University of Texas Arlington

International Longshoremen's Association Collection:

A Guide

Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Longshoremen's Association.
Title: International Longshoremen's Association Collection
Dates: 1938-1961
Abstract: The International Longshoremen's Association Collection consists of 11 directories containing lists of associated locals organized by state and district.
Identification: AR202
Extent: 2 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) is a labor union of maritime and dock workers founded in 1892. The ILA was headquartered in New York City at the time the directories were published.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 11 directories, 1938, 1944, 1946-1950, 1952, 1957, 1959, 1961. Each directory contains lists of all locals associated with the International Longshoremen's Association and is organized by state and district.


Directories are arranged in chronological order in 2 folders.



Open for research.

Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
International Longshoremen's Association--Records and correspondence.
Labor unions--United States--Directories.
Stevedores--Labor unions--United States--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Administrative Information


International Longshoremen's Association Collection, AR202, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.

Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Directories, March, 1938; March, 1944; March, 1946; March, 1947; March, 1948; March, 1949
2 Directories, March, 1950; March, 1952; April, 1957; April, 1959; April, 1961