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South Carolina AFL-CIO records

Identifier: L2009-02

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents of the Records

South Carolina AFL-CIO records, 1970s-1990s, include general, business, and government correspondence; business contracts; union history and organization; meeting minutes; documentation of the Job Training Partnership Act; Private Industry Council meetings; and audio and video cassettes.


  • 1970s-1990s


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.

Collection is stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Historical Note

Formed in a merger between the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955, the AFL-CIO has represented organized labor nationally and internationally. The South Carolina AFL-CIO is the regional branch of the AFL-CIO that represents all of South Carolina’s AFL-CIO affiliated unions.


6.25 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection documents the management and activities of the South Carolina AFL-CIO, the state federation of labor organizations. Included are various documents representing the branch's activities during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.


The records retain their original order.

Off-Site Storage

Collection is stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

Acquisition Information

Donated by South Carolina State AFL-CIO, 2009.

Related Materials

The Southern Labor Archives holds numerous AFL-CIO collections. These collections include State level organizations (Virginia State AFL-CIO, Mississippi AFL-CIO, Florida State AFL-CIO, Georgia State AFL-CIO, South Carolina State AFL-CIO, and North Carolina State AFL-CIO). In addition, the SLA has a number of regional office collections (the designations and locations have changed over time) including: AFL-CIO. Region 5, AFL-CIO. Region 6, AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.), and AFL-CIO. Region 10 (Nashville, Tenn.) as well as the AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Processing Information

Processed by John Thompson at the box level, Fall 2013.

South Carolina AFL-CIO:
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
John Thompson
Fall 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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