James Horton Papers

James Horton (b. 1934) was the business representative for the Building Service and Maintenance Union, Local 47, Cleveland, Ohio. He helped the union organize workers in several Cleveland hospitals and nursing homes. The collection consists of mimeograph letters from Local 47 of the Building Service and Maintenance Union to hospitals, nursing homes, other unions, and union members concerning meetings, strikes, recruitment of members, and organizing procedures. Also included are collective bargaining agreements, copies of newspaper clippings on the union and James Horton, personal papers of Mr.. Horton, and printed materials concerning his band (1955-1974).