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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union


Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

ACTWU Press Conference, 23 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0443

The first part of this video is of an ACTWU press conference about the disputed vote over unionization that occurred at the Fieldcrest Cannon Mill in Kannapolis, N.C. The second part of this video is with the unidentified vice-president of the ACTWU local at Fieldcrest Cannon. He discusses the current drive for unionization within the context of previous attempts at unionization, how this campaign differs, and his beliefs about the union.

Dates: 23 August 1991

ACTWU Press Conference, 21 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0688

The first half of this video consists of a union rally by Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) members. The second half of the video consists of a press conference given by ACTWU to discuss the results of a inconclusive election that occurred at the Fieldcrest-Cannon plant in Kannapolis, N.C.

Dates: 21 August 1991

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union contracts collection

Identifier: L-contracts_ACTWU

The collection consists of 16 agreements, 1977-1981, between various local unions of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union and manufacturers.

Dates: 1977-1981

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records

Identifier: L1996-16

The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board collection contains grievance files, arbitration files, newspaper clippings, publications, meeting minutes, training manuals, contracts, negotiations, union-management meeting transcripts, and correspondence from 1963-1993.

Dates: 1963-1993

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1989-21

The records consist of Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) of the United States from 1954-1988. The records reflect the union's relationship with the Textile Workers Union of America, (TWUA) Local 689, Local 1942 and other locals. Includes correspondence between the various local unions; minutes, records relating to arbitration and grievances; and union and company contract proposals.

Dates: 1954-1988

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union vs. Cannon Mills scrapbooks

Identifier: L1995-09

The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks contains three scrapbooks of printed material, 1976-1991, when the union attempted to organize Cannon Mills (Kannapolis, N.C.). The scrapbooks cover textile industry issues such brown lung, the ACTWU's involvement in other mills, and Kannapolis' problems with illiteracy and crumbling infrastructure. The bulk of materials in the ACTWU vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks fall between 1976 and 1981.

Dates: 1976-1991; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981

Charles L. Ross papers

Identifier: L1985-09
Abstract: Charles "Lewis" Ross (1914-1984) worked as a textile mechanic and was very active in the organization efforts of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) at the Celanese (before 1947, the Tubize) Corporation in Rome, Georgia. The papers consist of: union constitutions (CIO, Georgia State Industrial Union Council, TWUA local 689), contracts, grievances and memoranda from TWUA Washington Representative, John W. Edelman, to all Union Members, 1948-1950; pamphlets pertaining to racial and...
Dates: 1943-1953

Cleveland Walton, Clara Smith, Angie Rosner, Don Rodgers, Interviews and ACTWU local 1855 meeting, 22 July 1990

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0512

Walton and Smith discuss the attempts at unionization in the 1930s and how they impacted union organization in the 1990s. Rosner and Rodgers discuss the layout for a union newsletter. Rosner, Rodgers, Harris, Long, Gulligan, Roosevelt, Reese, and various other unidentified union members participate in a meeting discussing various events as well as the company's desire to go to on twelve hour shifts.

Dates: 22 July 1990

Curlee Clothing Company collection

Identifier: L1981-09

The Curlee Clothing Company collection, 1938, contain materials on the treatment of organized labor by the company.

Dates: 1938

Eula McGill Interview 1, 5 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0565

She discusses her union organizing efforts with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers, wages, government support, and union efforts to obtain better working conditions.

