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Alliance for Labor Action records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-04
Abstract: The Alliance for Labor Action, intended to be an alternative to the AFL-CIO, was a federation of autonomous unions which acted to promote social concerns and to organize the unorganized. The Alliance, originally the Teamsters and the United Automobile Workers, later joined by the Chemical Workers and the Distributive Workers, was formed in April 1969 and disbanded in December 1971. Records of the Alliance for Labor Action consist primarily of files pertaining to the social concerns, as well as...
Dates: 1963-1973

Augusta Federation of Trades records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-21
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Augusta Federation of Trade (AFT) from 1958-1974 and its predecessor, the Augusta Central Labor Union (ACLU), from 1943-1957. Includes minutes of the ACLU (1943-1957) outlining concerns of the organization, efforts to protect a local labor newspaper from advertising encroachment, and support for the Augusta bus drivers strike (1953-1955). Also contains minutes of the AFT (1965-1969), correspondence (1965-1974), financial documents (1963-1974), and...
Dates: 1943-1974

Birmingham Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-14
Abstract: In 1958, the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council merged to form the AFL-CIO, Birmingham (Alabama) Labor Council. Records, 1954-1965, include minutes of the Birmingham Federation of Labor and the Birmingham Industrial Union Council, 1955-1958, and of the Birmingham Labor Council, AFL-CIO, 1964-1965, and correspondence, financial documents, printed material, and photographs.
Dates: 1954-1965

Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, System Board 96 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-18
Scope and Content of the Records These records, spanning 1918-1978, contain correspondence, reference material, minutes and proceedings, agreements and union constitutions, legal documents, and financial documents. They reflect Edgar McDonald Broom's service to the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline and Steamship Clerks, as System Board 96's Assistant General Chairman, General Chairman, General Chairman Emeritus and as a student at Harvard's Trade Union Program. Most of the records relate to Southern Railway workers and the...
Dates: 1918-1978

Carey E. Haigler papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-33
Abstract: Carey Haigler (1902- ) was a labor union official with the AFL-CIO. His papers, 1905, 1933-1970, include correspondence, minutes, and printed material relating to the Alabama Iron and Steel Council (1905, 1933-1935); correspondence, financial documents, minutes, speeches, reports, and printed material documenting the Alabama CIO (1942-1956); and correspondence, financial documents, diaries, work reports, speeches, broadcast scripts, and printed material relating to Region 8 of the AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1905, 1933-1970

Communications Workers of America, Local 3290 records

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Identifier: L1975-03
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of Local 3290 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Communications Workers of America from 1947-1966. Mainly includes correspondence and contains information on Local 3290 officers' attempt to disaffiliate from the CWA, Local 3290's subsequent placement under a temporary administrator, and the struggle between the CWA and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to determine the national bargaining agent for Western Electric Company installers. Also includes minutes,...
Dates: 1947-1966

Florida State AFL-CIO records

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Identifier: L1974-36
Abstract: Florida AFL-CIO was formed in 1958 with the merging of the Florida American Federation of Labor and the Florida Congress of Industrial Organizations. The collection, 1965-1968, consists of correspondence, minutes, financial documents and printed materials. Correspondence illustrates such primary concerns as labor's role in education; state and national legislation; opposition to the Taft-Hartley Act and the Landrum-Griffin Bill, and its support of Congressman Claude Pepper.
Dates: 1965-1968

Florida State Council of Carpenters records

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Identifier: L1979-06
Abstract: The Florida State Council of Carpenters was established in 1926. Its records, 1952-1978, include material relating to organizing efforts at thirty-five companies located throughout Florida (1960-1973); contract negotiation files (1958-1974); correspondence (1952-1974); records relating to apprentice training (1963-1978); financial records (1956-1974); files of state organizer, Warren P. Connary (1957-1974); and minutes (1952-1974). The records especially highlight the activities of three...
Dates: 1952-1978

Harry T. Barber papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1978-12
Abstract: The collection consists of records relating to Harry T. Barber's career as Field Representative of the AFL-CIO Region VI from 1966-1973. Includes correspondence, minutes, legal documents, and printed material. Major correspondents include Directors of AFL-CIO Region VI Charles Gillman, Oliver Singleton, and James Sala; AFL-CIO Director of Organization, William Kircher; President of the Alabama Labor Council, Barney Weeks; and President of the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Central Labor Council,...
Dates: 1966-1973

International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1460 (Marietta, Ga.) records

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Identifier: L1973-62
Abstract: International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1460 (Marietta, Ga.) received its charter on January 9, 1963. Its records, 1962-1973, are composed of general subject files, correspondence and financial documents.
Dates: 1962-1973

J. W. Giles papers

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Identifier: L1974-29
Abstract: James William Giles, labor leader, served as an official of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 84 and as Secretary, Georgia State AFL-CIO. The collection consists of papers of J.W. Giles from 1920-1978. Includes correspondence, financial statements, legal documents, minutes, motion pictures, and printed materials. The bulk of the records relate to Giles' work with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (1920-1972) and the Georgia State AFL-CIO...
Dates: 1920-1978

