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Amalgamated Transit Union. Local 732 (Atlanta, Ga.)

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Amalgamated Transit Union, Division 732 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-02
Abstract: Division 732 of the Amalgamated Transit Union (Atlanta, Georgia) was recognized by the Georgia Railway and Power Company as a union in 1918. The relationship between Division 732 and the Atlanta Transit System, which lasted from 1950 to 1971, was relatively peaceful. After the purchase of the ATS by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in 1971, the relationship between the union and management gradually deteriorated and led to the six day strike in 1973. The first contract...
Dates: 1919-1981

Atlanta Transit System records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-43
Abstract: The collection consists of labor relation files of the various companies that have operated Atlanta's public transit system.
Dates: 1920-1973

Elmer Hamilton oral history interview, July 13, 2006

 Item
Identifier: HamiltonE_L2006-14
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Norman Slawsky: Hamilton briefly discusses his early life through high school graduation. He describes both the discrimination and achievements of his time in the Navy, particularly his engineering and refrigeration training. He speaks of his time in Brooklyn, where he worked for the New York City Transit Authority for nine years (1960-1969) and briefly discusses his involvement with Democratic Party Politics in New York. Hamilton talks about his move to Atlanta in 1974 and how...
Dates: July 13, 2006

Jesse Walton collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-30
Abstract: The collection of Jesse Walton, 1949-1950, consists of clippings and correspondence describing the railway workers strikes, 1949-1950 and Walton's political contest against Hoke Smith in 1950.
Dates: 1949-1950