Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Guild, Local 839 Collection, 1937-1951

Title: Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Guild, Local 839 Collection, 1937-1951
ID: URB/SCG
Extent: 4.26 Linear Feet
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The Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Guild was a professional guild and labor union of cartoonists and animators. The Guild, then known as the Hollywood Screen Cartoonists, held their first union meeting in 1937. Throughout its existence the Guild represented animators at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the Walter Lantz Studios, Walt Disney Studios, and Terrytoon, Inc. The Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Guild Collection contains historical records relating to the organization of the Guild, jurisdictional disputes, and its support and involvement in union strikes.
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Series I: Screen Cartoonists Guild, Local 839, 1937-1951
Series II: Federation of Screen Cartoonists, 1939-1941
Series III: Walt Disney Studios Strike, 1941-1946
Series IV: Terrytoon, Inc., Strike, 1945-1948