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Martha Hamilton collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2013-01
The Martha Hamilton Collection consists of some of Martha Hamilton's reporter notebooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, "Eastern Shuffle: songs for the Eastern picketline" songbook, Eastern Airline's termination press release, and other artifacts from Eastern Airlines during the time of the Labor Unions strike from 1988-1991 and the subsequent shutdown. The collection also includes publicity materials from Trump Shuttle, stock holder information from Texas Air Corporation, and two videocassettes (VHS); A discussion with Frank Lorenzo and Pilot Video.

Dates

  • 1988-1991

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (in 12 folders)

Abstract:

The Martha Hamilton Collection consists of some of Martha Hamilton's reporter notebooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, "Eastern Shuffle: songs for the Eastern picketline" songbook, Eastern Airline's termination press release, and other artifacts from Eastern Airlines during the time of the Labor Unions strike from 1988-1991 and the subsequent shutdown. Martha Hamilton began her journalism career at the Washington Post in 1972. During her time with Washington Post, she reported on the Eastern Airline's labor strike (1989-1991) and Eastern's demise.

Biographical note about Martha M. Hamilton

Martha McNeil Hamilton graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1971. The following year she began her journalism career at the Washington Post, reporting in the Metro section of the paper. She remained with the Post until 2006, where she had advanced to the position of assignment editor for Wall Street and corporate crime. In 2006 she started MarthaHamilton, Incorporated, writing and editing for several clients. These clients included AARP Bulletin Today, Columbia Journalism Review, Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce and others. She is also the author of several books, including Black & White & Red All Over: the Story of a Friendship. During her time with Washington Post, she reported on the Eastern Airline's labor strike (1989-1991) and Eastern's demise.

Acquisition Information

Martha M. Hamilton, February 2013.

Related Materials

Related materials in this repository
  1. W. J. Usery, Jr. papers, 1940; 1952-2004 (L1985-12)
  2. Carolyn Lee Wills collection of Eastern Airlines' Southern Region Public Relations Office records, 1927-2008 (L1986-27)
  3. John Chaknis Eastern Airlines strike collection, 1986-1990 (L2000-09)
  4. Francis Q. Vogtner Eastern Airlines collection, 1964-1989 (L2012-26)
  5. John Sugg collection, 1985-1991 (L2005-14)
  6. Frank Borman papers, 1961-1989 (L2005-16)
  7. James R. Ashlock collection, 1938-1991 (L2009-10)
  8. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers records, 1891-2002 (L1992-14)

Processing Information

Processed by Lee Ann Cline, June 2013.

Creator

Title
Martha Hamilton:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Collection at Georgia State University
Status
completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2013
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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