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American Federation of Teachers, Southern Organizing Project records

Identifier: L1979-22

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the American Federation of Teachers, Southern Organizing Project, 1979-1979, contain various printed promotional materials including flyers, handbills, news clipping and press releases.


  • Creation: 1978-1979


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.

Historical Note about the American Federation of Teachers

The American Federation of Teachers is an American labor union founded in 1916 that represents teachers, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel, local, state and federal employees, higher education faculty and staff, and nurses and other healthcare professionals.


0.25 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

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The records of the American Federation of Teachers, Southern Organizing Project, 1978-1979, consist primarily of printed promotional materials.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Gene Didler, American Federation of Teachers, July 1979.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in Other Repositories

  1. AFT Southern Regional Office Records, 1968-1999 (bulk 1975-1985), LR001863, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. American Federation of Teachers contracts collection, 1969-1974 (L-Contracts_AFT)
  2. Atlanta Education Association records, 1905-1971 (L1975-31)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1979. 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.

American Federation of Teachers:
A Guide to the Southern Organizing Project Records at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
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Repository Details

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