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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.


  • 1953-1983


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.


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.

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

Revision Statements

  • June 2001: EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services.
  • February 2003: EAD edited by Morna Gerrard.
  • August 2008: 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)