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Atlanta Federation of Trades records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-07

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.

Dates

  • 1900-1950

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.

Historical Note

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.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (in 10 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

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.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Alton Cash (L1973-19), March 5, 1973 and the Atlanta Labor Council, February 13, 1974.

Separated Materials

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.)

Processing Information

Processed by CTK at the file level, June 1974.
Title
Atlanta Federation of Trades:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 1974
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • October 2001: Electronic Finding Aid created by Pam Hackbart-Dean.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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