Dear Ms. Klipa,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Formal and Informal Unfair Labor Practices and Representation Case Files, 1935-1948 in the Records of the National Labor Relations Board (Record Group 25) that includes some records related to Bayuk Cigars. We also located the series Voluntary Wage and Salary Adjustment Case Files, 1942-1945 in the Records of the National War Labor Labor Board (World War II) (Record Group 202) that contains Bayuk Cigars, Inc., and the series Correspondence Regarding the Network Allocation Plan, 3/1/1942-9/15/1945 in the Records of the Office of War Information (Record Group 208) contains the file Bayuk Cigars, Inc.. These records have not been digitized. Please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) for access to and information about these records.
Next, we located the series Name Index to Civil Action Cases, 1938-1979 in the Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21) that contains 2 references to Bayuk Cigars. We also located the series Name Index to Civil Action Cases for Hartford, 1971-1982 in Record Group 21 that also contains 2 files with references to Bayuk Cigars. The series Name Index to Civil Action and Miscellaneous Civil Cases, 1938-1982 in Record Group 21 includes 3 files related to Bayuk Cigars, too. These indexes have been digitized and may be viewed online via the Catalog. The series Bankruptcy Dockets, 8/1898-12/1989 in Record Group 21 contains 2 files related to Bayuk Cigars, as well. These records have not been digitized. Please contact the National Archives at Boston (RE-BO) at email@example.com for assistance with these and similar records.
Plus, we located the series National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmarks Program Records in the Records of the National Park Service (Record Group 79) that includes 18 files with references to Bayuk and Cigars that may be of interest to you. We also located the series Large International Labor Organization Reports and Correspondence Files in the Records of the Labor-Management Service Administration (Record Group 317) that contains a reference to Bayuk in the file Cigar Makers' International Union of America, Officers Journal, 1972. These records have been digitized and may be viewed online via the Catalog. You may contact the National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records (RDE) at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you might have about them.
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In addition, we searched WorldCat and located 27 entries related to Bayuk Cigars, and we searched the SNAC (Social Networks and Archival Context) Cooperative and identified 1 entry for Bayuk Cigars, Inc. that may be of interest to you.
We also located this image of the exterior of the abandoned Bayuk Cigar factory in Temple University Library’s digital collections. You may wish to contact them to see if they can offer any additional assistance. The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia offers an online overview of tobacco and cigar-making in Pennsylvania, and other online histories related to Bayuk Cigars, Inc. are also available and may provide some helpful information.
Finally, you may wish to contact the Pennsylvania State Archives, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Historical Society of Dauphin County to see if they can offer you any additional assistance.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!