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Wood and Brooks Company Records

Creator:
Wood & Brooks Company  Search this
Names:
International Association of Machinists  Search this
Pratt, Read and Company  Search this
United Furniture Workers of America  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Correspondence
Specifications
Date:
1889-1959
Summary:
Collection documents the activities of Wood & Brooks, a manufacturer of piano keys and actions.
Scope and Contents:
The collection conists primarily of correspondence Charles R. Wood, M.S. Brooks and Hilton C. Brooks, financal and sales records, and some photographs documenting the company's work as manufacturer's of ivory piano keys and piano actions.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Executive Records, 1889-1949 Series 2: Correspondence, 1890-1932 Series 3: Financial Records, 1891-1932

Series 4: Photographs, 1902-1959 Series 5: Piano Action and Specification Materials, 1927-1959

Series 6: Miscellaneous, 1958
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Raymond Wood founded Wood and Brooks Company in 1901, in North Tonawanda, New York with financial help from Connecticut entrepreneur, M.S. Brooks. The company manufactured piano keys and piano actions. In 1905, Wood and Brooks acquired Seavern Piano Action Company of Cambridge, Massachusettts and in 1910 purchased Kurtz Action Company of Rockford, Illinois.

Source

Dolge, Alfred. Pianos and Their Makers. Development of the piano, Volume II, 1913.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Pratt, Read and Corporation Records (NMAH.AC.0320)

Warshaw Colletion of Business American, Series: Ivory (NMAH.AC.0060)

Warshaw Colletion of Business American, Series: Pianos (NMAH.AC.0060)

Ernest D. Moore Papers (NMAH.AC.0321)

Otto Gerdau Collection (NMAH.AC.0363)

Sohmer & Co. Records (NMAH.AC.0349)

Steinway & Sons Records and Family Papers (NMAH.AC.0178)

Chickering & Sons Piano Company Collection (NMAH.AC.0264)
Provenance:
Collection donated by Lawrence G. Brady, 1994.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Collective labor agreements  Search this
Factory workers  Search this
Factories  Search this
Ivory  Search this
Ivory industry  Search this
Keyboard instruments  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Piano  Search this
pianos  Search this
stock certificates  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Correspondence -- 19th-20th century
Specifications
Specifications
Citation:
Wood and Brooks Company Records, 1925-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0457
See more items in:
Wood and Brooks Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8efc6d2ed-bdae-4a1f-8b48-9d43344e70e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0457

The division of nursing labor in the hospital : the role of "scientific management", New York State, 1900-1940 / Elizabeth Laura Lewis

Author:
Lewis, Elizabeth Laura  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 244 p
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1992
1990
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Nurses--History  Search this
Nursing--History  Search this
Call number:
RA971.35 .L673 1990a
RA971.35.L673 1990a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_439158

International Longshoremen's Association, Local 791, Records

Creator:
International Longshoremen's Association, Local 791  Search this
Names:
Irish Caucus.  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Correspondence
Ledgers (account books)
Date:
1938-1986
Summary:
Collection of a variety of records of Local 791, International Longshoremen's Association, New York, New York.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is composed of a variety of records left behind when Local 791 vacated an apartment it had leased in New York City. As such, the collection does not offer a complete record of the union or its activities. Included are five volumes of official records: a minute book, 1938-1949; three dues ledger books, 1944-1947; and a cash book, 1947-1948. Other union records include ballot forms, copies of the union constitution and by-laws, benefit handbooks, general cargo agreements, and a copy of the 1957 ILA convention proceedings. One folder contains material about funeral benefits provided to deceased members, while another folder contains an invitation and program for a 1978 Irish Caucus testimonial dinner dance. Two additional folders contain letters from the public in support of the union for its refusal to unload Soviet ships in 1950. Two boxes contain photocopies of news clippings about the ILA, shipping, foreign trade, and unions in general, 1960-1964.
Arrangement:
the collection is arranged into one series topically.
Biographical / Historical:
International Longshoremen's Association, Local 791, was based in New York City.
Materials at the National Museum of American History:
"The Division of Political History (now Division of Political and Military History)has a collection of artifacts and posters associated with Local 791, which were donated by Ms. Spencer and Mr. Staats along with these archival records.

"
Provenance:
Collection donated by Victoria Spencer and Michael Staats, 1992, January 27.
This collection was donated to the Archives Center in January 1992, by Victoria Spencer and Michael Staats. The donors discovered these materials when they moved into a New York City apartment once leased by Local 791.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Trade-unions -- finance -- 1930-1990  Search this
Collective labor agreements  Search this
Burial insurance  Search this
Trade-unions and foreign policy -- 1930-1990  Search this
Trade unions -- Stevedores -- 1930-1990 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Soviet Union -- 1950-1960  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Ledgers (account books)
Citation:
International Longshoremen's Association, Local 791, Records, 1938-1986, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0440
See more items in:
International Longshoremen's Association, Local 791, Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep846d9b8b1-df73-4aab-acac-e1da060e0652
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0440

