United Steelworkers of America, Local 2374 Records

Institution: Chicago History Museum
Address:
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Website
Date: 1950-1983
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
Grievances, memoranda, membership materials, correspondence, agreement booklets, pension and insurance plan booklets, newsletters, a ledger, and other records of the United Steelworkers of America, Local 2374 in Chicago (Ill.). Local 2374 was the union for Continental Can Company's Clearing Plant located at 5401 West 65th Street on Chicago's Southwest Side in the Clearing community area. Materials relate to company-worker relations, labor contracts, union membership, and the daily activities of the plant. Some grievance material relate to USWA unions at other Continental Can Company plants in Chicago, as well as in states including Alabama, Florida, Texas, and Wisconsin. Includes copies of the Local 2374 newsletter, Can Worker.

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