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AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) records

Identifier: L1979-30

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1968-1977, of the Atlanta (Ga.) office of the Human Resources and Development Institute (HRDI) AFL-CIO, contain broad and generalized groups of correspondence, minutes, reports, pamphlets, and periodicals concerning over ten agencies active in the field of job training and manpower development. The bulk of the Records pertains to the Manpower and CETA (Comprehensive Education and Training Act) programs. These files include guidelines and procedures for obtaining U.S. government grants. Other agencies involved with HRDI are the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority(MARTA), the Atlanta Region Open Housing Coalition, the Atlanta Community Relations Commission, and the Atlanta Area Technical School. Walter Rucker, AFL-CIO manpower representative, and Aaron Turpeau, director of the Atlanta Manpower Program, figure prominently in these Records.


  • 1968-1977


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

Established in 1958, AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) promoted economic development, developed new economic polices, and lobbied Congress on economic policy.


3.3 Linear Feet (in 7 boxes)

Language of Materials



AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) Records, 1968-1977, contain correspondence, minutes, reports, pamphlets, and periodicals, relating to manpower and job training programs, including Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, 1973, and guidelines for applying for U.S. government grants. Persons and organizations represented include Aaron Turpeau, Walter Clifford Rucker, Atlanta Area Technical School, Atlanta Community Relations Commission, Atlanta Region Open Housing Coalition, and Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Walter Rucker, September 18, 1979.

Separated Materials

During processing, periodicals were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection finding aid or catalog.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection

  1. AAR (Affirmative Action Register), May 1974
  2. A.I. Labor Letter, 1968-1969
  3. Breakthrough, June 1973
  4. EOA Newsletter, 1974-1975
  5. EOA News, 1972
  6. Facts, August-September 1971
  7. Ga. Employment and Training Council, 1974-1976
  8. Grape Boycott Newsletter, December 1969
  9. Industrial Relations Research Association Series (Newsletter), 1971-1974
  10. Interchange, May 1975
  11. Jobs, 1969
  12. Metropolitan Atlanta Council Health, 1971
  13. Now, December 1970
  14. Title VI Client Bulletin, September 1976
  15. Ullico Bulletin, 1970-1971
  16. Union Labor Report, 1970-1973
  17. Vep News, 1971

Processing Information

Processed by F.B. at the file level, August 1980.
AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office):
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
August 1980
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • June 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • February 2003: EAD edited by Morna Gerrard.
  • December 2005, 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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