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Bakery & Confectionery Workers International Union Polish Local 77 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001701
This collection documents official business of the union, its history, and its membership mainly through contracts, memorabilia and meeting minutes.

Important Subjects: Union contracts Strikes and lockouts Polish Americans

Dates

  • 1930 - 1979
  • Majority of material found within 1950 - 1969

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (2 SB)

Abstract

The Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union formed in 1969 from the union of the Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America (f. 1886) and the American Bakery and Confectionery Workers’ International Union (f. 1957). Local 77 in Detroit was organized and chartered in 1916 by immigrants from Poland under the official name Polish Local No. 77 of the International Union of Bakers and Confectioners, Labor Federation of America. This collection documents official business of the union, its history, and its membership mainly through contracts, memorabilia and meeting minutes.

History

The Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union formed in 1969 from the union of the Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America (f. 1886) and the American Bakery and Confectionery Workers’ International Union (f. 1957). Local 77 in Detroit was organized and chartered in 1916 by immigrants from Poland under the official name Polish Local No. 77 of the International Union of Bakers and Confectioners, Labor Federation of America.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collections. Folder titles are taken from original folders and envelopes in collection.

Acquisition

Records were donated to the Reuther Library on December 8, 1997.

Transfers

Photographs, 1969 charter, oversized documents, and a memorial photo poster of Roman Michalowski were transferred to the Reuther Audiovisual Department.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Aimee Ergas on July 14, 2010.
Title
Guide to the Bakery & Confectionery Workers International Union Polish Local 77 Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Aimee Ergas.
Date
2010-07-14
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA