A Guide to the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records, 1892-1982

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

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155 Records
Creator
Bakery, Confectionery and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, Local 155.
Inclusive Dates
1892-1982
Extent
3.0 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
Finding aid prepared by Daria D'Arienzo (April 1984)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

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 Libraries.

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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 Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

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

Genre(s)

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

Geographic Name(s)

  • Connecticut
  • Waterbury (Conn.)

Subject(s)

  • Bakeries
  • Bakers
  • Bakery employees
  • Collective labor agreements
  • Confectioners
  • Labor unions

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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 

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 1892 

11

 1898 

12

 1904 

13

 1969 

14

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Series II: Minutes, 1921-1977 

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 1921-1977   (3 volumes)

25

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Series III: Agreements, 1932-1977 

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General Baking Company, 1933-1964 

36

Mohican Baking Company, 1932-1965 

37

Reymond Baking Company, 1956-1961 

38

Schneider Baking Company, 1932-1977 

39

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Series IV: History, pre-1900, 1982 

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“90 Years of Bakers in Waterbury, 1892-1982”, 1982 

310
Box

“Rules and “Regulations”, pre-1900 

1

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