International Association of Machinists
Founded in 1888, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is an active trade union representing workers in multiple industries, such as aerospace, transportation, defense and more. Members work at assorted organizations, including Harley-Davidson, Southwest Airlines, Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, Freightliner, Tennessee Valley Authority and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Most of its membership is in the United States and Canada.
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Content Description This small collections consists of four posters used by workers striking at the Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, in September 2005. Two posters read: "Aerospace Machinists on Strike, Lodge 751 AFL-CIO, At Boeing." The other two posters read: "Machinists Union On Strike Against Boeing, ULP!, Unfair Labor Practices!, IAM&AW District Lodge 751, AFL-CIO."
Abstract Abraham Lincoln Brearcliffe, Jr. (1899-1984) was born in Washington state and worked for Boeing from 1930-1945. The collection features photographs, clippings and newsletters, foreman's materials, labor union membership books, and assorted ephemera from Brearcliffe's time at Boeing, most of which are almost exclusively from the war years (1941-1945).
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