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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1996-14

Scope and Contents of the Records

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1990s, contain correspondence, business contracts, negotiations, agreements, court documents, and strike materials. Also represented are audio tapes, video tapes, photography, and plaques.

Dates

  • circa 1950s-1990s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Founded in 1900, the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) was one of the largest and most important unions during the height of the American labor movement. The Southeast Regional Office opened in 1937. In 1995, the ILGWU merged with Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers' Union to form the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE), which after a subsequent merger became UNITE HERE.

Extent

67.5 Linear Feet (in 54 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1990s, contain correspondence, business contracts, negotiations, agreements, court documents, and strike materials. Also represented are audio tapes, video tapes, photography, and plaques.

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 Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1996.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. E. T. Kehrer papers, 1940-1989 (L1989-22)
  2. International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union contracts collection, 1955-1969 (L-contracts_ILGWU)
  3. International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, 1945-1978 (L1980-18)
  4. International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1970s (L1990-18)

Related Materials in Other Repositories

  1. ILGWU. Southeast Region audio recordings, 1975-1979, 5780/058AV, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
  2. ILGWU. Southeast Region records, 1937-1988, 5780/058, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

Processing Information

Processed by John Thompson and Christy Atkins at the box level, Spring 2014. This collection has not been organized into series. Descriptions have not been verified against the contents of the boxes in all cases.
Title
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office [L1996-14]:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University
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: Electronic finding aid created by John Thompson.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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