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AFL-CIO Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Region 5 records

 Collection
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

Chattanooga Area Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-14
Abstract: Chattanooga Area Labor Council Records includes correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal papers, and printed materials, relating to the council, the merger of Chattanooga Industrial Union Council into it, politics, union elections, abolition of the poll tax, desegregation of public schools, Taft-Hartley Act, Tennessee laws concerning open and closed shops, Chattanooga Voters' Union, revision of the Tennessee State Constitution, and political education. Correspondents include Ross...
Dates: 1925-1972; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1972

Mississippi State AFL-CIO records

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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

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Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 2
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 2
AFL-CIO. Chattanooga Area Labor Council 1
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
AFSCME 1
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American Federation of Teachers 1
Biemiller, Andrew J. (Andrew John), 1906-1982 1
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
Chattanooga Industrial Union Council 1
Chattanooga Voters' Union 1
Christopher, Paul R. 1
Colmer, William Meyers, 1890-1980 1
Democratic Party (Miss.) 1
Evers, Charles, 1922- 1
Gartin, Carroll, 1913-1966 1
Googe, George Logan 1
Griffin, Charles H. (Charles Hudson), 1926- 1
Haigler, Carey 1
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 1
Jackson Police Officers Association (Jackson, Miss.) 1
Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985 1
Kefauver, Estes 1
Kehrer, E. T. 1
King, Coretta Scott 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Knight, Thomas, 1919- 1
Loyal Democrats of Mississippi 1
McKellar, Kenneth Douglas, 1869-1957 1
Mississippi AFL-CIO 1
Mississippi Advisory Committee for the Statewide Planning for Vocational Education 1
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 1
Mississippi State Federation of Labor 1
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 1
Powell, Daniel A., 1911- 1
Ramsay, Claude E., 1916-1986 1
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
Riffe, John, 1904-1958 1
Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997 1
State Advisory Committee for the Mississippi Employment Security Commission 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 1
United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
United States. Office of Economic Opportunity 1
United States. Southeastern Regional Manpower Advisory Committee 1
Waller, Bill, 1926-2011 1
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 1
Williams, John Bell, 1918-1983 1
Winter, William F. 1
Wright, Fielding (Fielding Lewis), 1895-1956 1
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