Guide to the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Frederick F. Umhey, Executive Secretary. Correspondence,
1934-1955

Collection Number: 5780/005

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

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Compiled by:
Robert E. Lazar
Date completed:
March 1976
EAD encoding:
Casey S. Westerman, July 9, 2002

© 2002 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Frederick F. Umhey, Executive Secretary. Correspondence, 1934-1955 [bulk 1940-1950].
Collection Number:
5780/005.
Creator:
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Executive Secretary.
Quantity:
28 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The Umhey Executive Secretary records consist primarily of organizational records, subject files, and correspondence dealing with union administrative matters.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Frederick Umhey was born in New York City in 1895. Unlike most officials in the ILGWU, Umhey was never employed as a garment maker. He began working in the office of Morris Hillquit, the labor lawyer, while still a teenager, and remained there until Hillquit's death in 1933. The following year, ILGWU President David Dubinsky appointed Umhey to the newly-created post of Executive Secretary. In that role, he served as administrator for such ILGWU programs as the Union Health Center, Unity House, and the death benefit fund. He also served as secretary to all of the standing committees of the union's General Executive Board. Frederick Umhey died in office in 1955.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Much of the collection is made up of routine correspondence. There is, however, significant material documenting such ILGWU activities as the annual convention, Union Health Center, Unity House (the ILGWU resort), and Unity Broadcasting Corporation, which owned a number of radio stations across the country. In addition, the collection contains correspondence with government officials about labor situations in the garment industry during World War II, and information about health care, benefits, and pensions for workers. Some of Umhey's personal records are also included.
Significant individuals in the collection include Luigi Antonini, David Dubinsky, Morris Hillquit, and Meyer Perlstein. Among the notable organizations represented in the collection are the joint boards and local unions of the ILGWU, Labor League for Human Rights, Labor's League for Political Education, the Liberal Party of New York, the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and the U.S. Department of Labor.

SUBJECTS

Names:
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
Antonini, Luigi, 1883-1968.
Dubinsky, David, 1892-
Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933.
Perlstein, Meyer, 1884-1958.
Umhey, Frederick F., 1895-1955.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union--Management.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Union Health Center.
Labor League for Human Rights.
Labor's League for Political Education.
Liberal Party of New York State.
New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
United States. Department of Labor.
Unity Broadcasting Corporation.
Unity House.

Subjects:
Clothing trade--United States.
Clothing workers--Medical care--United States.
Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States.
Labor unions--Officials and employees.
Labor union locals.
Survivors' benefits--United States.
Women's clothing industry--United States.
Workers' compensation--United States.
World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Correspondence
Organization files


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Frederick F. Umhey, Executive Secretary. Correspondence, 1934-1955 [bulk 1940-1950]. #5780/005. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

SERIES LIST

Series I. Executive Secretary correspondence. Boxes 1-55
Series II. Personal correspondence. Box 56

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
I. Executive Secretary correspondence.
American Federation of Labor
1950-55.
Box 1 Folder 1
1948-49.
Box 1 Folder 2
Convention: 1952-54.
Box 1 Folder 3
New York State Federation of Labor: 1946-51.
Box 1 Folder 4
Includes Union resolutions to Convention.
Health Plans: 1952-54.
Box 1 Folder 5
Includes Umhey statement before the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Jan. 1954; correspondence with Committee members.
Health Plans: 1948-49.
Box 1 Folder 6
correspondence re American Medical Assoc. in cooperation with consumer cooperatives and labor groups to work out a program for medical care and services.
Questionnaires: 1944-55.
Box 1 Folder 7
American Labor Conference on International Affairs, Inc.: 1945.
Box 1 Folder 8
Includes by-laws.
Annuities
The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the U.S.: 1938-51.
Box 1 Folder 9
correspondence
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the U.S.: 1938-51.
Box 1 Folder 10
Equitable Assurance: 1941-46.
Box 1 Folder 11
Includes Antonini's Policy, 1946.
Reports and Form Letters: 1945-47.
Box 1 Folder 12
Retirement Inquiries: 1946
Box 2 Folder 1
Statistical Tables and Employee Records (n.d.).
Box 2 Folder 2
Miscellaneous: c. 1938.
Box 2 Folder 3
Applications, Employment: 1946-49.
Box 2 Folder 4
Attorneys
D.
Box 2 Folder 5
Jacob J. Edelman: 1934-47.
Box 2 Folder 6
F
Box 2 Folder 7
G.
Box 2 Folder 8
G.
Box 2 Folder 9
Includes correspondence with Morris Glushien and other members of General Counsel office.
G.
Box 2 Folder 10
Includes correspondence with Morris Glushien, 1947-50.
H-I.
Box 2 Folder 11
Jack Johannes: 1938-46.
Box 2 Folder 12
K.
Box 2 Folder 13
Clif. Langsdale: 1938-43.
Box 2 Folder 14
Morris Levin: 1943-48.
Box 3 Folder 1
L.
Box 3 Folder 2
Includes correspondence with Abe Levy, 1938-49.
Elias Lieberman: 1936-51.
Box 3 Folder 3
Markewich and Null: 1933-44.
Box 3 Folder 4
George E. Roewer: 1943-48.
Box 3 Folder 5
George E. Roewer: 1936-51.
Box 3 Folder 6
S.
