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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.


  • 1964-1967


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

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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Revision Statements

  • 2009: Electronic finding aid created by Laura Starratt from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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