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Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials

 Collection
Identifier: L2013-26

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.

Dates

  • 1944, 1953-1955, undated

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.

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.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

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).

Acquisition Information

Donated by Larry Lord, October 16, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the file level, May 2014.
Title
Homer Lord:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2014: EAD Finding aid created by Carley Henderson.
  • May 2018: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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