Box 3 Folder 7
Emil Schlesinger: 1938-49
Box 3 Folder 8
Includes correspondence with Abraham Schlesinger.
Harry Sherr (Los Angeles): 1933-44.
Box 3 Folder 9
David Sokol: 1945-51
Box 3 Folder 10
T-Z.
Box 3 Folder 11
Blood Bank, Union and American Red Cross: 1952-53.
Box 4 Folder 1
Bonds
Analysis of Portfolios: 1944-47
Box 4 Folder 2
Purchases, General Office: 1953-54.
Box 4 Folder 3
Purchases: 1940-43, 1949-52.
Box 4 Folder 4
Purchases, Joint Boards and Locals: 1945-51.
Box 4 Folder 5
Purchases, Canada: 1940-50.
Box 4 Folder 6
Purchases, Defense Bonds: 1951.
Box 4 Folder 7
Inquiries re Payment: 1949-51.
Box 4 Folder 8
Manufacturers Trust Co., Custodian Account: 1943-48.
Box 4 Folder 9
Records (Canada): 1952-53.
Box 4 Folder 10
1937-50. Misc. correspondence
Box 4 Folder 11
Cabled Moneys, foreign.
Box 5 Folder 1
California Sportswear and Dress Assoc., Inc.: July 25, 1955
Box 5 Folder 2
Cancer Committees 1952-54.
Box 5 Folder 3
Correspondence and minutes of American Cancer Society
Central High School of Needle Trades: 1944-50.
Box 5 Folder 4
Central Trades and Labor Council: 1948-55
Box 5 Folder 5
Includes greetings in the Labor Chronicle.
City Center: 1951-55.
Box 5 Folder 6
City Center: 1952.
Box 5 Folder 7
correspondence re Laszlo Halasz incident.
Commission on Intergovernmental Relations: 1954-55.
Box 5 Folder 8
correspondence with Commission members.
Committees
Attendance Records of Union Officers: 1948-49.
Box 5 Folder 9
Attendance: 1939-43.
Box 5 Folder 10
Attendance: 1937-38.
Box 5 Folder 11
Members: 1934-47.
Box 5 Folder 12
(Standing Committees)
Beach Wear: 1938.
Box 5 Folder 13
Includes report.
Dress Survey Committee: 1943-46.
Box 6 Folder 1
Committee for the Nation's Health, Inc.: 1950-54.
Box 6 Folder 2
Comparative Schedules: 1942-49.
Box 6 Folder 3
Consumers League of New York: 1951-52.
Box 6 Folder 4
Constitution of Union: 1952-53.
Box 6 Folder 5
Includes inquiries.
ILGWU conventions
1953.
Box 6 Folder 6
Call and credentials; constitutional amendments; minutes of Convention Arrangements Committee.
1953.
Box 6 Folder 7
Delegate list, entertainment, form letters, financial matters.
1953.
Box 6 Folder 8
Guests; Hotel Morrison.
1953.
Box 6 Folder 9
Appeals from Los Angeles.
1953.
Box 6 Folder 10
Plumbers Hall and misc. correspondence
1953
Box 6 Folder 11
Printed material.
1953.
Box 6 Folder 12
GEB ratification for paid officers to remain in office past retirement age.
1950.
Box 7 Folder 1
Hotel Ambassador; arrangements, badges and banners.
1950.
Box 7 Folder 2
Committees, constitutional amendments, constitutional revision.
1950.
Box 7 Folder 3
Convention hall, delegates' list, correspondence with J.W.de R.-Quistgaard re D.D. portrait.
1950.
Box 7 Folder 4
correspondence on entertainment, exhibits and form letters.
1950.
Box 7 Folder 5
Misc.
1950.
Box 7 Folder 6
correspondence re movies, photos, printed material.
1950.
Box 7 Folder 7
Publicity, reports, resolutions.
1937.
Box 7 Folder 8
Cotroneo, Jennie: 1941-57.
Box 7 Folder 9
Re Esther Vitro and ILGW of the World, Inc. case.
Death Benefits
General matters, 1943-54.
Box 7 Folder 10
Includes correspondence re assessments, inquiries, eligibility.
1937-42.
Box 7 Folder 11
Committee Rulings: 1938-54.
Box 8 Folder 1
1937-50.
Box 8 Folder 2
Includes reports, minutes of meetings, research data.
Disability Benefits: 1949-55.
Box 8 Folder 3
Includes statement made by James Lipsig to N.Y. State Joint Legislative Committee on Industrial and Labor conditions, Dec. 1950.
Displaced Persons: 1949-50.
Box 8 Folder 4
Includes letters and releases from Citizens Committee on Displaced Persons.
Displaced Persons: 1947-48.
Box 8 Folder 5
Donnelly Garment Co. vs ILGWU
Correspondence and general memoranda, 1937-48.
Box 8 Folder 6a-6b
Correspondence with attorneys
Box 8 Folder 7
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent
Correspondence with Acheson firm, 1939-46.
Box 9 Folder 1
Correspondence with Clif. Langsdale firm, 1937-54.
Box 9 Folder 2a-2c
Correspondence with Frank B. Walsh, Attorney, April 1939-41.
Box 9 Folder 3
Frank B. Walsh, 1937-March 1939.
Box 9 Folder 4
Legal matters, 1947-50.
Box 9 Folder 5
Includes analysis of ten-year controversy.
Production data. 1930's.
Box 9 Folder 6
Newspaper clippings file.
