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AFL-CIO Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Region 5 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-38
Abstract: In 1955 when the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged, it created AFL-CIO Region 8 encompassing Tennessee and Kentucky with Paul Christopher as Director. North and South Carolina became part of Region 5 directed by Carey Haigler. The 1964 reorganization of the AFL-CIO placed Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina in Region 8 with Christopher as Director and Haigler as Assistant Director. After Christopher's death in 1974, Region 8...
Dates: 1940-1974; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1974

AFL-CIO Region 8 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-70
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records, 1930-1974, include correspondence, minutes, reports, legal papers, conference materials, membership cards, and printed materials. The collection pertains to the career of long time labor organizer and Region 8 Director, Paul R. Christopher (1910-1974).
Dates: 1930-1974

AFL-CIO Region 8 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-15
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records are organized into five series: (I) United Textile Workers of America, 1934-1937; (II) Textile Workers Organizing Committee (TWOC)/Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), 1937-1940; (III) Tennessee State Industrial Union Council (TSIUC-CIO), 1940-1953; (IV) Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), Region 4 (Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina), 1953-1955; and (V) AFL-CIO Region 8, 1955-1969. The periods of Paul R. Christopher's career as a union...
Dates: 1933-1969

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-24
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), which represented textile workers throughout the United States, was formed in 1976 out of the merger of The Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). The Joint Board served as an administrative support unit for locals in Tennessee and the southeastern United States. The records of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.),...
Dates: 1940s-1970s

American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-19
Abstract: The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was organized and chartered by the AFL in 1932. A schism developed in the AFGE and some members and officers of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) formed Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America (UFWA) and affiliated with the CIO. The collection consists of records of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934-1938 and records of Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United...
Dates: 1934-1941

Knoxville-Oak Ridge Area Central Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L2002-14
Abstract: Knoxville Central Labor Union published East Tennessee Labor News from 1933-1970. The collection consists of print copies of the East Tennessee Labor News, 1945-1970. The collection also contains undated photographs and reports.
Dates: 1942-1970

Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_TWUA
Abstract: The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.
Dates: 1939-1976

Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-10
Abstract: The Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA-GTA) provides support and leadership to the several TWUA local unions in northwest Georgia, northeast Alabama, and the Chattanooga area of Tennessee. Its records, 1952-1980, consist of correspondence, minutes, contract negotiation papers, grievance cases and printed items of the six TWUA Local unions in the area.
Dates: 1952-1980

United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters' Helpers of the United States and Canada contract collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-Contracts_UA
Scope and Content of the Collection The collection contains thirty-two contracts dated 1951-2001.
Dates: 1951-2001

United Papermakers and Paperworkers contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_UPP
Abstract: The collection consists of 11 agreements, 1958-1972, between various local unions of the United Papermakers and Paperworkers and manufacturers.
Dates: 1958-1972

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Textile Workers Union of America 4
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
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Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1