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Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_TWUA

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.

Dates

  • 1939-1976

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

Historical Note about the Textile Workers Union of America

Founded as a Congress of Industrial Organizations Affiliate in 1939, the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) merged with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in 1976 to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union.

Subsequent mergers led to the union UNITE HERE. See the UNITE HERE Website for more information.

Extent

2.09 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.

Off-Site Storage

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These materials were separated from one or more collections in the Southern Labor Archives for inclusion in the Archives’ contracts and agreement collection.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records, 1949-1976 (L1980-22)
  2. Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records, 1952-1980 (L1985-10)
  3. Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union contracts collection, 1977-1981 (L-contracts_ACTWU)
  4. Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America contracts collection, 1945-1977 (L-contracts_ACWA)

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Bexley, 2009.
Title
Textile Workers Union of America:
Subtitle
A Guide to the TWUA Contract 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:
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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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404-413-2881 (Fax)