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Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 8 records are organized into five series: (I) United Textile Workers of America, 1934-1937; (II) Textile Workers Organizing Committee (TWOC)/Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), 1937-1940; (III) Tennessee State Industrial Union Council (TSIUC-CIO), 1940-1953; (IV) Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), Region 4 (Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina), 1953-1955; and (V) AFL-CIO Region 8, 1955-1969. The periods of Paul R. Christopher's career as a union...
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: 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: Don McKee, born in 1916, was a union organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America and a professor at Upsala College. Don McKee's Textile Workers Union of America Organizing Files consist of organizer reports from 1939 to 1949, organizing campaign publicity materials, union literature and a copy of his manuscript, "Organizing Southern Textile Workers: Early Days with the CIO."
Dates: 1939-1953, 1999
Abstract: Fred Halstead worked as an organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America throughout the South during the 1950s and 1960s, and took part in strikes in South Georgia and Alabama. Halstead's papers include Textile Workers Union of America activity reports relating his various organizing campaigns, 1959, 1961-1967. The papers include histories of strikes in South Georgia and Alabama, minutes of the Los Angeles Joint Board, correspondence and printed material.
Abstract: The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.
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...
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, Southern Region, Area A from 1956-1975. Correspondence (1957-1972) comprises the bulk of the collection. The company files (1957-1967) contain NLRB case material, minutes of negotiation meetings, contract proposals, and financial statements. The collection also includes activity reports, printed material, financial documents, and photographs.
- Labor unions -- Organizing 5
- Textile industry 5
- Labor union locals 4
- Southern States 4
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 3
- Labor leaders 3
- Georgia 2
- Industrial relations 2
- Rome (Ga.) 2
- Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 2
- Alabama 1
- Aragon (Ga.) 1
- Arbitration, Industrial 1
- Central labor councils 1
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Collective labor agreements -- Clothing industry 1
- Covington (Va.) 1
- Erwin (N.C.) 1
- Henderson (N.C.) 1
- High Point (N.C.) 1
- Labor disputes 1
- Labor unions -- Political activity 1
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
- Mobile (Ala.) 1
- North Carolina 1
- Rock Hill (S.C.) 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Tennessee 1
- Textile workers 1
- Virginia 1
- administrative records 1
- arbitration 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- black-and-white photographs 1
- case files 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- contracts 1
- correspondence 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1 ∧ less
- Baldanzi, George 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
- American Viscose Corporation 1
- Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 1
- Dean, Everett 1
- Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
- Industrial Rayon Corporation 1
- McKee, Don, 1916- 1
- Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975 1
- Ross, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), 1914-1984 1
- Schaufenbil, Frances 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 202 (Covington, Va.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 1
- Textile Workers Union of America. Los Angeles Joint Board 1
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
- United Textile Workers of America 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) 1
- United Textile Workers of America. Southern Region. Area A 1
- Whitmire, Roy 1 ∧ less