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Gene Russo collection

Identifier: L1998-02

Scope and Content of the Collection

The Gene Russo collection consists of a transcript of the oral history of Thomas Adair (attorney for the CWA) in 1970, as well as a typescript history of the CWA strike against Southern Bell Company in 1955 and the Autobiography of A. T. "Tommy" Jones.


  • 1955, 1970, circa 1994


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.

Biography of Gene Russo

Gene Russo was the former director of District 3 (Southern) of the Communications Workers of America (CWA).


0.2 Linear Feet (in 3 folders)

Language of Materials



The Gene Russo collection, 1998, includes printed materials regarding the work of the Communications Workers of America, District 3.

Acquisition Information

Donated by former CWA District 3 director Gene Russo, February 1998.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Gene Russo oral history interview, January 24 and 31, 2006. Voices of Labor Oral History Project (L2006-07)
  2. Communications Workers of America contracts collection, 1948-1977 (L-contracts_CWA)
  3. Communication Workers of America, District 3 records, 1953-1974 (L1979-17)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1998. 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.
Gene Russo:
A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • May 2010: Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt from a legacy finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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