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AFL-CIO Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Region 5 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-38
Abstract: In 1955 when the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged, it created AFL-CIO Region 8 encompassing Tennessee and Kentucky with Paul Christopher as Director. North and South Carolina became part of Region 5 directed by Carey Haigler. The 1964 reorganization of the AFL-CIO placed Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina in Region 8 with Christopher as Director and Haigler as Assistant Director. After Christopher's death in 1974, Region 8...
Dates: 1940-1974; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1974

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

Herman B. Adkins papers

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Identifier: L1987-25
Abstract: Herman Adkins (1918-1999) was an organizer and regional director in Tennessee and Georgia for United Mine Workers of America District 50, the UMWA's "national department" for industrial workers. Adkins was a board member during the period when District 50 was an independent unit within the UMWA (1961-1968). When District 50 became a separate entity, International Union of District 50, Allied and Technical Workers of America and Canada, Adkins continued to serve as its Atlanta regional director....
Dates: 1941-1982

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

 Collection
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

Southeastern Building Trade Conference records

 Collection
Identifier: L1988-33
Abstract: The Southeastern Building Trade Conference is an umbrella organization uniting building trade unions from the southeastern states: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. The Southeastern Building Trade Conference records include financial records, correspondence, minutes, and resolutions.
Dates: 1967-1987; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1982

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

 Collection
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

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United Mine Workers of America 2
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AFL-CIO. Building and Construction Trades Department 1
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
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Adkins, Herman B. 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Atomic Trades and Labor Council 1
Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners (U.S.) 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America 1
Caudelle, George B. 1
Christopher, Paul R. 1
Haigler, Carey 1
Holston Manufacturing Company (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 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 Electrical Workers 1
International Union of District 50, Allied and Technical Workers of the United States and Canada 1
Kenyon Southern (Rossville, Ga.) 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Rainbow Processing Company (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Ridge Textile Company (Athens, Tenn.) 1
Roxbury Southern Mills (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Southeastern Building Trade Conference 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 2094 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 2202 (Athens, Tenn.) 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 2303 (Rossville, Ga.) 1
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1
United Mine Workers of America. District 50 1
United Steelworkers of America. District 35 1
Venture Carpets (Calhoun, Ga.) 1
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