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Atlanta Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1990-21
Abstract: 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

Carey E. Haigler papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-33
Abstract: Carey Haigler (1902- ) was a labor union official with the AFL-CIO. His papers, 1905, 1933-1970, include correspondence, minutes, and printed material relating to the Alabama Iron and Steel Council (1905, 1933-1935); correspondence, financial documents, minutes, speeches, reports, and printed material documenting the Alabama CIO (1942-1956); and correspondence, financial documents, diaries, work reports, speeches, broadcast scripts, and printed material relating to Region 8 of the AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1905, 1933-1970

Charles Mathias collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-31
Abstract: The collection consists of the papers of Charles Mathias from 1951-1973, including correspondence, legal documents, and printed materials pertaining to attempts by United Steel Workers of America (Atlanta, Georgia) Field Representatives Mathias and W.R. Thrasher to sign collective bargaining agreements with Scripto and Keller Industries.
Dates: 1951-1973

Herman B. Adkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1987-25
Abstract: Herman Adkins (1918-1999) was an organizer and regional director in Tennessee and Georgia for United Mine Workers of America District 50, the UMWA's "national department" for industrial workers. Adkins was a board member during the period when District 50 was an independent unit within the UMWA (1961-1968). When District 50 became a separate entity, International Union of District 50, Allied and Technical Workers of America and Canada, Adkins continued to serve as its Atlanta regional director....
Dates: 1941-1982

John G. Ramsay papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-05
Abstract: John Gates Ramsay, born 1902, was a steelworker early in his career, serving as a vice-president and president of local unions. He joined the new Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO in 1936. From 1940 he was a member of the organizing staff of the USWA, serving in their Southern organizing drive in 1946-1953. He then worked in the national CIO office in Washington. Ramsay's unique emphasis was to develop contacts with religious leaders and groups that might be useful in the labor...
Dates: 1928-1979

United Steelworkers of America, Local 309 (Alcoa, Tenn.) collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-30
Abstract: Alcoa, Tennessee was incorporated in 1919 as a company town for the Aluminum Company of America. Workers there first organized an independent union in 1933. The United Steelworkers of America, Local 309 (Alcoa, Tenn.) collection, 1971-1983, consists of printed material recounting the history of Alcoa, Tennessee, its aluminum industry, and African American workers in the town.
Dates: 1971-1983

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