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Benjamin Franklin Haley collection

Identifier: L1972-10

Scope and Content of the Collection

These business agent reports to Carpenters International detail the routine of an organizer of the Carpenters' Union.


  • Creation: 1964-1967


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.

Biographical Note

Benjamin Franklin Haley was a union organizer for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Southern States Organizing Office. He canvassed construction sites for union labor and wage rates, solicited members, secured workers for vacancies, negotiated with employers, heard grievances, and collected dues.


0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials



The Benjamin Franklin Haley collection, 1964-1967, contains weekly reports of Haley's work as an organizer of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southern States Organizing Office. These reports describe metropolitan Atlanta's construction activity in terms of union employment and growth.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by B.F. Haley, 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1972. This collection guide was created from a legacy finding aid. The inventory's contents and storage locations of separated materials (if applicable) were not verified at that time.

Benjamin Franklin Haley:
A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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