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Eula McGill papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-48

Scope and Content of the Papers

Scrapbook material, composed of newspapers, clippings, and programs, pertaining to her organizing activities for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in Tennessee, particularly the ACWA's jurisdictional dispute with the United Mine Workers, and her work with the price control and rationing program during the 1940s. Photographs, 1938-1943, record conventions of both the ACWA and of the Tennessee State Industrial Union Council.

Dates

  • 1938-1964

Creator

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.

Biography of Eula McGill

Eula McGill, born in 1911 in Dalton, Georgia, was a member of the Women's Trade Union League and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. She was an organizer in the Southern textile factory worker movement of the 1930s.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (in 4 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Eula McGill was an organizer in the Southern textile factory worker movement of the 1930s. Her papers contain scrapbook material, composed of newspapers, clippings, and programs, which pertains to her organizing activities for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in Tennessee and other topics.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Eula McGill, July 11, 1972.

Online Availability

There are numerous photographs and oral histories featuring Eula McGill available at Georgia State University Digital Collections.

Separated Materials note

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection

  1. Photographs collection, 1938; 1940-1941; 1943-1944 (5 leaves)

Processing Information

Processed by E. L. Eltzroth at the file level, August 1972.
Title
Eula McGill:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
August 1972
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2001: Electronic finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • 2003: EAD edited by Morna Gerrard.
  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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