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J. W. Giles papers

Identifier: L1974-29
Abstract: James William Giles, labor leader, served as an official of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 84 and as Secretary, Georgia State AFL-CIO. The collection consists of papers of J.W. Giles from 1920-1978. Includes correspondence, financial statements, legal documents, minutes, motion pictures, and printed materials. The bulk of the records relate to Giles' work with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (1920-1972) and the Georgia State AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1920-1978

James F. Barrett papers

Identifier: L1997-05

James Festus Barrett (1882-1959) was a union activist for the American Federation of Labor. His papers, 1920, 1937-1959, consist of files related to AFL national officers, state federations, activity reports, organizing campaigns, and subject and name files.

Dates: 1920, 1937-1959

James O. Moore papers

Identifier: L1972-94

The James O. Moore Papers, 1965-1972, consist primarily of printed material produced by the various civic and political boards, commissions and committees on which Moore served as president of the Georgia State AFL-CIO. Government structure, Atlanta-Fulton County consolidation, and apprenticeship programs are the principal subjects.

Dates: 1965-1972

John E. Jervis papers

Identifier: L1974-44
Abstract: John Elwood Jervis (1909-1984), born in Marshall, North Carolina, was President Asheville Central Labor Union (1950-1976) and member, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 384. The collection, 1888-1974 (bulk 1958-1974), contains minutes (1917-1919, 1961, 1965), legal documents, printed flyers, handbills, photographs, and correspondence relating to the activities of the Asheville Central Labor Union (Asheville, N.C.). Also included in the collection are the original...
Dates: 1888-1974; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1974

John G. Ramsay papers

Identifier: L1980-05
Abstract: John Gates Ramsay, born 1902, was a steelworker early in his career, serving as a vice-president and president of local unions. He joined the new Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO in 1936. From 1940 he was a member of the organizing staff of the USWA, serving in their Southern organizing drive in 1946-1953. He then worked in the national CIO office in Washington. Ramsay's unique emphasis was to develop contacts with religious leaders and groups that might be useful in the labor...
Dates: 1928-1979

Joseph Jacobs papers

Identifier: L1998-07

The collection contains materials related to attorney and union organizer Joseph Jacobs's work in the labor and civic community. Specifically, the papers cover his activities in the fields of labor, the Workmen's Circle (Arbeiter Ring), the Georgia Humanities Council and the Georgia Democratic Party.

Dates: 1929-1998

Józef J. Drozdowski collection

Identifier: L2014-13
Abstract: In 1917, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) was established at a convention in Washington, DC. Florence Ethridge presented the resolution to form NFFE as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). A week later AFL issued NFFE's charter. Józef J. Drozdowski has served has NFFE National Vice President and has been involved in the organization for over twenty years. The Józef J. Drozdowski collection (1990s; 2000s) includes sixteen National Federation of Federal...
Dates: circa 1990s-2000s

Labor and Employment Relations Association, Atlanta chapter records

Identifier: L2013-34

Labor and Employment Relations Association, Atlanta chapter records (1983-2006) consits of correspondence and meeting materials. The Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) is the singular organization in the country where professionals interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations network to share ideas and learn about new developments, issues, and practices in the field.

Dates: 1983-2006

Louis M. Nunn papers

Identifier: L1977-20

Louie Matthew Nunn was a member of the Carpenter's Local Union No. 256 (Savannah, Georgia) and served as the local's business manager for 31 years. His papers include correspondence, invitations and programs, newspaper clippings, and speeches, 1956-1957.

Dates: 1956-1975

Maria Getzinger Jones papers

Identifier: W021
Abstract: Maria Getzinger Jones' political activism and interest in equal rights originated in her work experiences, as well as from the inspiration of local and national feminists and activists. The Maria Getzinger Jones papers consists of artifacts (bumper stickers, jewelry, lapel pins, a letter opener, name tags, a paperweight, pinback buttons, a ribbon), graphic materials (photographs, postcards and posters), and manuscript materials (correspondence, news clippings, notes, printed materials and...
Dates: 1946, 1967-1998; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1985

Mary Lynn Walker American Federation of Government Employees collection

Identifier: L2005-03

Mary Lynn Walker, a Georgia native, became very active in the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in the late 1960s and rose to executive positons never before held by a female. The Mary Lynn Walker collection contains documents and newspaper articles chronicling labor employment issues such as unfair labor practices, age discrimination, and improper loans of government employment.

Dates: 1974-1975, 1979

Matt Lynch collection

Identifier: L1988-10

The Matt Lynch collection consists of materials regarding Lynch's history of labor organization and reform throughout the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, including his presidency of the Tennessee Labor Council.

Dates: 1950-1980

Morton H. Shapiro papers

Identifier: L2008-04

Morton H. Shapiro was a labor leader and civil rights activist who worked for the ILGWU and SEIU. The Morton H. Shapiro Collection, 1954-2007 consists of correspondence, autobiographical writings, printed material including newspaper clippings, invitations and programs, and an oral history.

Dates: 1954-1975, 1997, 2001, 2007

National Planning Association collection

Identifier: L1988-05

The National Planning Association (NPA) was established in 1934 to engage in research in policy formation for the United States private sector. The collection contains a photograph, press release, and correspondence related to the presentation of the NPA's Gold Medal Award to former Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) General President Murray Finley.

Dates: February 1988

Oliver Singleton papers

Identifier: L1972-83

Correspondence, speeches, and printed material collected and created by Oliver Singleton (Assistant Director, AFL-CIO Region 4) document organized labor, 1946-1971.

Dates: 1946-1971

Paul L. Styles, Sr. collection

Identifier: L1973-57

The collection of Paul L. Styles Sr., 1950-1972, is composed primarily of his correspondence and speeches during his three years as a member of the National Labor Relations Board and his eleven years as the chief labor relations officer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Dates: 1950-1972

Peter J. Conlon family collection

Identifier: L2006-20
Abstract: Peter J. Conlon was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1869 and raised in Springfield, Illinois. He joined the International Association of Machinists in 1890 and served as an early organizer for the union. In 1895 he was elected to its General Executive Board. He later served the IAM as First Vice President, General Organizer, and Vice President for the United States before his death in March 1931. The collection consists of books, bound journals, photographs, posters, and artifacts, primarily...
Dates: 1889-1964

Philip A. LaPorte papers

Identifier: L2015-24

Philip A. LaPorte teaches labor studies at Georgia State University and serves as an industrial relations arbitor. His papers, 1981-2023, consist of arbitration files, training manuals, and audio of hearings.

Dates: 1981-2003

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization records, Central Office Files [Series VI]

Identifier: L1986-45_06
Abstract The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 6 of 18) describes Series VI, Central Office Files, 1967-1984 (30 linear feet of records in 71 boxes), records of the administrative office in...
Dates: 1957-1985

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization records, Director's files [Series IV]

Identifier: L1986-45_04
Abstract: The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 4 of 18) describes Series IV, Director's Files, 1960-1982 (12 linear feet of records in 29 boxes), which contains the records of PATCO's Director...
Dates: 1957-1985

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