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United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 135 Records, 1918-1088 (15.00 linear ft.) [ MS-0023 LA 4410, Special Collections and University Archives ]
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Local 135 dates back to the early part of the 20th century in San Diego. The Butchers Union was in existence and affiliated with the San Diego Federated Trades and Labor Council in 1903, and the Retail Clerks were organized and joined the Council in 1917. In 1979, the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America merged with the Retail Clerks, and the United Food & Commercial Workers Union was born. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 135 Records consist of membership records, minutes of meetings, financial records, Local 135 publications, and miscellany.

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