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Columbus Labor Temple (Columbus, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-25

Scope and Contents of the Records

The Columbus Labor Temple (Columbus, Ga.) records, 1919-1986, consist of membership lists, correspondence, photographs, minutes, awards, agreements, apprenticeship materials, financial records, bylaws, real estate records, and jurisdictional decisions. The materials cover the day to day operations of the Labor Temple, as well as operational details of individual local unions.

Dates

  • 1919-1986

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Several boxes containing personal information are restricted (OS 4-11). Consult Special Collections for 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.
This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

History of the Columbus Labor Temple

The Columbus, Georgia, Labor Temple served as the headquarters for organized labor in Columbus, Georgia during the 20th century. Local unions maintained their offices on the premises, which allowed them to share resources. Some of the unions who worked out of the Labor Temple were the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1723 (Columbus, Ga.), Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers International Union, Local 15, (Columbus, Ga.), and the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Steamship Handlers, Local 312 (Columbus, Ga.).

Extent

22.5 Linear Feet (in 23 boxes 8 wrapped ledgers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Columbus, Georgia, Labor Temple sereved as the headquarters for organized labor in Columbus Georgia during the 20th century. The Columbus Labor Temple (Columbus, Ga.) records consist of membership lists, correspondence, photographs, minutes, awards, agreements, apprenticeship materials, financial records, bylaws, real estate records, and jurisdictional decisions.

Offsite Storage

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Acquisition Information

Donated in August 1986.

Processing Information

This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization.
Title
Columbus Labor Temple (Columbus, Ga.):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Hal Hansen
Date
October 2019
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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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
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