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United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2007-04

Scope and Contents of the Records

The United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) records, 1970s-1990s, consist of meeting minutes, strike and protest organization materials, union membership and leadership rosters, member resignation records, union election records, business contracts, grievances, arbitration, and negotiations, benefits information, trial records, and records of the union local’s history with both the UFCW and the UTWA.

Dates

  • 1970s-1990s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal or sensitive information has been restricted. Consult Special Collections for access to boxes 1-3.

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

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T represented textile workers employed by the America Enka Company in Morristown, Tennessee. Originally affiliated with the United Textile Workers of America, the local joined the United Food and Commercial Workers in 1995.

Extent

10 Linear Feet (in 8 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T represented textile workers employed by the America Enka Company in Morristown, Tennessee. The records include meeting minutes, strike and protest organization materials, union membership and leadership rosters, member resignation records, union election records, business contracts, grievances, arbitration, and negotiations, benefits information, trial records, and records of the union local’s history with both the UFCW and the UTWA.

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 United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T, August 2007.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. United Food and Commercial Workers 2598T (Enka, N.C.) records, 1939-2012 (L2012-31)
  2. United Textile Workers of America records, 1930-1996 (L1973-54)
  3. Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection, 1939-1976 (L-contracts_TWUA)
  4. United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A records, 1956-1972 (L1974-11)
  5. United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area B records, 1972-1973 (L1975-01)
  6. United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area B records, 1945-1975 (L1977-39)
  7. The Uprising of '34 collection, 1987-1995 (L1995-13)

Processing Information

Processed by John Thompson at the box level, Fall 2013.
Title
United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.):
Subtitle
A Guide to the 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: EAD Finding aid created by John Thompson.
  • January 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)