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Abstract: Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 1836 (Charleston, S. C.) records, 1968-1976, consist of correspondence, minutes, reports and financial files.
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 Cotton...
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board collection contains grievance files, arbitration files, newspaper clippings, publications, meeting minutes, training manuals, contracts, negotiations, union-management meeting transcripts, and correspondence from 1963-1993.
Abstract: 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.
Abstract: The Memphis-Jackson Joint Board began as an administrative support unit for the smaller locals within its Southern region. The records contain correspondence, grievances, financial records and audits, organizing materials, periodicals, newsletters, leaflets, photographs, membership lists, convention materials, constitutions, and bylaws.
Dates: 1946-1991; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1987
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), which represented textile workers throughout the United States, was formed in 1976 out of the merger of The Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). The Joint Board served as an administrative support unit for locals in Tennessee and the southeastern United States. The records of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.),...
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...
Abstract: Homer Lord (1914-2005) was a member of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW) who lived in Athens, Georgia. AFHW organized the workers at Rodgers Mill (a subsidiary of Wayne Knitting Mills) in Athens. Collection includes an agreement and copies of newspaper articles, 1944, 1953-1955 (material in photocopied form).
Dates: 1944, 1953-1955, undated
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.
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
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;...
Abstract: The Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA-GTA) provides support and leadership to the several TWUA local unions in northwest Georgia, northeast Alabama, and the Chattanooga area of Tennessee. Its records, 1952-1980, consist of correspondence, minutes, contract negotiation papers, grievance cases and printed items of the six TWUA Local unions in the area.
Abstract: The Textile Workers Union of America, Local 202 represented textile workers in Covington, Virginia. Its records, 1938-1976, include administrative files and correspondence of Local 202 elected officials; minutes; contract agreements and negotiation materials; Virginia CIO (later Virginia AFL-CIO) updates; wage rates and job descriptions; legislative materials; Shop Steward training materials; memos from TWUA Washington representative John Edelman; Labor Day celebration materials; convention...
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Northwest Georgia Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) from 1949-1976. The records primarily document the activities of the TWUA Locals 689 and 789 located in Rome, Georgia, and include correspondence, minutes, subject files, financial records, grievances, arbitration cases, photographs, and printed materials. Officials in both locals corresponded with TWUA officers including presidents Emil Rieve and William Pollock, Political...
Abstract The collection consists of oral history interviews and transcripts, production footage and publicity materials related to the creation of the "Uprising of '34" documentary. Veterans or their descendants were interviewed about mill life, work conditions, southern culture, as well as the strike itself. These interviews were incorporated into the production itself.
Abstract The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 2598T (Enka, N.C.) represents workers who first organized as rayon workers of American Enka Corporation. The mill has chiefly produced Rayon and Nylon, although currently produces only carpeting. Although organized by the United Textile Workers of America (UTWA) for most of its existence, the local is now a textile peripheral of UFCW. At its height, the local had 1500 members which has since dwindled to approximately 200. This collection...
Abstract: The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T represented textile workers employed by the America Enka Company in Morristown, Tennessee. The records include meeting minutes, strike and protest organization materials, union membership and leadership rosters, member resignation records, union election records, business contracts, grievances, arbitration, and negotiations, benefits information, trial records, and records of the union local’s history with both the UFCW and the UTWA.
Abstract: The United Garment Workers Union (UGWA) was established in 1891. UGWA lost membership when a group of dissatisfied members broke away to form the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in 1914. Membership levels were steady until the 1950s, when they began a slow decline. In 1994, the UGWA became part of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. This collection consists of the records of the United Garment Workers of America from 1893-1994. Its eight series contain time study/ time and...
Abstract: United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 represented textile workers at various Erwin Cotton Mills plants in North Carolina and Mississippi. The local's records, 1900-1986 (bulk 1940-1960), consist primarily of grievances and arbitration cases. Other records include constitutions and bylaws, correspondence, union membership rosters, office files, photographic materials, financial ledgers, printed materials, and artifacts.
Dates: 1900-1986; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1960
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the United Textile Workers of America from 1936-1995. This collection contains documentation about the local unions in the UTWA, both in the United States and Canada. Information on mergers, strikes, finances and conventions is included in these papers. These records were from the UTWA, Southern Region.
