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A. Steve Nance papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1999-04
Abstract: A. Steve Nance was a key figure in Southern labor history during the 1930s. He was President of the Atlanta Federation of Trades, and worked with the Textile Workers Organizing Committee in Georgia, as well as throughout the South. Nance also worked with the fledgling alternative state labor federation in Georgia during 1937. The A. Steve Nance papers contain correspondence, speech transcripts, Georgia Federation of Labor memos, NLRB mediation files for two Atlanta hat manufacturers, and...
Dates: 1930-1956; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1938

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-16
Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1974-1984, consists of correspondence and printed materials pertaining to E.T. Kehrer's involvement with community action groups.
Dates: 1974-1984

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Office records

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Identifier: L1983-26
Abstract: The records, 1964-1979, of the Southern Office of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department consist primarily of correspondence and related reports, surveys, statements, and newspaper clippings. Much of the correspondence is between Director E.T. (Al) Kehrer and various AFL-CIO departments, notably his superiors Don Slaiman (1965-1974) and William Pollard (1974-1979). There is also substantial correspondence between Kehrer and the AFL-CIO state and city labor councils in the South; apprenticeship and...
Dates: 1964-1979

AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta office) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-38
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta, Ga.) and its predecessor, AFL-CIO Region 6 from 1947-1981. Includes correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, proceedings, reports, and printed materials. Materials document the activities of state and local union organizations, labor councils, the AFL, the CIO, and AFL-CIO departments pertaining to political issues, candidates for office, political campaigns, lobbying, the Don Luna case and trial, the J.P. Stevens organization...
Dates: 1947-1981

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

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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: 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

Albert W. Gossett papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1988-01
Abstract: Albert W. Gossett was a union leader born 1901 in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed materials and photographs.
Dates: 1937-1949

Alfred G. Kuettner collection

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Identifier: L1971-11
Abstract: The Alfred G. Kuettner Collection consists principally of the records, 1907-1916, of the Steam and Operating Engineers' Union Local 329, of Atlanta, Georgia. Kuettner was Secretary of Local 329, circa 1910-1915. The collection includes printed letters, minutes, and other documents, 1910-1916, from the International Steam and Operating Engineers Union; form letters of the American Federation of Labor and the Georgia Federation of Labor, 1911-1916, and a few leaves of Kuettner's personal papers,...
Dates: 1902-1916

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-03
Abstract: 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.
Dates: 1939-1980

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-44
Abstract: The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees(AFSCME), Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) represents public sector workers in the metropolitan Atlanta area, including hospital, sanitation, and other municipal workers. The records of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1949-2001, include correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, petitions, constitutions, policy and procedures manuals, grievances, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1949-2001

Anna R. Samick International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers collection

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Identifier: L2009-16-A
Abstract Anna R. Samick is one of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ pioneering female leaders. The Anna R. Samick International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection consists of photographs, artifacts, awards, certificates, and educational materials. A large amount of these materials detail a educational trip Samick made to Africa (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Ghana) to help organized labor in the early 1990s.
Dates: 1975-1999

Atlanta Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-12
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 office files, financial documents, membership records, minutes, photographs, and printed material of the Atlanta Labor Council and affiliated organizations, 1915-1969 (bulk 1956-1969).
Dates: 1915-1969

Barney Weeks collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-17
Abstract: The Barney Weeks Collection, 1957-1983, consists of materials relating to his work with the Alabama Labor Council as president and the work of A. G. Trammell, Secretary-Treasurer of the Council.
Dates: 1957-1983

Benjamin Franklin Haley collection

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Identifier: L1972-10
Abstract: 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.
Dates: 1964-1967

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

Carmen Lucia papers

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Identifier: L1976-32
Abstract: 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.
Dates: 1929-1976

Charles B. Gramling papers

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Identifier: L1972-32
Abstract The Charles Gramling papers consists of printed materials, photographs, and scrapbooks. Charles Gramling (1877-1957) began his union career as a member of the International Union of Operating Enngineers. He was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the union in 1951 until his death in 1957.
Dates: 1940-1957

Charles M. Houk papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-07
Abstract: Charles M. Houk held many prominent labor positions in Tennessee from 1956 through 1963. His papers include correspondence, financial documents, minutes, and legislative reports relating to the Tennessee Committee on Political Education and the Tennessee State Labor Council.
Dates: 1939-1965

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

Columbus Labor Temple (Columbus, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-25
Abstract The Columbus, Georgia, Labor Temple sereved as the headquarters for organized labor in Columbus Georgia during the 20th century. The Columbus Labor Temple (Columbus, Ga.) records consist of membership lists, correspondence, photographs, minutes, awards, agreements, apprenticeship materials, financial records, bylaws, real estate records, and jurisdictional decisions.
Dates: 1919-1986

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 7
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AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 3
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AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
American Federation of Labor 3
Haigler, Carey 3
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 3
Sala, James 3
United Textile Workers of America 3
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 2
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 2
AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 2
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Abercrombie, E. L. 2
Atlanta Building Trades Council 2
Beirne, Joseph A. 2
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 2
Chandler, Henry W. 2
Christopher, Paul R. 2
Clitheroe, William E. 2
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
Georgia Power Company 2
Georgia State University. Southern Labor Archives 2
Giles, J. W. (James William), 1925- 2
Gossett, Albert W. 2
Green, Herb (Herbert C.) 2
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 2
Houk, Charles M. 2
International Union of Operating Engineers 2
J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
Jenkins, William N., 1923-2002 2
Kefauver, Estes 2
King, Frank Herbert 2
Kirkland, Lane 2
Kuettner, Alfred G. 2
Lucia, Carmen, 1902-1985 2
Mason, Lucy Randolph, 1882-1959 2
Mathias, Charles, 1913- 2
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
Mitchell, H. L. (Harry Leland), 1906-1989 2
Moore, James O., 1905-1972 2
Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 2
Pate, J. B. 2
Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 2
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 2
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 2
Styles, Paul (Paul Lefayette), 1907-1980 2
Tennessee Committee on Political Education 2
Tennessee State Industrial Union Council 2
True, Martha, 1924-2008 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
United Steelworkers of America 2
Usery, W. J., Jr., 1923-2016 2
Via, Emory F. (Emory Franklin), 1925-2003 2
Weeks, Barney H. 2
Williams, Elijah H. (Elijah Henson), 1895-1972 2
Winpisinger, William W. 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
AFL-CIO. Asheville Central Labor Council (Asheville, N.C.) 1
AFL-CIO. Region 4 1
AFL-CIO. Region 5 1
AFL-CIO. Region 6 1
AFSCME 1
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur), 1908-1987 1
Acree, D. S. (Dorsey S.) 1
Air Line Pilots Association 1
Alabama Iron and Steel Council 1
Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers. Local 1131 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. Division 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 1
American Federation of Government Employees 1
American Federation of Labor. Southern Region 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atlanta Newspapers (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Backus, Tom (Thomas H.) 1
Bader, Jesse M. (Jesse Moren) 1
Baldanzi, George 1
Barber, Harry T. 1
Barnes, Roy E. 1
Barrett, James F. 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Brown, Joseph M., 1851-1932 1
Building Service Employees' International Union 1
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