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Communications Workers of America Records, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-01

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1935-1945, of the Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.), consist of correspondence, minutes, memos, and printed items that illuminate the relationship between Branch 3101 of the Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers (a predecessor of Local 3250) and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company over issues related to wages and job classifications. Several memos describe the extensive negotiations that averted a nationwide strike by telephone workers in 1941.

Dates

  • 1935-1945

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.

History of Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.)

The Communications Workers of America began in 1939 as a group of unaffiliated unions in the telephone industry organized under the name of the National Federation of Telephone Workers. In 1947, the group changed its name to the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The CWA affiliated with the CIO and merged with the Telephone Workers Organizing Committee in 1949. Local 3250 was formed from the former Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers, Branch 3101.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, 1935-1945, contain correspondence, minutes, memos, and printed items highlighting the relationship between the Branch 3101 of the Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers (a predecessor of Local 3250) and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.

Acquisition Information

Donated by CWA Local 3250 president C. H. Grizzle Jr., January 1982.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Communications Workers of America contracts collection, 1948-1977 (L-contracts_CWA)
  2. Communications Workers of America records, Local 3108 (Orlando, Fla.) records, 1965-1973 (L1972-42)
  3. Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1948-1972 (L1972-59)
  4. Communication Workers of America, Local 3290 records, 1947-1966 (L1975-03)
  5. Communication Workers of America, District 3 records, 1953-1974 (L1979-17)
  6. Communications Workers of America, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1947; 1968-1975 (L1979-20)

Separated Materials

During processing, printed material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. For constitutions, consult Special Collections for Access.

Separated to the Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-laws Collection

  1. Constitution of the Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers, Branch 3101 (Atlanta, Ga.)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1982. 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.
Title
Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1982
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • December 2009: Encoded Archival Description created by Laura Starrett from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)