Barbers’ Union, Local 26 Records
The records of the Barbers’ Local 26 include minutes, financial records, manuals, and miscellaneous documents. Records pertaining specifically to Barbers’ Local 26 date between 1962 and 1973. There is no earlier material available, as the records were stolen in a robbery of the secretary’s car in January of 1962.
The collection also includes a few earlier items that are not specific to Local 26, such as manuals and guidelines of broader union organizations. One item from 1918 pertaining to another local union, Springfield Printing Pressmen and Assistants’ Union, Local 48, was tucked into the records as well.
- Creation: 1918, 1949-1973
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1962-1973
- Journeymen Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists, and Proprietors’ International Union of America. Local 26 (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
0.5 linear feet
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged into a single series, organized chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to Wright State University on May 1, 1972, by John “Jack” Walsh, 621 East Street, Springfield, Ohio, on behalf of Barbers’ Local 26, as part of the Ohio Labor History Project.
Processed by: Patricia Burnett, May 1978; revised by Lisa Rickey, June 2016
- Walsh, John (Person)
- Guide to the Barbers’ Union, Local 26 Records (MS-54)
- Patricia Burnett, Lisa Rickey
- 2016 June 24
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Revision statement last updated June 24, 2016.: Finding aid revised according to DACS by Lisa Rickey, June 2016.
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