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Finding Aid to the Cigar Makers' International Union of America, Local 291 (San Jose, Calif.) Records larc.ms.0194
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Description
Consists of one ledger of minutes 1906-1912, which includes mention of relief efforts after the San Francisco earthquake, and one financial ledger, 1903-1907.
Background
The Cigar Makers International Union was formed in 1864 as the Cigar Makers National Union of the United States and became international in 1867 with the affiliation of Canadian locals. Samuel Gompers was instrumental in the growth of the union. The union merged with the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Workers Union in 1974.
Extent
0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives and Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Labor Archives and Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.