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A. Steve Nance papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 organization...
Dates: 1947-1981

Albert W. Gossett papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1988-01
Abstract: 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

 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 papers,...
Dates: 1902-1916

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

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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 clippings,...
Dates: 1949-2001

Atlanta Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-12
Abstract: 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

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-10
Abstract: 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

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Identifier: L1976-32
Abstract: Carmen Lucia was active as union organizer, primarily for the Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers. Her papers, 1929-1976, consist almost exclusively of newspaper clippings describing her career.
Dates: 1929-1976

Charles Mathias collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-31
Abstract: 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

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-59
Abstract: 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

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-71
Abstract: 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

 Collection
Identifier: L2014-05
Abstract: 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

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-49
Abstract: 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

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-03
Abstract: 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 illuminating...
Dates: 1937-1974

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

Herb Green papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-48
Abstract: 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

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-21
Abstract: The records of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84, 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986), consist primarily of the administrative, office, and reference files of J.W. Giles, documenting the day-to-day operations of the union as well as Giles' interactions with the executive and international boards of the IBEW.
Dates: 1923-1986; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1986

J. W. Giles papers

 Collection
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

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Atlanta Federation of Trades 4
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Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. Division 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
American Federation of Government Employees 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Backus, Tom (Thomas H.) 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Brown, Joseph M., 1851-1932 1
Building Service Employees' International Union 1
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Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
Communications Workers of America. Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Cox, Val 1
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General Motors Corporation. Fisher Body Division 1
Georgia Electrical Workers Association 1
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Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. District Lodge 46 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 1
Jenkins, William N., 1923-2002 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Kehrer, E. T. 1
Keller Industries (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
King, Frank Herbert 1
Kuettner, Alfred G. 1
Laborers' International Union of North America 1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning International Union 1
Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers' International Union. Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Lucia, Carmen, 1902-1985 1
Moore, James O., 1905-1972 1
Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 1
National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. District 1199 1
Office and Professional Employees International Union 1
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Roberts, William (Bill) (Labor union member) 1
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Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Scripto (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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