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Curlee Clothing Company collection

Identifier: L1981-09

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of one letter and three fliers about Curlee Clothing Company's unfair treatment of organized labor.


  • Creation: 1938


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.

History of the Curlee Clothing Company

The Curlee Clothing Company, formerly the Corinth Woolen Mills, moved to St. Louis from Corinth, Mississippi, in 1905. In 1913, The Curlee Clothing Company absorbed the Schwab Clothing Company, the oldest corporation of its kind west of the Mississippi.


0.05 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials



The Curlee Clothing Company collection, 1938, contain materials on the treatment of organized labor by the company.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Isidore Levin, courtesy of Harry Berger, 1981.

Related Archival Materials

The Southern Labor Archives contains numerous collections created by various unions representing workers in the textile industry. These collections include union records from the International Ladies Garment Workers (ILGWU), Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers (ACTWU), United Textile Workers of America (UTWA), Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Workers (UNITE), and its successors UNITE HERE and Workers United.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1981. 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.

Curlee Clothing Company:
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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