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Bricklayers and Masons Union. Local 1. (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds.
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1.5 m of textual records and graphic material
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Bricklayers and Masons Union, Local 1 (1881-)
Local 1 received its charter on 27 June 1881 from the National Union of Bricklayers and Masons of America. This was reported in the Hamilton Spectator, "Bricklayers and Masons", 8 July 1881. Local 1 was the first local to be chartered in Canada. Over the years the union has evolved. Local 1 is currently chartered by both the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers and the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers of Canada.
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The fonds consists of the business records of the union.
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Fonds acquired in June 1979.
The fonds has been arranged into the following series: minute books, correspondence, dues ledgers, cash books, financial statements and photographs.
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- Bricklayers and Masons Union, Local 1 (Creator)
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