Box 10 Folder 1
Dubinsky, David.
1951.
Box 10 Folder 2
correspondence re pictorial biography.
Party: Feb. 1952.
Box 10 Folder 3
1934-49.
Box 10 Folder 4
Eastern Region Retirement Fund: 1952-54.
Box 10 Folder 5
Includes rules and regulations, by-laws and related correspondence
Economic Controls: 1951-53.
Box 10 Folder 6
Includes Research Department bulletins.
Education Committee
1953-56.
Box 10 Folder 7
Includes minutes of meetings, reports.
1950-52.
Box 10 Folder 8
1945-49.
Box 10 Folder 9
Educational Foundation for the Apparel Industry: 1949-52.
Box 11 Folder 1
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the U.S.: 1938, 1940.
Box 11 Folder 2
Financial records.
Fashion Institute of Technology: 1953-54.
Box 11 Folder 3
F.I.T.: 1951-52.
Box 11 Folder 4
Finance Committee: 1951-55.
Box 11 Folder 5
Includes minutes, reports, organizational requests.
Finance Committee: 1945-50.
Box 11 Folder 6
Financial Assistance: 1944-46.
Box 11 Folder 7
Form letters
A-C.
Box 11 Folder 8
D-H.
Box 11 Folder 9
I-Z.
Box 11 Folder 10
Freydberg, G.H.& E., Co. Strikes 1954.
Box 12 Folder 1
General Executive Board
1953 (Sept.)
Box 12 Folder 2
Includes minutes, reports from GEB committees and related correspondence
1952 (Mar., Sept.).
Box 12 Folder 3
1951 (Feb., Sept.).
Box 12 Folder 4
1950 (Aug.).
Box 12 Folder 5
1949 (June, Nov.).
Box 12 Folder 6
1948 (Jan., June, Dec.).
Box 12 Folder 7
1947 (Jan., April, Sept.)
Box 12 Folder 8
1946 (April, Sept.).
Box 12 Folder 9
1945 (Dec.).
Box 12 Folder 10
1945 (April).
Box 12 Folder 11
1944 (May, Oct.).
Box 13 Folder 1
1943 (Nov.).
Box 13 Folder 2
1941 (Apr.).
Box 13 Folder 3
General Office
1944-50.
Box 13 Folder 4
Application for assessment reduction.
Building Service Employees International Union, Local 32J: 1946-54.
Box 13 Folder 5
Includes collective agreements.
Group Insurance.
Box 13 Folder 6
Health Insurances 1950-54.
Box 13 Folder 7
Office Employees International Union, Local 153: 1939-55.
Box 13 Folder 8a-8b
correspondence pertaining to negotiations for agreements.
1948-53.
Box 13 Folder 9
Office Employees (misc.).
Hughes-Brees Bill, unemployment Insurance: 1951.
Box 13 Folder 10a-10b
Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences (N.Y.C. Community College):
July 1933-55.
Box 14 Folder 1
F.F.U., member, Board of Trustees.
Nov. 1951-May 1953.
Box 14 Folder 2
1949-Oct. 1951.
Box 14 Folder 3
Institutions and Hospitals: 1939-49.
Box 14 Folder 4
ILGWU Campaign Committees:
1954.
Box 14 Folder 5
correspondence, James Lipsig reports, pursuant to Title III of the Federal Corrupt Practices Act of 1925, correspondence on campaign.
1952.
Box 14 Folder 6
1949.
Box 14 Folder 7
1944.
Box 14 Folder 8
ILGWU Departments
Auditing
1935-50.
Box 15 Folder 1
1935-50.
Box 15 Folder 2
Education
1954-55.
Box 15 Folder 3
Includes correspondence, reports, programs, publications, releases; Mark Starr ( (Director).
1952-53.
Box 15 Folder 4
1950-51.
Box 15 Folder 5
Health and Welfare
Funds: 1947-54.
Box 15 Folder 6
1944-46.
Box 15 Folder 7
1952-54.
Box 15 Folder 8
1949-51.
Box 15 Folder 9
Death Benefits: 1945-48.
Box 15 Folder 10
Justice; 1938-54.
Box 16 Folder 1
Includes correspondence, releases , reports relating to printing of publication.
Mailing: 1945-48.
Box 16 Folder 2
Management-Engineering, 1943-53.
Box 16 Folder 3
Includes reports.
Political: 1952-54
Box 16 Folder 4
Includes releases issued by dept.
Promotion (advertising): 1950-54.
Box 16 Folder 5
Research
1952-55. Includes reports.
Box 16 Folder 6
1948-51.
Box 16 Folder 7
ILGWU Housing, East River Housing Corporation
Financial matters. 1951-54.
Box 17 Folder 1
Legal matters. 1952-55.
Box 17 Folder 2
Subscriptions from locals for purchasing housing bonds. 1955.
Box 17 Folder 3a-3b
Inquiries: 1948-54.
Box 17 Folder 4
Requests for information.
Ives Committee, Joint Legislative Committee on Industrial and Labor Relations (Irving M. Ives, Chairman): Relations (Irving M. Ives, Chairman): 1938-46
Box 17 Folder 5
correspondence, reports, releases, hearings, minutes of meetings.
Investments: 1953-55.
Box 17 Folder 6
Joint Board, Boston: 1947-49.
Box 17 Folder 7
Boston Ladies' Garment Workers Center.
