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A. R. Marshall arbitration records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-07N
Abstract The A. R. Marshall Arbitration records, 1942-1983, consist of professional files, arbitration case files, publications and contracts between unions and companies.
Dates: 1942-1983

A. Steve Nance papers

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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

Adolph M. Koven arbitration records

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-25
Abstract Adolph M. Koven (1917-1990) was an arbitration lawyer active in the San Francisco area. He co-authored Just Cause: The Seven Tests and Alcohol-Related Misconduct. The records consist of his arbitration case files, 1964-1987. Many files relate to Koven's arbitration work with the Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART), United Can Company, Northern California Homebuilders Union, Stanford University and the University of San Francisco.
Dates: 1964-1987, undated

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records

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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, Southeastern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1988-22
Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region records consist of newsletters, correspondence, training manuals, news articles, newsletters and summaries of events, 1966-1986.
Dates: 1966-1986

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 Committee on Political Education (COPE), Area 3 records

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Identifier: L1982-41
Abstract: The AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) Area 3 covers the region comprising Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. Its records, 1970-1979, consist primarily of correspondence and printed material generated by the state labor federations in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina and West Virginia.
Dates: 1947-1979

AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE), Area 3 records

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Identifier: L1990-03
Abstract: AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) Area 3 comprised Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, and West Virginia. COPE’s main purpose was to solicit and encourage voting and voter registration, especially among women, minority, senior citizen and youth voters. The records of AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education, Area 3, 1964-1984, contain correspondence, field reports, news clippings, surveys, reports, memoranda, political fund-raising materials,...
Dates: 1962-1984

AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) records

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Identifier: L1973-34
Abstract: Originally organized as the Jacksonville (Florida) Central Labor Council, the Council changed its name to the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville around 1970. The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville and its predecessor, the Jacksonville Central Labor Council, from 1956-1973, and includes correspondence, financial documents, minutes of the Jacksonville Central Labor Union and Council of Leadership for Community Advancement, general office files, and printed...
Dates: 1956-1973

AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) records

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Identifier: L1979-30
Abstract: AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) Records, 1968-1977, contain correspondence, minutes, reports, pamphlets, and periodicals, relating to manpower and job training programs, including Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, 1973, and guidelines for applying for U.S. government grants. Persons and organizations represented include Aaron Turpeau, Walter Clifford Rucker, Atlanta Area Technical School, Atlanta Community Relations Commission, Atlanta Region Open Housing...
Dates: 1968-1977

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 5 (Atlanta office) records

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Identifier: L1985-15
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 5 (known as Region 6 until 1973) encompassed Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The records consists of correspondence, newsletters, memos and reports, covering AFL-CIO's stand on political issues and candidates for office, lobbying, political campaigns, internal problems, and general business.
Dates: 1976-1978

AFL-CIO Region 6 (Atlanta office) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-01
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, office memoranda and printed material maintained by the regional director’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1961-1969

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

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Identifier: L1984-70
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records, 1930-1974, include correspondence, minutes, reports, legal papers, conference materials, membership cards, and printed materials. The collection pertains to the career of long time labor organizer and Region 8 Director, Paul R. Christopher (1910-1974).
Dates: 1930-1974

AFL-CIO Region 8 records

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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

AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department records

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-17
Abstract The records of the AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department, spanning 1962 to 1988, include correspondence, minutes, reports, writings, financial records, printed materials, clippings, membership cards, photographs, and artifacts that document the activities of the office's director, E.T. "Al" Kehrer, in facilitating the employment of minorities and women in the region.
Dates: 1962-1988

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

 Collection
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

Alliance for Labor Action records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-04
Abstract: The Alliance for Labor Action, intended to be an alternative to the AFL-CIO, was a federation of autonomous unions which acted to promote social concerns and to organize the unorganized. The Alliance, originally the Teamsters and the United Automobile Workers, later joined by the Chemical Workers and the Distributive Workers, was formed in April 1969 and disbanded in December 1971. Records of the Alliance for Labor Action consist primarily of files pertaining to the social concerns, as well as...
Dates: 1963-1973

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 10
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 8
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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 7
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United States. National Labor Relations Board 7
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 6
Atlanta Federation of Trades 6
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 6
Eastern Air Lines 6
Georgia Federation of Labor 6
International Typographical Union 6
North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council 6
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 6
AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 5
Southern Railway (U.S.) 5
United Mine Workers of America 5
United Steelworkers of America 5
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 4
AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 4
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
American Nurses Association 4
Georgia Power Company 4
International Association of Machinists 4
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America 4
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
International Woodworkers of America 4
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 4
North Carolina State AFL-CIO 4
Office and Professional Employees International Union 4
Ray, Richard, 1941- 4
Tennessee Valley Authority 4
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada 4
United Steelworkers of America. District 35 4
Whitmire, Roy 4
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 3
AFL-CIO. Asheville Central Labor Council (Asheville, N.C.) 3
AFL-CIO. Region 6 3
AFSCME 3
Abercrombie, E. L. 3
Air Line Pilots Association 3
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 3
Baldanzi, George 3
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 3
Florida AFL-CIO 3
Ford Motor Company 3
Glass Container Manufacturers Institute 3
Graphic Communications International Union 3
International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
International Typographical Union. Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 3
Jervis, John E. (John Elwood), 1909-1984 3
Kefauver, Estes 3
LaPorte, Philip A. 3
Lorenzo, Frank 3
Machinists Non-Partisan Political League 3
Meers, Ralph 3
Northwest Airlines, inc. 3
Nunn, Louis M. 3
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union 3
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 3
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 3
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 3
Trans World Airlines 3
True, Martha, 1924-2008 3
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union 3
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Local 525 (Asheville, N.C.) 3
United Furniture Workers of America 3
United Papermakers and Paperworkers 3
United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum and Plastic Workers of America 3
A. Philip Randolph Institute 2
AFL-CIO. Building and Construction Trades Department 2
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Area 3 2
AFL-CIO. Executive Council 2
AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
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Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America 2
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. Local 525 (Asheville, N.C.) 2
American Enka Company 2
American Federation of Government Employees 2
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 2
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