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Abstract: E.T. (Edward Thomas) "Al" Kehrer (1921-1996) was a labor union official born near Brighton, Michigan. Kehrer served as the Southeastern Regional Director of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) (1953-1964) and Southern Director for the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department (1965-1989). His papers, 1940-1989, include records relating to educational activities (1940-1950); professional activities files (1953-1980) containing correspondence, expense reports, and weekly calendars...
Abstract: The collection consists of 16 agreements, 1955-1969, between various local unions of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and manufacturers.
Abstract: The Southeast Region office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union opened in 1937. Its records, circa 1950s-1970s, contain correspondence, collective bargaining contracts, contract and strike negotiations, agreements, National Labor Relations Board materials, and strike materials. The bulk of the material relates to a strike against Marlene Industries in Westmoreland, Tennessee.
Abstract: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1990s, contain correspondence, business contracts, negotiations, agreements, court documents, and strike materials. Also represented are audio tapes, video tapes, photography, and plaques.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s
Abstract: The Labor Songbooks collection is an artificial collection of printed songbooks containing labor songs (1937-1988). Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.
Dates: 1937-1988, undated
Abstract: The Office and Professional Employees International Union was formed in 1965 from the Office Employees International Union (1945-1965). Local 21's (Atlanta, Ga.) membership is comprised mainly of clerical workers employed in the offices of trade unions. The records of Local 21, 1958-1979, consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, organizing files, contracts, pamphlets, and periodicals.
Abstract: The records of the Organized Labor Awards Banquet Committee include correspondence from Atlanta area labor leaders, political leaders, and union officials, annual banquet programs, photographs, videotapes and a speech by Secretary of Labor Robert Reich.
Dates: 1969-2003; Majority of material found within 1988-1999
- Textile workers -- Labor unions 4
- Labor unions 3
- Southern States 3
- Atlanta (Ga.) 2
- Labor unions -- Organizing 2
- Textile industry 2
- Women labor union members 2
- Civil rights 1
- Clerks -- Labor unions 1
- Collective labor agreements -- Clothing industry 1
- Grievance arbitration 1
- Jewish labor unions 1
- Labor leaders 1
- Labor union locals 1
- New York (N.Y.) 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Professional employees -- Labor unions 1
- Roanoke (Va.) 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 1
- Textile factories 1
- Textile workers 1
- Westmoreland (Tenn.) 1
- Working class -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc 1
- Working class -- Songs and music 1
- contracts 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1
- programs (documents) 1
- videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 1
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- George Meany Center for Labor Studies 1
- Georgia State AFL-CIO 1
- Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Industrial Workers of the World 1
- Kehrer, E. T. 1
- Marlene Industries Corporation 1
- Office and Professional Employees International Union. Local 21 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Organized Labor Awards Banquet Committee 1
- Reich, Robert B. 1
- United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union 1
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
- Workman's Circle/Arbeiter Ring (Atlanta, Ga.) 1 ∧ less