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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 Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Region 5 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-38
Abstract: In 1955 when the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged, it created AFL-CIO Region 8 encompassing Tennessee and Kentucky with Paul Christopher as Director. North and South Carolina became part of Region 5 directed by Carey Haigler. The 1964 reorganization of the AFL-CIO placed Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina in Region 8 with Christopher as Director and Haigler as Assistant Director. After Christopher's death in 1974, Region 8...
Dates: 1940-1974; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1974

AFL-CIO Region 8 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-15
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...
Dates: 1933-1969

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-03
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.
Dates: 1939-1980

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

Benjamin Franklin Haley collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-10
Abstract: The Benjamin Franklin Haley collection, 1964-1967, contains weekly reports of Haley's work as an organizer of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southern States Organizing Office. These reports describe metropolitan Atlanta's construction activity in terms of union employment and growth.
Dates: 1964-1967

Carey E. Haigler papers

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Identifier: L1977-33
Abstract: Carey Haigler (1902- ) was a labor union official with the AFL-CIO. His papers, 1905, 1933-1970, include correspondence, minutes, and printed material relating to the Alabama Iron and Steel Council (1905, 1933-1935); correspondence, financial documents, minutes, speeches, reports, and printed material documenting the Alabama CIO (1942-1956); and correspondence, financial documents, diaries, work reports, speeches, broadcast scripts, and printed material relating to Region 8 of the AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1905, 1933-1970

Carmen Lucia papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-32
Abstract: Carmen Lucia was active as union organizer, primarily for the Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers. Her papers, 1929-1976, consist almost exclusively of newspaper clippings describing her career.
Dates: 1929-1976

Charles Mathias collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-31
Abstract: The collection consists of the papers of Charles Mathias from 1951-1973, including correspondence, legal documents, and printed materials pertaining to attempts by United Steel Workers of America (Atlanta, Georgia) Field Representatives Mathias and W.R. Thrasher to sign collective bargaining agreements with Scripto and Keller Industries.
Dates: 1951-1973

David Herman papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-20
Abstract: The David Herman Papers, 1954-1967, contains scrapbook materials, newspaper clippings, telegrams, and printed materials relating to his presidency of the Hotel Employee's and Bartenders International Union, Local 6 (New York, NY); his work as an organizer of the Hotel Employees' Union, Local 255 (Miami, FL); the hotel employees' strike, 1955-1959, and his campaign for Miami City Council in 1967.
Dates: 1954-1967

Don McKee papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1991-14
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

E. Leon Stamey papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-03
Abstract: E. Leon Stamey was Field Representative for the Organizing Department of the AFL-CIO, of Atlanta, Georgia. His papers, 1971-1975, include AFL-CIO organizing campaign files, subject files on other organizing campaigns, general files, correspondence, and printed material. The papers include some personal materials.
Dates: 1951-1975

Edmund Torbush papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-77
Abstract: Edmund Torbush was a member of the Atlanta Typographical Union (International Typographical Union, Local 48) who worked for Atlanta Newspapers, Inc. His papers include correspondence, minutes, news clippings, printed materials, pamphlets, photographs pertaining to the International Typographical Union, the Atlanta Typographical Union, and its Women's Auxiliary. The papers also contains artifacts used in the typesetting profession.
Dates: 1906-1985

Eula McGill papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-48
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.
Dates: 1938-1964

Frank E'Dalgo papers

 Collection
Identifier: L2001-08
Abstract: Frank E'Dalgo (1912-2001) was a union organizer and leader for the AFL and the IAMAW. His papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings and two agreements related to his work for the International Association of Machinists.
Dates: 1969-1997

Freddie Elmer Halstead papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-41
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.
Dates: 1953-1967

Harry Moore collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-92
Abstract: Harry Moore was an organizer and the Director of Legislation for the Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada. His papers contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, circulars, flyers, leaflets, contracts, pamphlets, and company advertisements, 1962-1970.
Dates: 1962-1970

