Guide to the Baldo Loy International Longshoremen's and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Ephemera Collection, 1924-1977

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Baldo Loy International Longshoremen's and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Ephemera Collection
Dates: 1924-1977
Identification: URB/ILWU-BL
Creator: Loy, Baldo
Physical Description: 0.25 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: Baldo Loy worked for the Pacific Steamship Association as a Stevedore in 1923 and for the Moore Drydock Company in 1924. By 1935, he was a member of the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America, Local 9. He was "granted Honorable, withdrawel [sic] from this Local" on 26 January 1936. That same year, at the age of 36, he was issued a picket card by the Maritime Federation of the Pacific coast, serving the organization faithfully during the Maritime Federation Pacific Coast strike. The collection consists of picket cards and other forms of identification relating to Baldo Loy's union affiliations.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America
International Longshore and Warehouse Union
Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast

Genre/Form of Material:

Ephemera

Personal Name:

Loy, Baldo

Topical Term:

Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Stevedores -- Labor unions -- Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Strikes and lockouts -- Merchant marine -- Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Strikes and lockouts -- Merchant marine -- United States

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

April Feldman, 2010

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Baldo Loy International Longshoremen's and Warehouse Union Ephemera Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Related Materials:

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of picket cards and other forms of identification relating to Baldo Loy's ILWU and other union affiliations.

Collection Contents

 

Box 1

Folder 1

Attendance Record Card, Local 38-82 San Pedro, CA

Folder 2

CMU - International Longshore and Warehouse Union, 1946

Folder 3

Clearance Cards, strikes

Folder 4

Committee For Maritime Unity card

Folder 5

Identification Card, February 1928

Folder 6

ILA Local 28-82 Union Book, 1936

Folder 7

International Longshore and Warehouse Union 13 - Picket card, September 1946

Folder 8

International Longshore and Warehouse Local 13 Union Book, 1945

Folder 9

IUMSW of America Local 9 Union Book, 1935

Folder 10

IUMSW of America - Withdrawal Letter, Local 9, 1936 January 26

Folder 11

Ledger Cards (served as union book), 1947 January 31-1948 January 3, 1948 September 11-1949 July 9

Folder 12

Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast (clearance card), 1936

Folder 13

Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast 9 (clearance card), 1977

Folder 14

Muoro Drydock Co. ID card, 1924

Folder 15

Pacific American Steamships Association and Shippers Association of the Pacific - ID Card of Baldo Loy, 1923 May 29

Folder 16

Picket Cards (four), 1948 September 3, November-December 1948

Folder 17

Shipyard Workers Union Local 19667 of AFL picket card, 1934

Folder 18

Traveling Card, 1942 September 15

Folder 19

Waterfront Employers L.A. - L.B. Harbors; Badge, Baldo P. Loy, Reg. No., 1834