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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

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

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

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

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

Freddie Elmer Halstead papers

Identifier: L1972-41

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

Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastic and Allied Workers Union records

Identifier: L1994-01
Abstract The Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastic and Allied Workers Union (GMP) formed with the merger of the International Molders and Allied Workers Union (IMAWU) and the the Glass, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers International Union in 1988. IMAWU had originated in 1859 as the Iron Molders' Union of North America, which was established in 1859. A series of mergers led the union to change its name to the. In 1988, the Molders and Allied Workers merged with (GPPA) to create the...
Dates: circa 1979-circa 1988; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1988

International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1460 (Marietta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1973-62

International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1460 (Marietta, Ga.) received its charter on January 9, 1963. Its records, 1962-1973, are composed of general subject files, correspondence and financial documents.

Dates: 1962-1973

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 480 (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) records

Identifier: L2011-13
Abstract: The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 480 of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, also known as the Atomic Local 480, was chartered in 1946. The community of Oak Ridge was developed in 1942 and managed by the Army of the United States to facilitate production of the Atomic bomb for the Manhattan Project during World War II. The Oak Ridge community was kept secret until WWII was over; the union was then formed under the AFL-CIO. The Atomic Local 480 dealt with issues...
Dates: 1938-2010; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1987

International Association of Machinists, Local 2 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1987-29

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Its records consist of correspondence between employers and the local, administrative files and various records, financial records and statements, artifacts, speeches and speech materials, newspaper clippings, strike information, and various subject files.

Dates: 1946-1986

International Woodworkers of America, District 4 records

Identifier: L1973-22

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

Jimi Richards collection

Identifier: L2004-09

Jimi Richards served as the Secretary-Treasurer and Manager of International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 728, Atlanta (Ga.). The Jimi Richards collection, 1988-2003, contains correspondence, organizing materials, agreements, bylaws, local newsletters, election materials, printed materials, videocassette tapes, and case documents of Locals 728, 528, and 928 (Atlanta, Ga.)

Dates: 1988-2003

Marc R. Levinson papers

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

Mississippi State AFL-CIO records

Identifier: L1986-26
Abstract: The Mississippi State Federation of Labor was organized in 1918 and held its annual conventions until 1957, when it became known as the Mississippi AFL-CIO. The collection consists of the records of the Mississippi AFL-CIO and its predecessor, the Mississippi State Federation of Labor from 1947-1986. Records include President Claude Ramsay's correspondence (1959-1986); files relating to affiliated unions (1957-1983); records relating to the Congress of Industrial Organization and the AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1947-1986

Scripto strike records

Identifier: L2003-01

The collection documents the strike (1964-1965) at Atlanta's Scripto Corporation manufacturing plant. The records of the Scripto strike, 1963-1968, 1996, 1999 consist of contemporary legal and union documents, newspaper articles, and photographs. Transcripts of interviews conducted in 1996 and a published article round out the collection.

Dates: 1963-1968, 1996-1999

The Uprising of '34 collection

Identifier: L1995-13

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

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AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 2
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J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
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AFL-CIO. Augusta Federation of Trades. (Augusta, Ga.) 1
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
AFL-CIO. Region 5 1
AFL-CIO. Region 6 1
AFSCME. Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
AFSCME. Local 92 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Aluminum Workers International Union 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
American Flint Glass Workers' Union 1
Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
Atlanta Fire Fighters Union 1
Atomic Trades and Labor Council 1
Augusta Central Labor Union (Augusta, Ga.) 1
Baldanzi, George 1
Biemiller, Andrew J. (Andrew John), 1906-1982 1
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
Cagle (Firm : Camilla, Ga.) 1
Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 1
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
Colmer, William Meyers, 1890-1980 1
Creative Loafing (Firm) 1
DeKalb General Hospital (Decatur, Ga.) 1
Democratic Party (Miss.) 1
Democratic Socialists of America 1
Evers, Charles, 1922- 1
Gartin, Carroll, 1913-1966 1
Georgia State Nurses' Association 1
Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union 1
Griffin, Charles H. (Charles Hudson), 1926- 1
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
Hard Times Productions, Inc. 1
Haywood, Allan S., 1888-1953 1
Helfand, Judith 1
Herman, David (Labor leader) 1
Hoffa, James P., 1941- 1
Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union. Local 255 (Miami, Fla.) 1
Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees International Union. Local 6 (New York, N.Y.) 1
International Association of Fire Fighters. Local 1460 (Marietta, Ga.) 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 2 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 480 (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Women's Auxilliary 404 Atomettes (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) 1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Local 528 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Local 728 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Chemical Workers Union 1
International Molders and Allied Workers Union 1
International Molders and Allied Workers Union. Local 48 (Cleveland, Tenn.) 1
International Woodworkers of America 1
International Woodworkers of America. District 4 1
Jackson Police Officers Association (Jackson, Miss.) 1
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 1
Johnson, Cathleen Conway 1
Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985 1
Kehrer, E. T. 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Knight, Thomas, 1919- 1
Levinson, Marc R. 1
Loyal Democrats of Mississippi 1
Magic Chef, inc. 1
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Mississippi AFL-CIO 1
Mississippi Advisory Committee for the Statewide Planning for Vocational Education 1
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 1
Mississippi State Federation of Labor 1
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 1
National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. District 1199 1
Overnite Transportation Company 1
Powell, Daniel A., 1911- 1
Ramsay, Claude E., 1916-1986 1
Ray, Richard, 1941- 1
Research Consortium for the Southwide Textile Strike of 1934 1
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union 1
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
Richards, Jimi (James E.) 1
Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975 1
Riffe, John, 1904-1958 1
Ross, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), 1914-1984 1
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Scripto (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Shanker, Albert 1
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 1
Smith, Frank E. (Frank Ellis), 1918-1997 1
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
State Advisory Committee for the Mississippi Employment Security Commission 1
Stoney, George C. 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Los Angeles Joint Board 1
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