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AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-34
Abstract: Originally organized as the Jacksonville (Florida) Central Labor Council, the Council changed its name to the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville around 1970. The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville and its predecessor, the Jacksonville Central Labor Council, from 1956-1973, and includes correspondence, financial documents, minutes of the Jacksonville Central Labor Union and Council of Leadership for Community Advancement, general office files, and printed...
Dates: 1956-1973

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

AFL-CIO Region 8 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-70
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records, 1930-1974, include correspondence, minutes, reports, legal papers, conference materials, membership cards, and printed materials. The collection pertains to the career of long time labor organizer and Region 8 Director, Paul R. Christopher (1910-1974).
Dates: 1930-1974

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-24
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), which represented textile workers throughout the United States, was formed in 1976 out of the merger of The Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). The Joint Board served as an administrative support unit for locals in Tennessee and the southeastern United States. The records of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.),...
Dates: 1940s-1970s

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

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 525 (Asheville, N.C.) records

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Identifier: L1974-30
Abstract: The Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 525 (Asheville, N.C.) Records, 1957-1975, consist of correspondence, financial reports, minutes, newspaper clippings, National Labor Relations Board case material, and contracts illuminating the activities of Local 525 in its dealings with numerous companies, primarily in North Carolina.
Dates: 1957-1975

Asheville Central Labor Union (Asheville, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1975-42
Abstract: The Records, 1917-1921, 1948-1975 of the Asheville North Carolina Central Labor Union bulk in the late 1950's- early 1970's. The material dated 1917-1921 consists of photocopies of a small amount of correspondence and printed material. The records include correspondence, financial documents and incomplete minutes. The bulk of the collection consists of form letters, circulars, and printed material illustrating the role of the Central Labor Union as a clearing house of AFL-CIO information for...
Dates: 1917-1921, 1948-1975

Atlanta Federation of Trades records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-07
Abstract: The Atlanta Federation of Trades (AFT) was organized in 1891 and was comprised of representatives of the various local craft organizations in the Atlanta area. Its records, 1900-1937, include correspondence of AFT officers, minutes of the AFT's Labor Day Committee, membership information, and resolutions.
Dates: 1900-1950

Atlanta Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union, Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-02
Abstract: Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union, Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) was chartered in 1946. Its records, 1960s-1970s, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial records, contract negotiation files, contracts, constitutions, and other printed items. Ralph Meers, longtime president of the local, created some of the files.
Dates: 1960s-1970s

Atlanta Typographical Union records

 Collection
Identifier: L1971-02
Abstract: The records, 1895-1939; 1948-1970, of the Atlanta Typographical Union, Local 48, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, and printed material. They illuminate in detail the activities of the local -- membership campaigns, internal judicial and business matters, dealings with the Atlanta Typothetae and individual employers, and strikes and lockouts.
Dates: 1895-1939, 1948-1970

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

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Simpson Division 210 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-45
Abstract: The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Simpson Division 210, located in Macon, Georgia, received its charter in 1883. The local's records, 1884-1918, 1949, consist primarily of correspondence, financial documents, minutes and committee reports.
Dates: 1884-1918; 1949

Chattanooga Area Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-14
Abstract: Chattanooga Area Labor Council Records includes correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal papers, and printed materials, relating to the council, the merger of Chattanooga Industrial Union Council into it, politics, union elections, abolition of the poll tax, desegregation of public schools, Taft-Hartley Act, Tennessee laws concerning open and closed shops, Chattanooga Voters' Union, revision of the Tennessee State Constitution, and political education. Correspondents include Ross...
Dates: 1925-1972; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1972

D. Bruce Shine collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-17
Abstract: D. Bruce Shine workded as an attorney in Kingsport, Tennessee. He specialized in labor law and served as the General Council for the United Textile Workers of America. The D. Bruce Shine collection, 1928-1982, consists of legal case files and personal files.
Dates: 1928-1996

Decatur Area Labor Council (Decatur, Ala.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-21
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO, Decatur Area Labor Council (Decatur, Ala.) from 1953-1983. The records are comprised mainly of minutes (1957-1983) documenting the Council's activities, correspondence (1970-1971), and printed materials.
Dates: 1953-1983

Georgia AFL-CIO Journal of Labor photograph collection

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Identifier: L2004-01A
Abstract: Founded in Atlanta in 1898, the Journal of Labor documented the labor movement in Georgia. The Journal of Labor Photograph Collection, 1974-1992 (bulk 1980-1992), consists of photographic prints and negatives depicting labor functions, political events, pickets, strikes, conventions, social events, and campaigns. During the period covered by the collection, The Journal was the official newspaper of the Georgia State AFL-CIO, which ceased its publication in early...
Dates: 1974-1992; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1992

Georgia Labor Management Conference collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2013-33
Abstract: Established in 1990, Georgia Labor Management Conference has the mission to enhance productivity and quality at the workplace through cooperation and mutual respect between labor and management. The collection documents the governance of the organization and planning of its annual conferences, 1990s-2000s.
Dates: circa 1990-2000s

Georgia State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-95
Abstract: The Georgia State AFL-CIO was created in 1957 by the merger of the Georgia State Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the Georgia Federation of Labor (AFL). The bulk of the records of the Georgia State AFL-CIO, 1957-1972, consist of minutes, correspondence, and financial records. Financial and other records document the Georgia State Industrial Union Council and Georgia Federation of Labor, 1916-1957.
Dates: 1916-1972

Georgia State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L2004-01
Abstract: The Georgia State AFL-CIO was created in 1957 by the merger of the Georgia State Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the Georgia Federation of Labor (AFL). The bulk of the records of the Georgia State AFL-CIO (1980s-1990s) consist of minutes, correspondence, campaign and political materials, convention materials, photographs, newsletters, VHS and cassette tapes.
Dates: 1980s-1990s

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 2
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Lewis, John, 1940-2020 2
Mabry, Herbert H., 1929-2011 2
Ray, Richard, 1941- 2
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 2
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 2
Southern Railway (U.S.) 2
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Local 204 (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Local 525 (Asheville, N.C.) 2
Workers United. Southern Region 2
AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) 1
AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 1
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AFL-CIO. Birmingham Labor Council (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
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American Enka Company 1
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
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Atomic Trades and Labor Council 1
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Bexley, Harry 1
Biemiller, Andrew J. (Andrew John), 1906-1982 1
Birmingham Federation of Labor (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
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Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
Britt, E. A. 1
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S.). Simpson Division 210 (Macon, Ga.) 1
Building Service Employees' International Union 1
Cannon Mills Company 1
Carolina Skills Advancement Center 1
Central of Georgia Railway 1
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Clitheroe, William E. 1
Colmer, William Meyers, 1890-1980 1
Colonial Stores Incorporated 1
Cox, Val 1
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Evers, Charles, 1922- 1
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Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 1
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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. District Lodge 143 1
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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 126 (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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