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Catalog Number 1998:54
Collection Local Union 1397 USWA
Object Name Records
Title Local Union 1397 United Steelworkers of America, Homestead, Pa
Scope & Content This collection consists of records pertaining to Local Union 1397 USWA which was the local labor union chapter for the steelworkers of USS Homestead Works. Included are the by-laws for the organization, booklets and papers pertaining to the rules and laws for laborers such as pensions, sick leave, wages, etc. In addition, there are several newspapers of the local union as well as papers dealing with the Homestead Strike of 1892 and photographs from a strike in 1940.
Physical characteristics
Dates of Creation 1942-1994