Joint Board, Boston: 1939-55.
Box 18 Folder 1
Includes correspondence with local managers in Boston.
Joint Board, Chicago: 1948-54.
Box 18 Folder 2
correspondence with Morris Bialis.
Joint Board, Chicago: 1940-47.
Box 18 Folder 3
Joint Board, Cleveland: 1940-50.
Box 18 Folder 4
Joint Board, Cloak Out-of-Town: 1954.
Box 18 Folder 5
Includes Dominic DiCalbo vs. ILGWU.
Joint Board, Eastern Out-of-Town: 1952-55.
Box 18 Folder 6
Joint Board, Eastern out-of-town: 1951-52.
Box 18 Folder 7
Harrisburg, Allentown and Easton Locals: 1954
Box 18 Folder 8
Misc. correspondence
Joint Board, Kansas City: 1940-54.
Box 18 Folder 9
Joint Board, Los Angeles Cloak: 1944-50.
Box 18 Folder 10
Joint Board, Los Angeles Dress: 1946-49.
Box 18 Folder 11
Joint Board, Los Angeles: 1954.
Box 18 Folder 12
Legal matters
Miami Joint Council: 1954-55.
Box 19 Folder 1
Midwest Region: 1947-50.
Box 19 Folder 2
Joint Board, Milwaukee (and affiliated locals): 1935-48.
Box 19 Folder 3
Joint Board, Montreal: 1940-50.
Box 19 Folder 4
Joint Board, New York Dress (and upstate locals): 1953-54.
Box 19 Folder 5
Ohio-Kentucky Region (and local affiliates): 1950-54.
Box 19 Folder 6
Pacific Coast Area: 1947-50.
Box 19 Folder 7
Includes correspondence with Louis Levy (Director).
Joint Board, Philadelphia Cloak: 1935, 1939-54.
Box 19 Folder 8
Joint Board, Philadelphia Dress: 1944-54.
Box 19 Folder 9
Joint Board, San Antonio: 1936-40, 1944, 1948.
Box 19 Folder 10
Joint Board, San Francisco: 1940-49.
Box 19 Folder 11
Joint Board, Seattle: 1936-37, 1941-49.
Box 19 Folder 12
Southeastern Region: 1950-54.
Box 20 Folder 1
Includes correspondence bet. John Martin and Louis Stulberg.
Southeastern Region: 1940-42, 1946-49.
Box 20 Folder 2
Southwestern Region: 1949-54.
Box 20 Folder 3
correspondence with Meyer Perlstein.
Southwestern Region: 1946-48.
Box 20 Folder 4
Joint Board, South Jersey: 1942-53.
Box 20 Folder 5
Joint Board, St. Louis: 1940-49.
Box 20 Folder 6
Joint Board, Toronto: 1940-53.
Box 20 Folder 7
Joint Board, Twin Cities: 1938-54.
Box 20 Folder 8
Upper South Department (Maryland-Virginia District and Baltimore): 1947-50.
Box 20 Folder 9
Upper South Department; 1940-42, 1946.
Box 20 Folder 10
Joint Board, Winnipeg: 1946-53.
Box 20 Folder 11
Jurisdiction Committee: 1934-54.
Box 21 Folder 1a-1c
Includes reports to GEB, minutes.
Labor Decisions: 1935-42.
Box 21 Folder 2
Includes related correspondence
Labor Department: 1935-46.
Box 21 Folder 3
Includes correspondence on unions requesting incorporation from N.Y. Department of Labor
Labor League for Human Rights (United Nations Relief): 1943-47.
Box 21 Folder 4
Includes releases and bulletins.
Labor's League for Political Education: 1949-50.
Box 21 Folder 5
Includes releases.
Labor Stages 1934-37.
Box 21 Folder 6
Includes certificate of incorporation and by-laws.
Legal Matters: 1937, 1940, 1948-50.
Box 21 Folder 7
Legislation, Fair Employment Practice Commission: 1945-47.
Box 21 Folder 8
Liberal Party: 1950-51.
Box 22 Folder 1
Includes Party reports and releases.
Liberal Party: 1944-49.
Box 22 Folder 2
Loans and Endorsements: 1936-54.
Box 22 Folder 3
Local 10, N.Y.: 1954.
Box 22 Folder 4
Local 21, N.J. : 1937-48.
Box 22 Folder 5
Local 23, N.Y.: 1954.
Box 22 Folder 6
Local 32, N.Y.: 1954.
Box 22 Folder 7
Local 48, N.Y. (Italian Cloak, Suit, Skirt, and Reefer Makers Union): 1939-53.
Box 22 Folder 8
Includes correspondence with Edward Molisani.
Local 60, N.Y. 1936-54.
Box 22 Folder 9
Local 62, N.Y. (Undergarment and Negligee Workers Union): 1938-52.
Box 22 Folder 10
Includes "Labor Problems" (radio talks) by Samuel Shore.
Local 64, N.Y.: 1939-53.
Box 22 Folder 11
Local 66, N.Y. (Bonnaz and Hand Embroiderers, Truckers and Pleaters Union): 1936-53.
Box 22 Folder 12
Includes correspondence with Zachary L. Freedman (Manager).
Local 70, Portland, Ore.: 1939, 1941, 1948-49.
Box 23 Folder 1
Local 82, N.Y.: 1938-52.
