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Abstract: Adair, Goldthwaite, Stanford and Daniel were attorneys for union members. Their records contain the discharge cases and arbitration transcripts that resulted from the strike of the Communications Workers of America against Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company in 1955-1956; legal case files involving the strike of the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers Local 748 versus the Jefferson City (Tennessee) Cabinet Company (a division of the Magnavox Company),...
Abstract: The Communications Workers of America (CIO) was formed in 1947; the former Southern Federation of Telephone Workers (independent) became CWA Division 49. In 1950, through a reorganization of the structure of CWA, the nine southern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee became District 3 of the CWA. The records consist primarily of more than 5500 non-precedent grievances filed by the union against its principal...