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Abstract: In 1955 when the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged, it created AFL-CIO Region 8 encompassing Tennessee and Kentucky with Paul Christopher as Director. North and South Carolina became part of Region 5 directed by Carey Haigler. The 1964 reorganization of the AFL-CIO placed Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina in Region 8 with Christopher as Director and Haigler as Assistant Director. After Christopher's death in 1974, Region 8...
Dates: 1940-1974; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1974
Abstract: The Atlanta Labor Council was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Atlanta Federation of Trades, AFL, and the Atlanta Industrial Union Council, CIO. Its records are composed of office files, financial documents, membership records, minutes, photographs, and printed material of the Atlanta Labor Council and affiliated organizations, 1915-1969 (bulk 1956-1969).
Abstract: Chattanooga Area Labor Council Records includes correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal papers, and printed materials, relating to the council, the merger of Chattanooga Industrial Union Council into it, politics, union elections, abolition of the poll tax, desegregation of public schools, Taft-Hartley Act, Tennessee laws concerning open and closed shops, Chattanooga Voters' Union, revision of the Tennessee State Constitution, and political education. Correspondents include Ross...
Dates: 1925-1972; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1972
Abstract: The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Photograph Collection largely consists of black and white 8" x 10" photographs which were used in its publications, the Machinists Monthly Journal and later, the Machinist.
Dates: circa 1890-1980; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1975
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...
Abstract: James Festus Barrett (1882-1959) was a union activist for the American Federation of Labor. His papers, 1920, 1937-1959, consist of files related to AFL national officers, state federations, activity reports, organizing campaigns, and subject and name files.
Dates: 1920, 1937-1959
Abstract: The Mississippi State Federation of Labor was organized in 1918 and held its annual conventions until 1957, when it became known as the Mississippi AFL-CIO. The collection consists of the records of the Mississippi AFL-CIO and its predecessor, the Mississippi State Federation of Labor from 1947-1986. Records include President Claude Ramsay's correspondence (1959-1986); files relating to affiliated unions (1957-1983); records relating to the Congress of Industrial Organization and the AFL-CIO...
Identifier: L-Biography Files
Abstract: The Southern Labor Archives Biography Files are an artificial collection of printed material, such as clippings, programs, and flyers amalgamated by the Southern Labor Archives staff to provide information on local, state, and national labor leaders important to the various holdings in the Southern Labor Archives.
Dates: circa 1970s-1990s
Abstract: Stanton E. Smith (born 1905) was a labor leader in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served as President of the Tennessee Federation of Labor and of the Tennessee State Labor Council. Smith's papers, 1938-1973, are comprised primarily of correspondence and other documents relating to his duties in those organizations, the Chattanooga Central Labor Union, and the Southern Labor School. The papers also include photographs and printed material.
- Names: Meany, George, 1894-1980 X
- Labor leaders 7
- Central labor councils 4
- Labor unions -- Organizing 4
- Labor unions -- Political activity 4
- Industrial relations 3
- Atlanta (Ga.) 2
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) 2
- Labor unions 2
- Municipal officials and employees -- Labor unions 2
- North Carolina 2
- Southern States 2
- Tennessee 2
- minutes (administrative records) 2
- African Americans 1
- Aircraft industry 1
- Aircraft industry -- Employees 1
- Aircraft industry -- Employees -- Labor unions 1
- Building trades -- Employees 1
- Building trades -- Employees -- Labor unions 1
- Charlotte (N.C.) 1
- Civil rights 1
- Civil rights movements 1
- Electric industry workers 1
- Electric industry workers -- Labor unions 1
- Electricians 1
- Jackson (Miss.) 1
- Kentucky 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
- Labor laws and legislation 1
- Labor unions and education 1
- Machinists -- Labor unions 1
- Mississippi 1
- Municipal officials and employees 1
- Police 1
- Poll tax -- Law and legislation 1
- School integration 1
- South Carolina 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Women labor leaders 1
- black-and-white photographs 1
- financial records 1
- membership lists 1
- motion pictures (visual work) 1
- newspapers 1
- photographs 1 ∧ less