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19th and 20th Century Labor Prints collection

Identifier: L1979-40

19th and 20th Century Labor Prints Collection: This collection includes cartoons, realistic illustrations, and photographic reproductions that depict workers, unions, strikes, and labor leaders.

Dates: 1844-1908

Andrew P. McElroy, Sr. papers

Identifier: L1980-02
Abstract: Andrew P. McElroy, Sr. (1863-1921) immigrated to America from Scotland in 1882. A skilled stonecutter, he settled in Atlanta where he was in charge of all stonework in the building of the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary from 1903 to 1917. During and prior to this time, he was very active in union work both locally and nationally. His papers, 1884-1935, contain personal letters and printed material; photographs; and an artifact collection containing stonemason tools and convention and parade...
Dates: 1884-1935

Atlanta Labor Council records

Identifier: L1990-21

The Atlanta Labor Council was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Atlanta Federation of Trades, AFL, and the Atlanta Industrial Union Council, CIO. Its records are composed of proceedings, constitutions, contracts, convention materials, periodicals, pamphlets, and printed material of the Atlanta Labor Council and affiliated organizations, 1965-1990 (bulk 1967-1980).

Dates: 1965-1990; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1980

Eula McGill papers

Identifier: L1972-48

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

Georgia AFL-CIO Journal of Labor photograph collection

Identifier: L2004-01A
Abstract: Founded in Atlanta in 1898, the Journal of Labor documented the labor movement in Georgia. The Journal of Labor Photograph Collection, 1974-1992 (bulk 1980-1992), consists of photographic prints and negatives depicting labor functions, political events, pickets, strikes, conventions, social events, and campaigns. During the period covered by the collection, The Journal was the official newspaper of the Georgia State AFL-CIO, which ceased its publication in...
Dates: 1974-1992; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1992

International Typographical Union Women's International Auxiliary collection

Identifier: L2000-05
Abstract: The Women's International Auxiliary to the International Typographical Union (AFL-CIO) existed from 1902-1990. The main functions performed by the WIA were raising awareness about union products and about the union label, fund raising projects (i.e., to help out the Printer's Retirement Home), assisting ITU locals, and aiding members and their families in times of need. The collection consists of materials that primarily relate to conventions, publication, photographs and audio material,...
Dates: 1911-1990

M. H. Ross papers

Identifier: L2001-05
Abstract: Myron Howard "Mike" Ross, was born November 9, 1919. Ross worked with a number of unions as an organizer, arbitrator, and advocate in the South. He ran for elective office in North Carolina on the Progressive Party ticket. After receiving public health training, he founded the Fairmont (West Virginia) Clinic, which had the mission of providing high quality medical care for miners and their families. Administering the clinic 1958-1978, Ross developed a longstanding interest in coal miners and...
Dates: 1916-1987

Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council collection of Shirley Ayer manuscripts

Identifier: L1978-15-H

Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council collection of Shirley Ayer manuscripts, 1967, consists of multiple versions of "Labor Is the Community: A Historical Sketch of the Workingman In Memphis, Tennessee, 1827-World War I" in typescript form.

Dates: 1967

Ruth Hale collection

Identifier: L1986-10

The Ruth Hale collection, 1933-1938, 1971, documents farm conditions, particularly that of sharecroppers, and the activities of Southern Tenant Farmer's Union (an interracial organization founded in 1934 to seek relief from the federal government for sharecroppers and tenant farmers), in Arkansas during the 1930s. The collection includes printed material and correspondence.

Dates: 1933-1938, 1971

Southern Labor Archives periodicals collection

Identifier: L-Periodicals

The Labor Periodicals Collection is a collection of printed journals, newspapers, newsletters and other published materials separated from Southern Labor Archives organizational collections or acquired through subscription. Consult Special Collections staff for detailed holdings or consult the Georgia State University Library catalog.

Dates: 1888-2012; Majority of material found within 1907 - 2001

Transport Workers Union and Association of Flight Attendants collection

Identifier: L2001-01
Abstract: The collection consists of organizing materials from the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), and counter-organizing materials from Delta Airlines. These materials include mailings, correspondence (letters and e-mail), computer printouts, newspaper articles, and artifacts (stickers, lapel pins, etc.) There are also a number of TWU and AFA publications (e.g., magazines, newsletters) as well as Delta Airlines publications (both employee and customer...
Dates: 1973-2001; Majority of material found within 1991 - 2001

University and College Labor Education Association records

Identifier: L1989-13
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the University and College Labor Education Association and its predecessor, the University Labor Education Association from 1955-1996. Includes correspondence, minutes, financial statements, reports, member directories, printed materials, audiotapes, and photographs documenting the emergence of labor education as an academic discipline. Contains information pertaining to adult and citizenship education; the Occupational Safety and Health...
Dates: 1955-1996

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 1
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Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 1
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King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Mabry, Herbert H., 1929-2011 1
McElroy, Andrew P., 1863-1921 1
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 1
Miller, Zell, 1932-2018 1
National Institute of Labor Education (U.S.) 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Ross, M. H. 1
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 1
Southern Tenant Farmers' Union 1
Tennessee State Industrial Union Council 1
Transport Workers Union of America 1
True, Martha, 1924-2008 1
United Furniture Workers of America 1
United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia 1
United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1
University Labor Education Association 1
University and College Labor Education Association 1
Via, Emory F. (Emory Franklin), 1925-2003 1
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 1
Warren, Lindsay C. (Lindsay Carter), 1889-1976 1
Williams, Arden 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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