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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: 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 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.
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, office memoranda and printed material maintained by the regional director’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.
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.
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.
Abstract: The D. S. Acree Collection, 1941-1972, contains correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and printed materials related to his work with the Painters International Offices and Painters Local Union 193.
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: The records of International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 926 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1927-1971, consist of the files kept by Tommy Archer as financial secretary of the local from 1949, as treasurer of the International's General Pension Fund, 1957-1966, and as President of the South Atlantic Conference of Operating Engineers, 1958-1959.
Abstract: Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 was based in Atlanta. The records of Local 218 contain correspondence, legal documents, minutes and printed material. The correspondence describes Local 218's disaffiliation from and re-affiliation with, the International Union.
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the Southeastern Region of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (formed 1954) and its predecessor, the United Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Employees of America, from 1940-1968. Contains primarily company files which include cases brought before the National Labor Relations Board dealing mainly with elections and unfair labor practice charges. Also includes correspondence (1940-1967), minutes (1959-1961), financial documents...
Dates: 1940-1968; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1964
Abstract: The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represents health care workers, government workers, and property services workers (food, janitorial and security services). Formed in 1921 as the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU) as part of the AFL, the union changed its name in 1968. The Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records (1940-1945; 1951-1975) consists of correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, legal documents, contract negotiation...
Dates: 1940-1945, 1951-1975
Abstract: The collection consists of records of District 35 of the United Steelworkers of America from 1940-1987. Contains mainly correspondence (1943-1987) between district directors William Crawford, Lorne Nelles, and M.C. Weston and various USA officers and departments, including USA President David McDonald, field representatives, and local unions mainly discussing organizing activities, contract negotiation, and strike activities. The company files (1943-1987) concern negotiations and administration...
Abstract: The collection consists of records of District 35 of the United Steelworkers of America from 1940-1987. Contains mainly correspondence (1943-1987) between district directors William Crawford, Lorne Nelles, and M.C. Weston and various USWA officers and departments, including USWA President David McDonald, field representatives, and local unions mainly discussing organizing activities, contract negotiation, and strike activities; as well as company files (1943-1957); minutes of the Steelworkers...
Abstract: The United Steelworkers of America, District 35 records date 1940-1973, when the district included Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal documents, and printed material.
- Labor unions -- Organizing 7
- Labor leaders 6
- Georgia 5
- Industrial relations 3
- Iron and steel workers -- Labor unions 3
- Labor union locals 3
- North Carolina 3
- South Carolina 3
- Steel industry and trade 3
- Tennessee 3
- Alabama 2
- Boycotts 2
- Collective labor agreements 2
- Florida 2
- Kentucky 2
- Labor unions 2
- Labor unions -- Political activity 2
- Strikes and lockouts 2
- Textile workers -- Labor unions 2
- Virginia 2
- Women labor leaders 2
- Albany (N.Y.) 1
- Carpenters -- Labor unions 1
- Civil rights 1
- Clerks (Retail trade) -- Labor unions 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Construction workers -- Labor unions 1
- Corsicana (Tex.) 1
- Dallas (Tex.) 1
- De Kalb (Ill.) 1
- Decatur (Ga.) 1
- Fort McPherson (Ga.) 1
- Garland (Tex.) 1
- Greenville (Ala.) 1
- Holyoke (Mass.) 1
- Iron and steel workers 1
- Laundry workers -- Labor unions 1
- Lawrenceville (Ga.) 1
- Longview (Tex.) 1
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
- Millinery workers 1
- Mississippi 1
- New Haven (Conn.) 1
- Norwalk (Conn.) 1
- Painters, Industrial -- Labor unions 1
- Paperhangers 1
- Retail trade -- Employees 1
- Richmond (Va.) 1
- Roswell (Ga.) 1
- San Francisco (Calif.) 1
- Service industries workers -- Labor unions 1
- Steam engineers -- Labor unions 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 1
- Winchester (Tenn.) 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1
- motion pictures (visual work) 1
- newspapers 1
- sound recordings 1 ∧ less
- United Steelworkers of America. District 35 3
- AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 6 2
- Atlantic Steel Company 2
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
- AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 1
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
- Abercrombie, E. L. 1
- Acree, D. S. (Dorsey S.) 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- Archer, Thomas D. 1
- Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
- Atlanta Housing Authority 1
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 1
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Building Service Employees' International Union 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Cox, Val 1
- General Electric Company 1
- Georgia State AFL-CIO 1
- Haley, Benjamin Franklin 1
- International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
- International Union of Operating Engineers. Local 926 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- International Union of Operating Engineers. South Atlantic Conference 1
- Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation 1
- Kehrer, E. T. 1
- Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers' International Union. Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Link-Belt Company 1
- Lucia, Carmen, 1902-1985 1
- Mathias, Charles, 1913- 1
- McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979 1
- Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 1
- Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. Southeastern Region 1
- Sala, James 1
- Service Employees International Union. Local 554 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Service Employees International Union. Southern Region 1
- Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 1
- Southern Cross Industries 1
- Tennessee Valley Authority 1
- United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1
- United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union 1 ∧ less