ID Date Type Description Summary
48 1921-12-27 Record of agreement Text (12-15-1921) and amended text (12-27-1921) of agreement between F.I.L.M. Club of New York and the N.Y. Theatre Owne...
3288 1922-06-14 Letter Doubting the workability of an arbitration system with a board divided 50/50 without provision of an umpire and without ...
3287 1922-06-16 Memo The practice of members of the FBTs, operating under the so called Hoy system, of black listing Exhibitors through simul...
127 1922-06-24 Letter Kirchwey outlines his own understanding of the purposes behind creating a Uniform Contract in the first place. These in...
130 1922-06-26 Miscellaneous Extensive documentation concerning the Uniform Exhibition Contract. Hays is being careful to construct the contract in ...
129 1922-08-26 Letter The justification for the Film Boards of Trade (Film Clubs) by the man who claims to have originated them. Includes det...
3298 1922-09-28 Letter On arbitration clause.
3280 1922-11-20 Letter Letter of advice from the Arbitration Society of America, written at Hays request, on the wording of the arbitration cla...
3205 1923-03-09 By-laws By-Laws of the Film Board of Trade Relating to Arbitration
46 1923-04-19 Journal/magazine articles By-Laws of Film Board of Trade Relating to Arbitration. Resolution of St. Louis FBT adopting the uniform contract, toget...
3281 1923-06-27 By-laws Copy of By-laws of Film Board of Trade relating to arbitration and letter on interpretation of arbitration clause.
223 1924-02-17 Correspondence Exhibitors and distributors are negotiating some modifications to the Uniform Contract. There are some worries about th...
158 1924-05-15 Pamphlet Titled "What the Exhibitor Members of the Joint Arbitration Board Think of the Board of Arbitration." A Public Relation...
159 1924-06-01 Report Schedule of publicity to be given to the motion picture industry's achievements in the field of arbitration. Various in...
156 1924-10-01 Press clipping/s Articles concerning the example shown by Hays' initiatives in the motion picture industry, in demonstrating the advantag...
157 1924-10-03 Memo Reports the establishment of a Joint Arbitration Board at a "neutral location" in New York City.
2040 1925-01-01 Correspondence Documents relating to the agreement of a Uniform Exhibition contract, and arbitration procedures between distributors an...
1341 1925-05-04 Letter Letter regarding a case Grosvenor was working on (Fur Dressers and Fur Dyers Association). They won the case, the judge ...
1346 1925-06-01 Correspondence Various correspondence between the MPTOA and Hess relating to Fox's failure to comply with an arbitrator's judgment agai...
2039 1925-06-01 Contract Agreement between MPPDA and Theater Owners Chamber of Commerce, seeking to resolve conflicts between distributors and ex...
1347 1925-08-24 Correspondence Various correspondence between the MPTO in Minneapolis and Pettijohn and Hess relating to the Uniform Exhibition Contrac...
266 1926-02-02 Correspondence & memos This is a large volume of material relating to the Film Boards of Trade: business relations, arbitration, anti-trust qu...
3278 1926-04-26 Memo Hess and Grosvenor memo on conference with Thompson of DoJ. Difference of opinion relates to one paragraph (Paragraph 3...
3279 1926-05-26 Memo Memo replying to Mr. Lotts memorandum (to Colonel Donovan of DoJ dated 09-24-1925, and dealing with the two Kentucky cas...
3277 1926-07-19 Memo Report on investigation into Film Boards of Trade: "As I am convinced that no satisfactory evidence of oppression or har...
3276 1926-07-21 Letter and report Letter enclosing memo on Special Agent Martins (DoJ) report of 01-16-1926 on Cincinnati FBT. Martin spent two weeks in ...
3272 1926-08-25 Statement Film Boards of Trade: Following complaints received from owners of moving picture theatres, the Department of Justice ha...
3273 1926-08-26 Memo The practices and agreements criticized by the Department of Justice are those which may prevent an exhibitor who has fa...
3274 1926-08-26 Press release As a result of complaints received from owners of motion picture theatres the Department has conducted an extensive inve...
3275 1926-08-26 Memo Amended Rules and Regulations for Boards of Arbitration, August 1926
3271 1926-09-13 Letter The Department of Justice after an 18 months investigation of the Film Boards of Trade issued a statement that the Arbit...
2041 1926-11-02 Miscellaneous Correspondence , statements, draft agreements and articles, including statistics, on the development of arbitration in t...
