Fonds F1436 - Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers Union. Local 583 fonds

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Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers Union. Local 583 fonds


  • 1912-1965, predominant 1931-1965 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph

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The International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades of the United States and Canada was established in the USA in 1887 as the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America. The current name was adopted in 1969. Local 583 was chartered in Calgary in 1906. In 1969 local 1738 in Lethbridge, Alberta merged with local 583.

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Gift of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers Local 583, 1966-1975.

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The fonds consists of minutes (1931-1963), agreement (1965) and photograph of Labour Day celebration (1912).

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      The material is in English.

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      Thursday, October 25, 2018




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