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Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials

 Collection
Identifier: L2013-26
Abstract:

Homer Lord (1914-2005) was a member of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW) who lived in Athens, Georgia. AFHW organized the workers at Rodgers Mill (a subsidiary of Wayne Knitting Mills) in Athens. Collection includes an agreement and copies of newspaper articles, 1944, 1953-1955 (material in photocopied form).

Dates: 1944, 1953-1955, undated

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_ILGWU
Abstract:

The collection consists of 16 agreements, 1955-1969, between various local unions of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and manufacturers.

Dates: 1955-1969

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-18
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Southeastern Regional Office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from 1945-1980. Includes administrative records (1945-1977) containing correspondence to or from Jack Handler, Regional Counsel, Directors E.T. Kehrer, Martin J. Morand and Nick Bonanno; subject files relating to farm workers, the General Electric strike (1960), organizing activities in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and; the 1960 Presidential election; financial...
Dates: 1945-1978

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1990-18
Abstract:

The Southeast Region office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union opened in 1937. Its records, circa 1950s-1970s, contain correspondence, collective bargaining contracts, contract and strike negotiations, agreements, National Labor Relations Board materials, and strike materials. The bulk of the material relates to a strike against Marlene Industries in Westmoreland, Tennessee.

Dates: 1950s-1970s

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1996-14
Abstract:

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1990s, contain correspondence, business contracts, negotiations, agreements, court documents, and strike materials. Also represented are audio tapes, video tapes, photography, and plaques.

Dates: circa 1950s-1990s

Joseph Jacobs papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1998-07
Abstract:

The collection contains materials related to attorney and union organizer Joseph Jacobs's work in the labor and civic community. Specifically, the papers cover his activities in the fields of labor, the Workmen's Circle (Arbeiter Ring), the Georgia Humanities Council and the Georgia Democratic Party.

Dates: 1929-1998

Marc R. Levinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1983-01
Abstract: Marc R. Levinson was a journalist and news editor of Creative Loafing, an Atlanta weekly. His papers, 1975-1979, contain three series. The AFSCME Local 1644/City of Atlanta series includes correspondence, news clippings, news releases, and printed materials relating to a strike by Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) against the City of Atlanta in 1977. The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile...
Dates: 1975-1978

Melvin Leon Jones collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1975-44
Abstract:

This collection consists of transcripts of interviews Melvin Jones conducted with former employees of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills in Atlanta, Ga. regarding working conditions and union activity.

Dates: 1974

National Planning Association collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1988-05
Abstract:

The National Planning Association (NPA) was established in 1934 to engage in research in policy formation for the United States private sector. The collection contains a photograph, press release, and correspondence related to the presentation of the NPA's Gold Medal Award to former Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) General President Murray Finley.

Dates: February 1988

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

Roy Groenert papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-50
Abstract:

Roy Groenert, former president of United Textile Workers Local 2563, was Director of Organization for the UTWA. Groenert's papers illuminate his interests in local union affairs, in organizing, and in the UTWA's suit which brought enforcement of the no-raid pacts signed after the merger of the AFL-CIO.

Dates: 1941-1973

Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_TWUA
Abstract:

The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.

Dates: 1939-1976

Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-10
Abstract:

The Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA-GTA) provides support and leadership to the several TWUA local unions in northwest Georgia, northeast Alabama, and the Chattanooga area of Tennessee. Its records, 1952-1980, consist of correspondence, minutes, contract negotiation papers, grievance cases and printed items of the six TWUA Local unions in the area.

Dates: 1952-1980

Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-19
Abstract:

This collection consists of union documentation regarding the foundation and management of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Local 185 and its relationship with the Crown Cotton Mill, both of Dalton, Georgia. The collection concerns the operation and management ACTWUA Local 185 from its establishment in the 1940s through the 1960s.

