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A. Steve Nance papers

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

AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta office) records

Identifier: L1982-38
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta, Ga.) and its predecessor, AFL-CIO Region 6 from 1947-1981. Includes correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, proceedings, reports, and printed materials. Materials document the activities of state and local union organizations, labor councils, the AFL, the CIO, and AFL-CIO departments pertaining to political issues, candidates for office, political campaigns, lobbying, the Don Luna case and trial, the J.P. Stevens...
Dates: 1947-1981

Albert W. Gossett papers

Identifier: L1988-01

Albert W. Gossett was a union leader born 1901 in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed materials and photographs.

Dates: 1937-1949

Alfred G. Kuettner collection

Identifier: L1971-11
Abstract: The Alfred G. Kuettner Collection consists principally of the records, 1907-1916, of the Steam and Operating Engineers' Union Local 329, of Atlanta, Georgia. Kuettner was Secretary of Local 329, circa 1910-1915. The collection includes printed letters, minutes, and other documents, 1910-1916, from the International Steam and Operating Engineers Union; form letters of the American Federation of Labor and the Georgia Federation of Labor, 1911-1916, and a few leaves of Kuettner's personal...
Dates: 1902-1916

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1986-44
Abstract: The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees(AFSCME), Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) represents public sector workers in the metropolitan Atlanta area, including hospital, sanitation, and other municipal workers. The records of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1949-2001, include correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, petitions, constitutions, policy and procedures manuals, grievances, newspaper...
Dates: 1949-2001

Atlanta Labor Council records

Identifier: L1972-12

The Atlanta Labor Council was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Atlanta Federation of Trades, AFL, and the Atlanta Industrial Union Council, CIO. Its records are composed of office files, financial documents, membership records, minutes, photographs, and printed material of the Atlanta Labor Council and affiliated organizations, 1915-1969 (bulk 1956-1969).

Dates: 1915-1969

Benjamin Franklin Haley collection

Identifier: L1972-10

The Benjamin Franklin Haley collection, 1964-1967, contains weekly reports of Haley's work as an organizer of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southern States Organizing Office. These reports describe metropolitan Atlanta's construction activity in terms of union employment and growth.

Dates: 1964-1967

Carmen Lucia papers

Identifier: L1976-32

Carmen Lucia was active as union organizer, primarily for the Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers. Her papers, 1929-1976, consist of newspaper clippings describing her career, oral history interviews, and correspondence.

Dates: 1929-1976

Charles Mathias collection

Identifier: L1973-31

The collection consists of the papers of Charles Mathias from 1951-1973, including correspondence, legal documents, and printed materials pertaining to attempts by United Steel Workers of America (Atlanta, Georgia) Field Representatives Mathias and W.R. Thrasher to sign collective bargaining agreements with Scripto and Keller Industries.

Dates: 1951-1973

Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1972-59

Communication Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) represents employees of Southern Bell in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Its office records consist mainly of correspondence (1966-1971), which concerns grievances, conventions, and agreements, and minutes, news releases and reports.

Dates: 1948-1972

D. S. Acree collection

Identifier: L1972-71

The D. S. Acree Collection, 1941-1972, contains correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and printed materials related to his work with the Painters International Offices and Painters Local Union 193.

Dates: 1941-1972

E. L. Abercrombie artifact collection

Identifier: L2014-05

E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989) served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International and was involved with charitable, political, and humanitarian organizations throughout his career. This collection includes numerous awards, plaques, and commendations given to Abercrombie.

Dates: 1963-1985

E. L. Abercrombie papers

Identifier: L1984-49

E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989), served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International. His papers, 1942-1982, include a letter, newspaper clippings, and a photograph collection.

Dates: 1942-1982

E. Leon Stamey papers

Identifier: L1980-03

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

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

Frank Herbert "Pug" King papers

Identifier: L1974-16
Abstract: Frank Herbert "Pug" King (1899-1974) was born in Fulton County and attended Capital View and Adair Schools. He joined the International Association of Machinists on August 28, 1917 and later served 25 years as the business manager for District 46. King, served on various governmental boards and commissions and as was vice-president of the Georgia Federation of Labor for seven years. His papers, 1937-1974, are composed of correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs and artifacts...
Dates: 1937-1974

Gary M. Fink papers

Identifier: L1998-06

Research files and conference planning materials, circa 1972-1998, created and gathered by Gary M. Fink, historian of the American Labor movement. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1972-1998

Henry W. Chandler papers

Identifier: L1974-46

The collection consists of papers of Henry W. Chandler, secretary, Georgia Federation of Labor and president, Atlanta Federation of Trades, from 1918-1973. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed materials relating to Chandler's work for those and other organizations.

Dates: 1918-1973

Herb Green papers

Identifier: L1984-48

Herb Green began his career in the labor movement shortly after being employed in the General Motors plant in Doraville, Georgia, in 1948, by serving on the union's collective bargaining committee. His Papers, 1959-1981, include thirty photographs of Green (also pictured are Andrew Young, Lane Kirkland, Sen. Walter Mondale, and Sen. Jim Sasser), and newspaper articles about him.

Dates: 1959-1981

Herb Mabry Tribute album collection

Identifier: L2000-11

Herb Mabry Tribute album collection, 2000, consists of photographs taken during the event to honor the former president of the Georgia AFL-CIO, who served 1972-1999. The collection consists of photographs of Mabry and his family, and Georgia labor and political leaders.

Dates: circa 2000

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