UNITE Photographs

Collection Number: 6000/044 P

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
UNITE Photographs, 1920-2003
Collection Number:
6000/044 P
Creator:
Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE)
Quantity:
6 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Photographs.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

UNITE, the Union of Needle Trades, Industrial, and Textile Employees was formed in 1995 after a merger between the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU).
In 2004 they announced they would merge with the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE) which created UNITE HERE.
Jay Mazur served as president of UNITE from its beginning until his retirement in 2001. Bruce Raynor was elected president at that time and served until the HERE merger.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

This is a collection of over twenty-five hundred photographs and over one hundred slides and several audio CD's. Pictures showing the history of UNITE, ACTWU, Labor Leaders, strikes, protests, boycotts, immigration and various types of labor actions.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees--Photographs
UNITE HERE (Organization)--Photographs

Subjects:
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Organizaiton--Photographs
Clothing workers--Labor unions
Textile workers--Labor unions

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
UNITE Photographs #6000/044 P. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
6000 AV: UNITE Audio-Visual Collection
6000 G: UNITE Posters
6000 MB: UNITE Memorabilia
6000 P: UNITE Photographs
6000 PUBS: UNITE Publications
6000/012 P: UNITE Northeast Department Photographs
6000/016 P: UNITE Local 169 Amalgamated Northeast Regional Joint Board Photographs
6000/018 P: UNITE Pacific Northwest District Council Photographs
6000/020 P: UNITE Research Department Photographs
6000/024 P: UNITE Local 23-25 Photographs
6000/033 P: UNITE Local 155 Photographs
6000/037 P: UNITE Communications Department Photographs
6000/043 P: UNITE Editor Photographs
6000/049 P: UNITE Local 9 Photographs
6000/050 P: UNITE Local 10 and Local 23-25 Photographs