Dates: 1940s-1960s

Textile Workers Union of America, Local 202 (Covington, Va.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-36B
Abstract: The Textile Workers Union of America, Local 202 represented textile workers in Covington, Virginia. Its records, 1938-1976, include administrative files and correspondence of Local 202 elected officials; minutes; contract agreements and negotiation materials; Virginia CIO (later Virginia AFL-CIO) updates; wage rates and job descriptions; legislative materials; Shop Steward training materials; memos from TWUA Washington representative John Edelman; Labor Day celebration materials; convention...
Dates: 1938-1976

Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-22
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Northwest Georgia Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) from 1949-1976. The records primarily document the activities of the TWUA Locals 689 and 789 located in Rome, Georgia, and include correspondence, minutes, subject files, financial records, grievances, arbitration cases, photographs, and printed materials. Officials in both locals corresponded with TWUA officers including presidents Emil Rieve and William Pollock,...
Dates: 1949-1976

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

UNITE HERE/Workers United Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L2019-13
Abstract

UNITE HERE/Workers United Southern Region records consist of contracts, negotiations, grievances, videotapes, photographs, charters, periodicals, and t-shirts. The Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE) merged in 2004 with the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE) in 2004 to create a new union known as UNITE HERE.

Dates: 1980s-2000s

United Food and Commercial Workers 2598T (Enka, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2012-31
Abstract The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 2598T (Enka, N.C.) represents workers who first organized as rayon workers of American Enka Corporation. The mill has chiefly produced Rayon and Nylon, although currently produces only carpeting. Although organized by the United Textile Workers of America (UTWA) for most of its existence, the local is now a textile peripheral of UFCW. At its height, the local had 1500 members which has since dwindled to approximately 200. This collection...
Dates: 1939-2012

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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 10
Textile Workers Union of America 10
United Textile Workers of America 10
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 5
United States. National Labor Relations Board 4
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Whitmire, Roy 4
Baldanzi, George 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 3
American Enka Company 2
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 2
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 2
Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 2
Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills 2
General Electric Company 2
Helfand, Judith 2
J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 2
Kehrer, E. T. 2
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
Stoney, George C. 2
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union 2
United Textile Workers of America. Local 2598 (Enka, N.C.) 2
United Textile Workers of America. Southern Region. Area B 2
Workers United. Southern Region 2
AFL-CIO 1
AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 1
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
Alton Box Board Company 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Central North Carolina Joint Board 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Local 1836 (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Memphis-Jackson Joint Board 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
American Viscose Corporation 1
Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
Bemis Company 1
Brewton Fashions 1
Cagle (Firm : Camilla, Ga.) 1
Cannon Mills Company 1
Columbian Rope Company 1
Creative Loafing (Firm) 1
Crown Cotton Mills Co. (Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga.) 1
Curlee Clothing Company 1
Dean, Everett 1
Democratic Party (Ga.) 1
Dixie Manufacturing Company 1
Farah Manufacturing Company 1
Finley, Murray 1
Georgia Humanities Council 1
Groenert, Roy 1
Haberthear, Harry 1
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
Handler, Jack G. 1
Hard Times Productions, Inc. 1
Harriet Cotton Mills (Henderson, N.C.) 1
Henderson Cotton Mills (Henderson, N.C.) 1
Highland Cotton Mills (High Point, N.C.) 1
Hollander Home Fashions 1
Holston Manufacturing Company (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union 1
Industrial Rayon Corporation 1
International Labor Defense 1
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 1
Jervis, John E. (John Elwood), 1909-1984 1
Jones, Melvin Leon, 1934- 1
Kenyon Southern (Rossville, Ga.) 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Laborers' International Union of North America 1
Laundry and Dry Cleaning International Union 1
Lawson United Feldspar and Mineral Company (Spruce Pine, N.C.) 1
Levinson, Marc R. 1
Loray Corporation 1
Lord, Homer, 1914-2005 1
Marlene Industries Corporation 1
Martin, Charles H., 1945- 1
McKee, Don, 1916- 1
Miller, Zell, 1932-2018 1
Morand, Martin J. 1
Munsingwear, Inc. (U.S.) 1
Nance, A. Steve, 1895-1938 1
National Planning Association 1
Newberry Mills (Newberry, S.C.) 1
Office and Professional Employees International Union 1
Oneita Knitting Mills (Andrews, S.C.) 1
P. Garvin (Firm : Spartanburg, S.C.) 1
Rainbow Processing Company (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Research Consortium for the Southwide Textile Strike of 1934 1
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union 1
Ridge Textile Company (Athens, Tenn.) 1
Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975 1
Ross, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), 1914-1984 1
Roxbury Southern Mills (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Schaufenbil, Frances 1
Sgambato, Frank J., 1900-2002 1
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