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John G. Ramsay papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-05
Abstract: John Gates Ramsay, born 1902, was a steelworker early in his career, serving as a vice-president and president of local unions. He joined the new Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO in 1936. From 1940 he was a member of the organizing staff of the USWA, serving in their Southern organizing drive in 1946-1953. He then worked in the national CIO office in Washington. Ramsay's unique emphasis was to develop contacts with religious leaders and groups that might be useful in the labor...
Dates: 1928-1979

Kingsport (Tennessee) Press Strike Collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-37
Abstract: The strike against Kingsport Press began March 11, 1963 and included local bodies of the bookbinders, electrotypers, machinists, printing pressmen and assistants, and typographical unions. Naming themselves the Allied Kingsport Press Unions, the unions managed the strike through the unity committee. The collection, 1961-1967, includes correspondence, legal documents, minutes, newsclippings, printed material, and photographs. Materials document the activities of the bookbinders,...
Dates: 1961-1967

Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers' International Union, Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-11
Abstract:

Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 was based in Atlanta. The records of Local 218 contain correspondence, legal documents, minutes and printed material. The correspondence describes Local 218's disaffiliation from and re-affiliation with, the International Union.

Dates: 1950-1971

Nicholas S. Bonanno papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1999-09
Scope and Contents of the Papers

Consists of benefits information, company files, and merger information.

Dates: 1982-1997

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, Southeastern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-18
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the Southeastern Region of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (formed 1954) and its predecessor, the United Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Employees of America, from 1940-1968. Contains primarily company files which include cases brought before the National Labor Relations Board dealing mainly with elections and unfair labor practice charges. Also includes correspondence (1940-1967), minutes (1959-1961), financial documents...
Dates: 1940-1968; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1964

Service Employees International Union, Southern Region records

 Collection
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

Southern States Apprenticeship Conference records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-19
Abstract:

The Southern States Apprenticeship Conference (SSAC) records include documentation for all stages of preparation, planning, operation, participation, and activity of the annual conference.

Dates: 1951-1991; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1977

Stanton E. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-30
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.

Dates: 1938-1973

Stetson Kennedy papers

 Collection
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

The Uprising of '34 collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1995-13
Abstract

The collection consists of oral history interviews and transcripts, production footage and publicity materials related to the creation of the "Uprising of '34" documentary. Veterans or their descendants were interviewed about mill life, work conditions, southern culture, as well as the strike itself. These interviews were incorporated into the production itself.

Dates: 1987-1995

The Uprising of '34 collection interviews

 Collection
Identifier: L1995-13-OH
Abstract

In 1934, Southern textile workers took the lead in a nationwide strike that saw half a million workers walk off their jobs in the largest single-industry strike in the history of the United States. This finding aid describes the digitized oral history-style interviews available in Georiga State University Library's Digital Collections.

Dates: 1987-1995

United Packinghouse, Food and Allied Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-34
Abstract:

The Records, 1943-1969, of the United Packinghouse Workers of America consist largely of photographs, but also include a file of correspondence, newsclippings, pamphlets, and handbills.

Dates: 1943-1968

United Steelworkers of America, District 35 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-15
Abstract: The collection consists of records of District 35 of the United Steelworkers of America from 1940-1987. Contains mainly correspondence (1943-1987) between district directors William Crawford, Lorne Nelles, and M.C. Weston and various USA officers and departments, including USA President David McDonald, field representatives, and local unions mainly discussing organizing activities, contract negotiation, and strike activities. The company files (1943-1987) concern negotiations and...
Dates: 1945-1987

United Steelworkers of America, District 35 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1975-21
Abstract: The collection consists of records of District 35 of the United Steelworkers of America from 1940-1987. Contains mainly correspondence (1943-1987) between district directors William Crawford, Lorne Nelles, and M.C. Weston and various USWA officers and departments, including USWA President David McDonald, field representatives, and local unions mainly discussing organizing activities, contract negotiation, and strike activities; as well as company files (1943-1957); minutes of the...
Dates: 1940-1974

United Steelworkers of America, District 35 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-34
Abstract:

The United Steelworkers of America, District 35 records date 1940-1973, when the district included Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal documents, and printed material.

