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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

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union vs. Cannon Mills scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: L1995-09
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks contains three scrapbooks of printed material, 1976-1991, when the union attempted to organize Cannon Mills (Kannapolis, N.C.). The scrapbooks cover textile industry issues such brown lung, the ACTWU's involvement in other mills, and Kannapolis' problems with illiteracy and crumbling infrastructure. The bulk of materials in the ACTWU vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks fall between 1976 and 1981.
Dates: 1976-1991; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981

Augusta Federation of Trades records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-21
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Augusta Federation of Trade (AFT) from 1958-1974 and its predecessor, the Augusta Central Labor Union (ACLU), from 1943-1957. Includes minutes of the ACLU (1943-1957) outlining concerns of the organization, efforts to protect a local labor newspaper from advertising encroachment, and support for the Augusta bus drivers strike (1953-1955). Also contains minutes of the AFT (1965-1969), correspondence (1965-1974), financial documents (1963-1974), and...
Dates: 1943-1974

Birmingham Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-14
Abstract: In 1958, the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council merged to form the AFL-CIO, Birmingham (Alabama) Labor Council. Records, 1954-1965, include minutes of the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council, 1955-1958, and of the Birmingham Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1964-1965, and correspondence, financial documents, printed material, and photographs.
Dates: 1954-1965

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 480 (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2011-13
Abstract: The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 480 of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, also known as the Atomic Local 480, was chartered in 1946. The community of Oak Ridge was developed in 1942 and managed by the Army of the United States to facilitate production of the Atomic bomb for the Manhattan Project during World War II. The Oak Ridge community was kept secret until WWII was over; the union was then formed under the AFL-CIO. The Atomic Local 480 dealt with issues...
Dates: 1938-2010; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1987

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

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-40
Abstract: The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represents health care workers, government workers, and property services workers (food, janitorial and security services). Formed in 1921 as the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU) as part of the AFL, the union changed its name in 1968. The Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records (1940-1945; 1951-1975) consists of correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, legal documents, contract negotiation...
Dates: 1940-1945, 1951-1975

South Carolina Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-24
Abstract The records, 1950-1972, of the South Carolina Labor Council, AFL-CIO, consist mainly of correspondence.
Dates: 1950-1972

United Textile Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-54
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the United Textile Workers of America from 1936-1995. This collection contains documentation about the local unions in the UTWA, both in the United States and Canada. Information on mergers, strikes, finances and conventions is included in these papers. These records were from the UTWA, Southern Region.
Dates: 1930-1996

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AFL-CIO 2
Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 2
AFL-CIO. Augusta Federation of Trades. (Augusta, Ga.) 1
AFL-CIO. Birmingham Labor Council (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
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AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
AFL-CIO. South Carolina Labor Council 1
AFSCME 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atomic Trades and Labor Council 1
Augusta Central Labor Union (Augusta, Ga.) 1
Biemiller, Andrew J. (Andrew John), 1906-1982 1
Birmingham Federation of Labor (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Birmingham Industrial Union Council (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
Building Service Employees' International Union 1
Cannon Mills Company 1
Christopher, Paul R. 1
Colmer, William Meyers, 1890-1980 1
Cox, Val 1
Democratic Party (Miss.) 1
Evers, Charles, 1922- 1
Gartin, Carroll, 1913-1966 1
Griffin, Charles H. (Charles Hudson), 1926- 1
Haigler, Carey 1
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 480 (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Women's Auxilliary 404 Atomettes (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) 1
Jackson Police Officers Association (Jackson, Miss.) 1
Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985 1
Kehrer, E. T. 1
King, Coretta Scott 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Knight, Thomas, 1919- 1
Loyal Democrats of Mississippi 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
Service Employees International Union. Local 554 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Service Employees International Union. Southern Region 1
Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997 1
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 1
Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 1
State Advisory Committee for the Mississippi Employment Security Commission 1
Tennessee Valley Authority 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
United States. Office of Economic Opportunity 1
United States. Southeastern Regional Manpower Advisory Committee 1
United Textile Workers of America 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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