Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America & Midwestern States Joint Board Records
The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Detroit and Midwestern States Joint Board date back to 1896 as the Journeymen Tailors, now Local 229, which became part of the Amalgamated in 1936. The Amalgamated began organizing among laundry workers and retail and department store employees during the 1940's, forming the Central States Joint Board. The collection consists of records of the Joint Board and member locals, predominately covering the 1940's-1950's.
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