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
10 photographs
Box 1 Folder 2
11 photographs
Box 1 Folder 3
27 photographs ; 1 news paper clipping ; 1 negative
Box 1 Folder 4
35 photographs ; negatives
Box 1 Folder 5
10 photographs
Box 1 Folder 6
18 photographs
Box 1 Folder 7
14 photographs
Box 1 Folder 8
15 photographs
Box 1 Folder 9
15 photographs
Box 1 Folder 10
7 photographs ; negatives
Box 1 Folder 11
34 photographs ; contact sheets
Box 1 Folder 12
9 photographs
Box 1 Folder 13
19 photographs ; contact sheets ; calendar
Box 1 Folder 14
30 photographs ; contact sheets
Box 1 Folder 15
12 photographs
Box 1 Folder 16
96 photographs ; negatives
Box 1 Folder 17
75 photographs
Box 2 Folder 1
12 photographs
Box 2 Folder 2
16 photographs ; negatives ; contact sheets
Box 2 Folder 3
2 photographs
Box 2 Folder 4
5 photographs
Box 2 Folder 5
1 photograph
Box 2 Folder 6
40 pages
Box 2 Folder 7
12 photographs
Box 2 Folder 8
11 photographs ; negatives
Box 2 Folder 9
32 photographs ; negatives
Box 2 Folder 10
2 photographs
Box 2 Folder 11
7 photographs ; 2 news print photographs
Box 2 Folder 12
2 photographs
Box 2 Folder 13
30 photographs
Box 2 Folder 14
28 photographs
Box 2 Folder 15
47 photographs
Box 2 Folder 16
28 photographs
Box 2 Folder 17
4 photographs
Box 2 Folder 18
28 photographs
Box 2 Folder 19
30 photo copies of photographs
Box 2 Folder 20
36 photographs ; contact sheets
Box 2 Folder 21
14 photographs ; negative
Box 2 Folder 22
17 photographs
Box 2 Folder 23
3 photographs
Box 3 Folder 1
17 photographs
Box 3 Folder 2
37 photographs
Box 3 Folder 3
11 photographs
Box 3 Folder 4
9 photographs ; negative
Box 3 Folder 5
9 photographs
Box 3 Folder 6
12 photographs
Box 3 Folder 7
22 photographs
Box 3 Folder 8
8 photographs
Box 3 Folder 9
24 photographs
Box 3 Folder 10
4 photographs
Box 3 Folder 11
3 photographs
Box 3 Folder 12
1 photograph
Box 3 Folder 13
5 photographs
Box 3 Folder 14
29 photographs
Box 3 Folder 15
22 photographs
Box 3 Folder 16
42 photographs
Box 3 Folder 17
36 photographs
Box 3 Folder 18
14 photographs
Box 3 Folder 19 1985
1 photograph ; 1 news article
Box 3 Folder 20
16 photographs ; negative ; contact sheets
Box 3 Folder 21
69 photographs
Box 3 Folder 22
36 photographs
Box 4 Folder 1
7 photographs
Box 4 Folder 2
8 photographs ; negative ; contact sheet
Box 4 Folder 3
7 photographs
Box 4 Folder 4
12 photographs
Box 4 Folder 5
14 photographs
Box 4 Folder 6
2 photographs
Box 4 Folder 7
49 photographs ; negatives
Box 4 Folder 8
1 photograph
Box 4 Folder 9
11 photographs
Box 4 Folder 10
4 photographs
Box 4 Folder 11
6 photographs
Box 4 Folder 12 1993
Text
Box 4 Folder 13
Partners in Prevention ; Stop the Pain! (booklets)
Box 4 Folder 14
Shop Talk ; Threads of History ; First Annual International Labor Rights Awards Dinner (1991)
Box 4 Folder 15
Box 4 Folder 16
32 photographs
Box 4 Folder 17
5 photographs
Box 4 Folder 18
44 photographs ; Photos of Sol Stetin, VI-2004 - moved to CD/DVD cabinet ---- 415--44--CD--2--D
Box 4 Folder 19
10 photographs ; negatives ; contact sheets
Box 4 Folder 20
3 photographs
Box 4 Folder 21
9 photographs
Box 4 Folder 22
29 photographs
Box 4 Folder 23
22 photographs
Box 5 Folder 1
15 photographs ; contact sheets
Box 5 Folder 2
5 photographs
Box 5 Folder 3
33 photographs ; negative
Box 5 Folder 4
25 photographs ; 1 news paper photograph
Box 5 Folder 5
9 photographs
Box 5 Folder 6 1993-1994
55 photographs
Box 5 Folder 7
3 photographs ; contact sheet
Box 5 Folder 8
7 photographs
Box 5 Folder 9
28 photographs
Box 5 Folder 10
36 photographs
Box 5 Folder 11
36 photographs
Box 5 Folder 12
2 photographs
Box 5 Folder 13
27 photographs ; negatives
Box 5 Folder 14
38 photographs ; negative
Box 5 Folder 15
33 photographs ; news paper clippings
Box 5 Folder 16
negatives
Box 5 Folder 17
Box 5 Folder 18 1985
Box 5 Folder 19 1988
Box 5 Folder 20 1989
Box 5 Folder 21 1988
Box 5 Folder 22 1991
Negatives
Box 5 Folder 23 1987
Box 5 Folder 24 1986
Box 5 Folder 25 1986
Box 5 Folder 26 1988
Box 5 Folder 27 1991
Negatives
Box 5 Folder 28 1988
Box 6 Folder 1 1986
Box 6 Folder 2 1988
Negatives
Box 6 Folder 3
Box 6 Folder 4 1985
Box 6 Folder 5 1985
Box 6 Folder 6 1983
Box 6 Folder 7 1987
Box 6 Folder 8 1985
Box 6 Folder 9 1988
Box 6 Folder 10 1985
Box 6 Folder 11 1988
Box 6 Folder 12 1988
Box 6 Folder 13 1989
Box 6 Folder 14 1988
Box 6 Folder 15 1986
Box 6 Folder 16 1988
Box 6 Folder 17 1989
Box 6 Folder 18 1989
Box 6 Folder 19 1989
Box 6 Folder 20 1989
Box 6 Folder 21 1988
Box 6 Folder 22 1987
Box 6 Folder 23 1988
Box 6 Folder 24 1988
Box 6 Folder 25 1988
Box 6 Folder 26 1991
Negatives
Box 6 Folder 27 1985
Box 6 Folder 28 1986
Box 6 Folder 29 1986
Box 6 Folder 30 1987
Box 6 Folder 31 1987
Box 6 Folder 32 1987
Box 6 Folder 33 1987
Box 6 Folder 34 1987
Box 6 Folder 35 1988
Box 6 Folder 36 1988
