A Guide to the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records

Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records

Summary Information

Title
Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records
Inclusive Dates
1892-1982
Extent
3 Linear Feet
Abstract
Originally chartered in 1892 as Local 155 of the Journeymen Bakers and Confectioners International Union located in Waterbury Connecticut. In 1904, the name was changed to Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union. In 1978, the union merged with Tobacco Workers Union to create the present union. Each time the international name changed the local received a new charter. The Local history can be found in Series IV.
Call Number
1984.0011
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Archives & Special Collections staff
Repository
University of Connecticut Library 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205 archives@uconn.edu URL:

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Bakery, Confectionery And Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Library.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by the Local 155 president, Ron Napoli in April 1984.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Bakery, Confectionery And Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Library.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Journeymen Bakers' and Confectioners' International Union. Local 155 (Waterbury, Conn.)
  • Journeymen Bakers' and Confectioners' International Union. Local 155 (Waterbury, Conn.)
  • Bakery, Confectionery, and Tobacco Workers International Union. Local 155 (Waterbury, Conn.)

Genre(s)

  • Charters
  • Administrative records
  • Minutes (administrative records)
  • Histories
  • Regulations (executive records)

Geographic Name(s)

  • Connecticut (state)

Subject(s)

  • Bakeries
  • Bakers
  • Bakery employees
  • Confectioners
  • Labor unions
  • Collective labor agreements
  • Waterbury (Conn.)

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History

The local was originally chartered on 19 July 1892 as Local 155 of the Journeymen Bakers and Confectioners International Union. In 1904, the name of the international was changed to the Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union. In 1978, the union merged with the Tobacco Workers Union to form the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union. When the international changed its name the local received a new charter.

Local 155 is located in Waterbury, Connecticut, home of more bakeries per capita than any other town in the state.

A more detailed history of Local 155 is located in Series IV, "90 years of Bakers in Waterbury, 1892-1982" by Michael Camorata and James Pittman.

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Scope and Content

This is a small collection of minutes, charters, agreements and related publications pertaining to the union and its activities in Connecticut.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Charters 1892-1969 

 1892 


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Text   11

 1898 


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Text   12

 1904 


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Text   13

 1969 


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Text   14

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Series II: Minutes 1921-1977 

 1921-1977   (3 volumes)


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Text   25

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Series III: Agreements 1932-1977 

General Baking Company 1933-1964 


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Text   36

Mohican Baking Company 1932-1965 


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Text   37

Reymond Baking Company 1956-1961 


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Text   38

Schneider Baking Company 1932-1977 


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Text   39

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Series IV: History pre-1900, 1982 

"90 Years of Bakers in Waterbury, 1892-1982" 1982 


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Text   310

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"Rules and "Regulations" pre-1900 

1

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