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Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-03

Scope and Content of the Records

Southern Region, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records are made up of office files, including correspondence; files documenting the activities of some local unions; and court hearings related to two cases.

Dates

  • 1939-1980

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

Historical Note

The Southern Region administrative unit of Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America was founded in 1914.

Extent

4.59 Linear Feet (in 11 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Southern Region, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records are made up of office files, including correspondence; files documenting the activities of some local unions; and court hearings related to two cases.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Acquired in three accessions, 1977 (accession L1977-03), 1981 (L1981-18), and 1984 (L1984-16).

Online Availability

Most of the photographs in this collection have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Separated Materials

During processing various materials were separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. For contracts See Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union contracts collection. Issues of Amalgamated News and Views and other labor and textile related periodicals are available. See Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection finding aid or library catalog for access. 12 pamphlets were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection finding aid (note that this collection has been weeded over time). Several photographs were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection. For audiovisual materials, constitutions, and other printed materials consult Special Collections for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. UMWA-District 50, 4/7/65 [L1977-03]
  2. Bruceton Labor and Farmers Association, 1/19/47 [L1977-03]
  3. Local 1833 (Anderson, South Carolina), undated [L1981-18]
  4. Local 1950 (Belton, South Carolina, 1976 [L1981-18]
  5. North Carolina State Industrial Union Council, undated [L1981-18]
  6. North Central Joint Board, TWUA [L1981-18]

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Audiovisual Collection

  1. The Story of Henderson (LP), 1959 [L1981-18]
  2. Filmstrip -- Guard Our Funds, TWUA, 1958 [L1981-18]
  3. Filmstrip -- TWUA Henderson Story, 1959 [L1981-18]

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Printed Collection

  1. Fourth Annual Mississippi Education Conference manual, ACWA, August 18-20, 1961 [L1977-03]
  2. 28th Biennial Convention Proceedings, ACWA, May 29-June 2, 1972 [L1977-03]

Processing Information

Originally processed by Southern Labor Archives staff as three separate collections. Multiple finding aids combined into a single collection guide.
Title
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Southern Region:
Subtitle
A Guide to Their Records at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1977, 1981, 1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2001: Finding aids created by Apex Data Services.
  • December 2005: Revised and single finding aid created by William Hardesty.
  • 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
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