Upheaval in the quiet zone : a history of Hospital Workers' Union, Local 1199 / Leon Fink and Brian Greenberg

Author:
Fink, Leon 1948-  Search this
Greenberg, Brian  Search this
Subject:
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center History  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Hospitals--Staff--Labor unions--History  Search this
Collective labor agreements--Hospitals--History  Search this
Call number:
RA971.35.F56 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_365957

1971 and 1973 agreements between United States Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, National Association of Letter Carriers, AFL-CIO, National Post Office Mail Handlers, Watchmen, Messengers and Group Leaders Division of Laborers' International Union of North America, AFL-CIO, National Rural Letter Carriers Association : explanation of changes

Title:
Agreements between United States Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union
Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
American Postal Workers Union  Search this
Physical description:
166 p. ; 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
1973]
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Call number:
HE6499 .U55f 1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1005305

Air traffic controllers situation : white paper / Department of Transportation [and] Federal Aviation Administration

Author:
United States Department of Transportation  Search this
United States Federal Aviation Administration  Search this
Subject:
Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 10 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1970
1970]
Topic:
Strikes and lockouts--Air traffic control  Search this
Collective labor agreements--Air traffic controllers  Search this
Air traffic controllers  Search this
Call number:
HD532.A425 U58 1970
HD532.A425U58 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_338370

Agreement between the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company and its office, station, tower and storehouse employes of the craft or class represented by Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employes : effective November 1, 1972

Author:
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company  Search this
Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes  Search this
Subject:
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company  Search this
Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 155 p. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
[1972]
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Railroads  Search this
Call number:
HD6515.R15 A86 1972
HD6515.R15A86 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_320595

Agreement between United States Postal Service and the Federation of Postal Police Officers : April 6, 1991-April 15, 1994

Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
Federation of Postal Police Officers  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 148 pages ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
[1991]
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Collective labor agreements--Police  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041730

Motion picture craft workers and craft unions in Hollywood : the studio era, 1912-1948 / by Michael Charles Nielsen

Author:
Nielsen, Michael Charles  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 439 leaves
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
Motion picture industry--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Motion picture industry--Employees  Search this
Collective labor agreements--Motion picture industry  Search this
Call number:
PN1993.5.U65 N54 1985a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_699009

National agreement : U.S. Postal Service, American Postal Workers Union (A.F.L.-C.I.O) : July 21, 1984-July 20, 1987

Author:
American Postal Workers Union  Search this
United States Postal Service  Search this
Physical description:
1 pamphlet (114 p.) ; 20 x 9 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1984
1984?]
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Call number:
HE6499 .A32 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_993986

Agreement between United States Postal Service and National Post Office Mail Handlers, Watchmen, Messengers and Group Leaders Division of the Laborers' International Union of North America, AFL-CIO

Title:
Agreement between United States Postal Service and National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Division of the Laborers' International Union of North America, AFL-CIO
Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
Laborers' International Union of North America National Post Office Mail Handlers, Watchmen, Messengers & Group Leaders Division  Search this
National Post Office Mail Handlers  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 18 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_991957

Agreement between United States Postal Service and National Rural Letter Carriers' Association

Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 18 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
198u
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_991970

Agreement between United States Post Office Department and National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO, National Association of Post Office and General Services Maintenance Employees, National Association of Special Delivery Messengers AFL-CIO, National Federation of Post Office Motor Vehicle Employees AFL-CIO, National Rural Letter Carriers Association, [and] United Federation of Postal Clerk...

Author:
United States Post Office Department  Search this
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.)  Search this
National Association of Post Office and General Services Maintenance Employees  Search this
National Association of Special Delivery Messengers  Search this
National Federation of Post Office Motor Vehicle Employees  Search this
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association  Search this
United Federation of Postal Clerks  Search this
National Post Office Mail Handlers  Search this
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_991841

Agreement between United States Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, National Association of Letter Carriers, AFL-CIO

Title:
Agreement between United States Postal Service and National Association of Letter Carriers, AFL-CIO
Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
American Postal Workers Union  Search this
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 18 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_991954

Agreement between United States Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, National Association of Letter Carriers, AFL-CIO, National Post Office Mail Handlers, Watchmen, Messengers and Group Leaders Division of Laborers' International Union of North America, AFL-CIO, National Rural Letter Carriers Association

Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
American Postal Workers Union  Search this
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.)  Search this
Laborers' International Union of North America National Post Office Mail Handlers, Watchmen, Messengers, and Group Leaders Division  Search this
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 18 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
19uu
198u
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_991857

Analysis of changes : national agreement between United States Postal Service and National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, 1995-1999

Title:
National agreement between United States Postal Service and National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, 1995-1999
Author:
United States Postal Service  Search this
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association  Search this
Physical description:
107 p. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
[1995?]
Topic:
Collective labor agreements--Postal service  Search this
Postal service--Employees  Search this
Postal service--Employees--Labor unions  Search this
Call number:
HE6499 .U5885 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527134

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