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E. T. Kehrer papers

 Collection
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

Georgia AFL-CIO Journal of Labor photograph collection

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Identifier: L2004-01A
Abstract: Founded in Atlanta in 1898, the Journal of Labor documented the labor movement in Georgia. The Journal of Labor Photograph Collection, 1974-1992 (bulk 1980-1992), consists of photographic prints and negatives depicting labor functions, political events, pickets, strikes, conventions, social events, and campaigns. During the period covered by the collection, The Journal was the official newspaper of the Georgia State AFL-CIO, which ceased its publication in early...
Dates: 1974-1992; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1992

Lorraine Fontana papers

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Identifier: Q110
Abstract: Lorraine Fontana is an activist for the LGBTQ community and has fought for social justice since her early college days. Her papers, 1947-2014 (bulk 1968-2010), include correspondence, conference materials, flyers, notes, programs and publications, representing her activities in Atlanta, New York, and elsewhere.
Dates: 1947-2014; Majority of material found within 1968 - 2010

Marymal Dryden - Judith Allen Ingram collection

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Identifier: W023
Abstract: Establishing a reputation for planning and coordinating, Dryden has been: Assistant Director and Director for the Atlanta Council of International Programs (1972-1980); member of the University Exchange Program and member of the Board of Directors of Partners of America, Inc. (1986-1987); and from 1980-1990, Unit Head for Public Services in Georgia State University's Division of Continuing Education. Judith Allen Ingram has held various positions at GSU, including Administrative Coordinator...
Dates: 1985-1995

Patrick E. Gorman collection

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Identifier: L1976-06
Abstract: The Patrick E. Gorman Collection contains a speech he presented at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center's Full Employment Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on January 14, 1976.
Dates: 1976

Southern Conference Educational Fund records

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Identifier: L1991-13
Abstract: Established in 1946 as the educational arm of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare, the Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) became a separate organization in 1947. Originally based in New Orleans, Louisiana, its office later moved to Louisville, Kentucky, then to Atlanta, Georgia. SCEF was a leading proponent of integration and civil rights in the South, but internal disputes and financial problems led to its demise in the 1980s. The records of the Southern Conference Educational...
Dates: 1958-1985

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