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Finding Aid to the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local Lodge 6 (San Francisco, Calif.) Records larc.ms.0110
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Series I: Minutes, 1929-1953

Extent: 7 volumes

Scope and Contents

Two notebooks (1929-1932) and four bound minute books (1933-1953) include minutes of Lodge 6 regular meetings, special meetings and the executive board meetings. Most of the regular and special meeting minutes are handwritten; most of the executive board minutes are typed. Also included in these books are lists of elected officers, and in some cases, lists of committee members (1935-1938). A seventh book contains minutes of the welders regular meetings from 1936 to 1939. Minutes of some affiliated organizations (district councils, etc.) are with other documents generated by these groups.
Box 1, Volume 1

1929-1930

Box 1, Volume 2

1931-1932

Box 1, Volume 3

1932-1935

Box 1, Volume 4

1935-1938

Box 1, Volume 5

1938-1943

Box 2, Volume 1

1943-1953

Box 2, Volume 2

Welders' Meetings 1936-1939

 

Series 2:  Constitutions and By-laws, 1923-1987

Extent: 2 folders

Scope and Contents

Most of the constitutions are printed booklets. The Lodge 6 folder also includes documents which revised the constitutions. This series also includes the constitutions of affiliated groups including District 51, the Metal Trades Councils, California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO and the Int'l. Bros. of Boilermakers.
Box 2, Folder 3

Constitutions and By-Laws, Lodge 6 (booklets) 1923-1987

Box 2, Folder 4

Constitution and By-Laws, Affiliated Groups 1939-1956

 

Series 3:  Administration, 1934-1956

Extent: 9 folders

Scope and Contents

Incoming and outgoing correspondence is limited to administrative activities of Lodge 6. This series records the participation of Lodge 6 in District 44 and District 51. Included are the Districts' constitutions and minutes. There is also material on Lodge 6 elections of officers, and some financial reports. A record book contains telephone messages from 1938 to 1941.
Box 3, Folder 1

Correspondence 1938-1976

Box 3, Folder 2

District 44 Constitution and By-Laws 1939-1956

Box 3, Folder 3

District 44 Correspondence and Minutes 1945-1951

Box 3, Folder 4

District 51 Constitution and By-Laws 1938-1939

Box 3, Folder 5

District 51 Correspondence and Finances 1935-1938

Box 3, Folder 6

District 51 Minutes 1934-1939

Box 3, Folder 7

Elections 1936

Box 3, Folder 8

Elections 1948-1952

Box 3, Folder 9

Financial Reports 1940-1941, 1946, 1948

Box 3, Volume 10

Ledger of Telephone Messages 1938-1947

 

Series 4:  Conventions and Conferences, 1944-1949

Extent: 2 folders

Scope and Contents

These are the Boilermakers Consolidated Conventions. There are a few documents from the 17th Convention (1944). Material from the 18th Convention (1949) is more comprehensive.
Box 4, Folder 1

17th Consolidated Convention 1944

Box 4, Folder 2

18th Consolidated Convention 1949

Box 4, Folder 3

Conferences 1943-1968

 

Series 5:  Jurisdiction, 1920-1964

Extent: 5 folders

Scope and Contents

This series defines jurisdiction between lodges and districts within the Boilermakers Union as well as records of jurisdictional disputes. The original order of material on jurisdiction disputes between Boilermakers' Lodges 6 and 9 has been maintained and fills three folders. There is one folder with material on jurisdictional disputes between the Boilermakers and the Machinists. For additional correspondence on jurisdictional disputes between Lodges 6 and 9, see Box 8, Folder 3--Contract Administration -MarinShip.
Box 4, Folder 4

Boilermakers Lodge 6 - General 1938-1966

Box 4, Folder 5

Boilermakers District 44 and District 51 1920-1939

Box 4, Folder 6

Boilermakers Lodge 6 and Lodge 9 (Folder 1) 1916-1959

Box 4, Folder 7

Boilermakers Lodge 6 and Lodge 9 (Folder 2) 1938-1964

Box 4, Folder 8

Boilermakers Lodge 6 and Lodge 9 (Folder 3) (For Boilermakers Lodge 6 and Lodge 9, see: CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION - MarinShip) 1938-1947

