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D. S. Acree collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-71
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.
Dates: 1941-1972

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. T. Kehrer papers

 Collection
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

Emory F. Via papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-34
Abstract: Emory Franklin Via (1925-2003), was a labor educator, human rights activist, and labor consultant for the Southern Regional Council. His papers, 1936-1987, include correspondence, surveys and reports, newsclippings, printed materials, and biographical material on Via. The bulk of the correspondence is with groups related to the labor movement, other officers of the Southern Regional Council, and the Koinonia Farm, a cooperative farm in Southern Georgia. The surveys contain information on black...
Dates: 1936-1987

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

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

Gene Russo collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1998-02
Abstract: The Gene Russo collection, 1998, includes printed materials regarding the work of the Communications Workers of America, District 3.
Dates: 1955, 1970, circa 1994

George L. Googe papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-80
Abstract: The papers, 1946-1961, reflect primarily the work of George L. Googe (1900-1961) as secretary-treasurer of the International Printing Pressmen's Union and as director of AFL operations in the South. The bulk of the collection consists of printed reports, articles, clippings, and organizing information.
Dates: 1946-1961

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, District 4 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-15
Abstract: The collection consists of records of District 4 (Southeast) of the International Association of Machinists (IAM), and its successor the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers from 1901-1974. The records include correspondence (1928-1974), printed material (1933-1974), grievance claims (1944-1974), legal documents (1948-1973), financial documents (1939-1940; 1951-1974), minutes (1901-1905; 1939-1966; 1973), and contract negotiations. The correspondence is mainly of...
Dates: 1901-1974

International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 104 and Helpers Local 868 (Huntington, W.Va.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-06
Abstract: International Association of Machinists, Local 104 and Helpers Local 868 were both in Huntington, WV. The records, 1915-1953, of Local 104 and Helpers Local 868 consist of membership rolls and financial ledgers.
Dates: 1914-1953

International Association of Machinists, Southeastern Regional Office of Education records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-02
Abstract: Manuals, correspondence, printed material, and notes describe political, vocational, and labor education in the Southern and Mid-Western states, Panama and Puerto Rico, 1947-1971.
Dates: 1947-1971

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

 Collection
Identifier: L1990-18
Abstract: The Southeast Region office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union opened in 1937. Its records, circa 1950s-1970s, contain correspondence, collective bargaining contracts, contract and strike negotiations, agreements, National Labor Relations Board materials, and strike materials. The bulk of the material relates to a strike against Marlene Industries in Westmoreland, Tennessee.
Dates: 1950s-1970s

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

 Collection
Identifier: L1996-14
Abstract: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1990s, contain correspondence, business contracts, negotiations, agreements, court documents, and strike materials. Also represented are audio tapes, video tapes, photography, and plaques.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

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

International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 926 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-24
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.
Dates: 1927-1971

International Woodworkers of America contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_IWA
Abstract: The International Woodworkers of America existed from 1937 until merging into the International Association of Machinists in 1994. The collection consists of 266 agreements, 1938-1970.
Dates: 1938-1970

International Woodworkers of America, District 4 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-22
Abstract The International Woodworkers of America, Southern Region headquarters was located in Atlanta, Georgia, until 1958, when it was relocated to Memphis, Tennessee. The collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal documents, weekly work reports, minutes, notes and proposals of contract negotiations, photographs and printed materials. There are also materials related to Local 5-51 of Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1943-1959

International Woodworkers of America, Southern States Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1992-10
Abstract: International Woodworkers of America, Southern States Region, served as an administrative hub for all the Woodworkers locals throughout the Southeastern United States. The collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal documents, weekly work reports, minutes, notes and proposals of contract negotiations, correspondence, and administration files representing numerous IWA branches and locals.
Dates: 1940s-1980s

John G. Ramsay papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-05
Abstract: John Gates Ramsay, born 1902, was a steelworker early in his career, serving as a vice-president and president of local unions. He joined the new Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO in 1936. From 1940 he was a member of the organizing staff of the USWA, serving in their Southern organizing drive in 1946-1953. He then worked in the national CIO office in Washington. Ramsay's unique emphasis was to develop contacts with religious leaders and groups that might be useful in the labor...
Dates: 1928-1979

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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 2
Atlantic Steel Company 2
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Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
Dowler, Clement 2
McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979 2
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
National Council of Senior Citizens 2
Sala, James 2
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 2
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 2
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Broom, E. M. (Edgar McDonald) 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 1
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Democratic National Convention (1952 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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