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Amalgamated Transit Union, Division 732 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-02
Abstract: Division 732 of the Amalgamated Transit Union (Atlanta, Georgia) was recognized by the Georgia Railway and Power Company as a union in 1918. The relationship between Division 732 and the Atlanta Transit System, which lasted from 1950 to 1971, was relatively peaceful. After the purchase of the ATS by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in 1971, the relationship between the union and management gradually deteriorated and led to the six day strike in 1973. The first contract...
Dates: 1919-1981

Atlanta Transit System records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-43
Abstract: The collection consists of labor relation files of the various companies that have operated Atlanta's public transit system.
Dates: 1920-1973

David Williams collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-02
Abstract: The David Williams collection contains correspondence and minutes between the Georgia Railway and Power Company and a committee representing the company's employees as well as agreements between the company and the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America, Local 732 and other documents including newspaper clippings, memoranda, bulletins and President Wilson's proclamation creating the National War Labor Board.
Dates: 1918

Henry W. Chandler papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-46
Abstract: 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

Jesse Walton collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-30
Abstract: The collection of Jesse Walton, 1949-1950, consists of clippings and correspondence describing the railway workers strikes, 1949-1950 and Walton's political contest against Hoke Smith in 1950.
Dates: 1949-1950