Harry T. Barber papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1978-12
Abstract: The collection consists of records relating to Harry T. Barber's career as Field Representative of the AFL-CIO Region VI from 1966-1973. Includes correspondence, minutes, legal documents, and printed material. Major correspondents include Directors of AFL-CIO Region VI Charles Gillman, Oliver Singleton, and James Sala; AFL-CIO Director of Organization, William Kircher; President of the Alabama Labor Council, Barney Weeks; and President of the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Central Labor Council,...
Dates: 1966-1973

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: L1992-14
Abstract: The United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America was founded in 1888. In 1889, the name changed to the National Association of Machinists. Two years later, it became known as the International Association of Machinists and in 1965, this was changed to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection documents the growth of a machinists union, founded in Atlanta, into an international union....
Dates: 1891-2002; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1989

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-21
Abstract: The records of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84, 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986), consist primarily of the administrative, office, and reference files of J.W. Giles, documenting the day-to-day operations of the union as well as Giles' interactions with the executive and international boards of the IBEW.
Dates: 1923-1986; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1986

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AFL-CIO 4
Textile Workers Union of America 4
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 3
Meany, George, 1894-1980 3
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AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 2
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Giles, J. W. (James William), 1925- 2
Haigler, Carey 2
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 2
United Steelworkers of America 2
United Textile Workers of America 2
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 1
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
AFSCME 1
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur), 1908-1987 1
Acuff, Stewart 1
Alabama Iron and Steel Council 1
Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers. Local 1131 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Atlanta Building Trades Council 1
Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Backus, Tom (Thomas H.) 1
Bader, Jesse M. (Jesse Moren) 1
Barber, Harry T. 1
Barrett, James F. 1
Building Service Employees' International Union 1
Christopher, Paul R. 1
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Alabama Region 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Community Relations Department 1
Conlon, Peter J. 1
Conlon, Peter J., III 1
Conlon, Peter J., Jr. 1
Cook, Clair Marvin 1
Cox, Val 1
Disney World Service Trade Council 1
Dixie Manufacturing Company 1
Dodge, David Witherspoon 1
Drozdowski, Jozef J. 1
E'Dalgo, Frank, 1912-2001 1
Eastern Air Lines 1
Farah Manufacturing Company 1
General Electric Company 1
Georgia Electrical Workers Association 1
Georgia Federation of Labor 1
Georgia Power Company 1
Georgia State AFL-CIO 1
Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada. Local 15 (Anderson S.C.) 1
Groenert, Roy 1
Haberthear, Harry 1
Haley, Benjamin Franklin 1
Hall, Cameron P. 1
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
Herman, David (Labor leader) 1
Hillsborough County Central Labor Council 1
Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union 1
Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union. Local 255 (Miami, Fla.) 1
Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union. Local 6 (New York, N.Y.) 1
International Association of Machinists 1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Typographical Union. Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Keller Industries (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Laborers' International Union of North America 1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning International Union 1
Liphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin) 1
Lucia, Carmen, 1902-1985 1
Mason, Lucy Randolph, 1882-1959 1
Mathias, Charles, 1913- 1
McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979 1
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 1
McKee, Don, 1916- 1
Moore, Harry L., 1926- 1
Murray, Philip, 1886-1952 1
Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
National Federation of Federal Employees 1
National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. District 1199 1
Northwest Airlines, inc. 1
Office and Professional Employees International Union 1
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation 1
Playthings, Jewelry, and Novelty Workers' Union. Local 32 (Asheville, N.C.) 1
Ramsay, John, 1902-1991 1
Riffe, John, 1904-1958 1
Sala, James 1
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Scripto (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Service Employees International Union. Local 554 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Service Employees International Union. Southern Region 1
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 1
Stamey, E. Leon 1
T.I.L. Sportsware Company (Aberdeen, Miss.) 1
Tennessee State Industrial Union Council 1
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