Box 23 Folder 2
Local 89 (Italian Dress and Waistmakers Union): 1948-54.
Box 23 Folder 3
Includes correspondence with Luigi Antonini and John Gelo.
Local 89: 1935-47.
Box 23 Folder 4
Local 91, N.Y. (Children's Dress and Infants' Wear, Housedresses and Bathrobe Makers): 1940-51.
Box 23 Folder 5
correspondence with Harry Greenberg.
Local 91 1944-50.
Box 23 Folder 6
Correspondence: re Local 91 Realty Corporation
Local 98, N.Y. (Ladies' Garment Clerks Union): 1936-53.
Box 23 Folder 7
Local 102, N.Y.: 1934-53.
Box 23 Folder 8
Local 105, N.Y. (Snow Suits, Ski Wear, Leggings and Infants Novelty Wear workers Union): 1948-53.
Box 23 Folder 9
Local 105, N.Y.: 1948-51.
Box 24 Folder 1 -- 4
correspondence, minutes of meetings and reports re Local 105's controversies with Local 91.
Local 117, N.Y. (Cloak, Suit, Infants' and Children's Coat Operators and Sample Makers): 1941-54.
Box 24 Folder 5
Local 121, N.Y.: 1939-41.
Box 24 Folder 6
Local 124, N.Y.: 1945-50.
Box 24 Folder 7
Local 132, N.Y. (Plastic, Moulders and Novelty Workers Union): 1934-50.
Box 24 Folder 8
Includes correspondence with Martin Feldman.
Local 142, N.Y. (Ladies' Neckwear Workers Union): 1936-53
Box 24 Folder 9
correspondence with Joseph Tuvim; controversy bet. N.Y. Central Trades and Labor Council and Tuvim, 1949-50.
Local 145, N.J.: 1935-36, 1945-46.
Box 24 Folder 10
Local 155, N.Y. (Knitgoods Workers Union): 1941-54.
Box 24 Folder 11
correspondence with Louis Nelson.
Local 177, N.Y.: 1941-53.
Box 24 Folder 12
Local 178, Fall River, Mass.: 1936-40.
Box 25 Folder 1
Local 190, Pa. (and other Pa. locals): 1936-50
Box 25 Folder 2
Local 266, Calif: 1943-50.
Box 25 Folder 3a
Local 339, Fla.: 1946-49.
Box 25 Folder 3b
Local Managers Meetings: 1936-54.
Box 25 Folder 4
Includes reports and minutes.
Local Jurisdictional Disputes: 1934-48.
Box 25 Folder 5
Local Personnel: 1945.
Box 25 Folder 6
Includes names and addresses of officers and members of local executive boards.
Lurye, William: 1949-53.
Box 25 Folder 7
correspondence re case and trust fund
Lurye, William: 1949-50.
Box 25 Folder 8
Re film.
March of Dimes Campaign (Infantile Paralysis)
1949-55
Box 25 Folder 9
Aug. 1951-54.
Box 25 Folder 10
1948-51.
Box 25 Folder 11
Cases. 1950-55.
Box 26 Folder 1
General.
Box 26 Folder 2
Military Exemptions: 1948-54.
Box 26 Folder 3
Miscellaneous Correspondence: 1936-55.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
A.
Box 26 Folder 4
B - H
Box 26 Folder 5a-5b
I
Box 26 Folder 6
J-M
Box 26 Folder 7
N
Box 26 Folder 8
O-P
Box 26 Folder 9
R-S
Box 26 Folder 10
T-Z
Box 26 Folder 11
Montreal, Canada: 1940-43, 1955-56.
Box 27 Folder 1
Legal matters.
National Coat and Suit Industry Recovery Board: 1954.
Box 27 Folder 2
Includes reports and resolutions, 18th Annual Meeting.
National Labor Record; 1954-55
Box 27 Folder 3
Includes correspondence with District Attorney's office re publication.
New York Board Meeting of GEB: 1935-46.
Box 27 Folder 4
New York School of Industrial and Labor Relations (Cornell University): 1948-51.
Box 27 Folder 5
New York State Commission on Medical Care: 1945.
Box 27 Folder 6
Includes correspondence and reports.
New York State Federation of Labor: 1952-54.
Box 27 Folder 7
Includes resolutions introduced by Union delegates.
Northeast Department: 1938-53.
Box 27 Folder 8
Includes legal matters.
Personnel, Requests for Union Positions: 1952-56.
Box 27 Folder 9
Plettl, Martin: 1950-55.
Box 27 Folder 10
Postal Telegraphs 1935.
Box 27 Folder 11
Case involving disclosure of information.
Reports on Charitable Institutions: 1947-52.
Box 28 Folder 1
Requests for financial aid.
Requests, 1936-1949.
Index for Years: 1936-49.
Box 28 Folder 2
A-B. Includes American Red Cross
Box 28 Folder 3
C.
Box 28 Folder 4
D-E.
Box 28 Folder 5
F-G.
Box 28 Folder 6
H-I.
Box 28 Folder 7
J-L.
Box 28 Folder 8
M-N.
Box 28 Folder 9--10
O-R.
Box 29 Folder 1
S.
Box 29 Folder 2
T-Z.
Box 29 Folder 3
Retirement Fund
1946-5
Box 29 Folder 4
correspondence concerning retirement plans for Union members.
1948-54.
Box 29 Folder 5a-5b
Re staff retirement, Includes reports.
