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AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-16
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.
Dates: 1974-1984

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-26
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...
Dates: 1964-1979

AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department records

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-17
Abstract The records of the AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department, spanning 1962 to 1988, include correspondence, minutes, reports, writings, financial records, printed materials, clippings, membership cards, photographs, and artifacts that document the activities of the office's director, E.T. "Al" Kehrer, in facilitating the employment of minorities and women in the region.
Dates: 1962-1988

E. T. Kehrer papers

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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

Georgia AFL-CIO Journal of Labor photograph collection

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-18
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Southeastern Regional Office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from 1945-1980. Includes administrative records (1945-1977) containing correspondence to or from Jack Handler, Regional Counsel, Directors E.T. Kehrer, Martin J. Morand and Nick Bonanno; subject files relating to farm workers, the General Electric strike (1960), organizing activities in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and; the 1960 Presidential election; financial records;...
Dates: 1945-1978

Mississippi State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-26
Abstract: The Mississippi State Federation of Labor was organized in 1918 and held its annual conventions until 1957, when it became known as the Mississippi AFL-CIO. The collection consists of the records of the Mississippi AFL-CIO and its predecessor, the Mississippi State Federation of Labor from 1947-1986. Records include President Claude Ramsay's correspondence (1959-1986); files relating to affiliated unions (1957-1983); records relating to the Congress of Industrial Organization and the AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1947-1986

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AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 4
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J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
King, Coretta Scott 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
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A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
AFSCME 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
Biemiller, Andrew J. (Andrew John), 1906-1982 1
Brewton Fashions 1
Colmer, William Meyers, 1890-1980 1
Democratic Party (Miss.) 1
Eastern Air Lines 1
Evers, Charles, 1922- 1
Gartin, Carroll, 1913-1966 1
General Electric Company 1
Georgia State AFL-CIO 1
Griffin, Charles H. (Charles Hudson), 1926- 1
Handler, Jack G. 1
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 1
Jackson Police Officers Association (Jackson, Miss.) 1
Jackson, Jesse 1
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 1
Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985 1
Jones, Ben 1
Knight, Thomas, 1919- 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Loray Corporation 1
Loyal Democrats of Mississippi 1
Mabry, Herbert H., 1929-2011 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Miller, Zell, 1932-2018 1
Mississippi AFL-CIO 1
Mississippi Advisory Committee for the Statewide Planning for Vocational Education 1
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 1
Mississippi State Federation of Labor 1
Morand, Martin J. 1
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 1
Oneita Knitting Mills (Andrews, S.C.) 1
Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 1
Powell, Daniel A., 1911- 1
Ramsay, Claude E., 1916-1986 1
Ray, Richard, 1941- 1
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
Riffe, John, 1904-1958 1
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Slaiman, Donald, 1919-2000 1
Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997 1
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 1
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 1
State Advisory Committee for the Mississippi Employment Security Commission 1
True, Martha, 1924-2008 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights 1
United States. Office of Economic Opportunity 1
United States. Southeastern Regional Manpower Advisory Committee 1
Waller, Bill, 1926-2011 1
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 1
Williams, John Bell, 1918-1983 1
Winter, William F. 1
Wright, Fielding (Fielding Lewis), 1895-1956 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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