Deposit N368 - Federated Felt Hatting and Allied Trades Employees' Union of Australia New South Wales Branch deposit 2

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AU NBAC N368

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Federated Felt Hatting and Allied Trades Employees' Union of Australia New South Wales Branch deposit 2

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  • 1913 - 1982 (Creation)

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2.5 m. (2 type 1 and 2 type 3 boxes and 7 type 6)

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(1950 - 1984)

Biographical history

The Federated Felt Hatting and Allied Trade Employees' Union of Australia re-registered in 1950. Its predecessor, the Federated Felt Hatting Employees' Union of Australasia, registered in 1912 and its predecessors flourished from the nineteenth century up until midway through the twentieth century in what was a protected domestic industry. After 1950 the industry, and consequently, the union began to wane before the multiple onslaught of mechanisation, imports, and fashion. In 1984, it amalgamated with the Australian Textile Workers' Union and in 1987 became the Amalgamated Footwear and Textile Workers' Union of Australia after another amalgamation, this time with the Australian Boot Trade Employees' Federation. By 1992 this union had merged with the Clothing and Allied Trades Union of Australia to form the Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia.

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(1912 - 1950)

Biographical history

Registered in 1912, the Federated Felt Hatting Employees' Union of Australasia and its predecessors flourished from the nineteenth century up until midway through the twentieth century in what was a protected domestic industry. It re-registered as the Federated Felt Hatting & Allied Trade Employees' Union of Australia in 1950. The industry, and consequently, the union began to wane before the multiple onslaught of mechanisation, imports, and fashion. In 1984 it amalgamated with the Australian Textile Workers' Union and in 1987 became the Amalgamated Footwear and Textile Workers' Union of Australia after another amalgamation, this time with the Australian Boot Trade Employees' Federation. By 1992, this union had merged with the Clothing and Allied Trades Union of Australia to form the Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia.

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Scope and content

Rough minutes of committee and general meetings (1939-1940, 1963-1981), Secretary's correspondence (W. Peters, K. Cashman, 1957-1980 with gaps), membership and financial records (1940s-1970s), including member cards, contributions books and contributions to various appeals. Also includes some rubber stamps.

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Researchers must sign an access agreement.

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Related units of description

NBAC E127 - NSW Branch deposit 1.
NBAC Z573 and E87. Federal and Victorian Branch deposits.
University of Melbourne Archives: 82/109.

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Entered from deposit description on 13 February 2013. Revised by Brenton Clifford on 3 November 2017.

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