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Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_ACWA

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of 11 agreements, 1945-1977, between various local unions of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and manufacturers or other entities.

Dates

  • 1945-1977

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.
This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Historical Note about the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

Originally formed in 1914, the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) was a leader in industrial organizing and an early affiliate of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

The ACWA merged into the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union in 1976. Subsequent mergers led to the union UNITE HERE. See the UNITE HERE Website for more information.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (in one box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The collection consists of 11 agreements, 1945-1977, between various local unions of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and manufacturers or other entities

Off-Site Storage

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.

Related Archival Materials Note

Related Archival Materials in This Repository

  1. Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Southern Region records (L1977-03; L1981-18; L1984-16)
  2. Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Contracts collection, 1977-1981 (L-contracts_ACTWU)
  3. Textile Workers Union of America Contracts collection, 1939-1976 (L-contracts_TWUA)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Bexley, 2009.
Title
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America:
Subtitle
A Guide to the ACWA Contracts Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Traci JoLeigh Drummond and William W. Hardesty
Date
June 21, 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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