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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

Charles H. Martin's collection of copies of the testimony of Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, textile workers

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-46
Abstract: Four photocopied pages of testimony by Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, dated October 2, 1934. Young had been charged under Georgia's insurrection law after passing out literature at the Exposition Cotton Mill where she worked. The originals are part of the International Labor Defense Papers (Schomburg Center, New York Public Library).
Dates: 1934

E. Leon Stamey papers

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Identifier: L1980-03
Abstract: 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.
Dates: 1951-1975

E. T. Kehrer papers

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Identifier: L1989-22
Abstract: E.T. (Edward Thomas) "Al" Kehrer (1921-1996) was a labor union official born near Brighton, Michigan. Kehrer served as the Southeastern Regional Director of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) (1953-1964) and Southern Director for the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department (1965-1989). His papers, 1940-1989, include records relating to educational activities (1940-1950); professional activities files (1953-1980) containing correspondence, expense reports, and weekly calendars...
Dates: 1940-1989

Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-19
Abstract: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill was formed from the dissolution of a business partnership between Jacob Elsas and Isaac May in 1889. In 1978, the mill was shut down. The collection includes a May 1964 issue of Fulton Cotton Mills News, negatives, photographs, product catalogue, and correspondence, 1881, 1978, undated.
Dates: 1881, 1964, 1978

Joseph Jacobs papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1998-07
Abstract: The collection contains materials related to attorney and union organizer Joseph Jacobs's work in the labor and civic community. Specifically, the papers cover his activities in the fields of labor, the Workmen's Circle (Arbeiter Ring), the Georgia Humanities Council and the Georgia Democratic Party.
Dates: 1929-1998

Marc R. Levinson papers

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Identifier: L1983-01
Abstract: Marc R. Levinson was a journalist and news editor of Creative Loafing, an Atlanta weekly. His papers, 1975-1979, contain three series. The AFSCME Local 1644/City of Atlanta series includes correspondence, news clippings, news releases, and printed materials relating to a strike by Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) against the City of Atlanta in 1977. The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile...
Dates: 1975-1978

Melvin Leon Jones collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1975-44
Abstract: This collection consists of transcripts of interviews Melvin Jones conducted with former employees of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Ga. regarding working conditions and union activity.
Dates: 1974

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