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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

International Association of Machinists collection of Office Employees International Union, Local 153 and International Ladies Garment Workers Union (General office) arbitration records

 Collection
Identifier: L2015-11A
Abstract

The International Association of Machinists (IAM) collection of Office Employees International Union, Local 153 and International Ladies Garment Workers Union (General office) arbitration records, 1952-1955, undated, contains the minutes of the hearing held on January 25-26, 1955, briefs and exhibits submitted by the two parties, and some correspondence. The final ruling is not included. IAM Vice President Elmer E. Walker served as arbitrator of the dispute.

Dates: 1952-1955

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_ILGWU
Abstract:

The collection consists of 16 agreements, 1955-1969, between various local unions of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and manufacturers.

Dates: 1955-1969

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1996-14
Abstract:

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1990s, contain correspondence, business contracts, negotiations, agreements, court documents, and strike materials. Also represented are audio tapes, video tapes, photography, and plaques.

Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1990-18
Abstract:

The Southeast Region office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union opened in 1937. Its records, circa 1950s-1970s, contain correspondence, collective bargaining contracts, contract and strike negotiations, agreements, National Labor Relations Board materials, and strike materials. The bulk of the material relates to a strike against Marlene Industries in Westmoreland, Tennessee.

Dates: 1950s-1970s

Labor Songbooks collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-Songbooks
Abstract:

The Labor Songbooks collection is an artificial collection of printed songbooks containing labor songs (1937-1988). Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Dates: 1937-1988, undated

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 21 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-14
Abstract:

The Office and Professional Employees International Union was formed in 1965 from the Office Employees International Union (1945-1965). Local 21's (Atlanta, Ga.) membership is comprised mainly of clerical workers employed in the offices of trade unions. The records of Local 21, 1958-1979, consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, organizing files, contracts, pamphlets, and periodicals.

Dates: 1958-1979

Organized Labor Awards Banquet records

 Collection
Identifier: L2001-03
Abstract:

The records of the Organized Labor Awards Banquet Committee include correspondence from Atlanta area labor leaders, political leaders, and union officials, annual banquet programs, photographs, videotapes and a speech by Secretary of Labor Robert Reich.

Dates: 1969-2003; Majority of material found within 1988-1999

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