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A. Steve Nance papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1999-04
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

AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-30
Abstract: AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) Records, 1968-1977, contain correspondence, minutes, reports, pamphlets, and periodicals, relating to manpower and job training programs, including Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, 1973, and guidelines for applying for U.S. government grants. Persons and organizations represented include Aaron Turpeau, Walter Clifford Rucker, Atlanta Area Technical School, Atlanta Community Relations Commission, Atlanta Region Open Housing...
Dates: 1968-1977

AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta office) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-38
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...
Dates: 1947-1981

AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta office) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-15
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 5 (known as Region 6 until 1973) encompassed Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The records consists of correspondence, newsletters, memos and reports, covering AFL-CIO's stand on political issues and candidates for office, lobbying, political campaigns, internal problems, and general business.
Dates: 1976-1978

AFL-CIO Region 6 (Atlanta office) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-01
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, office memoranda and printed material maintained by the regional director’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1961-1969

Albert W. Gossett papers

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Identifier: L1988-01
Abstract: Albert W. Gossett was a union leader born 1901 in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed materials and photographs.
Dates: 1937-1949

Alfred G. Kuettner collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1971-11
Abstract: The Alfred G. Kuettner Collection consists principally of the records, 1907-1916, of the Steam and Operating Engineers' Union Local 329, of Atlanta, Georgia. Kuettner was Secretary of Local 329, circa 1910-1915. The collection includes printed letters, minutes, and other documents, 1910-1916, from the International Steam and Operating Engineers Union; form letters of the American Federation of Labor and the Georgia Federation of Labor, 1911-1916, and a few leaves of Kuettner's personal papers,...
Dates: 1902-1916

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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Identifier: L1972-36
Abstract: The collection consists of records of Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America from 1918-1968. These records describe the business activities of Local 442 including the Meat Cutter's strikes of 1939 over agreements and of 1945 for a new contract to give union members a holiday on New Year's Day. A meat shortage of the mid-1940s resulted in a drop on the number of new members, loss and unemployment of old members, and dwindling money reserves....
Dates: 1918-1968; 1987

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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Identifier: L1974-43
Abstract: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1951-1974, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal files and printed material. Included are minutes of Greater Atlanta Public Employees District Council 14, 1966-1967, 1972. The records illuminate the local's daily concern with group insurance policies, membership maintenance, pensions, organizing in greater Atlanta area (particularly DeKalb County), legislative...
Dates: 1951-1974

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 4 (Atlanta Ga.) records

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Identifier: L1977-29
Abstract: The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 4 (Atlanta Ga.) represented the interests of the employees of the city of Atlanta until the local was absorbed by the conglomerated Local 1644.
Dates: 1966-1969

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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Identifier: L1986-44
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,...
Dates: 1949-2001

American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-34
Abstract: Local 32 of the United Federation of Postal Clerks merged into the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, Atlanta, Georgia in 1971. The records consist primarily of the administrative and office files of General President Wallace Baldwin, Jr., including correspondence, reports, minutes, constitutions and by-laws, contract negotiations, training materials, arbitration and grievances, newspaper clips, administrative files, and other printed materials.
Dates: 1966-1979

Atlanta Federation of Trades records

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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 Fire Fighters Union, Independent (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-11
Abstract: Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent was formed in 1966 by fire fighters disaffiliating from Local 134 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) because of the IAFF's refusal to support them in a strike against the Atlanta Fire Department. Its records, 1966, contain signed resignation forms, correspondence, minutes, grievance and arbitration case material, legal documents, membership data, newspaper clippings, and some printed items.
Dates: 1966

Atlanta Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-20
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).
Dates: 1971-1985

Atlanta Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-12
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).
Dates: 1915-1969

Atlanta Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1990-21
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 proceedings, constitutions, contracts, convention materials, periodicals, pamphlets, and printed material of the Atlanta Labor Council and affiliated organizations, 1965-1990 (bulk 1967-1980).
Dates: 1965-1990; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1980

Atlanta Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-08
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).
Dates: 1964-1975

Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-36
Abstract: Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 Records, 1911, 1940-1973, consist of correspondence, financial documents, minutes, legal documents, and printed material. Correspondence is with international officers of the Union, notably President Thomas Dunwoody and international representative Larry Smith. Legal records include documentation of the Local's involvement in a strike against Parks Printing Company, 1955.
Dates: 1911; 1940-1973

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

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AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 8
Georgia State AFL-CIO 8
Atlanta Federation of Trades 5
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 4
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
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Georgia Federation of Labor 4
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
J.P. Stevens & Co. 4
North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council 4
United Steelworkers of America. District 35 4
Abercrombie, E. L. 3
American Federation of Labor 3
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 3
Ford Motor Company 3
Georgia Power Company 3
Graphic Communications International Union 3
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 3
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 3
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 3
International Typographical Union 3
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 3
Meers, Ralph 3
Ray, Richard, 1941- 3
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 3
True, Martha, 1924-2008 3
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 3
United Steelworkers of America 3
AFL-CIO 2
AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
AFL-CIO. Region 6 2
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Archer, Thomas D. 2
Atlanta Building Trades Council 2
Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Atlantic Steel Company 2
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
General Electric Company 2
Georgia Labor Management Conference, Inc. 2
Georgia State University. Labor Studies Program 2
Giles, J. W. (James William), 1925- 2
Graphic Communications International Union. Local 8-M (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Green, Herb (Herbert C.) 2
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada. Local 225 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 1 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 2
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialities and Paper Products Union Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Typographical Union. Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Union of Operating Engineers. Local 926 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 2
Kehrer, E. T. 2
LaPorte, Philip A. 2
Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers' International Union. Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Mathias, Charles, 1913- 2
Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
Office and Professional Employees International Union 2
Retail Clerks International Union. Local 1063 (College Park, Ga.) 2
Scripto (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Southern Railway (U.S.) 2
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada 2
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada. Local 72 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
United Mine Workers of America 2
Workmen's Circle (U.S.) 2
AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 1
AFL-CIO. Human Resources Development Institute 1
AFSCME 1
AFSCME. Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
AFSCME. Local 4 (Atlanta Ga.) 1
AFSCME. Local 92 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Acree, D. S. (Dorsey S.) 1
Adkins, Herman B. 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America. Local 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America 1
Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. Division 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 1
Amalgamated Lithographers of America. Local Union 51 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America 1
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Transit Union. Local 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
American Federation of Government Employees 1
American Flint Glass Workers' Union 1
American Nurses Association 1
American Postal Workers Union 1
American Postal Workers Union. Atlanta Local 32 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
American Telephone and Telegraph Company 1
Arkwright, Preston S. (Preston Stanley) 1
Atlanta (Ga.). City Council 1
Atlanta Area Technical School 1
Atlanta Community Relations Commission 1
Atlanta Fire Fighters Union 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atlanta Region Open Housing Coalition 1
Backus, Tom (Thomas H.) 1
Beirne, Joseph A. 1
Bexley, Harry 1
Board of Examiners of Nurses for Georgia 1
Borden Company 1
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