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New York State Department of State Union Label Registration Application Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Applications received by the Secretary of State for registration of trade union labels, marks, names, brands or devices that graphically designate the products of the labor of associations or unions. Each application is accompanied by a copy of the label and, in many cases by a detailed written description of that label. Unions were allowed to register their labels, marks, names, brands or devices with the Office of the Secretary of State to provide for protection against duplication.
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Quantity:
2.1 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1901-1943
Series Number:
12979

Arrangement

Arrangement is numerical by date filed in secretary's office.

Administrative History

Unions were allowed to register their labels, marks, names, brands or devices with the Office of the Secretary of State to provide for protection against duplication (L. 1889, Ch. 385). The law was amended in 1943 (Chapter 474) to substitute the Department of Labor as the registering agency.

Scope and Content Note

Applications received by the Secretary of State for registration of trade union labels, marks, names, brands or devices that graphically designate the products of the labor of associations or unions. Each application is accompanied by a copy of the label and, in many cases by a detailed written description of that label. Each item in the series is individually numbered; the location of item #173 is unknown.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Folder

Accretion: 12979-79
1889 August 22 Cigar Makers' International Union of America 1 1
1890 June 23 Journeymen Tailors' Union of America 1 2
1890 October 20 Suspender Makers' Benevolent Union 1 3
1890 November 26 Journeymen Bakers' and Confectioners' International Union 1 4
1891 February 21 New York Typographical Union #6 1 5
1891 May 21 United Garment Workers of America 1 6
1892 April 1 Furriers' Union of New York 1 7
1892 June 14 Hebrew-American Typographical Union 1 8
1892 June 20 Cigar Makers' International Union of America 1 9
1893 October 4 NYS Branch of the Journeymen Bakers' and Confectioners' International Union of America 1 10
1894 April 24 Cigar Makers' International Union of America 1 11
1894 May 14 United Hatters of North America 1 12
1895 February 25 Hebrew Butcher Workmen's Union #1 of New York 1 13
1895 May 8 District Assembly #36 of the Knights of Labor of Rochester 1 14
1895 May 28 The United Hat Makers of America 1 15
1895 August 30 Boot and Shoe Workers' Union 1 15a
1895 October 28 Collar, Cuff and Shirt Makers' Union 1 16
1895 October 30 Boot and Shoe Workers' Union 1 17
1895 December 19 National Tobacco Workers' Union of America 1 18
1896 May 11 United Hatters' of North America 1 19
1896 May 22 International Typographical Union of North America 1 19a
1896 May 22 National Union of the United Brewery Workmen of the U.S. 1 20
1896 August 5 International Typographical Union of North America 1 21
1896 October 14 Journeymen Tailors' Union of America 1 22
1897 March 4 United Hebrew Trades 1 23
1897 May 20 Master Horseshoers' Protective Association of New York 1 24
1897 October 16 National Gold Beaters' Protective Union 1 25
1897 December 4 Metal Polishers, Buffers, Platers, and Brass Workers' Union of North America 1 26
1898 April 18 Brushmakers' Protective Union of America 1 27
1898 April 26 Journeymen Bakers' and Confectioners' International Union of America 1 28
1898 August 10 Cigar Makers' International Union of America 1 29
1898 August 10 United Hatters of North America 1 30
1898 September 13 District Council of Painters and Decorators 1 31
1899 January 25 Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workmen of North America 1 32
1899 February 15 German-American Typographia 1 33
1899 February 20 Elephant Club Local Union #9 Paper Rulers of New York and Vicinity 1 34
1899 May 8 United Shirt and Waist Workers of America 1 35
1899 July 5 Journeymen Horseshoers' Union #23 1 36
1899 October 19 Truckmens' Protective Union 1 37
1899 November 22 International Farmers' Union 1 38
