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International Association of Machinists, Local 2 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1987-29
The collection consists of correspondence between employers and Local No. 2, administrative files and various records, financial records and statements (dues check off, monthly statements), artifacts (dues books, lapsed membership records, honorary withdrawal requests), speeches and speech materials, newspaper clippings (some for Senator T. Allgood, District 22), strike information, and various subject files. Files were mostly kept in original order, with only a few being changed to fit within a series. Three folders were moved to an oversize box.

IAMAW, Local Lodge 2, was involved in organizing other locals in the area. It also had members in various local industries and companies, including Coca-Cola Bottlers, Inc., Winder Transportation, and Atlanta Wire Works.

Dates

  • 1946-1986

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. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Extent

5.5 Linear Feet (in 10 boxes)

Abstract:

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Its records consist of correspondence between employers and the local, administrative files and various records, financial records and statements, artifacts, speeches and speech materials, newspaper clippings, strike information, and various subject files.

Historical Note

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2, is located in Atlanta, GA and is a part of District Lodge 42. The building the local was in experienced a fire in 1965, destroying the pre-1964 ledgers housed there and possibly other records.

Acquisition Information

Donated by IAMAW Local Lodge 2, courtesy of Jim Bell, Recording Secretary, June 1987.

Related Archival Materials Note

Georgia State University Library is the official repository for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the collection includes the Grand Lodge records as well as numerous Local and District Lodges. Please see the IAMAW Research Guide for more collections. In addition, GSU Digital Collections includes complete, full-text runs of the Machinist Monthly Journal and the Machinists Newspaper available in GSU Digital Collections as well as numerous photographs and local publications from both the US and Canada.

Separated Materials Note

During processing, oversize records were separated. Material must be requested separately; Consult archivist for access.
Oversized Materials
  1. 1 Photograph, 8x10 in., black and white, undated from the National Labor Relations Board Folder, Series VII (Subject Files)
  2. One folder from IX. was put into Oversize, Box 10

Processing Information

Processed by DeAnna L. Janecek, March 2001. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, May 2001. EAD edited by Morna Gerrard, March 2003; William Hardesty, 2007.
Title
International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 2 (Atlanta, Georgia):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
May 2001
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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