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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
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).
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), which represented textile workers throughout the United States, was formed in 1976 out of the merger of The Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). The Joint Board served as an administrative support unit for locals in Tennessee and the southeastern United States. The records of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.),...
Abstract: The collection consists of 6 agreements, 1946-1959, between various local unions of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers and manufacturers.
- Central labor councils 2
- Tennessee 2
- Arbitration, Industrial 1
- Charlotte (N.C.) 1
- Collective labor agreements -- Clothing industry 1
- Kentucky 1
- Labor leaders 1
- Labor unions 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- North Carolina 1
- South Carolina 1
- Southern States 1
- Textile industry 1
- Textile workers -- Labor unions 1
- contracts 1 ∧ less
- AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
- American Federation of Hosiery Workers 2
- Textile Workers Union of America 2
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Christopher, Paul R. 1