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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.
Anna R. Samick is one of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ pioneering female leaders. The Anna R. Samick International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection consists of photographs, artifacts, awards, certificates, and educational materials. A large amount of these materials detail a educational trip Samick made to Africa (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Ghana) to help organized labor in the early 1990s.
Atlanta Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union, Local 8 records, 1963-1983, contain materials relating to the Joint Apprenticeship Committee, the International Printing and Graphic Communications Union Technical Education Program Correspondence Course, and some Local 8 financial records.
The Ecumenical Coalition of Working People was incorporated on March 15, 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Coalition was organized to improve the living and working conditions of workers and their families, and sought to alleviate the historical bias against trade unions in the South by conducting labor education programs and lobbying the Georgia General Assembly.
Established in 1990, Georgia Labor Management Conference has the mission to enhance productivity and quality at the workplace through cooperation and mutual respect between labor and management. The collection documents the governance of the organization and planning of its annual conferences, 1990s-2000s.
The Highlander Center Collection, 1942-2003, consists of labor pamphlets, curriculum material, periodicals and publications. The Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly known as the Highlander Folk School, is a social justice leadership training school and cultural center in New Market, Tennessee.
The White House Conference on Education occurred November 28-December 1, 1955. About 1,800 representatives attended to discuss the U.S. educational system and its needs. The International Association of Machinists (IAM) collection of White House Conference on Education record contain a packet of printed material, schedules, and correspondence provided to representatives who attended the meetings. IAM President Albert Hayes was a member of the Conference Committee.
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.
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.)
Letters and printed material concern labor and the Boy Scouts.
The North Carolina State Federation of Labor was organized in 1907 and held annual conventions until 1957. The North Carolina State AFL-CIO was then organized in 1958. The collection consists of administrative files, 1945, 1949-1981, and also includes material regarding the North Carolina gubernatorial campaign of Wilbur Hobby, president of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO.
The Southern Labor Archives Pamphlet Collection is an artificial collection of original pamphlets, reports, articles, directories, and other printed materials, that were donated over the years to the Archives. It is organized by subject.
The Southern States Apprenticeship Conference (SSAC) records include documentation for all stages of preparation, planning, operation, participation, and activity of the annual conference.
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.
Wayne J. Urban was a professor of Educational Policy Studies and History at Georgia State University. The collection consists of a paper, "On the Origins of Teacher Unionism: Atlanta, 1905-1919," delivered at the Southern History of Education Society meeting in 1976.
William E. Clitheroe (1906-1972) was born in Millhill, England. He was an education director of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and a staff member of the Texas AFL-CIO headquarters in Austin, Texas. His papers contain material related to AFL-CIO Region 6, contracts and agreements, speeches, and printed material, 1956 to 1971.