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Georgia State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L2004-01

Scope and Contents of the Records

Georgia State AFL-CIO records, 1980s-1990s, consist of correspondence, newsletters, Committee on Political Education (COPE) records, Workplace Fairness bill briefs, 1992 election materials, State Board of Worker's Compensation Council meeting minutes and agendas, Advisory Committee on Legislation minutes and agendas, United Association (UA) convention materials, King Week materials, photographs, Workers Compensation black listing materials, conference materials, healthcare reform information.

The records also contain audiovisual materials. VHS tapes include An American Hero, campaign biography for Congressman John Lewis; Condition of Workplace Safety, union film about Ohio workman’s compensation laws (1997); and news footage of Teamsters strike against United Parcel Service (UPS) in Atlanta, Georgia (1990s). Cassette tapes include a speech delivered by Dennis Walton to International Union of Operating Engineers local 675 (September 26, 1986), a North Georgia Building and Trades Council 60-second radio ad against General Mills, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Olympic Rally pro-union radio ad, and WGST Interview with General Mills (February 7, 1998). Formats include photographs, campaign buttons, Labor Day slides, VHS, and cassette tapes.

Some organizations represented in this collection include the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Teamsters, the United Association, General Mills, and United Parcel Service (UPS).

Dates

  • 1980s-1990s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal information is restricted. Consult Special Collections for access to box 3.

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.
This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Historical Note about Georgia State AFL-CIO

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). This state-level union organization provides administrative and political support to organized labor throughout Georgia.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (in 4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

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.

Off-Site Storage

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Georgia State AFL-CIO, courtesy of Richard Ray, February 10, 2004.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Georgia State AFL-CIO records, 1916-1972 (L1972-95)
  2. Georgia State AFL-CIO records, circa 1958-2006 (L2009-09)

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the box level, April 2014.

Creator

Title
Georgia State AFL-CIO [L2004-01]:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Carley Henderson
Date
April 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • April 2014: Finding Aid created by Carley Henderson.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)