James O. Moore papers
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.
- Creation: 1965-1972
- Moore, James O., 1905-1972 (Person)
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 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.
0.83 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
Papers donated by Georgia State AFL-CIO and Mrs. James O. Moore in 1972.
The photographs in this collection have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.
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
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers, Agreement and Declaration of trust establishing Union and Industry National Pension Fund, 1967
- United States Department of Labor Manpower Administration - Thiokol Chemical Corporation, 1970
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitution and By-Laws Collection
- Albany Ga., Central Labor Union, COPE, 1970
- Augusta Ga., Federation of Trades, undated
- Tennessee State Legislative Conference Board, undated
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photograph Collection
- James O. Moore and group, undated
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection
- 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
- The Machinist, June 13, 1968
- Elberton Graniteer, Spring, 1969
- IUD Agenda, July, 1967
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection
- Georgia State AFL-CIO 13th Annual Convention, Resolutions, 1969
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.
- Southeastern Building and Construction Trades Council (Organization)
- International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 193 (Atlanta Ga.) (Organization)
- Atlanta Building Trades Council (Organization)
- Atlanta Federation of Trades (Organization)
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 (Organization)
- Georgia State AFL-CIO (Organization)
- James O. Moore:
- A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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