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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

National Domestic Workers Union (U.S.) records

Identifier: L1979-24
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the United Domestic Workers Union (U.S) from 1965-1979. The correspondence (1965-1979) reflects Bolden's efforts in organizing the Union and includes such correspondents as Julian Bond, Senator Sam Nunn, Senator Herman Talmadge, Allen Williams, Andrew Young, and other Georgia and national political figures. The subject files (1967-1979) cover a myriad of topics illustrating the Union's involvement in the Black community, the Manpower Program, the Career...
Dates: 1965-1979

Newport News Central Labor Council records

Identifier: L1980-40

The Newport News Central Labor Council records contain correspondence, minutes and financial documents concerning affiliation of local unions, delegates, charities, voter registration drives, organizing campaigns, and race issues.

Dates: 1899-1981

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 21 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

Identifier: L1986-14

The Office and Professional Employees International Union was formed in 1965 from the Office Employees International Union (1945-1965). Local 21's (Atlanta, Ga.) membership is comprised mainly of clerical workers employed in the offices of trade unions. The records of Local 21, 1958-1979, consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, organizing files, contracts, pamphlets, and periodicals.

Dates: 1958-1979

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Ga.) records

Identifier: L2008-19

The Office and Professional Employees International Union was formed in 1945 as the Office Employees International Union. The membership of OPEIU Local 455, located in Savannah, Georgia, is comprised of clerical workers and technicians who were employed by Savannah Electric and Power Company. The records of Local 455 (1976-2004) consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, and monthly reports.

Dates: 1976-2004

Office and Professional Employees International Union records

Identifier: L1979-10

The collection, 1976-1978, of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) consist of handbills, a National Labor Relations Board petition, and agreements manual, and a sample ballot. The collection describes an attempt to secure a collective bargaining contract for the employees of Group Health Incorporated of Miami, Florida.

Dates: 1976-1978

Peter J. Conlon family collection

Identifier: L2006-20
Abstract: Peter J. Conlon was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1869 and raised in Springfield, Illinois. He joined the International Association of Machinists in 1890 and served as an early organizer for the union. In 1895 he was elected to its General Executive Board. He later served the IAM as First Vice President, General Organizer, and Vice President for the United States before his death in March 1931. The collection consists of books, bound journals, photographs, posters, and artifacts, primarily...
Dates: 1889-1964

Roy Groenert papers

Identifier: L1973-50

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

S. J. Maroda scrapbook

Identifier: L1973-06
Scope and Contents

The S. J. Maroda scrapbook, dated 1 June 1954, is titled Labor in Transition. It contains a 21-page typescript, "Labor in Transition: General Electric Company vs. Unionism at Appliance Park, Ky.," and seven sections of mounted printed material, including newspaper clippings, handbills, and booklets, January-August 1953. The material documents competing efforts to organize workers at a new General Electic Company manufacturing plant.

Dates: 1953 - 1954

Savannah Trades and Labor Assembly records

Identifier: L1972-91

Records concern both Savannah's AFL Council in its opposition to local organizing activity of the CIO, and the subsequent AFL-CIO Council's concern for promoting labor's goals in the city.

Dates: 1946-1970

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

Service Employees International Union, Local 579 (Charleston, S.C.) records

Identifier: L1977-26

The records of the Service Employees International Union, Local 579, consists of materials related to the local's attempt to establish a bargaining unit at the St. Francis Xavier Hospital in Charleston, SC.

Dates: 1974-1976

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records

Identifier: L1973-40
Abstract: The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represents health care workers, government workers, and property services workers (food, janitorial and security services). Formed in 1921 as the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU) as part of the AFL, the union changed its name in 1968. The Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records (1940-1945; 1951-1975) consists of correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, legal documents, contract...
Dates: 1940-1945, 1951-1975

South Carolina Labor Council records

Identifier: L1976-24

The records, 1950-1972, of the South Carolina Labor Council, AFL-CIO, consist mainly of correspondence.

Dates: 1950-1972

Southeastern Building Trade Conference records

Identifier: L1988-33

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

Stetson Kennedy papers

Identifier: L1979-37
Abstract: Kennedy's career as an author began in the 1930s when he worked as both a writer and an editor on the Federal Writers Project guide to Florida. The Papers, 1933-1981, of Stetson Kennedy comprise correspondence; subject files on various organizations, individuals, and ideas; typescripts of articles written by Kennedy; newsclippings; press releases; bulletins and fliers; pamphlets; periodicals; and photographs. Anyone interested in primary source material on the pioneering struggles to...
Dates: 1933-1981

Stewart Acuff papers

Identifier: L2012-19

Former president of the Atlanta Labor Council, Stewart Acuff later served as Director of Organizing for the AFL-CIO. his papers consist of speeches, agendas, manuscripts and drafts, and notes from 1998-2011.

Dates: 1998-2011

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

Identifier: L1985-10

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

Identifier: L1982-19

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

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 9
Textile Workers Union of America 7
General Electric Company 5
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 5
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United Textile Workers of America 5
AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 4
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 4
Meany, George, 1894-1980 4
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada 4
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 3
American Federation of Labor 3
Atlanta Federation of Trades 3
Baldanzi, George 3
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 3
United States. National Labor Relations Board 3
United Steelworkers of America 3
Whitmire, Roy 3
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 2
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
American Federation of Teachers 2
Archer, Thomas D. 2
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
Florida AFL-CIO 2
Giles, J. W. (James William), 1925- 2
Haigler, Carey 2
International Brotherhood of Paper Makers 2
International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Local 528 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 2
International Union of Operating Engineers. Local 926 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
International Woodworkers of America 2
J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council 2
Office and Professional Employees International Union 2
Riffe, John, 1904-1958 2
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 2
Scripto (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 2
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada. Local 72 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
United Mine Workers of America 2
United Papermakers and Paperworkers 2
United Paperworkers International Union 2
United Paperworkers of America 2
United Textile Workers of America. Southern Region. Area B 2
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 1
AFL-CIO. Augusta Federation of Trades. (Augusta, Ga.) 1
AFL-CIO. Birmingham Labor Council (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
AFL-CIO. Building and Construction Trades Department 1
AFL-CIO. Region 5 1
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AFL-CIO. South Carolina Labor Council 1
AFSCME. Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
AFSCME. Local 92 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur), 1908-1987 1
Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
Acuff, Stewart 1
Adkins, Herman B. 1
Alabama Iron and Steel Council 1
Alliance for Labor Action 1
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Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers. Local 1131 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America. Local 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
American Federation of Labor. Greater Louisville Metal Trades Council 1
American Flint Glass Workers' Union 1
American Postal Workers Union 1
American Postal Workers Union. Atlanta Local 32 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Arkwright, Preston S. (Preston Stanley), 1871-1947 1
Association of Flight Attendants (U.S.) 1
Atlanta Building Trades Council 1
Atlanta Fire Fighters Union 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atomic Trades and Labor Council 1
Augusta Central Labor Union (Augusta, Ga.) 1
Backus, Tom (Thomas H.) 1
Bader, Jesse M. (Jesse Moren) 1
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Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
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Broom, E. M. (Edgar McDonald) 1
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Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 1018 (Richmond, Va.) 1
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