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Communication Workers of America commemorative plate

 Collection
Identifier: L2002-01
Abstract: Originally formed in 1938, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) is the largest union of communications workers in the United States. Joseph A. Beirne served was the founding President of CWA, who served for more than 30 years. The collection consists of one commemorative plate with Mr. Beirne's portrait.
Dates: undated

Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-59
Abstract: Communication Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) represents employees of Southern Bell in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Its office records consist mainly of correspondence (1966-1971), which concerns grievances, conventions, and agreements, and minutes, news releases and reports.
Dates: 1948-1972

D. S. Acree collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-71
Abstract: The D. S. Acree Collection, 1941-1972, contains correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and printed materials related to his work with the Painters International Offices and Painters Local Union 193.
Dates: 1941-1972

David Herman papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-20
Abstract: The David Herman Papers, 1954-1967, contains scrapbook materials, newspaper clippings, telegrams, and printed materials relating to his presidency of the Hotel Employee's and Bartenders International Union, Local 6 (New York, NY); his work as an organizer of the Hotel Employees' Union, Local 255 (Miami, FL); the hotel employees' strike, 1955-1959, and his campaign for Miami City Council in 1967.
Dates: 1954-1967

Davy Paul Laborde, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1991-18
Abstract: Davy Paul Laborde, Sr. (1917-1991) was a fifty-year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 1846, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The papers include membership cards, dues books, photographs, newspaper articles, centennial anniversary mementos, an assortment of books on labor unions, and artifacts.
Dates: 1884-1987; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1983

Don McKee papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1991-14
Abstract: Don McKee, born in 1916, was a union organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America and a professor at Upsala College. Don McKee's Textile Workers Union of America Organizing Files consist of organizer reports from 1939 to 1949, organizing campaign publicity materials, union literature and a copy of his manuscript, "Organizing Southern Textile Workers: Early Days with the CIO."
Dates: 1939-1953, 1999

E. L. Abercrombie artifact collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2014-05
Abstract: E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989) served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International and was involved with charitable, political, and humanitarian organizations throughout his career. This collection includes numerous awards, plaques, and commendations given to Abercrombie.
Dates: 1963-1985

E. L. Abercrombie papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-49
Abstract: E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989), served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International. His papers, 1942-1982, include a letter, newspaper clippings, and a photograph collection.
Dates: 1942-1982

E. Leon Stamey papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-03
Abstract: E. Leon Stamey was Field Representative for the Organizing Department of the AFL-CIO, of Atlanta, Georgia. His papers, 1971-1975, include AFL-CIO organizing campaign files, subject files on other organizing campaigns, general files, correspondence, and printed material. The papers include some personal materials.
Dates: 1951-1975

E. T. Kehrer papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-22
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...
Dates: 1940-1989

Edmund Torbush papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-77
Abstract: Edmund Torbush was a member of the Atlanta Typographical Union (International Typographical Union, Local 48) who worked for Atlanta Newspapers, Inc. His papers include correspondence, minutes, news clippings, printed materials, pamphlets, photographs pertaining to the International Typographical Union, the Atlanta Typographical Union, and its Women's Auxiliary. The papers also contains artifacts used in the typesetting profession.
Dates: 1906-1985

Elijah H. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-51
Abstract: The Elijah H. Williams papers, 1921-1973, consist of clippings, correspondence, membership cards, certificates, and biographical sketch of Williams (1895-1972), who served as President, Louisiana State Federation of Labor, and Director, AFL-CIO Region 7.
Dates: 1933-1972

Emory F. Via papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-34
Abstract: Emory Franklin Via (1925-2003), was a labor educator, human rights activist, and labor consultant for the Southern Regional Council. His papers, 1936-1987, include correspondence, surveys and reports, newsclippings, printed materials, and biographical material on Via. The bulk of the correspondence is with groups related to the labor movement, other officers of the Southern Regional Council, and the Koinonia Farm, a cooperative farm in Southern Georgia. The surveys contain information on black...
Dates: 1936-1987

Eula McGill papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-48
Abstract: Eula McGill was an organizer in the Southern textile factory worker movement of the 1930s. Her papers contain scrapbook material, composed of newspapers, clippings, and programs, which pertains to her organizing activities for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in Tennessee and other topics.
Dates: 1938-1964

Frank E'Dalgo papers

 Collection
Identifier: L2001-08
Abstract: Frank E'Dalgo (1912-2001) was a union organizer and leader for the AFL and the IAMAW. His papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings and two agreements related to his work for the International Association of Machinists.
Dates: 1969-1997