1899 November 22 International Farmers' Union 1 39
1899 December 23 Upholsterers' International Union of North America 1 40
1900 February 10 Journeymens' Horseshoers' Local Union #36 1 41
1900 March 3 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1 42
1900 April 14 Trunk and Bag Workers' International Union of America 1 43
1900 July 6 Suspender Makers' Benevolent Union #1 of New York 1 44
1900 October 19 Lithographers' International and Beneficial Association of the U.S. and Canada 1 44a
1900 November 8 Farmers and Market-Gardeners' Union 1 45
1900 November 21 Independent Master Horseshoers' Association 1 45a
1901 January 16 Amalgamated Woodworkers' International Union of America 1 46
1901 January 29 American Wire Weavers' Protective Association 1 47
1901 February 16 German Rye Bread Bakers' Union 1 48
1901 April 25 Shirt, Waist and Laundry Workers 1 49
1902 May 7 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1 49a
1901 May 13 United Cloth Hat and Cap Makers of America 1 50
1901 May 28 United Butchers' Union of Greater New York 1 51
1901 July 26 Shirt Makers' Union, Branch #1 of New York 1 52
1901 July 27 Shirt, Waist and Laundry Workers' International Union 1 53
1901 August 15 International Jewelry Workers' Union of America 1 54
1901 August 24 Actors' National Protective Union 1 55
1902 February 7 Journeymen Tailors' Union of America 1 55a
1902 February 28 Lithographers' International Protective and Beneficial Association of U.S. and Canada 1 56
1902 March 17 International Glove Table Cutters' Union 1 56a
1902 March 28 International Typographical Union 1 57
1902 March 28 American Wire Weavers Protective Association 1 58
1902 June 17 Lithographers' International Protective and Beneficial Association 1 59
1902 July 11 International Brotherhood of Paper Makers 1 60
1902 July 16 National Union of the United Brewery Workmen of the U.S. 1 61
1902 July 23 Carriage and Wagon Workers, Local Union 59 1 62
1902 July 26 Mattress Makers' Union of Greater N.Y. 1 63
1902 July 28 Amalgamated Leather Workers of America 1 64
1902 August 7 Mosaic and Encaustic Tile Layers' Union 1 64a
1902 August 11 American Federation of Musicians 1 65
1902 August 23 Gold Beaters' Protective Union of N.Y. and Vicinity 1 66
1902 October 21 Team Drivers' International Union 1 67
(out) 1 68
1902 October 28 Independent Hatters Union of America 1 69
1902 November 7 Cigar Dealers' Association of America 1 70
1902 December 2 Coopers' International Union 1 71
1902 December 23 Watch Case Engravers' International Association of America 1 72
1902 December 27 Machine Printers and Color Mixers of the U.S. 1 73
1903 January 5 International Ladies Garment Workers Union 1 74
1903 January 8 United Overall Makers of America 2 1
1903 January 23 National Print Cutters of America 2 2
1903 January 9 Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America 2 3
1903 February 17 International Glove Workers' Union of America 2 4
1903 February 25 Journeymen Horseshoers' Union of N.Y. State 2 5
1903 February 27 United Garment Workers of America 2 6
1903 June 3 Union Suit Makers' Union 2 7
1903 June 4 Piano and Organ Workers' International Union of America 2 8
1903 July 16 International Printing Pressman and Assistants Union of North America 2 9
1903 August 17 Sawsmiths' Union of North America 2 10
1903 October 10 National Print Cutters Association of America 2 11
1903 November 30 United Cloth Hat and Cap Makers of Central Pennsylvania 2 12
1903 December 9 Bakery and Confectionery Workers' International Union of America 2 13
1903 December 14 International Union of the United Brewery Workmen of America 2 14
1903 December 19 International Brotherhood of Teamsters 2 15
1904 January 18 Smoking Pipe Makers' Union of North America 2 16
1904 July 28 Bartenders' International League of America 2 17
1904 August 2 Master Horseshoers' National Protective Association of America 2 18
1904 September 21 Paper Box, Bag, and Novelty Workers International Union 2 19
1904 October 7 Metal Polishers, Buffers, Platers, Brass Molders, Brass and Silver Workers' Union of North America 2 20
1904 December 15 International Brotherhood of Tip Printers 2 21
1904 December 19 United Garment Workers of America 2 22
