Fonds RC0330 - Bricklayers and Masons Union. Local 1. (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds.

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Bricklayers and Masons Union. Local 1. (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds.

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  • 1894-1975 (Creation)

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1.5 m of textual records and graphic material

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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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