendance records-officers 1965-1966, 1968-1969
  20. Constitution and bylaws 1946
  21. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1937
  22. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1955-1957
  23. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1958-1960
  24. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1962-1965
  25. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1965-1968
  26. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1968-1970
  27. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1972-1974
  28. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1974-1977
  29. Agreement-Toledo Sheet Metal and Roofing Contractors Association, 1977-1980

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