Staff-Trust agreements.
Box 29 Folder 6
Reciprocity. 1951-53.
Box 29 Folder 7
Coat and Suit Industry.
Rules and regulations, by-laws, and reports. 1943-54.
Box 30 Folder 1a-1b
Listings of bonds, investments. 1950-56.
Box 30 Folder 2
Correspondence re investments, sale of municipal bonds (portfolio). 1952.
Box 30 Folder 3
Schlesinger and Bloom. 1951-53.
Box 30 Folder 4
Minutes. Dec. 1953, Nov. 1954.
Box 30 Folder 5
Minutes. Oct. 1952, Mar. 1953. May 1953.
Box 30 Folder 6
June 1952, Aug. 13 and 20, 1952.
Box 30 Folder 7
May 1952.
Box 31 Folder 1
April 1952. (Two meetings)
Box 31 Folder 2
Minutes. Oct. 1951, Nov. 1951.
Box 31 Folder 3
Securities: 1931-40.
Box 31 Folder 4
State Insurance Fund.
Box 31 Folder 5
St. Lawrence Seaway: 1941-54.
Box 31 Folder 6
correspondence bet. Umhey and U.S. officials re project.
Supplementary Death Benefit Fund: 1947-49.
Box 32 Folder 1a-1b
Taft-Hartley Law: 1947-51.
Box 32 Folder 2
Includes bulletins issued by Union.
Tecklin (Alex) vs Dubinsky; 1947.
Box 32 Folder 3
Trade Union Women's Advisory Committee (Women's Bureau): 1946.
Box 32 Folder 4
Training Institute, ILGWU: 1949-53.
Box 32 Folder 5
Unemployment insurance.
correspondence, reports issued by Research Department. 1941-54.
Box 32 Folder 6
1934-40.
Box 32 Folder 7
Advisory Council: 1945-53.
Box 32 Folder 8
Umhey representative of the NYS Advisory Council on Placement and Unemployment Insurance.
Advisory Council: 1940-43.
Box 32 Folder 9
Hughes-Brees Bill: 1953-54.
Box 33 Folder 1
Includes correspondence and reports.
Merit Rating: 1939-47.
Box 33 Folder 2
California, 1952.; New Jersey, 1950
Box 33 Folder 3
Union Health Center (Union Sanatorium Association, Inc.)
Correspondence with Dr. Leo Price (Director), reports. : 1940-54.
Box 33 Folder 4a-4c
Correspondence on negotiating agreements with Building Service Employees International Union. 1949.
Box 33 Folder 5
Correspondence, committee minutes, reports to the GEB from the UHC Committee. 1951-54.
Box 33 Folder 6
Committee minutes. 1947-50.
Box 33 Folder 7
Committee minutes. 1940-46.
Box 34 Folder 1
Reports. 1940-48.
Box 34 Folder 2
Financial and budget reports. Dec. 1951-54.
Box 34 Folder 3
Financial and budget reports. Jan-Nov. 1951.
Box 34 Folder 4
Financial and budget reports. 1945-50.
Box 34 Folder 5
Correspondence re Cooperative Health Federation of America. 1948-50.
Box 34 Folder 6
Examination and exhibits re fire claim (275 Seventh Ave.). 1949-51.
Box 34 Folder 7a-7b
Expansion program. 1945.
Box 35 Folder 1
Incorporation papers, by-laws and related legal matters. 1917-51.
Box 35 Folder 2
Office Employees international Union, Local 153. Labor Contracts: 1951-55.
Box 35 Folder 3
Labor Contracts: 1946-55
Box 35 Folder 4a-4b
Nurses and Technicians Guild, Local 312 of OEIU. Examination and exhibits re fire claim (275 Seventh Ave.).
Lay Staff Matters: 1940, 1945-54.
Box 35 Folder 5a-5b
Includes correspondence with Pauline Newman.
1939-48.
Box 35 Folder 6
Local Union matters.
Management Matters: 1945-49.
Box 35 Folder 7
Newark Health Center: 1949-54.
Box 35 Folder 8
Optical Department; 1945-48.
Box 36 Folder 2
Publicity: 1949-51.
Box 36 Folder 3
Sick benefits. 1952-53.
Box 36 Folder 4
Renting matters. 1945-49.
Box 36 Folder 5
Research memoranda (prepared by James Lipsig). 1946-48.
Box 36 Folder 6
Reports. 1951-52
Box 36 Folder 7
Union Label Trades Department (AFL): 1936-53.
Box 37 Folder 1
Union Labor Life Insurance Co. (U.L.L.I.)
Correspondence, investment Committee minutes, stockholders' meetings, executive Committee meetings, financial statements, reports.
1954
Box 37 Folder 2
1953.
Box 37 Folder 3
1952.
Box 37 Folder 4
1951
Box 37 Folder 5a-5b
1950.
Box 37 Folder 6a-6b
1949.
Box 38 Folder 1a-1c
1947-48.
Box 38 Folder 2
1945-46.
Box 38 Folder 3
Death Benefit Claims. 1951-52.
Box 38 Folder 4
Mortgage Committee: 1945-53.
Box 38 Folder 5
Correspondence and meeting minutes.
United Housing Foundation: 1952-55.
Box 39 Folder 1
Includes correspondence, minutes, releases, publications on ILGWU housing projects.
United Housing Foundation: 1945-52.
