Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen Honorary Register of Disabled

Collection Number: 5611

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen Honorary Register of Disabled, 1879-1904
Collection Number:
5611
Creator:
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen (BLF&E;
Quantity:
0.2 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Registers (lists) .
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Grand Lodge, BLFE, "Honorary Register of Disabled", recorded chronologically, includes 1) name, 2) lodge, 3) date of disability, 4) cause, and 5) remarks; also, an alphabetical index of names with a page reference.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The jurisdiction of the Brotherhood encompassed the contracts covering the employment of engineers, firemen, hostlers, and hostler-helpers.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginement (BLFE) was founded in 1873 at Port Jervis, N.Y. by Joshua Leach and ten Erie Railroad firemen. Founded as the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, the name was changed in 1906 to include Enginemen. The Brotherhood's International Headquarters, designated as the Grand Lodge, was located in Cleveland.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Grand Lodge, BLFE, "Honorary Register of Disabled", recorded chronologically, includes 1) name, 2) lodge, 3) date of disability, 4) cause, and 5) remarks; also, an alphabetical index of names with a page reference.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Emerson, Harrington, 1853-1931

Subjects:
Locomotive engineers -- United States -- Registers
Locomotive firemen -- United States -- Registers
Locomotive engineers
Locomotive firemen
Railroads -- Employees
Pensions. Railroads. United States.
Railroad employees, Disabled. United States. Registers.
Railroads. United States. Accidents.
Trade-unions. Railroads. United States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Registers (lists)


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Cite As:
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen Honorary Register of Disabled #5611. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1879-1904
Bound ledger of disabled and deceased members