Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council collection of Shirley Ayer manuscripts
Scope and Contents of the Collection
Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council collection of Shirley Ayer manuscripts, 1967, contains the research work "Labor Is the Community: A Historical Sketch of the Workingman In Memphis, Tennessee, 1827-World War I." Versions include a typescript with corrections and two different carbon copies. None of the copies is dated or identifies its author.
- Creation: 1967
- AFL-CIO. Memphis Labor Council (Organization)
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.
0.1 Linear Feet (in 3 folders)
Language of Materials
Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council collection of Shirley Ayer manuscripts, 1967, consists of multiple versions of "Labor Is the Community: A Historical Sketch of the Workingman In Memphis, Tennessee, 1827-World War I" in typescript form.
Collection is unarranged.
Donated by the Memphis Labor Council, courtesy W. T. Ross. 3 July 1978. Accession information identifies the author of the research work as Shirley Ayer and its date as 1967.
Location of Copies
The work is held in University of Memphis Special Collections [identified as by Shirley Ayer, published Georgia State University Library, 1967] and Vanderbilt University Library.
Inventoried by Southern Labor Archives staff, circa 1978. Description by William W. Hardesty, 2022.
- Memphis Labor Council
- A Guide to Its Shirley Ayer Manuscripts at Georgia State University Library
- William W. Hardesty
- 4 April 2022
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