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Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1974-1984, consists of correspondence and printed materials pertaining to E.T. Kehrer's involvement with community action groups.
Abstract AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1969-1983, consist of press releases, educational materials, publications, and correspondence. Shortly after the merger in 1955, the AFL-CIO set up a Civil Rights Department, which was designed to investigate various fields of civil rights activity.
Abstract: The records, 1964-1979, of the Southern Office of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department consist primarily of correspondence and related reports, surveys, statements, and newspaper clippings. Much of the correspondence is between Director E.T. (Al) Kehrer and various AFL-CIO departments, notably his superiors Don Slaiman (1965-1974) and William Pollard (1974-1979). There is also substantial correspondence between Kehrer and the AFL-CIO state and city labor councils in the South; apprenticeship and...
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...
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records are organized into five series: (I) United Textile Workers of America, 1934-1937; (II) Textile Workers Organizing Committee (TWOC)/Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), 1937-1940; (III) Tennessee State Industrial Union Council (TSIUC-CIO), 1940-1953; (IV) Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), Region 4 (Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina), 1953-1955; and (V) AFL-CIO Region 8, 1955-1969. The periods of Paul R. Christopher's career as a union...
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,...
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).
Abstract: Charles M. Houk held many prominent labor positions in Tennessee from 1956 through 1963. His papers include correspondence, financial documents, minutes, and legislative reports relating to the Tennessee Committee on Political Education and the Tennessee State Labor Council.
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.
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.
Abstract: Manuals, correspondence, printed material, and notes describe political, vocational, and labor education in the Southern and Mid-Western states, Panama and Puerto Rico, 1947-1971.
Abstract: The collection contains materials related to attorney and union organizer Joseph Jacobs's work in the labor and civic community. Specifically, the papers cover his activities in the fields of labor, the Workmen's Circle (Arbeiter Ring), the Georgia Humanities Council and the Georgia Democratic Party.
Abstract: Stanton E. Smith (born 1905) was a labor leader in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served as President of the Tennessee Federation of Labor and of the Tennessee State Labor Council. Smith's papers, 1938-1973, are comprised primarily of correspondence and other documents relating to his duties in those organizations, the Chattanooga Central Labor Union, and the Southern Labor School. The papers also include photographs and printed material.
- Southern States 7
- Atlanta (Ga.) 6
- Civil rights movements 3
- Labor unions 3
- Labor unions and education 3
- African American labor union members 2
- Central labor councils 2
- Labor union locals 2
- Labor unions -- Organizing 2
- Tennessee 2
- Textile workers -- Labor unions 2
- Alabama 1
- Apprenticeship programs 1
- Boycotts 1
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1
- Civil rights workers 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- DeKalb County (Ga.) 1
- Florida 1
- Fulton County (Ga.) 1
- Georgia 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
- Labor union members 1
- Laundry workers -- Labor unions 1
- Lawyers 1
- Local transit -- Employees 1
- Machinists -- Labor unions 1
- Mississippi 1
- Municipal officials and employees -- Labor unions 1
- North Carolina 1
- Sanitation workers 1
- Sanitation workers -- Labor unions 1
- South Carolina 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Sanitation 1
- Vocational education 1
- black-and-white photographs 1
- correspondence 1
- financial records 1
- membership lists 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1
- motion pictures (visual work) 1
- newspapers 1
- photographs 1
- plaques (flat objects) 1
- sound recordings 1 ∧ less
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 3
- Kehrer, E. T. 3
- A. Philip Randolph Institute 2
- AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 2
- Atlanta Federation of Trades 2
- Houk, Charles M. 2
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
- Kefauver, Estes 2
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
- Tennessee Committee on Political Education 2
- United Textile Workers of America 2
- AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
- AFL-CIO. Region 5 1
- AFL-CIO. Region 6 1
- AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- AFSCME 1
- AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Abercrombie, E. L. 1
- Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. Division 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- Chandler, Henry W. 1
- Chattanooga Central Labor Union 1
- Clement, Frank Goad 1
- Clitheroe, William E. 1
- Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
- Georgia Federation of Labor 1
- Georgia Humanities Council 1
- Georgia Power Company 1
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 1
- International Association of Machinists. Southeastern Region. Office of Education 1
- Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 1
- McDevitt, James L. (James Lawrence), 1898-1963 1
- National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. District 1199 1
- National Urban League 1
- Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 1
- Sala, James 1
- Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
- Slaiman, Donald, 1919-2000 1
- Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 1
- Southern Labor School 1
- Tennessee Federation of Labor 1
- Tennessee League for Political Education 1
- Textile Workers Union of America 1
- Workmen's Circle (U.S.) 1 ∧ less