- Textile industry 20
- Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 9
- Labor union locals 8
- Southern States 8
- Labor unions -- Organizing 7
- Industrial relations 5
- Arbitration, Industrial 4
- Grievance arbitration 4
- Labor unions 4
- North Carolina 4
- Textile workers 4
- minutes (administrative records) 4
- Central labor councils 3
- Collective labor agreements 3
- Georgia 3
- Rome (Ga.) 3
- Tennessee 3
- Women labor union members 3
- Alabama 2
- Clothing trade 2
- Collective bargaining 2
- Collective bargaining -- Textile industry 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 2
- Virginia 2
- case files 2
- correspondence 2
- Asheville (N.C.) 1
- Athens (Ga.) 1
- Athens (Tenn.) 1
- Calhoun (Ga.) 1
- Charleston (S.C.) 1
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1
- Clothing workers 1
- Clothing workers -- Labor unions 1
- Columbia (Tenn.) 1
- Covington (Va.) 1
- Erwin (N.C.) 1
- Henderson (N.C.) 1
- High Point (N.C.) 1
- Jackson (Tenn.) 1
- Labor disputes 1
- Memphis (Tenn.) 1
- Morristown (Tenn.) 1
- Rossville (Ga.) 1
- South Carolina 1
- Textile Workers' Strike, Southern States, 1934 1
- Textile factories 1
- Textile industry -- Labor productivity 1
- West Virginia 1
- Westmoreland (Tenn.) 1
- administrative records 1
- arbitration 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- black-and-white photographs 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- contracts 1
- documentaries (motion picture genre) 1
- motion pictures (visual work) 1
- oral histories (document genres) 1 ∧ less
- Textile Workers Union of America 5
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 4
- United Textile Workers of America 4
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 3
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 3
- Whitmire, Roy 3
- American Enka Company 2
- American Federation of Hosiery Workers 2
- Baldanzi, George 2
- Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 2
- General Electric Company 2
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 2
- United Food and Commercial Workers International Union 2
- Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
- Alton Box Board Company 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Central North Carolina Joint Board 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Local 1836 (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Memphis-Jackson Joint Board 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- American Viscose Corporation 1
- Bemis Company 1
- Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
- Brewton Fashions 1
- Columbian Rope Company 1
- Dean, Everett 1
- Handler, Jack G. 1
- Hard Times Productions, Inc. 1
- Harriet Cotton Mills (Henderson, N.C.) 1
- Helfand, Judith 1
- Henderson Cotton Mills (Henderson, N.C.) 1
- Highland Cotton Mills (High Point, N.C.) 1
- Hollander Home Fashions 1
- Holston Manufacturing Company (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Industrial Rayon Corporation 1
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
- Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 1
- Jervis, John E. (John Elwood), 1909-1984 1
- Kehrer, E. T. 1
- Kenyon Southern (Rossville, Ga.) 1
- Loray Corporation 1
- Lord, Homer, 1914-2005 1
- Marlene Industries Corporation 1
- McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 1
- Morand, Martin J. 1
- Munsingwear, Inc. (U.S.) 1
- Oneita Knitting Mills (Andrews, S.C.) 1
- Rainbow Processing Company (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
- Research Consortium for the Southwide Textile Strike of 1934 1
- Ridge Textile Company (Athens, Tenn.) 1
- Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975 1
- Ross, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), 1914-1984 1
- Roxbury Southern Mills (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
- Schaufenbil, Frances 1
- Stoney, George C. 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 1592 (Calhoun, Ga.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 1672 (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 1829 (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 202 (Covington, Va.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 2094 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 2202 (Athens, Tenn.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 2303 (Rossville, Ga.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 319 (High Point, N.C.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 578 (Henderson, N.C.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 584 (Henderson, N.C.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 789 (Rome, Ga.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Northwest Georgia Joint Board 1
- United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Local 2598T (Enka, N.C.) 1
- United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) 1
- United Garment Workers of America 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Local 2598 (Enka, N.C.) 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Local 815 (Morristown, Tenn.) 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Southern Region. Area A 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Southern Region. Area B 1
- Venture Carpets (Calhoun, Ga.) 1
- Workers United. Southern Region 1 ∧ less