This small collection contains correspondence, minutes, wage information and financial records of the union during the thirties
and forties. Because of the abbreviated nature of the collection much of what is present in these categories is incomplete.
The ILGWU was founded in 1900 under the affiliation of the American Federation of Labor. A San Francisco local was formed
soon thereafter. Of the ten firms which in 1903 were using the label of the International, five were located in San Francisco.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives & Research Center. All requests for
permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing
to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf
of the Labor Archives & Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended
to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be
obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.