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Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-19

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection consists of administrative documents, correspondence, minutes, financial records, election results, contracts, bylaws, photographs, reel-to-reel audio of court recordings, and grievances regarding Textile Workers Union of America Local 185 and its relationship with the Crown Cotton Mill of Dalton, Georgia.

Dates

  • 1940s-1960s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal or sensitive information has been restricted. Please consult with archivist for more information about accessing these records.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on 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.

History Note about the Textile Workers Union of America

Founded as a Congress of Industrial Organizations Affiliate in 1939, the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) merged with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in 1976 to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Subsequent mergers led to the union UNITE HERE. TWUA Local 185 is a local branch established in the 1940s and operating out of Dalton, Georgia.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (in 4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

This collection consists of union documentation regarding the foundation and management of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Local 185 and its relationship with the Crown Cotton Mill, both of Dalton, Georgia. The collection concerns the operation and management ACTWUA Local 185 from its establishment in the 1940s through the 1960s.

Offsite 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 Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, 1982.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection, 1939-1976 (L-contracts_TWUA)
  2. Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records, 1949-1976 (L1980-22)
  3. Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records, 1952-1980 (L1985-10)

Processing Information

Processed by John Thompson at the box level, Fall 2013.
Title
Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
John Thompson
Date
Fall 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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