1905 June 29 National Building Constructors Trade Council of U.S. 2 23
1905 September 6 Greater N.Y. Watchmakers Association 2 24
1905 September 28 United Gold Beaters' National Union of America 2 25
1906 January 2 Industrial Workers of the World 2 26
1906 February 2 Journeymen Barbers' International Union of America 2 27
1906 March 10 Brushmakers' International Union 2 28
1906 August 7 International Photo-Engravers' of North America 2 29
1906 November 19 Cloth Examiners' and Spongers' Union of Greater New York 2 30
1908 May 26 Associated Vaudeville Artists of America, Local #1 2 31
1908 June 12 American Federation of Labor 2 32
1908 August 10 International Brotherhood of Bookbinders 2 33
1908 September 21 Poster Artists Association of America 2 34
1908 November 27 Polish Printers' Union 2 35
1908 November 3 Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers International Alliance 2 36
1909 February 19 Elastic Goring Weavers Amalgamated Association of the U.S. 2 37
1909 June 19 Independent Bakers' and Confectioners' Union 2 38
1910 March 26 Bakery and Confectionery Workers' International Union of America 2 39
1910 November 2 Piano, Organ and Musical Instrument Workers' International Union of America 2 40
1911 January 7 Journeymen Tailors' Union of America 2 41
1911 January 26 Textile Examiners' and Shrinkers' Union of New York 2 42
1911 June 8 Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners 2 43
1911 November 21 International Allied Printing Trades Association 2 44
1912 May 29 Carriage, Wagon and Automobile Workers International Union of North America 2 45
1913 July 7 Journeymen, Bakers and Confectioners' International Union of America 2 46
1913 October 3 Journeymen, Bakers and Confectioners' International Union of America 2 47
1913 December 30 Local Brotherhood of Tailors, United Garment Workers of America 2 48
1914 January 8 United Garment Workers of America 2 49
1914 March 27 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 2 50
1914 April 3 Journeymen Tailors' Union of America 2 51
1914 May 14 American Federation of Musicians 2 52
1914 July 23 Federation of American Workers, Inc. 2 53
1914 September 23 Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America 2 54
1914 October 3 General Laborers' International Union of America 2 55
1915 January 30 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 2 56
1916 January 17 Workmen's Citizen's Association of the State of New York 2 57
1916 August 31 Amalgamated Lithographers of America 2 58
1916 June 9 Canvas and Pad Makers' Union 2 59
1918 March 26 Journeymen Horseshoers' Union 2 60
1921 August 17 United Hatters of North America 2 61
1921 August 17 United Hatters of North America 2 62
1922 January 30 Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen and Helpers of America 2 63
1922 May 18 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 2 64
1922 May 23 Moving Picture Machine Operators' Union, Local #306 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada 2 65
1923 October 24 International Allied Printing Trades Association 3 1
1925 May 23 International Brotherhood of Bookbinders (Elephant Club of Paper Rulers, Local #9) 3 2
1925 July 11 Cloth Hat, Cap, Millinery Workers' International Union 3 3
1925 September 15 International Stereotypers' and Electrotypers' Union 3 4
1925 October 10 Amalgamated Food Workers 3 5
1926 April 17 United Food Workers' Union of America 3 6
1927 March 22 Upholsters' International Union of America 3 7
1927 July 12 United Wall Paper Crafts of North America 3 8
1928 August 1 Associated Master Barbers of America 3 9
1929 March 19 International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators 3 10
1930 December 1 International Typographical Union of North America 3 11
1932 March 10 United Garment Workers of America 3 12
1932 October 6 Glass Bottle Blowers of America 3 13
1933 September 11 Elmira Shoe Rebuilders Association 3 14
1934 January 24 Independent Sheet Metal Workers' Union of Greater New York 3 15
1934 February 1 Association of Motion Picture Operators 3 16
1934 May 25 Industrial Photoengravers Association 3 17
1934 September 11 Belt Makers' Union 3 18
1934 September 27 General Workers' Protective Association 3 19
