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Southern Region, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records are made up of office files, including correspondence; files documenting the activities of some local unions; and court hearings related to two cases.
The Benjamin Franklin Haley collection, 1964-1967, contains weekly reports of Haley's work as an organizer of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southern States Organizing Office. These reports describe metropolitan Atlanta's construction activity in terms of union employment and growth.
Carmen Lucia was active as union organizer, primarily for the Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers. Her papers, 1929-1976, consist almost exclusively of newspaper clippings describing her career.
Charles H. Martin collection on Angelo Herndon, circa 1932-circa 1937, was created by Martin while researching his The Angelo Herndon Case and Southern Justice (LSU Press, 1976) and consists primarily of legal records. Angelo Herndon, a labor organizer convicted in 1932 on charges of attempting to incite insurrection in Atlanta, was freed in 1937 when the U.S. Supreme Court found the Georgia insurrection law unconstitutional.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.