Labor Songbooks collection
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The Labor Songbooks Collection contains songbooks created for unions by the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, the Industrial Workers of the World, and The International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, among others. Some songbooks were compiled and edited by labor schools and organizations contain labor and folk songs. The collection contains songbooks dated 1937 to 1988.
- Creation: 1937-1988, undated
- AFL-CIO (Organization)
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) (Organization)
- American Federation of Labor (Organization)
- Industrial Workers of the World (Organization)
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (Organization)
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.
0.4 Linear Feet (in 1 box)
Language of Materials
The Labor Songbooks collection is an artificial collection of printed songbooks containing labor songs (1937-1988). Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.
- Labor Songbooks:
- A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description