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James O. Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-94

Scope and Content of the Papers

The James O. Moore papers, 1965-1972 consist primarily of printed materials produced by the various civic and political boards, commissions, and committees in which Moore served as President of the Georgia State AFL-CIO. Government structures, Atlanta-Fulton County consolidation, and apprenticeship programs are the principal subjects. Materials include legal documents, petitions, speeches, news releases, minutes, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, constitutions, bylaws, periodicals, pamphlets, and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1965-1972

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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.

Biography of James O. Moore

James O. Moore (1905-1972) was a community leader and labor official. He began as secretary of the Painters Local 193, before serving as the secretary, business representative and business manager of the Painters District Council 38. He also spent five years as the president of the Atlanta Building and Construction Trade Council and six years as the president of the Southeastern Building and Construction Trades Council as well as two years as the secretary of the Atlanta Federation of Trades. Moore also served fifteen years as president of the Georgia Labor Council, five years as secretary of the Georgia State AFL-CIO, and four years as its president.

Extent

0.83 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The James O. Moore Papers, 1965-1972, consist primarily of printed material produced by the various civic and political boards, commissions and committees on which Moore served as president of the Georgia State AFL-CIO. Government structure, Atlanta-Fulton County consolidation, and apprenticeship programs are the principal subjects.

Acquisition Information

Papers donated by Georgia State AFL-CIO and Mrs. James O. Moore in 1972.

Online Availability

The photographs in this collection have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

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 or catalog. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For photographs, see the For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection finding aid. For contracts, constitution and bylaws, or proceedings consult archivist.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Contracts and Agreements Collection

  1. Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers, Agreement and Declaration of trust establishing Union and Industry National Pension Fund, 1967
  2. United States Department of Labor Manpower Administration - Thiokol Chemical Corporation, 1970

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitution and By-Laws Collection

  1. Albany Ga., Central Labor Union, COPE, 1970
  2. Augusta Ga., Federation of Trades, undated
  3. Tennessee State Legislative Conference Board, undated

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photograph Collection

  1. James O. Moore and group, undated

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection

  1. 21 pamphlets, filed by publisher, concerning Georgia industries, workmen's compensation laws, apprenticeship programs, AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute, vocational education, model neighborhood programs, women workers, American labor, city charter commissions, state planning, Atlanta Youth Services Council, and the Wisconsin Employment Relations Board.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodical Collection

  1. The Machinist, June 13, 1968
  2. Elberton Graniteer, Spring, 1969
  3. IUD Agenda, July, 1967

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection

  1. Georgia State AFL-CIO 13th Annual Convention, Resolutions, 1969

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie, 1973. The guide to this collection has been created from one of the Southern Labor Archives' legacy finding aids. The inventory has not been checked against the content in the boxes or the storage locations for any separated materials it may contain.
Title
James O. Moore:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Electronic finding aid created by Harold Victor Hansen, Jr., January 2011.
Date
1973
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020: Dates Coded and extents added at the file level. Links fixed by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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