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American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-19

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of records of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934-1938 and records of Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America from 1937-1941. Includes correspondence, financial materials, grievance files, minutes, and reports. The materials pertain to the two union's representation of Tennessee Valley Authority employees and also documents day-to-day business activities between the local unions and national offices.

Dates

  • 1934-1941

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.

Historical Note

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was organized and chartered by the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1932. A schism developed in the AFGE and some members and officers of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tennessee) formed Local 24 (Knoxville, Tennessee) of the United Federal Workers of America (UFWA) and affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).

Extent

5.25 Linear Feet (in 11 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was organized and chartered by the AFL in 1932. A schism developed in the AFGE and some members and officers of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) formed Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America (UFWA) and affiliated with the CIO. The collection consists of records of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934-1938 and records of Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America from 1937-1941. Includes correspondence, financial materials, grievance files, minutes, and reports. The materials pertain to the two union’s representation of Tennessee Valley Authority employees and also documents day-to-day business activities between the local unions and national offices

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ronald Brower, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1989.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Staff at the file level.
Title
American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tennessee):
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
March 2002
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • March 2002: EAD created by Pam Hackbart-Dean and Aubrey Underwood.
  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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