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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.


  • 1965-1973


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.

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. By-laws, Communications Workers of America (Orlando, Fla.), Local 3107, undated
  2. By-laws, 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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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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