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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

Edmund Torbush papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-77
Abstract: Edmund Torbush was a member of the Atlanta Typographical Union (International Typographical Union, Local 48) who worked for Atlanta Newspapers, Inc. His papers include correspondence, minutes, news clippings, printed materials, pamphlets, photographs pertaining to the International Typographical Union, the Atlanta Typographical Union, and its Women's Auxiliary. The papers also contains artifacts used in the typesetting profession.
Dates: 1906-1985

Florida State Council of Carpenters records

 Collection
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

Herman B. Adkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1987-25
Abstract: Herman Adkins (1918-1999) was an organizer and regional director in Tennessee and Georgia for United Mine Workers of America District 50, the UMWA's "national department" for industrial workers. Adkins was a board member during the period when District 50 was an independent unit within the UMWA (1961-1968). When District 50 became a separate entity, International Union of District 50, Allied and Technical Workers of America and Canada, Adkins continued to serve as its Atlanta regional director....
Dates: 1941-1982

International Association of Machinists, District Lodge 751 (Seattle, Wash.) collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2006-19
Abstract: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 751 organized in Seattle, Washington, in 1935. It represents employees at Boeing Company. Its collection (1970s-2000s) includes digital files of documents, news clippings, periodicals, audio, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: 1970-2000

Peter J. Conlon family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2006-20
Abstract: Peter J. Conlon was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1869 and raised in Springfield, Illinois. He joined the International Association of Machinists in 1890 and served as an early organizer for the union. In 1895 he was elected to its General Executive Board. He later served the IAM as First Vice President, General Organizer, and Vice President for the United States before his death in March 1931. The collection consists of books, bound journals, photographs, posters, and artifacts, primarily...
Dates: 1889-1964

Thomas D. Archer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-37
Abstract: Mr. Thomas D. Archer joined The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 926 in 1946 and was elected the Business Manager of the local in 1950. The Thomas D. Archer Collection includes correspondence, photographs, Archer's IUOE membership booklet (1943-1947) and a brief history of his life and achievements.
Dates: 1946, 1968, 1973

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

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