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Decatur Area Labor Council (Decatur, Ala.) records

Identifier: L1984-21

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1953-1983, of the Decatur (AL) Labor Council consist mainly of minutes which describe the regular membership meetings of the Council. The correspondence is limited to ten pieces, 1979-1971. Assorted printed items and two constitutions complete the collection.


  • Creation: 1953-1983


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.


0.83 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO, Decatur Area Labor Council (Decatur, Ala.) from 1953-1983. The records are comprised mainly of minutes (1957-1983) documenting the Council's activities, correspondence (1970-1971), and printed materials.


The records are arranged into two series:

  1. Series I: Minutes and Correspondence, 1957-1983
  2. Series II: Printed Material, 1955-1982

Acquisition Information

Donated by Russell Counts, March 1984.

Separated Materials

During processing, printed material was separated to another Southern Labor Archives collection. Material must be requested separately; consult archivist for access.

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions Collection

  1. Decatur Labor Council constitution 1956, 1973

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Staff at the file level.

Decatur Labor Council (Decatur, Alabama):
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
June 2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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