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7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: M219
Abstract The 7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) records give a view into the daily operations of a major local theatre. Founded by Del Hamilton and Faye Allen in 1979 in Little Five Points, Atlanta, the humble beginnings took off to showcase productions not only by famous play wrights but also emerging international and local theatrical groups. The prolific series of productions over the course of 30 plus years culminated into a creative gem, addressing complex issues that face contemporary society. The...
Dates: 1960-2014; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2010

9to5 Atlanta Working Women records

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Identifier: L2005-08
Abstract: Established in 1973, 9to5 Working Women focuses on creating and implementing family-friendly policies to help working people balance responsibilities at home and on the job, making nonstandard jobs voluntary and equitable so that those working part-time or temporary positions receive fair pay and benefits, eliminating workplace discrimination through education about legal rights on the job, monitoring enforcement agencies and expanding anti-discrimination laws, and opposing punitive welfare...
Dates: 1972-2009; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2006

A. Steve Nance papers

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Identifier: L1999-04
Abstract: A. Steve Nance was a key figure in Southern labor history during the 1930s. He was President of the Atlanta Federation of Trades, and worked with the Textile Workers Organizing Committee in Georgia, as well as throughout the South. Nance also worked with the fledgling alternative state labor federation in Georgia during 1937. The A. Steve Nance papers contain correspondence, speech transcripts, Georgia Federation of Labor memos, NLRB mediation files for two Atlanta hat manufacturers, and...
Dates: 1930-1956; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1938

"A Woman's Place" records

 Collection
Identifier: W013
Abstract

Polly Simpson and others began "A Woman’s Place," a clearinghouse for women's resources as well as an organization for women, in June 1980. The collection consists of business plans and membership materials pertaining to the organization and activities of "A Woman's Place," 1980-1983.

Dates: 1980-1983

AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) records

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Identifier: L1979-30
Abstract: AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) Records, 1968-1977, contain correspondence, minutes, reports, pamphlets, and periodicals, relating to manpower and job training programs, including Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, 1973, and guidelines for applying for U.S. government grants. Persons and organizations represented include Aaron Turpeau, Walter Clifford Rucker, Atlanta Area Technical School, Atlanta Community Relations Commission, Atlanta Region Open...
Dates: 1968-1977

AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta office) records

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Identifier: L1982-38
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta, Ga.) and its predecessor, AFL-CIO Region 6 from 1947-1981. Includes correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, proceedings, reports, and printed materials. Materials document the activities of state and local union organizations, labor councils, the AFL, the CIO, and AFL-CIO departments pertaining to political issues, candidates for office, political campaigns, lobbying, the Don Luna case and trial, the J.P. Stevens...
Dates: 1947-1981

AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta office) records

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Identifier: L1985-15
Abstract:

AFL-CIO Region 5 (known as Region 6 until 1973) encompassed Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The records consists of correspondence, newsletters, memos and reports, covering AFL-CIO's stand on political issues and candidates for office, lobbying, political campaigns, internal problems, and general business.

Dates: 1976-1978

AFL-CIO Region 6 (Atlanta office) records

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Identifier: L1974-01
Abstract:

The collection consists of correspondence, office memoranda and printed material maintained by the regional director’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1961-1969

Albert W. Gossett papers

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Identifier: L1988-01
Abstract:

Albert W. Gossett was a union leader born 1901 in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed materials and photographs.

Dates: 1937-1949

Alex Cooley collection

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Identifier: M207
Abstract: Alex Cooley has been a promoter of musical acts and entertainment in the Atlanta area for more than three decades. In the 1980s, after partnering with Peter Conlon, the duo promoted more than 300 shows a year, including concerts at Phillips Arena and the Fox Theatre. Cooley and Conlon also produced the Chastain Park Summer Concert Series and created the Music Midtown Festival in downtown Atlanta. The Alex Cooley collection is comprised of administrative information and promotional materials...
Dates: 1969-1976, 1978

Alfred G. Kuettner collection

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Identifier: L1971-11
Abstract: The Alfred G. Kuettner Collection consists principally of the records, 1907-1916, of the Steam and Operating Engineers' Union Local 329, of Atlanta, Georgia. Kuettner was Secretary of Local 329, circa 1910-1915. The collection includes printed letters, minutes, and other documents, 1910-1916, from the International Steam and Operating Engineers Union; form letters of the American Federation of Labor and the Georgia Federation of Labor, 1911-1916, and a few leaves of Kuettner's personal...
Dates: 1902-1916

Alice C. Young papers

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Identifier: W061
Abstract

Alice C. Young has been involved in various community groups and causes. One of her lifetime commitments has been improving the conditions of women both on and off campus. Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, printed materials, photographs and artifacts make up the papers of Alice C. Young.