1934 December 12 Coopers' International Union of North America 3 20
1935 January 15 United Hatters, Cap and Millinery Workers' International Union 3 21
1935 January 15 United Hatters, Cap and Millinery Workers' International Union 3 22
1935 May 29 Universal Federation of Trades Workers of America 3 23
1935 May 28 Coopers' International Union Local #24 3 24
1935 November 6 International Fur Workers' Union of U.S. and Canada 3 25
1936 May 27 United Electrical and Radio Workers of America 3 26
1936 July 14 Cigar Makers' International Union of America 3 27
1936 July 31 Metal Spinners' Union of New York and Vicinity 3 28
1936 October 13 Mosaic and Terrazzo Workers' Association 3 29
1936 December 15 Upholsterers', Carpet and Linoleum Mechanics' International Union of North America 3 30
1937 February 16 International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 3 31
1937 March 18 Photographers and Finishers Local Union 19893 American Federation of Labor 3 32
1937 June 28 Rochester Printing Crafts Association 3 33
1937 December 1 Textile Workers' Organizing Committee of the C.I.O. 3 34
1937 December 8 United Photographic Employees Local Industrial Union #415 C.I.O. 3 35
1937 December 29 International Broom and Wisk Makers' Union 3 36
1938 June 2 United Sign Writers' and Sign Hangers' Union, Local #304 3 37
1938 July 5 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 3 38
1938 July 23 Printers and Publishers Employees' Union 3 39
1938 July 23 Millwrights and Machinery Erectors Local Union #740 of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 3 40
1938 August 8 Amalgamated Lithographers of America 3 41
1938 September 26 International Fur Workers' Union of the U.S. and Canada 3 42
1939 March 8 Independent Printing Employees' Union 3 43
1939 September 7 Licensed Embalmers' Union of Greater New York, Local #21381 3 44
1939 November 27 International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America 3 45
1939 November 27 International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America 3 46
1940 May 13 Textile Workers' Union of America 3 47
1940 June 4 National Organizing Committee of the Barber and Beauty Culturists' Union 3 48
1940 June 20 International Union of United Brewery, Flour, Cereal, and Soft Drink Workers of America 3 49
1940 November 25 Independent Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers' Union Local #1 of Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island 3 50
1940 November 28 United Automobile Workers of America 3 51
1941 January 21 Tobacco Workers' International Union 3 52
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (Suits) 3 53
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (Work Clothes) 3 54
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (Special Order) 3 55
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (Gloves) 3 56
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (Shoulder Pads) 3 57
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 3 58
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (Canvas) 3 59
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (Neckwear) 3 60
1941 February 17 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 3 61
1943 February 3 United Photographic Employees Union, Local 415 United Office and Professional Workers of America 3 62
1941 March 5 Sign and Pictorial Display Union, Local #230 3 63
1941 April 2 United Industrial Unions 3 64
1941 April 8 United Furniture Workers of America 3 65
1941 May 19 United Hatters, Cap and Millinery Workers' International Union 3 66
1941 September 10 International Ladies' Handbag, Pocketbook, and Novelty Workers' Union 3 67
1941 September 11 International Ladies' Handbag, Pocketbook, and Novelty Workers' Union 3 68
1941 December 9 International Fur and Leather Workers' Union of the U.S. and Canada 3 69
1942 January 5 Distillery, Rectifying and Wine Workers' International Union of America 3 70
1942 June 26 Master Plumbers Association of Syracuse, New York 3 71
1942 November 19 United Office and Professional Workers of America 3 72
1942 November 19 United Office and Professional Workers of America 3 73

Accretion: 12979-87
circa 1901-1943 Union label registration application files 1