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Anna R. Samick International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2009-16-A

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Anna R. Samick International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers collection consists of photographs, artifacts, awards, certificates, and educational materials. A large amount of these materials detail an educational trip Samick made to Africa (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Ghana) to help organized labor in the early 1990s.

Dates

  • 1975-1999

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

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.

Biographical Note

Anna R. Samick, the first female business representative to teach at the International Association of Machinists' (IAM) William W. Winpinsinger Center is one of the IAM's pioneering female leaders. Samick joined the IAM in 1972 when she worked at McGill Manufacturing. She was one of the IAM’s first female Business Representatives after being elected to that post in 1980 at District 72 in LaPorte, Indiana. In 1986 she became the Directing Business Representative and then moved to District 90 as a Business Representative in 1993. Samick joined the Winpisinger Center staff in 1994 and then moved to the Eastern Territory in 1999 as the Territorial Education Representative. Samick retired in June, 2000, and passed away in January, 2003.

Extent

0.33 Linear Feet (in 11 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Anna R. Samick is one of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ pioneering female leaders. The Anna R. Samick International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection consists of photographs, artifacts, awards, certificates, and educational materials. A large amount of these materials detail a educational trip Samick made to Africa (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Ghana) to help organized labor in the early 1990s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, William W. Winpinsinger Center, 2009.

Related Materials

Georgia State University Library is the official repository for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the collection includes the Grand Lodge records as well as numerous Local and District Lodges. Please see the IAMAW Research Guide for more collections. In addition, GSU Digital Collections includes complete, full-text runs of the Machinist Monthly Journal and the Machinists Newspaper available in GSU Digital Collections as well as numerous photographs and local publications from both the US and Canada.

Processing Information

Processed at the file level and electronic finding aid created by Hal Hansen, October 29, 2018.
Title
Anna R. Samick:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
October 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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