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Communications Workers of America records, Local 3108 (Orlando, Fla.) records

Identifier: L1972-42

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the Communications Workers of America, Local 3108 (Orlando, Fla.), 1965-1972, contain material on the history of the organization through dues collection, as well as the minutes of the organization from 1969 to 1972. Also included in the collection are newspaper clippings containing information on right-to-work issues and the organization's involvement in politics and legislation.


  • Creation: 1965-1973


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.

Historical Note on the Communications Workers of America

The Communications Workers of America began in 1939 as a group of unaffiliated unions in the telephone industry organized under the name of the National Federation of Telephone Workers. In 1947, the group changed its name to the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The CWA affiliated with the CIO and merged with the Telephone Workers Organizing Committee in 1949. Local 3108 is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.


0.3 Linear Feet (in 4 folders)

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The Communications Workers of America, Local 3108 (1965-1972), collection contains minutes, newspaper clippings, and printed material regarding the politics, legislation, strikes, and history of dues and wages of the Local 2108.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Communications Workers of America, Local 3108 (Orlando, Fla.) and Herbert Sully, 1972 (L1972-42 and L1972-62).

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid. For Constitutions and Bylaws consult archivist.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. Bylaws, Communications Workers of America (Orlando, Fla.), Local 3107, undated
  2. Bylaws, Communications Workers (Orlando, Fla.), Local 2108, 1960

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Local Flash, February 1965-February 1973

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.

Communication Workers of America, Local 3108 (Orlando, Fla.):
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
August 1972
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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