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Abstract The 7 Stages Theatre (Atlanta, Ga.) records give a view into the daily operations of a major local theatre. Founded by Del Hamilton and Faye Allen in 1979 in Little Five Points, Atlanta, the humble beginnings took off to showcase productions not only by famous play wrights but also emerging international and local theatrical groups. The prolific series of productions over the course of 30 plus years culminated into a creative gem, addressing complex issues that face contemporary society. The...
Dates: 1960-2014; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2010
Abstract: Established in 1973, 9to5 Working Women focuses on creating and implementing family-friendly policies to help working people balance responsibilities at home and on the job, making nonstandard jobs voluntary and equitable so that those working part-time or temporary positions receive fair pay and benefits, eliminating workplace discrimination through education about legal rights on the job, monitoring enforcement agencies and expanding anti-discrimination laws, and opposing punitive welfare...
Dates: 1972-2009; Majority of material found within 1984 - 2006
Abstract: A. Steve Nance was a key figure in Southern labor history during the 1930s. He was President of the Atlanta Federation of Trades, and worked with the Textile Workers Organizing Committee in Georgia, as well as throughout the South. Nance also worked with the fledgling alternative state labor federation in Georgia during 1937. The A. Steve Nance papers contain correspondence, speech transcripts, Georgia Federation of Labor memos, NLRB mediation files for two Atlanta hat manufacturers, and...
Dates: 1930-1956; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1938
Abstract Polly Simpson and others began "A Woman’s Place," a clearinghouse for women's resources as well as an organization for women, in June 1980. The collection consists of business plans and membership materials pertaining to the organization and activities of "A Woman's Place," 1980-1983.
Abstract: AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (Atlanta Office) Records, 1968-1977, contain correspondence, minutes, reports, pamphlets, and periodicals, relating to manpower and job training programs, including Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, 1973, and guidelines for applying for U.S. government grants. Persons and organizations represented include Aaron Turpeau, Walter Clifford Rucker, Atlanta Area Technical School, Atlanta Community Relations Commission, Atlanta Region Open Housing...
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta, Ga.) and its predecessor, AFL-CIO Region 6 from 1947-1981. Includes correspondence, newsletters, memoranda, proceedings, reports, and printed materials. Materials document the activities of state and local union organizations, labor councils, the AFL, the CIO, and AFL-CIO departments pertaining to political issues, candidates for office, political campaigns, lobbying, the Don Luna case and trial, the J.P. Stevens organization...
Abstract: AFL-CIO Region 5 (known as Region 6 until 1973) encompassed Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The records consists of correspondence, newsletters, memos and reports, covering AFL-CIO's stand on political issues and candidates for office, lobbying, political campaigns, internal problems, and general business.
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, office memoranda and printed material maintained by the regional director’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: 1934; 1951-1976
Abstract: Albert W. Gossett was a union leader born 1901 in Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, printed materials and photographs.
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, printed material including reports and legislation, and other records, 1934-1977, reflect Alda Ditchfield's career in nursing education at Georgia State University and its predecessors.
Abstract: Alex Cooley has been a promoter of musical acts and entertainment in the Atlanta area for more than three decades. In the 1980s, after partnering with Peter Conlon, the duo promoted more than 300 shows a year, including concerts at Phillips Arena and the Fox Theatre. Cooley and Conlon also produced the Chastain Park Summer Concert Series and created the Music Midtown Festival in downtown Atlanta. The Alex Cooley collection is comprised of administrative information and promotional materials for...
Dates: 1969-1976, 1978
Abstract: The Alfred G. Kuettner Collection consists principally of the records, 1907-1916, of the Steam and Operating Engineers' Union Local 329, of Atlanta, Georgia. Kuettner was Secretary of Local 329, circa 1910-1915. The collection includes printed letters, minutes, and other documents, 1910-1916, from the International Steam and Operating Engineers Union; form letters of the American Federation of Labor and the Georgia Federation of Labor, 1911-1916, and a few leaves of Kuettner's personal papers,...
Overview Alice C. Young has been involved in various community groups and causes. One of her lifetime commitments has been improving the conditions of women both on and off campus. Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, printed materials, photographs and artifacts make up the papers of Alice C. Young.
Abstract: The records of the Altrusa International, Atlanta Club, 1938-2001, describe through administrative papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, articles and photographs how the women's service organization provided community service within District III and with Altrusa clubs internationally as a whole.