1417 1926-12-28 Correspondence Very large collection of information relating to the amendment of the standard exhibition contract. Letters from Hess to...
380 1927-01-01 Miscellaneous A collection of articles by Lamar Trotti. Of special interest are his articles about the use of motion pictures in the ...
2059 1927-01-05 Miscellaneous Documents and articles on arbitration in the motion picture industry
3227 1927-01-05 Pamphlet Pamphlet by Metzger on The Practical Operation of Boards of Arbitration in the Motion Picture Industry.
1380 1927-02-20 Letter Letter to Hays concerning Famous Players-Lasky's failure to uphold the conditions of a contract with the H. Schoenstadt ...
1402 1927-02-23 Miscellaneous Information concerning the distribution of non-theatrical films following the topic's discussion at the Federal Trade Pr...
1374 1927-05-02 Record of meeting Meeting of Calgary Film Board of Trade. Issues raised are bicycling of films, the punishment for those not complying wit...
1403 1927-07-09 Court proceedings Copy of the findings and order of the Federal Trade Commission against Famous Players-Lasky, Realart Pictures and variou...
3226 1927-09-01 Article Settling It Out of Court, System, the Magazine for Business, September 1926. Article by Hays on Arbitration in the moti...
352 1927-10-01 Press release Claims that the Federal Trade Commission conference has been a success and that similar meetings will be held annually. ...
2066 1927-12-27 Speech/address Published version of Cohen's address to the Trade Practices conference. Includes copies of Zukor's 1920 pledge about no...
2067 1927-12-27 Press release "Movies to Hold annual Peace Pipe Meetings," issued after Trade Practice conference. Claims that agreement was reached ...
1416 1928-01-01 Correspondence Various suggestions relating to the standard exhibition contract. Coming before the contract committee appointed to stud...
1437 1928-01-14 Correspondence Washington Joint Board of Arbitration seeks the advice of the arbitration association in relation to a case brought by M...
1436 1928-03-01 Letter A letter and document acknowledging Hess as the chosen arbitrator for an upcoming case.
1464 1928-03-08 Miscellaneous File concerning the Independent Motion Picture Exhibitor's Association. Includes the Certificate of Incorporation and By...
1435 1928-03-09 Letter Regarding a bill currently before House of Representatives which would increase the amount of money in dispute for arbit...
420 1928-03-31 Correspondence This is part of an intemperate exchange between Rembusch and Quigley, who has vilified him in an editorial. Rembusch's ...
3247 1928-05-01 Contract Standard Exhibition Contract. Filed with AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION 1 May 1928. Identified by the signatures of th...
3248 1928-05-01 Contract RULES OF ARBITRATION Specified in the Standard Exhibition Contractfiled with AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION, 1 MAY 192...
1434 1928-05-14 Record of meeting Minutes of the meeting of the board of directors of the American Arbitration Association. Main points of discussion were...
1433 1928-06-05 Journal/magazine article Copy of a story from the American Arbitration Association's newsletter, "Arbitration News". Article reports a speech del...
418 1928-06-09 Memo The industry is being investigated by the Department of Justice -- especially the legality of the operations of the Bo...
2082 1928-06-16 Letter Asking assistance in promoting an arbitration bill in Louisiana.
466 1928-06-21 Press release This reports Hays' annual review of the state of the motion picture industry delivered at a meeting of the MPPDA Board o...
389 1928-08-21 Record of meeting Minutes of a meeting at MGM between Leroy Scott, C.B. DeMille, Lasky, Thalberg and Edwin J. Loeb. The point was to sort...
3236 1928-09-10 Memo Arbitrator's interpretation of the Minimum Basic Agreement between the Dramatists Guild of the Authors League and the pr...
1431 1928-09-29 Record of meeting Minutes of the first meeting of the Arbitration Exchange committee. Generally just establishing the purposes and intent ...
1432 1928-09-29 Correspondence Relating to the selection of the three arbitrators for a case between Harry Mestayer and Paul Streger. Process as follow...
468 1928-10-11 Memo Re payment of expenses by the MPPDA in the case of law suits and court cases representing a common interest.
1430 1928-10-16 Correspondence Various correspondence relating to the Oklahoma Standard Arbitration Bill. Very little specific information about the bi...
1285 1928-12-01 Correspondence Exchange of letters between Hays and Brookhart on arbitration. Brookhart is introducing a bill to bring the motion pictu...
388 1928-12-21 Letter Hays tries to answer Brookharts criticisms of the arbitration system.
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