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Birmingham Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-14

Scope and Content of the records

Minutes, 1955-1958, of the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council, and of the Birmingham Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1964-1965, describe the concerns and operating activities of these central bodies. Correspondence, financial documents, printed material, and photographs are included.

Dates

  • 1954-1965

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.
Oversized materials stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Historical Note

The Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council merged in 1958 to form the AFL-CIO, Birmingham Labor Council.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (in 5 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

In 1958, the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council merged to form the AFL-CIO, Birmingham (Alabama) Labor Council. Records, 1954-1965, include minutes of the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council, 1955-1958, and of the Birmingham Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1964-1965, and correspondence, financial documents, printed material, and photographs.

Off-Site Storage

Oversized materials stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Birmingham Labor Council, February 1973.

Online Availability

The photograph in this collection have been digitized and is available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections

Separated Materials

During processing, materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections. For pamphlets, see the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). For photographs, see the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection. For constitutions and bylaws, consult archivist.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection

  1. 8th Constitutional Convention, CIO, 1946

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and Bylaws Collection

  1. Alabama Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1962; 1964
  2. Birmingham Industrial Union Council, 1955
  3. Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1968

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection

  1. 1 pamphlet, filed by publisher, concerning industrial safety

Processing Information

Inventoried by Robert Dinwiddie, March 1973.
Title
Birmingham Labor Council (Birmingham, Alabama):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • June 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • 2005, 2007: EAD revised by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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