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    • "UAW-CAP Austin Trip Reset After Postponement"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions-Texas-20th Century; Southern Labor History-20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; United Auto Workers; Community Action Program; Texas Legislature
    • A free trip to Austin to visit legislators had to be rescheduled after too few participants registered for the event sponsored by the United Auto Workers Community Action Program.
    • "A Century Of Oppression For The South -- Paper No. 1"

    • "A Century Of Oppression For The South -- Paper No. 1"; James B. Simpson; "Our Literary Club In Bohemia"; Mr. and Mrs. Henrie C.L. Gorman; "The Bohemian"; Fort Worth, Texas
    • "A Century Of Oppression For The South -- Paper No. 1" is an essay by James B. Simpson in the "Historical Gleanings" section.
    • "It's Bon Voyage In Operation Piglift"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Operation Piglift; Christian Rural Overseas Program; Communication Locals 201; Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 146;...
    • Fort Worth will say "Bon Voyage" to the 200 pigs headed to Honduras. The public has been invited to Carter Field to celebrate with free band music, brief talks by civic, labor, and farm representatives and to watch the cargo being loaded.
    • "Stockyards Men Asked To Take Pay Cut: Request Made As Talks Begin On New Contract"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Pier, W.L.; Fort Worth Stockyards; Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers Union, Local No. 338
    • W.L. Pier, manager of the Fort Worth Stockyards company, sent a letter to the Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers Union, Local No. 338, suggesting that members accept a 5 cent per hour reduction in pay as well as other adjustments to their contract.
    • "Postal Clerks Branch Elects Five Delegates to Conference"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Postal Clerks Union, Branch No. 98; United Federation of Postal Clerks; McFatridge, James B.; McDaniel, Ollie G.; Winton,...
    • Postal Clerks Branch No. 98 selected James B. McFatridge, Olllie G. McDaniel, Melvin R. Winton, James E. Peterson, and John A. Colehour to represent the local at a rally of the United Federation of Postal Clerks in Washington, D.C.
    • "Texas Machinists Set Meeting Here: State Body Will Convene In City For 3-Day Parley"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Texas State Council of Machinists; Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show; Conventions
    • The semi-annual meeting of the Texas State Council of Machinists was scheduled to convene in Fort Worth and delegates representing over 30,000 members were expected to attend. The date of the convention was rescheduled so as to not conflict with...
    • "Machinist-GD Contract Talks End"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions-Texas-20th Century; Southern Labor History-20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Floyd, J.E. "Buck"; International Association of Machinists, District Lodge No. 776; General Dynamics
    • President J.E. "Buck" Floyd reported that negotiations had broken down between International Association of Machinists District Lodge No. 776 and General Dynamics.
    • "CROP Asks Help On Korean Fund"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Christian Rural Overseas Program; IAM Lodge 776
    • CROP enlisted help from Fort Worth unions in a Christmas relief campaign for Korea. The goal is to garner enough funds for 175 sacks of flour to be shipped by Christmas.
    • "Lodge 776 Votes Approval of 43 IAM Amendments"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; International Association of Machinists District 776
    • 43 of 44 proposed amendments to the International Machinists Association's constitution were approved by District Lodge 776. This includes salary increases for district lodge officers, an increase of the per capita tax on the Grand Lodge and the...
    • "Office Workers Form Conference For Southwest"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Office Employees International Union Southwestern Conference
    • Fort Worth is the headquarters for the newly organized Southwestern Conference of Office Employees. It will be associated with the Office Employees International Union for the purpose of strengthening organizational activities in the Southwest...
    • "Convair Workers May Vote Strike Within Two Weeks"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Convair; Consolidated-Vultee; Levy, Harold; Machinists Union, District Lodge No. 776; Strike
    • Harold Levy, president of Machinists District Lodge No. 776, stated that if Convair and the union did not reach a tentative agreement within two weeks, then the machinists might elect to strike.
    • "Local 1837 Organizes Glaziers in Waco"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Ehrhardt, Charles; Glaziers Union, Local No. 1837; Waco, Texas
    • Business agent Charles Ehrhardt reported that Glaziers Local No. 1837 had brought workers in Waco into the union, which he believed was beneficial for members in Fort Worth who wished to move.
    • "Electrical Workers Sponsor Four Boys in Annual Derby"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Electrical Workers Union, Local No. 116; Soap Box Derby; Singleton, Andy; Houston, Jimmy; Akron, Ohio
    • The Electrical Workers Union, Local No. 116, sponsored four boys in the annual Soap Box Derby. Andy Singleton and Jimmy Houston had already been selected with two additional contestants to be determined. The winner of the Fort Worth Derby would...

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