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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Central North Carolina Joint Board records

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Identifier: L1980-16
Abstract: Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Central North Carolina Joint Board records, 1939-1979, include correspondence, grievances, and time studies on job productivity in the textile industry; together with correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other items. Material relates to the Textile Workers Union of America; Local 578 and Local 584 and the strike (1958-1960; and abandoned by the union) against Harriet and Henderson Cotton Mills, Henderson, N.C.; and Local 319 at Highland Cotton...
Dates: 1939-1979

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) records

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Identifier: L1989-21
Abstract: The records consist of Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) of the United States from 1954-1988. The records reflect the union's relationship with the Textile Workers Union of America, (TWUA) Local 689, Local 1942 and other locals. Includes correspondence between the various local unions; minutes, records relating to arbitration and grievances; and union and company contract proposals.
Dates: 1954-1988

Charles L. Ross papers

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Identifier: L1985-09
Abstract: Charles "Lewis" Ross (1914-1984) worked as a textile mechanic and was very active in the organization efforts of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) at the Celanese (before 1947, the Tubize) Corporation in Rome, Georgia. The papers consist of: union constitutions (CIO, Georgia State Industrial Union Council, TWUA local 689), contracts, grievances and memoranda from TWUA Washington Representative, John W. Edelman, to all Union Members, 1948-1950; pamphlets pertaining to racial and...
Dates: 1943-1953

Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials

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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, Southeast Regional Office records

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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

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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 records;...
Dates: 1945-1978

Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records

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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, Political...
Dates: 1949-1976

The Uprising of '34 collection

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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

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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 Textile Workers of America, Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) records

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Identifier: L1986-36
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

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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 3
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 3
Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 2
Helfand, Judith 2
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 2