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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

Joseph Jacobs papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1998-07
Abstract: The collection contains materials related to attorney and union organizer Joseph Jacobs's work in the labor and civic community. Specifically, the papers cover his activities in the fields of labor, the Workmen's Circle (Arbeiter Ring), the Georgia Humanities Council and the Georgia Democratic Party.
Dates: 1929-1998

Marc R. Levinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-01
Abstract: Marc R. Levinson was a journalist and news editor of Creative Loafing, an Atlanta weekly. His papers, 1975-1979, contain three series. The AFSCME Local 1644/City of Atlanta series includes correspondence, news clippings, news releases, and printed materials relating to a strike by Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) against the City of Atlanta in 1977. The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile...
Dates: 1975-1978

Melvin Leon Jones collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1975-44
Abstract: This collection consists of transcripts of interviews Melvin Jones conducted with former employees of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Ga. regarding working conditions and union activity.
Dates: 1974

National Planning Association collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1988-05
Abstract: The National Planning Association (NPA) was established in 1934 to engage in research in policy formation for the United States private sector. The collection contains a photograph, press release, and correspondence related to the presentation of the NPA's Gold Medal Award to former Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) General President Murray Finley.
Dates: February 1988

Roy Groenert papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-50
Abstract: Roy Groenert, former president of United Textile Workers Local 2563, was Director of Organization for the UTWA. Groenert's papers illuminate his interests in local union affairs, in organizing, and in the UTWA's suit which brought enforcement of the no-raid pacts signed after the merger of the AFL-CIO.
Dates: 1941-1973

Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_TWUA
Abstract: The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.
Dates: 1939-1976

Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records

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Identifier: L1985-10
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.
Dates: 1952-1980

Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-19
Abstract: This collection consists of union documentation regarding the foundation and management of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Local 185 and its relationship with the Crown Cotton Mill, both of Dalton, Georgia. The collection concerns the operation and management ACTWUA Local 185 from its establishment in the 1940s through the 1960s.
Dates: 1940s-1960s

Textile Workers Union of America, Local 202 (Covington, Va.) records

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Identifier: L1980-36B
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...
Dates: 1938-1976

Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records

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Identifier: L1980-22
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...
Dates: 1949-1976

The Uprising of '34 collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1995-13
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.
Dates: 1987-1995

UNITE HERE/Workers United Southern Region records

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Identifier: z-unpublished-L2019-13
Abstract UNITE HERE/Workers United Southern Region records consist of contracts, negotiations, grievances, videotapes, photographs, charters, periodicals, and t-shirts. The Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) merged in 2004 with the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE) in 2004 to create a new union known as UNITE HERE.
Dates: 1980s-2000s

United Food and Commercial Workers 2598T (Enka, N.C.) records

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Identifier: L2012-31
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...
Dates: 1939-2012

United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2007-04
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.
Dates: 1970s-1990s

United Garment Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1992-17
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...
Dates: 1893-1994

United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-36
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

United Textile Workers of America, Local 2598 (Enka, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1981-10
Abstract The Records, 1940-1941, 1949-1950, of Local 2598 of the United Textile Workers of America consist of newsclippings, a financial statement, and a list of workers who signed CIO cards at the Enka, NC, Enka Rayon Corporation. Local 2598 represented workers at the American Enka Company located near Asheville, North Carolina.
Dates: 1940-1941, 1949-1950

United Textile Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-54
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.
Dates: 1930-1996

United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-11
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A from 1956-1975. Correspondence (1957-1972) comprises the bulk of the collection. The company files (1957-1967) contain NLRB case material, minutes of negotiation meetings, contract proposals, and financial statements. The collection also includes activity reports, printed material, financial documents, and photographs.
Dates: 1956-1972

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Textile Workers Union of America 9
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 8
United Textile Workers of America 7
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 4
United States. National Labor Relations Board 4
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Whitmire, Roy 4
Baldanzi, George 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 3
American Enka Company 2
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 2
Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 2
General Electric Company 2
J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 2
Kehrer, E. T. 2
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union 2
United Textile Workers of America. Local 2598 (Enka, N.C.) 2
United Textile Workers of America. Southern Region. Area B 2
Workers United. Southern Region 2
AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 1
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
Alton Box Board Company 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 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
Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
Bemis Company 1
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
Brewton Fashions 1
Cagle (Firm : Camilla, Ga.) 1
Cannon Mills Company 1
Columbian Rope Company 1
Crown Cotton Mills Co. (Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga.) 1
Curlee Clothing Company 1
Dean, Everett 1
Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
Dixie Manufacturing Company 1
Farah Manufacturing Company 1
Finley, Murray 1
Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills 1
Georgia Humanities Council 1
Groenert, Roy 1
Haberthear, Harry 1
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 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
Jervis, John E. (John Elwood), 1909-1984 1
Jones, Melvin Leon, 1934- 1
Kenyon Southern (Rossville, Ga.) 1
Lawson United Feldspar and Mineral Company (Spruce Pine, N.C.) 1
Levinson, Marc R. 1
Loray Corporation 1
Lord, Homer, 1914-2005 1
Marlene Industries Corporation 1
McKee, Don, 1916- 1
Morand, Martin J. 1
Munsingwear, Inc. (U.S.) 1
Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 1
National Planning Association 1
Newberry Mills (Newberry, S.C.) 1
Oneita Knitting Mills (Andrews, S.C.) 1
P. Garvin (Firm : Spartanburg, S.C.) 1
Rainbow Processing Company (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Research Consortium for the Southwide Textile Strike of 1934 1
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union 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
Shanker, Albert 1
Stoney, George C. 1
T.I.L. Sportsware Company (Aberdeen, Miss.) 1
Tennessee State Industrial Union Council 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 185 (Dalton, Ga.) 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
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