National Domestic Workers Union (U.S.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-24
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the United Domestic Workers Union (U.S) from 1965-1979. The correspondence (1965-1979) reflects Bolden's efforts in organizing the Union and includes such correspondents as Julian Bond, Senator Sam Nunn, Senator Herman Talmadge, Allen Williams, Andrew Young, and other Georgia and national political figures. The subject files (1967-1979) cover a myriad of topics illustrating the Union's involvement in the Black community, the Manpower Program, the Career...
Dates: 1965-1979

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 21 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-14
Abstract: The Office and Professional Employees International Union was formed in 1965 from the Office Employees International Union (1945-1965). Local 21's (Atlanta, Ga.) membership is comprised mainly of clerical workers employed in the offices of trade unions. The records of Local 21, 1958-1979, consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, organizing files, contracts, pamphlets, and periodicals.
Dates: 1958-1979

Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 455 (Savannah, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2008-19
Abstract: The Office and Professional Employees International Union was formed in 1945 as the Office Employees International Union. The membership of OPEIU Local 455, located in Savannah, Georgia, is comprised of clerical workers and technicians who were employed by Savannah Electric and Power Company. The records of Local 455 (1976-2004) consist of correspondence, financial records, minutes, grievances, and monthly reports.
Dates: 1976-2004

Savannah Trades and Labor Assembly records

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-91
Abstract: Records concern both Savannah's AFL Council in its opposition to local organizing activity of the CIO, and the subsequent AFL-CIO Council's concern for promoting labor's goals in the city.
Dates: 1946-1970

Southeastern Building Trade Conference records

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Identifier: L1988-33
Abstract: The Southeastern Building Trade Conference is an umbrella organization uniting building trade unions from the southeastern states: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. The Southeastern Building Trade Conference records include financial records, correspondence, minutes, and resolutions.
Dates: 1967-1987; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1982

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 225 (Atlanta) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-16
Abstract: The records, 1946-1985, of Carpenters Local 225 (Atlanta, Ga.) contain correspondence, minutes, financial statements, legal papers, work rules, contracts, bylaws, and pamphlets. The primary correspondents for Local 225 are Recording Secretaries T.D. Harper (1946-1949) and J.V. Edmonson (1950-1985).
Dates: 1946-1985

United Farmworkers of America, Atlanta Office records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-33
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Atlanta Office of the United Farm Workers of America (UFWA) from 1967-1978. Includes minutes (1974), international office memos and reports (1968-1978), and pamphlets (1967-1977). The bulk of the records are printed materials mass-produced by UFWA International and the National Worker Ministry. Contains publicity and fund-raising materials, boycott materials relating to the nation-wide boycott of non-UFWA lettuce, table grapes, Gallo wines, and the...
Dates: 1967-1978

United Paperworkers International Union, Local 675 (Covington, Va.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-36A
Abstract: The United Paperworkers International Union, Local 675, documents the daily operations of paperworkers in Covington, Virginia. At one time, it was the largest local of the United Paperworkers of America. The records include administrative files and correspondence of Local 675 officers, minutes, contract agreement and negotiation materials, constitutions and bylaws, job descriptions and wage rate charts, Virginia CIO Council updates, Labor Day celebration materials, photographs, artifacts, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1979

United Paperworkers International Union records

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-05
Abstract: The United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU) was created in 1972 by a merger of the United Papermakers and Paperworkers and the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers. Its records contain correspondence (1967), minutes (1906-1907), printed material (1908, 1973-1984), and a literary manuscript, as well as periodicals, proceedings, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1906-1908, circa 1948, 1967, 1973-1984

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AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
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Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers. Local 1131 (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
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Barber, Harry T. 1
Beirne, Joseph A. 1
Birmingham Federation of Labor (Birmingham, Ala.) 1
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Bolden, Dorothy 1
Bond, Julian 1
Broom, E. M. (Edgar McDonald) 1
Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners (U.S.) 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America 1
Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes 1
Brotherhood of Railway, Airline, and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes. Southern Railroad System Board of Adjustment 1
Caudelle, George B. 1
Communications Workers of America. Local 3290 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Alabama Region 1
Disney World Service Trade Council 1
Economic Opportunity Atlanta 1
Equal Opportunity Atlanta 1
Florida AFL-CIO 1
General Electric Company 1
Georgia Electrical Workers Association 1
Georgia Federation of Labor 1
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Giles, J. W. (James William), 1925- 1
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Haigler, Carey 1
Harvard University. Trade Union Program 1
Hillsborough County Central Labor Council 1
International Association of Fire Fighters. Local 1460 (Marietta, Ga.) 1
International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers 1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Local 528 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 1
National Domestic Workers Union (U.S.) 1
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Office Employees International Union. Local 455 (Savannah, Ga.) 1
Office and Professional Employees International Union. Local 21 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
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Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989 1
Sala, James 1
Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 1
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Trades and Labor Assembly (Savannah, Ga.) 1
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United Paperworkers International Union. Local 675 (Covington, Va.) 1
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