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Tallahassee Labor Temple (Tallahassee, Fla.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-22

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the Tallahassee Labor Temple, 1955-1971, include records of the Tallahassee Building Trades Council, 1957-1967; the Tallahassee Joint Apprenticeship Committee, 1955-1971; and the Tallahassee Central Labor Union, 1964-1965. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial statements, legal documents and such printed items as contracts, constitutions, directories and standards and rules. The correspondence of the Building Trades Council and the printed material of the Central Labor Union deal primarily with national AFL-CIO policies, while the correspondence and minutes of the Apprenticeship Committee primarily concern apprentice training programs. The bulk of the Labor Temple materials consist of leases and contracts involving that building. Also, included in the records are papers relating to the Florida Commission of Aging and the Florida Mediation and Conciliation Service.

Dates

  • 1955-1971

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.

History of the Tallahassee Labor Temple

The Tallahassee Labor Temple was formed by special charter installation on August 13, 1964 at the site of 1819 West Tennessee Street. It initially covered Leon, Wakulla, Franklin, Liberty, Gadsden, Jefferson, Madison and Taylor counties.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The records of the Tallahassee Labor Temple, 1955-1971, include records of the Tallahassee Building Trades Council, 1957-1967; the Tallahassee Joint Apprenticeship Committee, 1955-1971; and the Tallahassee Central Labor Union, 1964-1965.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Tallahassee Labor Temple, courtesy of Donald H. Phillips, June 1976.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1965 (Tallahassee, Fla.) records, 1949-1967 (L1976-17)
  2. United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada, Local 592 (Tallahassee, Fla.) records, 1954-1968 (L1976-23)

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 periodicals, see the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection finding aid or catalog. For contracts, proceedings, rules, and directories consult Special Collections for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Directory Collection

  1. AFL-CIO National Building and Construction Trades, 1958; 1964

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection

  1. Four (4) pamphlets pertaining to apprentice training, non-union housing, labor organization reporting procedures, 1959; 1965; undated

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. Florida Labor News, April 29, 1965

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department, 1958; 1964
  2. Florida AFL-CIO, 1963; 1966
  3. Florida Building and Construction Trades Council, 1965; 1963; 1966
  4. Tallahassee Building and Construction Trades Council, undated

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Contracts and Agreements Collection

  1. Tallahassee Labor Temple, Inc., 1955
  2. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1965; 1957
  3. Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Local 592, 1958
  4. Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America, Local 17, 1958

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Standards and Rules Collection

  1. Rules for settling jurisdictional disputers, AFL-CIO, 1962-1963

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1977. This collection guide was created from a legacy finding aid. The inventory's contents and storage locations of separated materials (if applicable) were not verified at that time.
Title
Tallahassee Labor Temple (Tallahassee, Fla.):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1977
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2010: EAD finding aid created by Laura Starratt from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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