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Tobacco Workers International Union (TWIU) archives


Tobacco Workers International Union (TWIU) archives
Tobacco Workers International Union (TWIU)
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136.00 linear feet
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Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Founded in 1885 as the National Tobacco Workers Union of America, the Tobacco Workers International Union (TWIU) merged in 1979 with the Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union. The TWIU archives include administrative files, organizers' correspondence and reports, documentation of locals' activities, financial records, memorabilia, publications, and photographs.

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Tobacco Workers International Union (TWIU) archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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