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Gene Russo collection

Identifier: L1998-02

Scope and Content of the Collection

The Gene Russo collection (1955, 1970, circa 1994) 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.


  • Creation: 1955, 1970, circa 1994


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.

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

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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