Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials
Scope and Contents of the Collection
Collection includes an agreement (1944) between the Rodgers Hosiery Company, Inc. (Athens, Ga.) and the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW). The collection also includes copies of newspaper articles discussing the AFHW 1953 strike against Humboldt Hosiery Mills (Humboldt, Tenn.) and the AFHW lockout at the Wayne Plant (Branch 176 in Athens, Ga.). Material is in photocopied form.
- Creation: 1944, 1953-1955, undated
- Lord, Homer, 1914-2005 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Biographical Note about Homer Lord
Homer Lord (1914-2005) was a member of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW) who lived in Athens, Georgia. AFHW organized the workers at Rodgers Mill (a subsidiary of Wayne Knitting Mills) in Athens.
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Homer Lord (1914-2005) was a member of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW) who lived in Athens, Georgia. AFHW organized the workers at Rodgers Mill (a subsidiary of Wayne Knitting Mills) in Athens. Collection includes an agreement and copies of newspaper articles, 1944, 1953-1955 (material in photocopied form).
Donated by Larry Lord, October 16, 2013.
Processed by Carley Henderson at the file level, May 2014.
- Homer Lord:
- A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University
- Georgia State University Library
- May 2014
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