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IBT Newspapers and Journals collection

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0031

Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspapers and newsletters published by IBT locals, joint councils and other Teamsters organizations from 1904-2009. The bulk of the materials are IBT local and joint council periodicals from a number of different cities, including New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Denver, Milwaukee, Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. The papers cover general union and labor news, IBT-related news and events, as well as current political news, events and commentary. As most of the materials date from 1957-1990, they document the entire Jimmy Hoffa era, as well as the tenures of Frank Fitzsimmons, Roy Williams, Jackie Presser, and William McCarthy. Also included in the collection are the DRIVE Reporter, the publication of the Teamsters' Democratic, Republican and the Independent Voter Education organization.

Dates

  • 1904-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

This collection contains newspapers and newsletters published by IBT locals, joint councils and other Teamsters organizations from 1956-2002. These newspapers span a wide range of Teamster history and show how each era affected different regions and sections of IBT.

Extent

12.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains newspapers and newsletters published by IBT locals, joint councils and other Teamsters organizations from 1904-2009. The bulk of the materials are IBT local and joint council periodicals from a number of different cities, including New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Denver, Milwaukee, Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically and chronologically.

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, 2012 [2012.036]
Title
Guide to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Newspapers and Journals collection1956-2002
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
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Washington 20052 United States of America