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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1986-21

The records of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84, 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986), consist primarily of the administrative, office, and reference files of J.W. Giles, documenting the day-to-day operations of the union as well as Giles' interactions with the executive and international boards of the IBEW.

Dates: 1923-1986; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1986

J. W. Giles papers

Identifier: L1974-29
Abstract: James William Giles, labor leader, served as an official of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 84 and as Secretary, Georgia State AFL-CIO. The collection consists of papers of J.W. Giles from 1920-1978. Includes correspondence, financial statements, legal documents, minutes, motion pictures, and printed materials. The bulk of the records relate to Giles' work with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (1920-1972) and the Georgia State AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1920-1978

James F. Barrett papers

Identifier: L1997-05

James Festus Barrett (1882-1959) was a union activist for the American Federation of Labor. His papers, 1920, 1937-1959, consist of files related to AFL national officers, state federations, activity reports, organizing campaigns, and subject and name files.

Dates: 1920, 1937-1959

John G. Ramsay papers

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

Józef J. Drozdowski collection

Identifier: L2014-13
Abstract: In 1917, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) was established at a convention in Washington, DC. Florence Ethridge presented the resolution to form NFFE as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). A week later AFL issued NFFE's charter. Józef J. Drozdowski has served has NFFE National Vice President and has been involved in the organization for over twenty years. The Józef J. Drozdowski collection (1990s; 2000s) includes sixteen National Federation of Federal...
Dates: circa 1990s-2000s

Peter J. Conlon family collection

Identifier: L2006-20
Abstract: Peter J. Conlon was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1869 and raised in Springfield, Illinois. He joined the International Association of Machinists in 1890 and served as an early organizer for the union. In 1895 he was elected to its General Executive Board. He later served the IAM as First Vice President, General Organizer, and Vice President for the United States before his death in March 1931. The collection consists of books, bound journals, photographs, posters, and artifacts, primarily...
Dates: 1889-1964

Roy Groenert papers

Identifier: L1973-50

Roy Groenert, former president of United Textile Workers Local 2563, was Director of Organization for the UTWA. Groenert's papers illuminate his interests in local union affairs, in organizing, and in the UTWA's suit which brought enforcement of the no-raid pacts signed after the merger of the AFL-CIO.

Dates: 1941-1973

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records

Identifier: L1973-40
Abstract: The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represents health care workers, government workers, and property services workers (food, janitorial and security services). Formed in 1921 as the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU) as part of the AFL, the union changed its name in 1968. The Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records (1940-1945; 1951-1975) consists of correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, legal documents, contract...
Dates: 1940-1945, 1951-1975

Stewart Acuff papers

Identifier: L2012-19

Former president of the Atlanta Labor Council, Stewart Acuff later served as Director of Organizing for the AFL-CIO. his papers consist of speeches, agendas, manuscripts and drafts, and notes from 1998-2011.

Dates: 1998-2011

Tom Backus papers

Identifier: L1982-16

The papers of Tom Backus, 1966-1981, contain both personal and professional information regarding his affiliation with the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Local 72, and the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry.

Dates: 1966-1981

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Meany, George, 1894-1980 3
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Giles, J. W. (James William), 1925- 2
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American Federation of Labor 1
Atlanta Building Trades Council 1
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Atlanta Housing Authority 1
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Building Service Employees' International Union 1
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Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
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Conlon, Peter J., III 1
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Cook, Clair Marvin 1
Cox, Val 1
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Dodge, David Witherspoon 1
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E'Dalgo, Frank, 1912-2001 1
Eastern Air Lines 1
Farah Manufacturing Company 1
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Georgia Electrical Workers Association 1
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Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada. Local 15 (Anderson S.C.) 1
Groenert, Roy 1
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Haley, Benjamin Franklin 1
Hall, Cameron P. 1
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
Herman, David (Labor leader) 1
Herndon, Angelo, 1913-1997 1
Hillsborough County Central Labor Council 1
Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union 1
Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union. Local 255 (Miami, Fla.) 1
Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union. Local 6 (New York, N.Y.) 1
International Association of Machinists 1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Typographical Union. Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Keller Industries (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Laborers' International Union of North America 1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning International Union 1
Liphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin) 1
Lucia, Carmen, 1902-1985 1
Martin, Charles H., 1945- 1
Mason, Lucy Randolph, 1882-1959 1
Mathias, Charles, 1913- 1
McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979 1
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 1
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Murray, Philip, 1886-1952 1
Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
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National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. District 1199 1
Northwest Airlines, inc. 1
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Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation 1
Playthings, Jewelry, and Novelty Workers' Union. Local 32 (Asheville, N.C.) 1
Ramsay, John, 1902-1991 1
Riffe, John, 1904-1958 1
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Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Scripto (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Service Employees International Union. Local 554 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 1
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