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tion between the contracting plasterer and
the journeymen, and the sooner we realize
this fact it will be better for all concerned."
CPIA supported this policy and henceforth
called for contracts with each respective
construction trade.
Reum speaks to the plasterers. On Oct.
5, 1920, Oscar Reum addressed the 25th
convention of the Operative Plasterers' and
Cement Finishers' International Association
in Boston.
"The threads of this great and important
industry have gradually been gathered together," said Reum. "We are interdependent
upon each other."
The plasterers burst into applause; Reum
had a way of engaging a crowd. He spoke
further about honesty, cooperation and doing
things in full-measure. He was a master at
articulating common interests and stirring
up core values.
"The journeyman of today is the contractor
of tomorrow," Reum said. "It is the part of
wisdom for both of us to join hands in the
protection and advancement of our craft."

organization among contracting plasterers
and journeymen plasterers.
"The workman is the contractor's greatest
asset," said Reum, according to the "Indiana
Construction Recorder" (Oct. 30, 1920), a
publication for architects, engineers, contractors and suppliers. Reum demanded
more industry "co-operation" in achieving
common ends.
Attendees discussed the problem of
price fluctuations. Reum recommended
that affiliated employing plasterer associations adopt a contract that would protect
the subcontractor when material and labor
prices increased.
CPIA's Resolutions Committee proposed
several resolutions. Attendees agreed to the
following: (1) appeal to the National Board
of Jurisdictional Awards to have scaffolding
work returned from the jurisdiction of the

The American
Construction Council
was formed in 1922.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
(here as the assistant
secretary of the
Navy) was president
of the council.

carpenters to the plasterers, (2) separate the
business of modelers from union plastering
mechanics, (3) refuse to countenance the
practice of offering bonuses as an inducement to secure men, (4) check first with the

CPIA Secures a Big Seat at the Table
Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover wanted
to reduce construction disputes and seasonality.
He helped organize the American Construction
Plea for "co-operation." CPIA held its Council in 1922. The council's goal was to provide
Third Annual Convention at the Hotel
steady employment for the 3 million workers in
Stattler in Detroit on Oct. 16, 1920. The
convention focused on price fluctuations the building industry. (Average employment in
the building industries was only 180 days a year.)
and jurisdictional issues.
In his annual report, CPIA President CPIA president Oscar A. Reum served on the
Reum made an ardent plea for a stronger council and on its 11-man executive committee.
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AWCI's 100th Anniversary Video
i. Table of Contents
ii. Forward
iii. Acknowledgements
Chapter 1. 1918-1919 : The Master Minds
Chapter 2. The 1920s: Choosing Sides
Chapter 3. The 1930s: Unity Prevails
Chapter4. The 1940s: Dormancy and Revival
Chapter 5. The 1950s: Plaster vs. Drywall
Chapter 6. The 1960s: Other Lines of Endeavor
Chapter 7. The 1970s: Consolidation
Chapter 8. The 1980s: The Growth Years
Chapter 9. The 1990s: Money
Chapter 10. The 2000s: Exceptional Times
Chapter 11. The 2010s: We the Industry
Chapter 12. The Future
Chapter 13. The Sponsors
Appendix 1. AWCI’s Presidents
Appendix 2. AWCI Awards (the E.F. Venzie Award and the Pinnacle Award)
Appendix 3. Lifetime Members
Appendix 4. Longtime AWCI Members
Appendix 5. AWCI Board of Directors
Appendix 6. The Organization Behind the Leadership
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