Box 39 Folder 2
Union Broadcasting Corporation of California, KFMV:
General data. 1949-51.
Box 39 Folder 3
correspondence with Cliff Gill (Station Director), reports. 1949-51.
Box 39 Folder 4a-4b
1948.
Box 39 Folder 5
1945-46.
Box 39 Folder 6a-6b
Associated Press and Associated Program Service. 1948.
Box 40 Folder 1
Correspondence on closing and selling station. 1951-52.
Box 40 Folder 2a-2b
Edison Co. of Southern Calif.: 1948.
Box 40 Folder 3
Agreement with company on selling energy to station.
Federal Communications Commission: 1950-51.
Box 40 Folder 4
correspondence
FCC: 1949.
Box 40 Folder 5
FCC: 1948.
Box 40 Folder 6a-6b
FCC: 1946-47.
Box 40 Folder 7
Agreement with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 45. 1949.
Box 41 Folder 1
Correspondence, legal records. 1947-51.
Box 41 Folder 2
Personnel Applications: 1946-48.
Box 41 Folder 3
Programming: 1948-51.
Box 41 Folder 4
Publicity and Pictures.
Box 41 Folder 5
Site and Property Matters: 1949.
Box 41 Folder 6a-6b
Site and Property Matters: 1947-48.
Box 41 Folder 7a-7b
Staff Matters: 1948-51.
Box 41 Folder 8
Water System: 1948.
Box 41 Folder 9
Union Broadcasting Corporation of California, KWIK.
General data. 1949-52.
Box 42 Folder 1
Closing of Station: 1950-52.
Box 42 Folder 2
Federal Communications Commission: 1949-51.
Box 42 Folder 3a-3c
Legal records. 1946-53.
Box 42 Folder 4a-4b
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of Massachusetts.
General matters. 1948-49, 1952-55.
Box 43 Folder 1
Federal Communications Commission: 1947, 1956.
Box 43 Folder 2
Legal records. 1945-55.
Box 43 Folder 3
Personnel applications
Box 43 Folder 4
Correspondence re property site. 1945-50.
Box 43 Folder 5
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of Missouri:
General correspondence. 1945-52.
Box 43 Folder 6
Closing of station. 1952.
Box 43 Folder 7
Federal Communications Commission: 1946-48.
Box 43 Folder 8
Property and Site: 1946-56.
Box 43 Folder 9
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of New Jersey: 1945-47.
Box 44 Folder 1
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of New York, WFDR
1940-53.
Box 44 Folder 2a-2b
Includes correspondence on exhibits (2b).
American Federation of Radio Artists: 1949-51.
Box 44 Folder 3
Correspondence on negotiations for agreement.
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers: 1949, 1952.
Box 44 Folder 4
Correspondence on negotiations for agreements.
American Telephone and Telegraph: 1949.
Box 44 Folder 5
Associated Press: 1949-52.
Box 44 Folder 6
Associated Program Service: 1949-52.
Box 44 Folder 7
Closing and lease agreement. 1952, 1955.
Box 44 Folder 8
Federal Communications Commission: 1946-52.
Box 44 Folder 9a-9c
Inaugural Broadcast: June 16, 1949.
Box 44 Folder 10
Inaugural Broadcast: June 1949.
Box 45 Folder 1a-1b
Includes congratulatory messages.
Inaugural Broadcast: June 1949.
Box 45 Folder 2
Lists of people invited.
Inaugural Broadcast: June 1949, Scripts
Box 45 Folder 3
Publicity: 1949.
Box 45 Folder 4
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1212; correspondence on negotiations for agreement. 1948-51.
Box 45 Folder 5
Legal Papers: 1949-51.
Box 45 Folder 6
Programs: 1945-50.
Box 45 Folder 7
Telephone: 1949.
Box 45 Folder 8
WCFM contract agreement with WFDR. 1949.
Box 45 Folder 9
Docket No. 7228; Exhibit No. 14.
Box 46 Folder 1
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of Pennsylvania:
1945-48, 1957.
Box 46 Folder 2
Federal Communications Commission; 1946-48.
Box 46 Folder 3
Correspondence
Legal Records: 1946-52.
Box 46 Folder 4
Personnel Applications.
Box 46 Folder 5
Property Site: 1946.
Box 46 Folder 6
Docket No. 7643; Exhibit No. 4., n.d.
Box 47 Folder 1
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of Tennessee, WVUN.
Correspondence, 1949-51, 1954-55.
Box 47 Folder 2
1946-48.
Box 47 Folder 3
American Federation of Radio Artists and American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers on negotiations for agreement. 1948-51.
Box 47 Folder 4
Associated Press and Associated Program Service on negotiations of agreement. 1948-51.
Box 47 Folder 5
Closing of Stations: 1948-54.
Box 47 Folder 6
Federal Communications Commission: 1950-51.
Box 47 Folder 7
Correspondence
FCC: 1948-49.
Box 47 Folder 8
Correspondence
FCC: 1945-47.
Box 48 Folder 1
Insurance: 1949-56.
Box 48 Folder 2
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 662, on negotiation of agreements. 1948-51.
Box 48 Folder 3
Legal Records: 1945-51, 1955-56.
Box 48 Folder 4a-4b
Novik, Morris: 1948-51.
Box 48 Folder 5
Pictures and Publicity: 1948-50.
Box 48 Folder 6
Programs: 1948.
