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Chester Avenue Assembly Area Grievance, 1974

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 28

Scope and Content of the Records

From the Collection: The records of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1949-2001, include correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, petitions, constitutions, policy and procedures manuals, grievances, newspaper clippings, flyers, convention materials, photographs, and membership mailings.

The majority of the collection is correspondence dated from the late-1960s through the mid-1990s that concerns people and organizations based in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Correspondents include Fulton and DeKalb government offices that employ the local's workers, AFSCME's national office, allied political organizations (most notably the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists), and civil rights groups. The collection also includes correspondence related Local 1644's role in Atlanta, state, and national politics. Other notable documentation relates to Local 1644's support of the 1968 Sanitation Workers in Memphis, Tennessee (Box 3), and the work of the local chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (Box 22).

The collection also contains materials pertaining to hospital and healthcare workers from upstate New York under the auspices of the AFL-CIO Hospital and Nursing Home Council. These materials were likely transferred to the local office when Marie Robinson was assigned there in the early 1990s.


  • 1974

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From the Collection: 87.5 Linear Feet (in 70 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

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