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United Auto Workers, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2005-29

Scope and Contents of the Records

The records of The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) include minutes and resolutions, correspondence, financial material, strike material, grievances, arbitration, agreements, and education materials. Bulk dates of the material are 1940s-1980s. Of note are grievances, correspondence, and material pertaining to racial discrimination and the integration of the Ford Motor Company Plant in Hapeville, Georgia, as well as material pertaining to women’s committees and rights.

Dates

  • 1940s-1980s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access restricted to certain files containing personal information (as noted below on the box inventory). Contact Special Collections to access boxes 2-5, 8, 13-14, 16, 18-19.

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 United Auto Workers, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.)

The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) organized in 1935. Chartered in July 1941, UAW Local No. 882 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. The local represented workers at Ford Motor Company's Atlanta Assembly Plant in Hapeville, Georgia, during its operation (1947-2006).

Extent

42.5 Linear Feet (in 34 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Chartered in July 1941, International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local No. 882 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. It represented workers at Ford Motor Company's Atlanta Assembly Plant in Hapeville, Georgia, during its operation (1947-2006). The records include minutes and resolutions, correspondence, financial material, strike material, grievances, arbitration, agreements, and education materials, 1940s-1980s. Topics include the integration of the Hapeville Ford plant and racial discrimination there.

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 the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.), courtesy of Bo Morrow, July 22, 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the box level, Fall 2013.
Title
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) [L2005-29]:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
Fall 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • Fall 2014: Finding Aid created by Carley Henderson.
  • Fall 2014: EAD revised by John Thompson.
  • February 2016: EAD revised by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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