Box 6 Folder 37 1988
Box 6 Folder 38 1989
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Box 6 Folder 39 1989
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Box 6 Folder 40 1987
Martin Luther, Jr.
Box 6 Folder 41 1989
Box 6 Folder 42 1987
Box 6 Folder 43 1988
Box 6 Folder 44 1988
Box 6 Folder 45 1988
Box 6 Folder 46 1988
Box 6 Folder 47 1988
Box 6 Folder 48 1988
Box 6 Folder 49 1986
Box 6 Folder 50 1986
Box 6 Folder 51 1993
Negatives
Box 6 Folder 52 1989
Box 6 Folder 53 1986
Box 6 Folder 54 1987
Box 6 Folder 55
Box 6 Folder 56
Box 6 Folder 57 1987
Box 6 Folder 58 1986
Box 6 Folder 59 1986
Box 6 Folder 60 1988
Box 6 Folder 61 1986
Box 6 Folder 62 1988
Box 6 Folder 63 1988
Box 6 Folder 64 1988
Box 6 Folder 65 1985
Box 6 Folder 66 1985
Box 6 Folder 67 1987
Box 6 Folder 68 1988
Box 6 Folder 69 1988
Box 6 Folder 70 1987
Box 6 Folder 71 1988
Box 6 Folder 72 1987
Box 7 Folder 1 1987
negatives and contact sheets
Box 7 Folder 2 1988
Box 7 Folder 3 1987
Box 7 Folder 4 1987
Box 7 Folder 5 1987
Box 7 Folder 6 1994
Box 7 Folder 7 1989
Box 7 Folder 8 1985
Box 7 Folder 9 1986
Box 7 Folder 10
Box 7 Folder 11
Box 7 Folder 12
Box 7 Folder 13 1987
Box 7 Folder 14 1988
Box 7 Folder 15 1987
Box 7 Folder 16
Box 7 Folder 17 1987
Box 7 Folder 18 1987
Box 7 Folder 19
Box 7 Folder 20 1994
Box 7 Folder 21
Box 7 Folder 22
23 photographs ; news paper photographs ; negatives
Box 7 Folder 23 1920-1930
10 photographs ; negatives
Box 7 Folder 24 1930-1940
31 photographs ; negatives
Box 7 Folder 25 1933
9 photographs ; negatives
Box 7 Folder 26 1937
7 photographs
Box 7 Folder 27 1940-1949
11 photographs ; negatives
Box 7 Folder 28 1958
13 photographs ; negatives
Box 7 Folder 29 1966
21 photographs ; news paper articles ; negatives
Box 7 Folder 30 1962
Crisis (Nov. 1962) ; David Dubinsky: Why his throne is wobbling ; The Truth about the ILGWU ; Testimony of Herbert Hill ; Correspondence from David Dubinsky ; Correspondence from Emanuel Muravchik (Jewish Labor Committee) ; JUSTICE - Sept. 1, 1962 issue
Box 7 Folder 31
8 photographs ; news paper article
Box 8 Folder 1
47 photographs ; negatives
Box 8 Folder 2
22 photographs ; negatives
Box 8 Folder 3
9 photographs
Box 8 Folder 4
6 photographs ; negatives
Box 8 Folder 5
Box 8 Folder 6
10 photographs
Box 8 Folder 7
7 photographs ; negatives
Box 8 Folder 8
2 photographs
Box 8 Folder 9
Our First Fifty Years
Box 8 Folder 10
28 photographs
Box 8 Folder 11
8 photographs ; negative
Box 8 Folder 12
20 photographs ; contact sheets
Box 8 Folder 13
22 photographs
Box 8 Folder 14
9 photo copies of photographs
Box 8 Folder 15
11 slides
Box 8 Folder 16
2 photographs
Box 8 Folder 17
4 photographs
Box 8 Folder 18
Box 8 Folder 19
CD moved to CD/DVD cabinet -- box 12 -- 415--44--cd--2--d
Box 8 Folder 20
1 photograph
Box 8 Folder 21 2001
70 photographs
Box 9 Folder 1
Box 9 Folder 2 1996
10 photographs
Box 9 Folder 3 1998
15 slides
Box 9 Folder 4
3 photographs
Box 9 Folder 5 2003
30 photographs
Box 9 Folder 6 2003
23 photographs
Box 9 Folder 7 2003
Box 9 Folder 8
5 photographs
Box 9 Folder 9 2002
96 photographs
Box 9 Folder 10
2 photographs
Box 9 Folder 11
9 photographs
Box 9 Folder 12
2 photographs
Box 9 Folder 13
1 photograph
Box 9 Folder 14
3 photographs ; 5 slides
Box 9 Folder 15
Box 9 Folder 16
4 photographs
Box 9 Folder 17
18 photographs
Box 9 Folder 18
1 photograph
Box 9 Folder 19
CD moved to CD/DVD cabinet -- 415--44--CD--2--D
Box 9 Folder 20
Box 9 Folder 21
Box 9 Folder 22
Box 9 Folder 23
empty
Box 9 Folder 24 2003
Zip Drive ; CDs moved to CD/DVD cabinet --- 415--44--CD--2--D ---- Jack Morton - UNITE! Convention 2003 Final PowerPoints 7/21/03-7/24/03 ; UNITE convention 2003 photos [not PC compatible] ; Jack Morton - UNITE 2003 Convention Images
Box 9 Folder 25 1998-1999
44 photographs
Box 9 Folder 26
1 zip drive
Box 10 Folder 1 2001
MUST CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHER --- 2 oversize photographs
Box 10 Folder 2 1990
2 oversize photographs
Box 10 Folder 3
1 oversize photograph
Box 10 Folder 4
1 oversize photograph
Box 10 Folder 5
2 oversize photograph
Box 10 Folder 6
1 oversize photograph
Box 10 Folder 7 2001
1 oversize photograph
Box 10 Folder 8
1 oversize photograph
Box 10 Folder 9
1 photograph ; contact sheets
Box 10 Folder 10
Box 10 Folder 11 2000
34 slides
Box 10 Folder 12 2001
38 slides
Box 10 Folder 13 2000
32 slides
Box 10 Folder 14
Box 11
Box 11 Folder 1
Box 12
Box 12 Folder 1
Box 13
Box 13 Folder 1
Box 14
Box 14 Folder 1
Box 15
Box 15 Folder 1
Box 16
Box 16 Folder 1
Box 17 Folder 1 1953-1976
1- St. Jean, 6ieme Conference 7.9. Novembre 1953 - Bureau & Conjoint de Montreal [Montreal Joint Board ACWA - 6th conference - Nov. 7-8, 1953, St. Johns Que] ; 1-Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, AFL-CIO, CLC - Special Convention - June 1-4, 1976 --- 2 photographs