Box 48 Folder 7
Property Site: 1946-49, 1951-53.
Box 49 Folder 1a-1c
Reports and related correspondence. 1948-50.
Box 49 Folder 2
Staff Matters: 1947-50.
Box 49 Folder 3
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of Tennessee, WAPO (Chattanooga), 1948
Box 49 Folder 4
Unity Broadcasting Corporation of Tennessee, WCFM: 1949.
Box 49 Folder 5
Unity House.
1946-54.
Box 49 Folder 6
Attorneys (Ellenberger and Edwards, Pa.): 1934-49.
Box 49 Folder 7
Banks: 1934-46.
Box 49 Folder 8
Correspondence and Committee minutes. 1945-55.
Box 49 Folder 9
Complaints: 1935-42.
Box 49 Folder 10
Financial reports. 1945-53
Box 50 Folder 1
Official opening. 1941-53.
Box 50 Folder 2
Personal Injury Claims: 1935-53
Box 50 Folder 3
Philadelphia Building: 1945-47.
Box 50 Folder 4
Rates, circulars, printed material.
Box 50 Folder 5
Veterans: 1945-48.
Box 50 Folder 6
correspondence on aid and rehabilitation to veterans.
Veterans, Committee on Veterans Affairs: 1946
Box 50 Folder 7
World War II
General Correspondence: 1941-44
Box 51 Folder 1
Includes letters from Adjutant General's office to proceed to Washington for duty in the Readjustment Division, Production Division or Purchase Division
War Contracts and Orders
Correspondence re contracts and government orders for Army uniforms. 1941-44.
Box 51 Folder 2a-2d
Correspondence from locals re war orders or curtailment problems. 1941-43.
Box 51 Folder 3
Bulletins from Union Research Department and announcement of contracts.
Box 51 Folder 4a-4b
Raincoats, 1942.
Box 51 Folder 5
Includes correspondence with Mayor F.H. LaGuardia of N.Y.C.
Standard Knitting Mills, 1941.
Box 52 Folder 1
Walsh-Healy Bill on Public Contracts, 1938.
Box 52 Folder 2
Newspaper clippings. 1942.
Box 52 Folder 3
War Department Amortization Branch: 1941-45.
Box 52 Folder 4
Memoranda.
War Labor Board: 1943-44.
Box 52 Folder 5
Gantner and Mattern vs ILGWU: 1939-46.
Box 52 Folder 6a-6c
correspondence with lawyers pertaining to case.
Gantner and Mattern vs ILGWU.
Box 52 Folder 7a-7b
Legal record.
Box 53 Folder 1
Legislation
Correspondence not directly related to war, and David Dubinsky's statement before Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, 2-25-47. 1935-47.
Box 53 Folder 2a-2b
Anti-Discrimination Bill: 1945
Box 53 Folder 3
Case Bill: 1946.
Box 53 Folder 4
Homework: 1934-45.
Box 53 Folder 5
Minimum Wage Law: 1939-42.
Box 53 Folder 6
Umhey, member of Budget Advisory Committee
National Coat and Suit Industry Recovery Board: 1940-42.
Box 53 Folder 7
correspondence and releases.
National Coat and Suit Ind. Recovery Board : 1941-45
Box 53 Folder 8
National Labor Relations Board: 1938-39.
Box 54 Folder 1
Office of Price Administration: 1942-44.
Box 54 Folder 2
correspondence re 'MPR Regulation 287,' manufacturers' prices for women's, girls' and children's outerwear.
Wage Adjustment for David Dubinsky and Umhey: 1943.
Box 54 Folder 3
Wage Adjustment, Staff: 1943-44.
Box 54 Folder 4
Wage and Hour Law
General correspondence. 1938-41
Box 54 Folder 5
Bulletins, printed material from Wage and Hour Division re women's apparel industry. 1941-42.
Box 54 Folder 6
Bulletins from Union Research Department. 1938-47.
Box 54 Folder 7
Wage-freezing regulations and local Union problems related to freeze. 1941-45.
Box 54 Folder 8
Industry Committee and related legislative material on labor. 1940-42.
Box 54 Folder 9
War Manpower Commission: 1942-45.
Box 54 Folder 10
War Production Board
M388 (Section C setting priorities in the garment industry): 1945.
Box 55 Folder 1
Rayon and Silk Industry: 1941-43.
Box 55 Folder 2
Priorities (misc. material). 1941-42.
Box 55 Folder 3
Wool Labor Advisory Committee: 1942-43.
Box 55 Folder 4
Workmen's Compensation, Moreland investigation: 1943-45.
Box 55 Folder 5
With These Hands: 1949-53.
Box 55 Folder 6
correspondence on production and copyrights.
With These Hands, Movie Production: 1950-51.
Box 55 Folder 7
Re foreign rights.
II. Personal correspondence.
Personal Records: 1954-55.
Box 56 Folder 1
Personal Recommendations
1952-53.
Box 56 Folder 2
1950-51.
Box 56 Folder 3
1948-49.
Box 56 Folder 4
1945-47.
Box 56 Folder 5
1934-40, 1927-28.
Box 56 Folder 7
Includes Letters from Morris Hillquit.
1941-44.
Box 56 Folder 6
Umhey's Death: Jan. 1955.
Box 56 Folder 8
Frederick F. Umhey Fund
Box 56 Folder 9
Frederick F. Umhey House
Box 56 Folder 10