Labor unions -- Texas -- Houston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
C. F. Smith Collection
Identifier: MSS 0172
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a selection of materials that document some of C. F. Smith’s professional activities. The collection is not comprehensive, but it does provide a glimpse into his life from 1950 to 1981.
City of Houston Aviation Department Records
Identifier: RG A 0005
Scope and Contents This collection covers a range of activities at Houston Municipal Airport, later Hobby Airport, from 1937-1981. There are also files on the concept and development of Houston Intercontinental Airport, which was intended to replace Houston Municipal Airport. Topics covered range from dealings with airlines to counts of landings, departures and passenger flow to accident reports. Materials in this collection are primarily correspondence and inter-office correspondence, and include annual...
Identifier: MSS 0092
Scope and Contents
This collection is made up of correspondences of Hector Garcia, materials from the many associations he was a part of, and other political issues he kept up with in the 1970s.
Found in: Houston History Research Center / Hector Garcia
Independent Metal Workers Union Collection
Identifier: RG 0064
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection describe major events in the history of the Independent Metalworker's Union, a Houston organized labor entity. Specifically, numerous contracts and wage agreements between the Union and Hughes Tool Company, the workers of which the Union represented, give a historical view of the relationship between the Union, its members, and Hughes Tool Co. Additionally, petitions and copies of cases given before the National Labor Relations Board give insight into racial...
Dates: 1937-1981; Majority of material found within 1947-1968
Port of Houston Iron Works
Identifier: RG D 0019
Dates: 1942-1965; Majority of material found within 1942-1951; Majority of material found within 1956-1958
Socialist Workers Party, Internationalist Tendency, Houston Chapter
Identifier: RG E 0055
Scope and Contents This collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, clippings, bulletins, and journals discussing the philosophies and work of the Socialist Workers Party on a local and international scale. Because the authors of these materials often feared being exposed as Communists during the Cold War, some items are purposly deceptive and include a key to decode the writings. Some materials contain false titles, such as the Journal of Science Fiction “Dick Tracy” articles (Box 2...
Dates: 1951-1978; Majority of material found within 1972-1976