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Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), which represented textile workers throughout the United States, was formed in 1976 out of the merger of The Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). The Joint Board served as an administrative support unit for locals in Tennessee and the southeastern United States. The records of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.),...
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks contains three scrapbooks of printed material, 1976-1991, when the union attempted to organize Cannon Mills (Kannapolis, N.C.). The scrapbooks cover textile industry issues such brown lung, the ACTWU's involvement in other mills, and Kannapolis' problems with illiteracy and crumbling infrastructure. The bulk of materials in the ACTWU vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks fall between 1976 and 1981.
Dates: 1976-1991; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981
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.
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...
Abstract: United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 represented textile workers at various Erwin Cotton Mills plants in North Carolina and Mississippi. The local's records, 1900-1986 (bulk 1940-1960), consist primarily of grievances and arbitration cases. Other records include constitutions and bylaws, correspondence, union membership rosters, office files, photographic materials, financial ledgers, printed materials, and artifacts.
Dates: 1900-1986; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1960
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.
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.
- Textile industry 5
- Labor union locals 2
- Labor unions -- Organizing 2
- North Carolina 2
- Southern States 2
- Textile workers 2
- Arbitration, Industrial 1
- Asheville (N.C.) 1
- Byssinosis 1
- Central labor councils 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Erwin (N.C.) 1
- Grievance arbitration 1
- Kannapolis (N.C.) 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
- Labor disputes 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 1
- Tennessee 1
- Virginia 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- black-and-white photographs 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- videocassettes 1 ∧ less
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 2
- Textile Workers Union of America 2
- United Textile Workers of America 2
- Workers United. Southern Region 2
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- American Enka Company 1
- American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
- Cannon Mills Company 1
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 1
- Jervis, John E. (John Elwood), 1909-1984 1
- UNITE HERE (Organization) 1
- United Food and Commercial Workers International Union 1
- United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Local 2598T (Enka, N.C.) 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Local 2598 (Enka, N.C.) 1
- Whitmire, Roy 1 ∧ less