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AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta office) records

Identifier: L1985-15

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

Identifier: L1974-01

The collection consists of correspondence, office memoranda and printed material maintained by the regional director’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: 1961-1969

Alfred G. Kuettner 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...
Dates: 1902-1916

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Central North Carolina Joint Board records

Identifier: L1980-16
Abstract: Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Central North Carolina Joint Board records, 1939-1979, include correspondence, grievances, and time studies on job productivity in the textile industry; together with correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other items. Material relates to the Textile Workers Union of America; Local 578 and Local 584 and the strike (1958-1960; and abandoned by the union) against Harriet and Henderson Cotton Mills, Henderson, N.C.; and Local 319 at Highland...
Dates: 1939-1979

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1989-21

The records consist of Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) of the United States from 1954-1988. The records reflect the union's relationship with the Textile Workers Union of America, (TWUA) Local 689, Local 1942 and other locals. Includes correspondence between the various local unions; minutes, records relating to arbitration and grievances; and union and company contract proposals.

Dates: 1954-1988

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

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...
Dates: 1918-1968, 1987

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

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, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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...
Dates: 1949-2001

American Flint Glass Workers Union records

Identifier: L1983-31

The collection consists of the records of the American Flint Glass Workers' Union from 1963-1980. Includes contract negotiations and conference notes, correspondence including newsletters and contract summaries. Also contains information on the American Flint Glass Workers' strike of 1977.

Dates: 1963-1980

Atlanta Labor Council records

Identifier: L1990-21

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 Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 records

Identifier: L1973-36

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

Identifier: L1983-02

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

Atlanta Typographical Union records

Identifier: L2003-11

The Atlanta Typographical Union, Local 48 was a branch of the International Typographical Union that represented printers and typographers throughout the Atlanta area. The Atlanta Typographical Union records (circa 1920s-2000s) consists of contracts, bylaws, correspondence, membership data, union organization forms, news clippings, strike organization, negotiations, and arbitration and grievance files.

Dates: 1920s-2000s

Augusta Federation of Trades records

Identifier: L1977-21
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Augusta Federation of Trade (AFT) from 1958-1974 and its predecessor, the Augusta Central Labor Union (ACLU), from 1943-1957. Includes minutes of the ACLU (1943-1957) outlining concerns of the organization, efforts to protect a local labor newspaper from advertising encroachment, and support for the Augusta bus drivers strike (1953-1955). Also contains minutes of the AFT (1965-1969), correspondence (1965-1974), financial documents (1963-1974),...
Dates: 1943-1974

B. F. Curry papers

Identifier: L1986-03
Abstract Economist Ben F. Curry (1918-2010) was a faculty member at Georgia State University. His papers include arbitration proceedings, Virginia Electric and Power Company and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, June 1946, and a carbon copy of his doctiral dissertation, "Strikes and seizure laws in Virginia: the experience of the Commonwealth of Virginia in dealing with actual and threatened strikes in essential industries, 1946 to 1952" (University of North Carolina at Chapel...
Dates: 1946, 1956

Bill Cousins collection of PATCO Local 321 materials

Identifier: L2019-17

The Bill Cousins collection of PATCO Local 321 material consists of news clippings, periodicals, audio tapes, legal files, and correspondence. Most of the material covers the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization's strike of 1981. Bill Cousins worked as an air traffic controller in Detroit, Michigan.

Dates: 1970-1995

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Simpson Division 210 records

Identifier: L1973-45

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Simpson Division 210, located in Macon, Georgia, received its charter in 1883. The local's records, 1884-1918, 1949, consist primarily of correspondence, financial documents, minutes and committee reports.

Dates: 1884-1918, 1949

Charles L. Ross papers

Identifier: L1985-09
Abstract: Charles "Lewis" Ross (1914-1984) worked as a textile mechanic and was very active in the organization efforts of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) at the Celanese (before 1947, the Tubize) Corporation in Rome, Georgia. The papers consist of: union constitutions (CIO, Georgia State Industrial Union Council, TWUA local 689), contracts, grievances and memoranda from TWUA Washington Representative, John W. Edelman, to all Union Members, 1948-1950; pamphlets pertaining to racial and...
Dates: 1943-1953

David Herman papers

Identifier: L1972-20

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

DeKalb General Hospital mass resignation records

Identifier: L1995-01
Abstract: In 1968, the nurses at DeKalb General Hospital elected to form a local unit of the Georgia State Nurses Association to act as their bargaining agent for collective bargaining purposes. The Hospital administration refused to budge and over 100 nurses resigned in protest. The collection consists of records pertaining to the mass resignation of nurses at DeKalb General Hospital in 1968-1969. These records were collected by Cathleen Conway Johnson while researching her doctoral thesis, "The...
Dates: 1959-1973

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Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada. Local 101 (East Point, Ga.) 2
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International Brotherhood of Teamsters 2
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 2
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 2
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Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America. Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
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Biemiller, Andrew J. (Andrew John), 1906-1982 1
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