Scope and Content of the Records The records contain information about the Alumni Office from the late 1950s up to 1993. These records show how Alumni have become involved in the University over the course of the past several decades through fundraising, politics, and other activities.As one of the functions of the Alumni Office is to raise funds to help the University, there are many records relating to fundraising (the Phonothon in particular), mailing campaigns, donation records, and fund distribution. Also...
Abstract: The collection consists of 11 agreements, 1945-1977, between various local unions of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and manufacturers or other entities
Abstract: The collection consists of records of Local 442 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America from 1918-1968. These records describe the business activities of Local 442 including the Meat Cutter's strikes of 1939 over agreements and of 1945 for a new contract to give union members a holiday on New Year's Day. A meat shortage of the mid-1940s resulted in a drop on the number of new members, loss and unemployment of old members, and dwindling money reserves....
Dates: 1918-1968; 1987
Scope and Content of the Collection Contains seven contracts dated 1964-1984.
Abstract: Division 732 of the Amalgamated Transit Union (Atlanta, Georgia) was recognized by the Georgia Railway and Power Company as a union in 1918. The relationship between Division 732 and the Atlanta Transit System, which lasted from 1950 to 1971, was relatively peaceful. After the purchase of the ATS by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in 1971, the relationship between the union and management gradually deteriorated and led to the six day strike in 1973. The first contract...
- Subject: Atlanta (Ga.) X
- Special Collections 303
- Georgia State University Archives 22
- Georgia State University 17
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 16
- WSB (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 16
- Georgia State AFL-CIO 10
- Georgia Women's Political Caucus 9
- AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 8
- Georgia State University. Women's Studies Institute 7
- National Organization for Women 7
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 6
- Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 6
- National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 6
- American Association of University Women 5
- Atlanta Federation of Trades 5
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters 5
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 4
- AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- Abbott, Franklin 4
- Eastern Air Lines 4
- Georgia Federation of Labor 4
- Georgia Power Company 4
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 4
- International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
- International Typographical Union 4
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 4
- North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council 4
- Ray, Richard, 1941- 4
- United Steelworkers of America. District 35 4
- ACT UP (Organization) 3
- Abercrombie, E. L. 3
- Amalgamated Transit Union. Local 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- American Association of University Women. Atlanta Branch 3
- American Federation of Labor 3
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 3
- Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Ford Motor Company 3
- Fowlkes, Diane L., 1939-2020 3
- Gay Spirit Visions (Organization) 3
- Georgia NOW 3
- Georgia State University. School of Business Administration 3
- Graphic Communications International Union 3
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 3
- Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 3
- Meers, Ralph 3
- Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 3
- National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 3
- Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 3
- True, Martha, 1924-2008 3
- Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Atlanta 3
- United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 3
- United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3
- United Steelworkers of America 3
- WAGA (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 3
- Wolfdancer, Raven, 1946-1993 3
- Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
- AFL-CIO 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 6 2
- AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Altrusa International 2
- Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America. Division 732 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- American Federation of Government Employees 2
- American Nurses Association 2
- Archer, Thomas D. 2
- Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Education 2
- Atlanta Building Trades Council 2
- Atlanta Feminist Women's Chorus (Ga.) 2
- Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Atlanta Project 2
- Atlanta Women's Foundation 2
- Atlanta constitution 2
- Atlanta journal-constitution 2
- Atlantic Steel Company 2
- Austin, Gayle 2
- Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Building Service Employees' International Union 2
- Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 2
- Carrier, Billy (William S.) 2
- Carrier, Cotton (Joseph A.) 2
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
- Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 2
- Daniel, Wayne W. 2
- Ditchfield, Alda 2
- Durand, Joyce Jenkins, 1939- 2
- Eckler, Pop 2
- Farokhi, Elizabeth 2
- Faulkner, Daphne C., 1930- 2
- Feminist Women's Health Center 2
- Fennell, Valerie 2
- Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills 2
- General Electric Company 2
- Georgia Labor Management Conference, Inc. 2
- Georgia Network Against Domestic Violence 2
- Georgia Nurses' Association 2
- Georgia State College (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Georgia State University Library. Special Collections Department 2
- Georgia State University. College of Business Administration 2
- Georgia State University. Labor Studies Program 2
- Georgia State University. Office of the Dean of Students 2
- Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives 2 ∧ less