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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...
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...
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
- Rome (Ga.) 2
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Erwin (N.C.) 1
- Georgia 1
- Industrial relations 1
- Labor disputes 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- black-and-white photographs 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1 ∧ less
- Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 2
- Textile Workers Union of America 2
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 2
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 1
- Baldanzi, George 1