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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.


  • Creation: 1968-1977


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

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)

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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
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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