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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
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: Southern Region, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records are made up of office files, including correspondence; files documenting the activities of some local unions; and court hearings related to two cases.
Abstract: Don McKee, born in 1916, was a union organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America and a professor at Upsala College. Don McKee's Textile Workers Union of America Organizing Files consist of organizer reports from 1939 to 1949, organizing campaign publicity materials, union literature and a copy of his manuscript, "Organizing Southern Textile Workers: Early Days with the CIO."
Dates: 1939-1953, 1999
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...
Abstract: Eula McGill was an organizer in the Southern textile factory worker movement of the 1930s. Her papers contain scrapbook material, composed of newspapers, clippings, and programs, which pertains to her organizing activities for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in Tennessee and other topics.
Abstract: Fred Halstead worked as an organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America throughout the South during the 1950s and 1960s, and took part in strikes in South Georgia and Alabama. Halstead's papers include Textile Workers Union of America activity reports relating his various organizing campaigns, 1959, 1961-1967. The papers include histories of strikes in South Georgia and Alabama, minutes of the Los Angeles Joint Board, correspondence and printed material.
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: The National Planning Association (NPA) was established in 1934 to engage in research in policy formation for the United States private sector. The collection contains a photograph, press release, and correspondence related to the presentation of the NPA's Gold Medal Award to former Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) General President Murray Finley.
Dates: February 1988
Abstract: Roy Groenert, former president of United Textile Workers Local 2563, was Director of Organization for the UTWA. Groenert's papers illuminate his interests in local union affairs, in organizing, and in the UTWA's suit which brought enforcement of the no-raid pacts signed after the merger of the AFL-CIO.
- Labor leaders 9
- Labor unions -- Organizing 7
- Southern States 7
- Atlanta (Ga.) 3
- Georgia 2
- Labor unions -- Political activity 2
- Awards 1
- Civil rights 1
- Clothing trade 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
- Labor unions -- Jurisdictional disputes 1
- Lawyers 1
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
- Prairie du Chien (Wis.) 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Tennessee 1
- Textile workers 1
- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Women in the labor movement 1
- Women labor leaders 1 ∧ less
- Textile Workers Union of America 3
- United Textile Workers of America 3
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 1
- AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 1
- Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
- Dixie Manufacturing Company 1
- Farah Manufacturing Company 1
- Finley, Murray 1
- Georgia Humanities Council 1
- Groenert, Roy 1
- Haberthear, Harry 1
- Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
- Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 1
- Kehrer, E. T. 1
- McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 1
- McKee, Don, 1916- 1
- Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 1
- National Planning Association 1
- T.I.L. Sportsware Company (Aberdeen, Miss.) 1
- Tennessee State Industrial Union Council 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Los Angeles Joint Board 1
- United Mine Workers of America 1
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
- United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 1
- Workmen's Circle (U.S.) 1 ∧ less