Frank Herbert Pug King papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-16
Abstract: Frank Herbert "Pug" King (1899-1974) was born in Fulton County and attended Capital View and Adair Schools. He joined the International Association of Machinists on August 28, 1917 and later served 25 years as the business manager for District 46. King, served on various governmental boards and commissions and as was vice-president of the Georgia Federation of Labor for seven years. His papers, 1937-1974, are composed of correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs and artifacts illuminating...
Dates: 1937-1974

Freddie Elmer Halstead papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-41
Abstract: Fred Halstead worked as an organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America throughout the South during the 1950s and 1960s, and took part in strikes in South Georgia and Alabama. Halstead's papers include Textile Workers Union of America activity reports relating his various organizing campaigns, 1959, 1961-1967. The papers include histories of strikes in South Georgia and Alabama, minutes of the Los Angeles Joint Board, correspondence and printed material.
Dates: 1953-1967

George L. Googe papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-80
Abstract: The papers, 1946-1961, reflect primarily the work of George L. Googe (1900-1961) as secretary-treasurer of the International Printing Pressmen's Union and as director of AFL operations in the South. The bulk of the collection consists of printed reports, articles, clippings, and organizing information.
Dates: 1946-1961

H. L. Mitchell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-85
Abstract H.L. Mitchell Collection, 1970-1981, consists of correspondence, book reviews, clippings, flyers, speeches, and other materials relating to H.L. Mitchell and the Southern Tenant Farmers Association. Harry Leland Mitchell was a lifelong union activist and co-founder of the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union (STFU) in eastern Arkansas, one of the first integrated labor unions in the United States. The STFU was unique among unions in “encouraging members to leave,” helping them find a life outside...
Dates: 1970-1981

Harry Moore collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-92
Abstract: Harry Moore was an organizer and the Director of Legislation for the Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada. His papers contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, circulars, flyers, leaflets, contracts, pamphlets, and company advertisements, 1962-1970.
Dates: 1962-1970

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 7
Meany, George, 1894-1980 7
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Kehrer, E. T. 4
Textile Workers Union of America 4
AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 3
AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 3
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
American Federation of Labor 3
Haigler, Carey 3
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 3
Sala, James 3
United Textile Workers of America 3
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 2
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 2
AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 2
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Abercrombie, E. L. 2
Atlanta Building Trades Council 2
Beirne, Joseph A. 2
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 2
Chandler, Henry W. 2
Christopher, Paul R. 2
Clitheroe, William E. 2
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
Georgia Power Company 2
Georgia State University. Southern Labor Archives 2
Giles, J. W. (James William), 1925- 2
Gossett, Albert W. 2
Green, Herb (Herbert C.) 2
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 2
Houk, Charles M. 2
International Union of Operating Engineers 2
J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
Jenkins, William N., 1923-2002 2
Kefauver, Estes 2
King, Frank Herbert 2
Kirkland, Lane 2
Kuettner, Alfred G. 2
Lucia, Carmen, 1902-1985 2
Mason, Lucy Randolph, 1882-1959 2
Mathias, Charles, 1913- 2
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
Mitchell, H. L. (Harry Leland), 1906-1989 2
Moore, James O., 1905-1972 2
Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 2
Pate, J. B. 2
Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 2
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 2
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 2
Styles, Paul (Paul Lefayette), 1907-1980 2
Tennessee Committee on Political Education 2
Tennessee State Industrial Union Council 2
True, Martha, 1924-2008 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
United Steelworkers of America 2
Usery, W. J., Jr., 1923-2016 2
Via, Emory F. (Emory Franklin), 1925-2003 2
Weeks, Barney H. 2
Williams, Elijah H. (Elijah Henson), 1895-1972 2
Winpisinger, William W. 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
AFL-CIO. Asheville Central Labor Council (Asheville, N.C.) 1
AFL-CIO. Region 4 1
AFL-CIO. Region 5 1
AFL-CIO. Region 6 1
AFSCME 1
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur), 1908-1987 1
Acree, D. S. (Dorsey S.) 1
Air Line Pilots Association 1
Alabama Iron and Steel Council 1
Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers. Local 1131 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. Division 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 1
American Federation of Government Employees 1
American Federation of Labor. Southern Region 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atlanta Newspapers (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Backus, Tom (Thomas H.) 1
Bader, Jesse M. (Jesse Moren) 1
Baldanzi, George 1
Barber, Harry T. 1
Barnes, Roy E. 1
Barrett, James F. 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Brown, Joseph M., 1851-1932 1
Building Service Employees' International Union 1
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