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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, Southeastern Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-01
Abstract

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1969-1983, consist of press releases, educational materials, publications, and correspondence. Shortly after the merger in 1955, the AFL-CIO set up a Civil Rights Department, which was designed to investigate various fields of civil rights activity.

Dates: 1969-1983

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1964-1979

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-05
Abstract:

The Records, 1963-1972, of the Civil Rights Department of the AFL-CIO Southern Region consist primarily of printed material and correspondence of private groups, government commissions, and committees from organized labor, working in the various fields of civil rights activity--equal and open housing, school desegregation, human relations, and fair and equal employment opportunities.

Dates: 1963-1972

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

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

Bill Barry collection on Lawrence Guyot

 Collection
Identifier: L2024-04
Scope and Contents of the Papers

Bill Barry collection of Lawrence Guyot papers, 2010-2011, consists of preparatory documents related to a guest lecture by Lawrence Guyot that Barry organized for his Labor studies program at the Community College of Baltimore as well as three DVDs about the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.

Dates: 2010-2011

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1974-1992; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1992

Georgia Association of Educators records

 Collection
Identifier: L2015-34
Abstract: The Georgia Association of Educators is a component member of the National Education Association which acts as a professional organization for educators in the state of Georgia. The GAE provides legal services, professional support and learning, and political lobbying to its members in Georgia. The Georgia Association of Educators records (1921-2015) consist of convention materials, meeting minutes, membership materials, newspaper clippings, audio-visual materials, photographs, periodicals,...
Dates: 1832, 1883-1901, 1921-2015; Majority of material found within 1961 - 2015

Georgia Government Documentation Project Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: P-OH
Abstract:

This Finding Aid lists the 230 Oral Histories from the Georgia Government Documentation Project.

Dates: 1971-2002

Glenn Jenkins collection of Medical Committee for Human Rights Materials

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-30
Abstract:

The Records, 1964-1966, of the Medical Committee for Human Rights consist of correspondence, constitutions, bylaws, minutes, press releases, and speech texts.

Dates: 1964-1966

Highlander Center collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2021-08
Abstract

The Highlander Center Collection, 1942-2003, consists of labor pamphlets, curriculum material, periodicals and publications. The Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly known as the Highlander Folk School, is a social justice leadership training school and cultural center in New Market, Tennessee.

Dates: 1942-2003

International Molders and Allied Workers Union of North America, Local 324 (Anniston, Ala.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-16
Abstract:

The guide to this collection has been created from one of the Southern Labor Archives' legacy finding aids, which has not been updated since the time of processing.

Dates: 1950-1967

Koinonia Community collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1993-13
Abstract:

Koinonia Community (Americus, Ga.) was established in 1942 as a Christian-based farming community that adhered to principals of racial equality, communal living, environmental conservation, and non-violence. The collection consists of newsletters and memoranda, articles, and a pamphlet, 1952-1959. The printed material documents the community's goals and values and the violence and vandalism directed toward it during the Civil Rights Era.

Dates: 1952-1958

Lorraine Fontana papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Mississippi State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-26
Abstract: The Mississippi State Federation of Labor was organized in 1918 and held its annual conventions until 1957, when it became known as the Mississippi AFL-CIO. The collection consists of the records of the Mississippi AFL-CIO and its predecessor, the Mississippi State Federation of Labor from 1947-1986. Records include President Claude Ramsay's correspondence (1959-1986); files relating to affiliated unions (1957-1983); records relating to the Congress of Industrial Organization and the AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1947-1986

North Carolina State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1981-20
Abstract:

The North Carolina State Federation of Labor was organized in 1907 and held annual conventions until 1957. The North Carolina State AFL-CIO was then organized in 1958. The collection consists of administrative files, 1945, 1949-1981, and also includes material regarding the North Carolina gubernatorial campaign of Wilbur Hobby, president of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO.

Dates: 1945-1981

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Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 1
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Jackson, Jesse 1
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Jones, Ben 1
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M & H Valve and Fittings Company 1
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
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Ray, Richard, 1941- 1
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Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997 1
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 1
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