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Emma Kelly collection

 Collection
Identifier: M183
Abstract: Emma Kelly was a lifelong resident of Statesboro, Georgia. Having learned to play the piano at the age of six, she continued to perform for civic clubs and special events across the state for the rest of her life. The locally famous "Miss Emma" achieved world-renown when author John Berendt devoted an entire chapter to her in his novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The Emma Kelly collection includes documentary materials and artifacts...
Dates: circa 1900-2001; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1999

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 37 (New Orleans, La.) records

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Identifier: L1989-16
Abstract: IAMAW Local Lodge 37 was chartered on July 11, 1899, and dissolved in the late 1980s. Its records relate to the day-to-day activities of a major New Orleans union and its relationship to the International headquarters, and include constitutions, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, agreement reports, financial records, membership cards and artifacts.
Dates: 1906-1987; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1980

Thomas Pesnicak PATCO collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2011-11
Abstract: Thomas Pesnicak was a member of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) and served as president of Local 204 in Leesburg, Virginia. In August of 1981, Pesnicak was fired alongside approximately 11,000 other PATCO members for participating in an illegal strike against the federal government. The Thomas Pesnicak collection consist primarily of photographs, artifacts, and one periodical.
Dates: 1975-1983

United Paperworkers International Union, Local 675 (Covington, Va.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-36A
Abstract: The United Paperworkers International Union, Local 675, documents the daily operations of paperworkers in Covington, Virginia. At one time, it was the largest local of the United Paperworkers of America. The records include administrative files and correspondence of Local 675 officers, minutes, contract agreement and negotiation materials, constitutions and bylaws, job descriptions and wage rate charts, Virginia CIO Council updates, Labor Day celebration materials, photographs, artifacts, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1979

United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) records

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Identifier: L1986-36
Abstract: United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 represented textile workers at various Erwin Cotton Mills plants in North Carolina and Mississippi. The local's records, 1900-1986 (bulk 1940-1960), consist primarily of grievances and arbitration cases. Other records include constitutions and bylaws, correspondence, union membership rosters, office files, photographic materials, financial ledgers, printed materials, and artifacts.
Dates: 1900-1986; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1960

William N. Jenkins collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2002-07
Abstract: The collection consists primarily of artifacts and non-printed materials, collected through Jenkins' association with the UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers) and the RCIA (Retail Clerks International Association) Local 1063. The bulk of these artifacts are plaques presented to Jenkins in recognition of his continual achievements in his field. Other artifacts include memorabilia from conventions, including convention brochures, as well as photographs.
Dates: 1949-1983

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