James Hebert PATCO collection
Scope and Contents of the Collection
James Hebert PATCO Collection, 1968-1986, consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, periodicals, and legal materials relating to Hebert's career as an air traffic controller and member of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO). Of particular note are files of newspaper clippings regarding the PATCO strike and the plight of the controllers from the upper midwest, which include articles from Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, and the Dakotas.
- Creation: 1968-1986
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.
Biography of Jim Hebert
Jim Hebert was an air traffic controller in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1981, along with his co-workers, he went on strike for better pay and working conditions. He was terminated in the mass firing of striking air traffic controllers by the Reagan Administration in 1981, which also led to the dissolution of PATCO.
0.8 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)
Language of Materials
James Hebert PATCO Collection, 1968-1986, consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, periodicals, and legal materials relating to Hebert's career as an Air Traffic Controller and Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization member. Jim Hebert was an air traffic controller in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by James Hebert, May 2022.
Processed by Hal Hansen at the file level, June 2022.
- Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.) (Organization)
- United States. Federal Aviation Administration (Organization)
- James Hebert
- A Guide to His PATCO Collection at Georgia State University Library
- June 2022
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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