Redwood District Council of Lumber and Sawmill Workers Collection

collection

Campus:
Humboldt State University
Library:
CSUH University Library
Subject(s):
Humboldt County ; Lumber industry ; Labor unions
Description:
The Redwood District of Lumber and Sawmill Workers Collection consists of the office files of the Redwood District Council of Lumber and Sawmill Workers, an umbrella organization of industrially organized plywood, sawmill and logging local unions in Del Norte, Humboldt, and at one time, Lake, Mendocino and Trinity Counties. It was affiliated with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. At least 70 different locals were affiliated to the Council at different times in its history. It also contains the complete office records of five constituent local unions which had been stored at the Council building and five small and one substantial accessions of personal papers and memorabilia.
Dates covered:
ca. 1840-1985
Collection Size:
127.5 linear feet
For more information:
Additional Information (OAC)
Additional Information (California Labor History Map)
Citation Sample:
Redwood District Council of Lumber and Sawmill Workers Collection, Humboldt State University Library
Collection policy:
Open for research by appointment. Copyright has not been assigned to the Humboldt State University Library. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Special Collections Librarian.