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Descriptive inventory for the August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16, 1942-1994 (bulk 1960-1992)

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Descriptive inventory for the August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16, 1942-1994 (bulk 1960-1992)

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

Title: August Sallas, 1942-1994 (inclusive), 1960-1992 (bulk)
Creators: August Sallas
International Typographical Union
Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council
Chicago Independent Club
Dates: 1942-1994 (inclusive), 1960-1992 (bulk)
Accession number: 2013.0023.1
Bib number: 00065269
Call number: MSS Lot S
Size: 4.5 linear feet
Language of material:Collection is written in English, and Spanish.

Provenance statement:

Gift of August Sallas, 2013 (accession #: 2013.0023.1).

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:

August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union (Chicago History Museum), with 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 Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16, Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 records, and the Chicago Tribune strike collection [manuscript].

Collection Summary +/-

This collection contains meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence, news clippings, publications, memos, mailing lists, wage information, union contract and union label use negotiations, union election material, and grievances related to August Sallas and his positions within the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.), the Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council, the Hispanic American Labor Council and activities of the AFL-CIO in Illinois, the Chicago Federation of Labor, and the Chicago Independent Club.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

August Sallas, known as Augie, a native Chicagoan, was an organizer for the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (CTU); he served as recording secretary for ten years, and, in the mid-1980s was elected as the first Mexican American president of the CTU, which is Local 16 of the International Typographical Union. During his years as president, Sallas was responsible for ending a forty month strike with the Chicago Tribune. He also served as secretary-treasurer of the Chicago Allied Printing Trade Council (CAPTC) for twelve years and as a delegate in both the state American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the Chicago Federation of Labor. Additionally, he served as the president and is the founder of the Hispanic American Labor Council (HACL) and has been active in the politics of Little Village (the South Lawndale community) of Chicago.

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Hispanic Americans--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Labor leaders--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Mexican Americans--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Newspaper publishing--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Printers--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Printing industry--Employees--Effect of technological innovations on
Printing industry--Employees--Labor unions--Illinois--Chicago
Printing industry--Vocational guidance--Illinois--Chicago
Publishers and publishing--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Strikes and lockouts--Illinois--Chicago
Union labels--Illinois--Chicago
Persons:
Sallas, August--Archives
Organizations:
AFL-CIO
Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council
Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council
Chicago Independent Club
Hispanic American Labor Council
International Typographical Union
International Typographical Union. Local 16 (Chicago, Ill.)
International Typographical Union. Local 16 (Chicago, Ill.)--Archives
Genre/Form:
Annual reports
Correspondence
Minutes
Newsletters
Newspaper clippings
Geographic:
Chicago (Ill.)--Economic conditions--20th century
Chicago (Ill.)--Politics and government--20th century
Little Village (Chicago, Ill.)
South Lawndale (Chicago, Ill.)

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged in five series.

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. Chicago Typographical Union and Chicago Allied Printing Trade Council administrative files, 1957-1981 (box 1-3)
Series 2. Chicago Typographical Union and Chicago Independent Club general files, 1942-1992 (box 3-4)
Series 3. Chicago Typographical Union and related union material, 1951-1992 (box 5)
Series 4. Contract negotiations, 1959-1980 (box 6-9)
Series 5. Union label disputes, 1947-1976 (box 9-11)

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Julia Schneider with Oxygen editor, 2015.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
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