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Descriptive inventory for the Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.), 1911-1975, bulk 1940-1975

Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.)

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Descriptive inventory for the Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.), 1911-1975, bulk 1940-1975

Prepared by Jane McCarthy, 2013.
  
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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.), 1911-1975 (inclusive), 1940-1975 (bulk)
Creator: Andrew M. Placente
Dates: 1911-1975 (inclusive), 1940-1975 (bulk)
Accession numbers: M1960.0262
M1976.0031
Bib number: 00064550
Call number: MSS Lot P
Size: 2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Language of material:Collection is written in English.

Provenance statement:

Gift of the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (accession #: M1960.0262, accession #: M1976.0031).

Terms governing use:

Copyright may be retained by the creators of items, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law, unless otherwise noted.

Restriction(s):

This collection is open for research use.

Please cite this collection as:

Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.

Additional Materials +/-

Related material:

Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union; the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 records, and publications by and about the CTU.

Collection Summary +/-

Constitutions, by-laws, meeting minutes, membership lists, correspondence, election material, grievances and other items concerning Andrew Placente's work with the Chicago Typographical Union, the International Typographical Union, and the Illinois Typographical Conference. Includes two histories of the ITU, a centennial history of the CTU, and a history of the Woodruff Randolph Training Center.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

Andrew Placente was a union member and activist who joined Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (CTU) in 1941. He ran for CTU president in 1963 on the Chicago Progressives Club platform and was active in the Illinois Typographical Conference throughout his working career. CTU is Local 16 of the International Typographical Union.

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Labor leaders--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Newspaper publishing--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Printers--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Printing industry--Employees--Labor unions--Illinois--Chicago
Printing industry--Vocational guidance--Illinois--Chicago
Publishers and publishing--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Persons:
Placente, Andrew M., 1908-1976--Archives
Organizations:
Illinois Typographical Conference
Illinois Typographical Conference. Women's Auxiliary
International Typographical Union
International Typographical Union. Local 16 (Chicago, Ill.)--Archives
Woodruff Randolph Training Center
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Histories
Membership lists
Minutes
Publications
Geographic:
Chicago (Ill.)--Economic conditions--20th century

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged in three series.

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. Union operations, 1936-1975 (box 1-3)
Series 2. Union conferences, 1958-1966 (box 3-4)
Series 3. Miscellaneous materials, 1911-1973 (box 4)

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Adam Melville using Oxygen Editor, 2015.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
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