Dates: 1940-1973

United Textile Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-54
Abstract:

The collection consists of the records of the United Textile Workers of America from 1936-1995. This collection contains documentation about the local unions in the UTWA, both in the United States and Canada. Information on mergers, strikes, finances and conventions is included in these papers. These records were from the UTWA, Southern Region.

Dates: 1930-1996

United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-11
Abstract:

The collection consists of the records of the United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A from 1956-1975. Correspondence (1957-1972) comprises the bulk of the collection. The company files (1957-1967) contain NLRB case material, minutes of negotiation meetings, contract proposals, and financial statements. The collection also includes activity reports, printed material, financial documents, and photographs.

Dates: 1956-1972

Workers United, Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L2019-03
Abstract

The Workers United, Southern Region Records consist of contracts, grievances, negotiation materials, correspondence, constitutions and videotapes, 1980-2013. Workers United grew out of a series of older textile workers unions including ILGWU, UNITE!, UNITE HERE, ACTWU, ACWU, and TWUA.

Dates: 1980-2013

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Labor unions -- Organizing 23
Labor leaders 20
Textile workers -- Labor unions 17
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Civil rights movements 6
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minutes (administrative records) 4
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newspapers 2
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Affirmative action programs 1
African Americans 1
African Americans -- Crimes against 1
Albany (N.Y.) 1
Authors, American 1
Bookbinders -- Labor unions 1
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Charlotte (N.C.) 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1
Church work with the working class 1
Civil rights workers 1
Clerks (Retail trade) -- Labor unions 1
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Fort McPherson (Ga.) 1
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Kingsport Press Strike, Kingsport, Tenn., 1963- 1
Labor -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
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Names
AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 6
Kehrer, E. T. 6
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 4
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 4
J.P. Stevens & Co. 4
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Textile Workers Union of America 4
United States. National Labor Relations Board 4
United Textile Workers of America 4
A. Philip Randolph Institute 3
AFL-CIO. Region 6 3
General Electric Company 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
International Woodworkers of America 3
United Steelworkers of America. District 35 3
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 2
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Area 3 2
AFL-CIO. Executive Council 2
AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 2
Atlantic Steel Company 2
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 2
Communications Workers of America. District 3 2
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
Dowler, Clement 2
Helfand, Judith 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 2
McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979 2
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
National Council of Senior Citizens 2
National Urban League 2
Sala, James 2
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 2
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 2
Southern Railway (U.S.) 2
Stoney, George C. 2
AFL-CIO 1
AFL-CIO. Atlanta 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
Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur), 1908-1987 1
Abercrombie, E. L. 1
Acree, D. S. (Dorsey S.) 1
Adair, Thomas S. 1
Alabama State Industrial Union Council 1
Allied Kingsport Press Unions 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board 1
American Federation of Labor 1
American Federation of Labor. Southern Region 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
Archer, Thomas D. 1
Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atlanta Newspapers (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 1
Bader, Jesse M. (Jesse Moren) 1
Baldanzi, George 1
Barber, Harry T. 1
Barkan, Alexander E. 1
Brewton Fashions 1
Broom, E. M. (Edgar McDonald) 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes 1
Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes. Southern Railroad System Board of Adjustment 1
Building Service Employees' International Union 1
Central of Georgia Railway 1
Chattanooga Central Labor Union 1
Christopher, Paul R. 1
Clement, Frank Goad 1
Clitheroe, William E. 1
Communications Workers of America 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Community Relations Department 1
Cook, Clair Marvin 1
Cox, Val 1
Dean, Everett 1
Democratic National Convention (1952 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Derrick, Earl 1
Disney World Service Trade Council 1
Dixie Manufacturing Company 1
Dodge, David Witherspoon 1
Farah Manufacturing Company 1
Fritschle, C. E. 1
Georgia State AFL-CIO 1
Georgia. Department of Labor 1
Googe, George Logan 1
Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Guthrie, Woody 1
Haberthear, Harry 1
Haigler, Carey 1
Haley, Benjamin Franklin 1
Hall, Cameron P. 1
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
Handler, Jack G. 1
Hard Times Productions, Inc. 1
Harvard University. Trade Union Program 1
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