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General Executive Board, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1947-1955

1947-195520.5 x 25.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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Summary:Image 1 - A composite image composed of twelve portrait photographs of the members of the General Executive Board of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for 1947-1948. Top row, from left: Frank Duffy, General Secretary; M. A. Hutcheson, First General Vice President; William L. Hutcheson, General President; John R. Stevenson, Second General Vice President; S. P. Meadows, General Treasurer. Bottom row, from left: Charles Johnson, Jr., First District; William J. Kelly, Second District; Harry Schwarzer, Third District; Roland Adams, Fourth District; R. E. Roberts, Fifth District; A. W. Muir, Sixth District; Arthur Martel, Seventh District. Image 2 - A composite image composed of thirteen portrait photographs of the members of the General Executive Board of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for 1948-1951. Top row, from left: Albert E. Fischer, Acting General Secretary; Frank Duffy, General Secretary Emeritus; M. A. Hutcheson, First General Vice President; William L. Hutcheson, General President; John R. Stevenson, Second General Vice President; S. P. Meadows, General Treasurer. Bottom row, from left: Charles Johnson, Jr., First District; O. William Blaier, Second District; Harry Schwarzer, Third District; Roland Adams, Fourth District; R. E. Roberts, Fifth District; A. W. Muir, Sixth District; Arthur Martel, Seventh District. Image 3 - A composite image composed of thirteen portrait photographs of the members of the General Executive Board of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for 1951-1955. Top row, from left: Frank Duffy, General Secretary Emeritus; Albert E. Fischer, General Secretary; M. A. Hutcheson, First General Vice President; William L. Hutcheson, General President; John R. Stevenson, Second General Vice President; S. P. Meadows, General Treasurer. Bottom row, from left: Charles Johnson, Jr., First District; O. William Blaier, Second District; Harry Schwarzer, Third District; Roland Adams, Fourth District; R. E. Roberts, Fifth District; A. W. Muir, Sixth District; A. Cooper, Seventh District. Photograph by Noble Bretzman. Image 4 - Group portrait photograph of the general executive board of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, inside the Indianapolis, Indiana headquarters, November 1955. The executive board is seated around a large table, each labeled. Painted on the top is a banner that reads "At the helm of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America". Behind the table a carved bust of Wm. L. Hutcheson looms. The officers around the table are, beginning with the head of the table under the bust and going clockwise: M.A. Hutcheson, General President; Frank Chapman, General Treasurer; O. Wm. [William] Blaier, Second General Vice President; Andrew V. Cooper, Exec. [Executive] Bd. [Board] Member, Seventh District; F. F. Cambiano, Gen. Exec. Bd. Member, Sixth District; R. E. Roberts, Gen. Exec. Bd. Member, Fifth District; John R. Stevenson, First General Vice-President; Henry W. Chandler, Gen. Exec. Bd. Member, Fourth District; Harry Schwarzer, Gen. Exec. Bd. Member, Third District; Raleigh Rajoppi, Gen. Exec. Bd. Member, Second District; Charles Johnson, Jr., Gen. Exec. Bd. Member, First District; Albert E. Fischer, General Secretary. Image 5 - Group portrait photograph of the general executive board of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, inside the Indianapolis, Indiana headquarters, probably November 1955. The executive board is seated around a large table. Behind the table a carved bust of Wm. L. Hutcheson looms. The officers around the table are, beginning with the head of the table under the bust and going clockwise: M.A. Hutcheson; Frank Chapman; O. Wm. [William] Blaier; Andrew V. Cooper; F. F. Cambiano; R. E. Roberts; John R. Stevenson; Henry W. Chandler; Harry Schwarzer; Raleigh Rajoppi; Charles Johnson, Jr.; Albert E. Fischer. Image 6 - Back of photo of general executive board at table. Handwritten is "Board Room - General Office - Indianapolis, Ind. [Indiana] 1950's".
Creator:Bretzman, Noble, 1909-1986
Bretzman Photo
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Indiana
Place of origin – Settlement:Indianapolis
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Indiana
Geographical subject – Settlement:Indianapolis
Topical subjects:Labor unions
Carpenters
Carpenters' unions
Group portraits
Group photos
Portrait photographs
Composite photographs
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Hutcheson, William L. (William Levi), 1874-1953
Duffy, Frank, 1861-1955
Wood carvings
Sculpture
Meetings
ArchivesUM location:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America archives
  • series 14
  • subseries 1
  • box 32
  • folder 7 - General Executive Board, 1947-1955
  • accession 1995-94
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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