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American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-43

Scope and Contents of the Records

The Records, 1951-1974, of Local 3, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal files and printed material. Included are minutes of Greater Atlanta Public Employees District Council 14, 1966-1967, 1972. The records illuminate the local's daily concern with group insurance policies, membership maintenance, pensions, organizing in greater Atlanta area (particularly DeKalb County), legislative interests and support of strikes by the United Steelworkers (1959), AFSCME Local in Birmingham (1960), United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (1968-1969), and the boycott of General Electric products by the Electrical Workers (1969-1970).

Dates

  • 1951-1974

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

Historical Note

The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) was chartered by the AFL in 1936 and merged with the Government and Civic Employees Organizing committee in 1956.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (in 4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1951-1974, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal files and printed material. Included are minutes of Greater Atlanta Public Employees District Council 14, 1966-1967, 1972. The records illuminate the local's daily concern with group insurance policies, membership maintenance, pensions, organizing in greater Atlanta area (particularly DeKalb County), legislative interests and support of strikes.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by L.E. Williams and Stephen W. Thompson, November 18, 1974.

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 artifacts and constitutions and bylaws, consult archivist.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. International: AFSCME AFL-CIO, 1958; 1960; 1965-1966
  2. Georgia: Georgia State AFL-CIO, 1962
  3. Atlanta: City and County Public Service Employees Local 17212, 1920
  4. Atlanta: Greater Atlanta Public Employees District Council 14, undated
  5. Atlanta: AFSCME Local 3, 1937

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. AFSCME Insight, Vol. 2, No. 4, May, 1968

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Artifacts Collection

  1. Ribbon
  2. Stamp

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, November 1975.
Title
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3 (Atlanta, Georgia):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
November 1975
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • August 2007: Edited 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)