Dates: 5 August 1991

Faye Knight, Louise Warren, and Betty Bendimire oral history interview, March 31, 2010

 Item — Othertype Oral History: Series Series A: ; Series Series B:; Series Series C: ; Series Series D: ; Series Series E: ; Series Series F: ; Series Series G: ; Series Series H: ; Series Series I: ; Series Series J: ; Series Series K: ; Series Series L: ; Series Series M: ; Series Series N: ; Series Series P: ; Series Series Q: ; Series Series R: ; Series I; Series II; Series III; Series IV; Series L2006-08; Series L2005-23; Series L2008-07
Identifier: KnightF_L2010-03
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Phil LaPorte: Faye Knight with Louise Warren and Betty Bendimire discuss their work at the Manhattan Shirt Company and their participation in the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 226, in Americus, Georgia. The women detail their early years, education, and pre-union work history. They also talk about being union members: benefits, supporting their union, the difficulties of working in an anti-union town, the pressures of being union officers, and labor...
Dates: March 31, 2010

Georgia State AFL-CIO records

Identifier: L2004-01

The Georgia State AFL-CIO was created in 1957 by the merger of the Georgia State Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the Georgia Federation of Labor (AFL). The bulk of the records of the Georgia State AFL-CIO (1980s-1990s) consist of minutes, correspondence, campaign and political materials, convention materials, photographs, newsletters, VHS and cassette tapes.

Dates: 1980s-1990s

Lucille Thornburgh, Roy Wade, Don Rodgers and Connie Leper Interview, 29 December 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0522

Thornburgh, Wade, Rodgers, and Leper discuss how companies use footage of the textile workers' strike of 1934 as a way to convince employees not join the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), also discussed is the issue of race and union organizing.

Dates: 29 December 1991

Lucille Thornburgh, Roy Wade, Don Rodgers, Bill Winn, and Angie Rodgers Interviews, 29 December 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0520

Thornburgh, Wade, Don Rodgers and an unidentified woman watch a newsreel of the funeral of strikers at Honea Path, S.C. and discuss these deaths and the textile workers' strike of 1934. Winn, Don Rodgers and Angie Rodgers discuss letters to Franklin Delano Roosevelt from cotton mill workers.

Dates: 29 December 1991

Marc R. Levinson papers

Identifier: L1983-01
Abstract: Marc R. Levinson was a journalist and news editor of Creative Loafing, an Atlanta weekly. His papers, 1975-1979, contain three series. The AFSCME Local 1644/City of Atlanta series includes correspondence, news clippings, news releases, and printed materials relating to a strike by Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) against the City of Atlanta in 1977. The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile...
Dates: 1975-1978

National Planning Association collection

Identifier: L1988-05

The National Planning Association (NPA) was established in 1934 to engage in research in policy formation for the United States private sector. The collection contains a photograph, press release, and correspondence related to the presentation of the NPA's Gold Medal Award to former Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) General President Murray Finley.

Dates: February 1988

Nicholas S. Bonanno papers

Identifier: L1999-09
Scope and Contents of the Papers

Consists of benefits information, company files, and merger information.

Dates: 1982-1997

North Carolina State AFL-CIO records

Identifier: L1981-20

The North Carolina State Federation of Labor was organized in 1907 and held annual conventions until 1957. The North Carolina State AFL-CIO was then organized in 1958. The collection consists of administrative files, 1945, 1949-1981, and also includes material regarding the North Carolina gubernatorial campaign of Wilbur Hobby, president of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO.

Dates: 1945-1981

The Uprising of '34 collection interviews

Identifier: L1995-13-OH

In 1934, Southern textile workers took the lead in a nationwide strike that saw half a million workers walk off their jobs in the largest single-industry strike in the history of the United States. This finding aid describes the digitized oral history-style interviews available in Georiga State University Library's Digital Collections.

Dates: 1987-1995

Workers United, Southern Region records

Identifier: L2019-03

The Workers United, Southern Region Records consist of contracts, grievances, negotiation materials, correspondence, constitutions and videotapes, 1980-2013. Workers United grew out of a series of older textile workers unions including ILGWU, UNITE!, UNITE HERE, ACTWU, ACWU, and TWUA.

Dates: 1980-2013

Additional filters:

Collection 13
Archival Object 7
Textile workers -- Labor unions 10
Textile industry 5
Textile workers 5
Industrial relations 4
Kannapolis (N.C.) 4