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Savannah Trades and Labor Assembly records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-91
Abstract: 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

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 256 (Savannah, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-19
Abstract: Formed in 1899, Carpenters Local 256 (Savannah, Ga.) would later absorb Local 1847 in 1921 and Local 1826 in 1939. The collection consists of minutes, financial documents, legal papers, correspondence and printed items. The papers reflect the local's concerns including full employment for its members, advising members not to go to Tampa, Fla. in 1904 to break a strike, attempts in 1943 by the War Manpower Board to freeze carpenters on the job and other union concerns and activities.
Dates: 1899-1956