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Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1974-1984, consists of correspondence and printed materials pertaining to E.T. Kehrer's involvement with community action groups.
Abstract AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1969-1983, consist of press releases, educational materials, publications, and correspondence. Shortly after the merger in 1955, the AFL-CIO set up a Civil Rights Department, which was designed to investigate various fields of civil rights activity.
Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region records consist of newsletters, correspondence, training manuals, news articles, newsletters and summaries of events, 1966-1986.
Abstract: The records, 1964-1979, of the Southern Office of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department consist primarily of correspondence and related reports, surveys, statements, and newspaper clippings. Much of the correspondence is between Director E.T. (Al) Kehrer and various AFL-CIO departments, notably his superiors Don Slaiman (1965-1974) and William Pollard (1974-1979). There is also substantial correspondence between Kehrer and the AFL-CIO state and city labor councils in the South; apprenticeship and...
Abstract: AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) Area 3 comprised Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, and West Virginia. COPE’s main purpose was to solicit and encourage voting and voter registration, especially among women, minority, senior citizen and youth voters. The records of AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education, Area 3, 1964-1984, contain correspondence, field reports, news clippings, surveys, reports, memoranda, political fund-raising materials,...
Abstract: The AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) Area 3 covers the region comprising Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. Its records, 1970-1979, consist primarily of correspondence and printed material generated by the state labor federations in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina and West Virginia.
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta, Ga.) and its predecessor, AFL-CIO Region 6 from 1947-1981. Includes correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, proceedings, reports, and printed materials. Materials document the activities of state and local union organizations, labor councils, the AFL, the CIO, and AFL-CIO departments pertaining to political issues, candidates for office, political campaigns, lobbying, the Don Luna case and trial, the J.P. Stevens organization...
Abstract: 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.
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records are organized into five series: (I) United Textile Workers of America, 1934-1937; (II) Textile Workers Organizing Committee (TWOC)/Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), 1937-1940; (III) Tennessee State Industrial Union Council (TSIUC-CIO), 1940-1953; (IV) Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), Region 4 (Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina), 1953-1955; and (V) AFL-CIO Region 8, 1955-1969. The periods of Paul R. Christopher's career as a union...
Abstract The records of the AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department, spanning 1962 to 1988, include correspondence, minutes, reports, writings, financial records, printed materials, clippings, membership cards, photographs, and artifacts that document the activities of the office's director, E.T. "Al" Kehrer, in facilitating the employment of minorities and women in the region.
Abstract: The collection consists of records of District 4 (Southeast) of the International Association of Machinists (IAM), and its successor the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers from 1901-1974. The records include correspondence (1928-1974), printed material (1933-1974), grievance claims (1944-1974), legal documents (1948-1973), financial documents (1939-1940; 1951-1974), minutes (1901-1905; 1939-1966; 1973), and contract negotiations. The correspondence is mainly of...
Abstract: Manuals, correspondence, printed material, and notes describe political, vocational, and labor education in the Southern and Mid-Western states, Panama and Puerto Rico, 1947-1971.
Abstract: Stanton E. Smith (born 1905) was a labor leader in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served as President of the Tennessee Federation of Labor and of the Tennessee State Labor Council. Smith's papers, 1938-1973, are comprised primarily of correspondence and other documents relating to his duties in those organizations, the Chattanooga Central Labor Union, and the Southern Labor School. The papers also include photographs and printed material.
- Labor leaders 7
- Civil rights movements 5
- Alabama 4
- Florida 3
- Georgia 3
- Labor unions 3
- Labor unions and education 3
- North Carolina 3
- South Carolina 3
- Atlanta (Ga.) 2
- Boycotts 2
- Civil rights 2
- Kentucky 2
- Labor unions -- Organizing 2
- Machinists -- Labor unions 2
- Political action committees 2
- Racial discrimination 2
- West Virginia 2
- Affirmative action programs 1
- African American labor union members 1
- Apprenticeship programs 1
- Central labor councils 1
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1
- Civil rights workers 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Elections 1
- Grievance arbitration 1
- Industrial relations 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
- Labor union locals 1
- Labor unions -- Jurisdictional disputes 1
- Mississippi 1
- Political campaigns 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 1
- Tennessee 1
- Textile workers -- Labor unions 1
- Vocational education 1
- Voter registration 1
- correspondence 1
- motion pictures (visual work) 1
- newspapers 1
- photographs 1
- sound recordings 1 ∧ less
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 5
- Kehrer, E. T. 4
- A. Philip Randolph Institute 3
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 3
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Area 3 2
- AFL-CIO. Executive Council 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 6 2
- Dowler, Clement 2
- National Council of Senior Citizens 2
- National Urban League 2
- AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Women's Activities Dept. 1
- AFL-CIO. Railway Employes' Department 1
- AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 1
- Barkan, Alexander E. 1
- Central of Georgia Railway 1
- Chattanooga Central Labor Union 1
- Clement, Frank Goad 1
- Clitheroe, William E. 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Georgia. Department of Labor 1
- Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company 1
- Houk, Charles M. 1
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 1
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. District Lodge 4 1
- International Association of Machinists. Southeastern Region. Office of Education 1
- Kefauver, Estes 1
- Machinists Non-Partisan Political League 1
- McDevitt, James L. (James Lawrence), 1898-1963 1
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
- Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 1
- Sala, James 1
- Slaiman, Donald, 1919-2000 1
- Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 1
- Southern Labor School 1
- Southern Railway (U.S.) 1
- Tennessee Committee on Political Education 1
- Tennessee Federation of Labor 1
- Tennessee League for Political Education 1
- Textile Workers Union of America 1
- United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice 1
- United Textile Workers of America 1 ∧ less