Dates: 1972-1992

Altrusa International, Atlanta Club records

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Identifier: W077
Abstract:

The records of the Altrusa International, Atlanta Club, 1938-2001, describe through administrative papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, articles and photographs how the women's service organization provided community service within District III and with Altrusa clubs internationally as a whole.

Dates: 1938-2001

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America contracts collection

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Identifier: L-contracts_ACWA
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

Dates: 1945-1977

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-36
Abstract: The collection consists of records of Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America from 1918-1968. These records describe the business activities of Local 442 including the Meat Cutter's strikes of 1939 over agreements and of 1945 for a new contract to give union members a holiday on New Year's Day. A meat shortage of the mid-1940s resulted in a drop on the number of new members, loss and unemployment of old members, and dwindling money...
Dates: 1918-1968, 1987

Amalgamated Transit Union contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_ATU
Scope and Content of the Collection

Contains seven contracts dated 1964-1984.

Dates: 1964-1984

Amalgamated Transit Union, Division 732 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-02
Abstract: Division 732 of the Amalgamated Transit Union (Atlanta, Georgia) was recognized by the Georgia Railway and Power Company as a union in 1918. The relationship between Division 732 and the Atlanta Transit System, which lasted from 1950 to 1971, was relatively peaceful. After the purchase of the ATS by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in 1971, the relationship between the union and management gradually deteriorated and led to the six day strike in 1973. The first...
Dates: 1919-1981

American Association of University Women, Atlanta Branch records

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Identifier: W142
Abstract:

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) promotes education and equity for all women and girls, lifelong learning, and positive societal change. This collection consists of the history, office files, conference materials, meeting information, and outreach programs related to the Atlanta branch of the American Association of University Women, 1939-2013.

Dates: 1939-2013

American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1990-19
Abstract:

American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 represents employees at the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta. The records, circa 1930s-1970s, primarily consist of printed material and the files of the local's longtime president, Ralph D. Stancil (1905-1978).

Dates: circa 1930s-1970s

American Federation of Musicians, Local 148-462 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2021-03
Abstract Organized in 1901, the Atlanta Federation of Musicians is a significant chapter of the American Federation of Musicians, representing around 700 musicians throughout Georgia, including the metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus and Macon. The American Federation of Musicians, Local 148-462 (Atlanta, Ga.) records reflect the work of the union and local. The collection includes council meeting minutes, local meeting minutes, membership ledgers, financial ledgers, newspaper...
Dates: 1935-2018

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ERA Georgia, Inc. 16
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Georgia State University 14
Georgia State AFL-CIO 10
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AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 8
Atlanta Federation of Trades 7
Georgia State University. Women's Studies Institute 7
National Organization for Women 7
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Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 6
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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 5
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AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 4
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
Abbott, Franklin 4
Eastern Air Lines 4
Georgia Federation of Labor 4
Georgia Power Company 4
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 4
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
International Typographical Union 4
J.P. Stevens & Co. 4
North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council 4
Ray, Richard, 1941- 4
United Steelworkers of America. District 35 4
ACT UP (Organization) 3
Abercrombie, E. L. 3
Amalgamated Transit Union. Local 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
American Association of University Women. Atlanta Branch 3
American Federation of Labor 3
Atlanta Women's Foundation 3
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 3
Communications Workers of America 3
Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Ford Motor Company 3
Fowlkes, Diane L., 1939-2020 3
Gay Spirit Visions (Organization) 3
Georgia NOW 3
Georgia Network Against Domestic Violence 3
Graphic Communications International Union 3
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 1 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America 3
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialities and Paper Products Union Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 3
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 3
Meers, Ralph 3
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 3
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 3
Mitchell, David Yoakley 3
National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 3
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 3
True, Martha, 1924-2008 3
Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Atlanta 3
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada 3
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 3
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3
United Steelworkers of America 3
WAGA (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Wolfdancer, Raven, 1946-1993 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
AFL-CIO 2
AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
AFL-CIO. Region 6 2
AFSCME 2
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Altrusa International 2
Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. Division 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
American Federation of Government Employees 2
American Federation of Teachers 2
American Nurses Association 2
Archer, Thomas D. 2
Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Education 2
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Atlanta Feminist Women's Chorus (Ga.) 2
Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlanta Project 2
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 2
Atlanta constitution 2
Atlanta journal-constitution 2
Atlantic Steel Company 2
Austin, Gayle 2
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Building Service Employees' International Union 2
Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 2
Carrier, Billy (William S.) 2
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Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 2
Daniel, Wayne W. 2
Durand, Joyce Jenkins, 1939- 2
Eckler, Pop 2
Farokhi, Elizabeth 2
Faulkner, Daphne C., 1930- 2
Feminist Women's Health Center 2
Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills 2
General Electric Company 2
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