Box 4, Folder 9

Boilermakers Lodge 6 and Machinists Lodge 68 1942-1945

 

Series 6:  Membership Records, 1938-1978

Extent: 6 folders, 2 volumes

Scope and Contents

This series holds records of job assignments, membership clearances, apprenticeships and examinations for skilled categories, organizing materials, and death benefits.
Box 5, Folder 1

Apprenticeship and Skills Examinations 1947-1963

Box 5, Folder 2

Membership Referral Procedures 1938-1966

Box 5, Folder 3

Coast Guard Port Security Clearance 1965-1970

Box 5, Folder 4

Death Benefits 1939, 1954

Box 5, Folder 5

Organizing Materials 1956-1958

Box 5, Folder 6

Safety and Occupational Hazards 1940-1958

Box 5, Volume 7

Ledger Listing Unemployed Members 1938-1946

Box 5, Volume 8

Ledger Listing Job Requests and Assignments 1969-1978

 

Series 7:  Maritime Federation of the Pacific, 1939-1941

Extent: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

The Boilermakers Union was an affiliate of this Federation. (The records of the Maritime Federation of the Pacific are deposited at the Labor Archive and Research Center.)
Box 5, Folder 9

Maritime Federation of the Pacific 1939-1941

 

Series 8:  Contract Administration, 1919-1985

Extent: 23 folders

Scope and Contents

This series contains agreements for major bargaining groups in which Boilermakers' Lodge 6 participated, along with contract conventions and negotiating documents. Correspondence with companies under contract is included as well.
 

Master Shipbuilding Contract

Box 6, Folder 1

Agreements (booklets) 1919-1985

Box 6, Folder 2

Memorandum of Agreements 1937-1947

Box 6, Folder 3

Interpretative Committee 1947-1948

Box 6, Folder 4

Convention 1938-1940

Box 6, Folder 5

Convention 1955

Box 6, Folders 6-8

Negotiations 1957-1959

Box 6, Folder 9

General 1942-1969

Box 7, Folder 1

Manufacturing and Construction Contracts - Agreements (booklets) 1950-1963

Box 7, Folder 2

Manufacturing and Construction Contracts - Negotiations 1946-1963

Box 7, Folder 3

Negotiating Information from Research Dept. 1957-1958

Box 7, Folder 4

Bethlehem Steel Co. - Agreements 1951-1962

Box 7, Folders 5-8

Bethlehem Steel Co. - Correspondence 1936-1964

Box 8, Folder 1

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. - Correspondence 1941-45

Box 8, Folder 2

General Engineering & Dry Dock Co. - Correspondence 1943, 1947

Box 8, Folder 3

MarinShip Corporation - Correspondence 1943

Box 8, Folder 4

Pacific Ship Repair, Inc. - Correspondence 1947-1971

Box 8, Folder 5

United Engineering Co. - Correspondence 1944-1945

Box 8, Folder 6

Western Pipe and Steel Co. - Correspondence 1938-1940

 

Series 9:  Government Agencies, 1943-1964

Extent: 8 folders

Scope and Contents

This series includes joint projects by the Department of Labor and unions, wage chronologies, cases before the National Labor Relations Board, and a Presidential executive order.
 

Department of Labor

Box 8, Folder 7

Shipbuilding Stabilization Committee 1946

Box 8, Folder 8

Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Zone Conference 1946

Box 8, Folder 9

Publications - Wage Chronologies 1941-1964, 1957

 

National Labor Relations Board

Box 8, Folder 10

Dulansky Case Legal Documents 1949-1950

Box 8, Folder 11

Dulansky Case Correspondence 1949-1950

Box 8, Folder 12

Dulansky Case 1943-1949

Box 8, Folder 13

Pacific Coast Shipbuilders & Ship Repairs - Craft Jurisdiction 1951

Box 8, Folder 14

Presidential Executive Order 9651 1945

 

Series 10:  Non-Textual Materials, undated

Extent: 1 folder

Scope and Contents

Unidentified photographs remain with the collection. Badges and Buttons were transferred to the LARC button collection. One poster of a welder during WWII was transferred to the LARC poster collection.
Box 8, Folder 15

Photographs (unidentified) undated