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Savannah Trades and Labor Assembly records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-91

Scope and Content of the Records

Records concern both Savannah's AFL Council in its opposition to local organizing activity of the CIO, and the subsequent AFL-CIO Council's concern for promoting labor's goals in the city. Political and civic issues important to the labor community - fluoridation, taxes, housing - are discussed, as well as Savannah and Chatham County strikes such as that of the Public Employees, 1967-1970.

Dates

  • 1946-1970

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.
Oversized materials stored offsite; allow 24 hours for access. Consult archivist.

Historical Note about the Savannah Trades and Labor Assembly

The Savannah Trades and Labor Assembly was organized in 1899.

Extent

0.63 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Records concern both Savannah's AFL Council in its opposition to local organizing activity of the CIO, and the subsequent AFL-CIO Council's concern for promoting labor's goals in the city.

Off-Site Storage

Oversized materials stored offsite; allow 24 hours for access. Consult archivist.

Acquisition Information

Records donated by W. N. Crawford, October 1972.

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. Oversized materials are stored offsite, allow 24 hours for access. For periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals

  1. Georgia State AFL-CIO News, 1963

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Oversized Material

  1. Minute books, 1957-1970
  2. Membership book, 1959

Processing Information

Processed by E. L. Eltzroth 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.
Title
Savannah Trades and Labor Assembly:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1972
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • August 16, 2011: Electronic finding aid finding aid created by Jeremy Bright from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)