Fonds RC0788 - Iron Molders' Union of North America. Local 26 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

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Iron Molders' Union of North America. Local 26 (Hamilton, Ont.) fonds

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  • 1929-1930 (Creation)

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The Iron Molders' Union of North America (prior to 1881 known as the National Union of Iron Molders) established five locals in Canada before 1859: Montreal, local 21; Hamilton, local 26; Toronto, local 28; Brantford, local 29 and London, local 37. By 1870 there were thirteen other locals, stretching from Halifax, Nova Scotia to St. Catharines, Ont. The activities of the Canadian locals in the later part of the nineteenth century are well documented in the Iron Molders Journal.

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The fonds consists of one membership and dues bound register, January 1929 to September 1930.

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Fonds (37-1995) was acquired from Hamilton Public Library in 1995. Earlier provenance is not known.


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