Green, Herb (Herbert C.)
- Existence: 1921-
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The Ecumenical Coalition of Working People was incorporated on March 15, 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Coalition was organized to improve the living and working conditions of workers and their families, and sought to alleviate the historical bias against trade unions in the South by conducting labor education programs and lobbying the Georgia General Assembly.
Herb Green began his career in the labor movement shortly after being employed in the General Motors plant in Doraville, Georgia, in 1948, by serving on the union's collective bargaining committee. His Papers, 1959-1981, include thirty photographs of Green (also pictured are Andrew Young, Lane Kirkland, Sen. Walter Mondale, and Sen. Jim Sasser), and newspaper articles about him.
The Southern Labor Archives Biography Files are an artificial collection of printed material, such as clippings, programs, and flyers amalgamated by the Southern Labor Archives staff to provide information on local, state, and national labor leaders important to the various holdings in the Southern Labor Archives.