Atlanta Federation of Trades records
Scope and Content of the Records
The collection consists of records from the Atlanta Federation of Trades from 1900-1937. Includes correspondence of AFT officers, minutes of the AFT's Labor Day Committee, membership information, and resolutions. Also contains a letter (1900) from the Chicago Federation of Labor expressing opposition to the cession of public lands in the American West.
- Creation: 1900-1950
- Atlanta Federation of Trades (Organization)
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.
The Atlanta Federation of Trades (AFT) was organized in 1891 and was comprised of representatives of the various local craft organizations in the Atlanta area. It was affiliated with the Georgia Federation of Trades and the American Federation of Trades.
0.42 Linear Feet (in 10 folders)
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The Atlanta Federation of Trades (AFT) was organized in 1891 and was comprised of representatives of the various local craft organizations in the Atlanta area. Its records, 1900-1937, include correspondence of AFT officers, minutes of the AFT's Labor Day Committee, membership information, and resolutions.
Donated by Alton Cash (L1973-19), March 5, 1973 and the Atlanta Labor Council, February 13, 1974.
Items separated from this collection include the Georgia Federation of Labor 38th Annual Convention (1938), which can be found with the Proceedings, the AFL List of Organizations (1900) located with the Directory, and one pamphlet concerning Labor Day Celebration in the pamphlet collection. (List created at time of processing.)
Processed by CTK at the file level, June 1974.
- Atlanta Federation of Trades:
- A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- June 1974
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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