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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: The AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) Area 3 covers the region comprising Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. Its records, 1970-1979, consist primarily of correspondence and printed material generated by the state labor federations in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina and West Virginia.
Abstract: AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) Area 3 comprised Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, and West Virginia. COPE’s main purpose was to solicit and encourage voting and voter registration, especially among women, minority, senior citizen and youth voters. The records of AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education, Area 3, 1964-1984, contain correspondence, field reports, news clippings, surveys, reports, memoranda, political fund-raising materials,...
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: The collection consists of correspondence, office memoranda and printed material maintained by the regional director’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board collection contains grievance files, arbitration files, newspaper clippings, publications, meeting minutes, training manuals, contracts, negotiations, union-management meeting transcripts, and correspondence from 1963-1993.
Abstract: Andrew P. McElroy, Sr. (1863-1921) immigrated to America from Scotland in 1882. A skilled stonecutter, he settled in Atlanta where he was in charge of all stonework in the building of the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary from 1903 to 1917. During and prior to this time, he was very active in union work both locally and nationally. His papers, 1884-1935, contain personal letters and printed material; photographs; and an artifact collection containing stonemason tools and convention and parade badges.
Abstract: Anne L. Harper is a civic leader in Atlanta, using her expertise as an educator and a business consultant to further the cause of girls' participation in athletics. The Anne L. Harper papers consist of files relating to her effort to draft a state bill and launch activities to further enforce the federal Title IX law.
Dates: 1979-1980, 1995-2004
Abstract: Anne Olson has had a long-standing interest in feminist and human rights issues: She has been an active participant in a number of community organizations, including the Dekalb League of Women Voters (1966-1968) and The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (1969-1972). The collection contains materials (pamphlets, flyers, clippings, memos and correspondence) related to Olson's interest in women's rights and support of ERA ratification, 1970-1982, her involvement in the Georgia Women's...
Dates: 1894-1938, circa 1965-1995
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...
Abstract: Beth Schapiro has been active and held offices with several Georgia and national organizations including the Feminist Action Alliance, Inc., ERA Georgia, Inc. (formerly Georgia Council for the ERA), the Women's Political Caucus, and Women Business Owners, Inc. The Schapiro Papers are organized into seven series: (I) Organizations and issues; (II) Appointments, boards, and panels; (III) Subject files; (IV)Women political candidates; (V) General correspondence; (VI) Miscellaneous personal...
Dates: circa 1970-1995
Abstract: Betty Grant served as the president of the Georgia chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), 1988-early 1990s. The Betty Grant papers include office files pertaining to the activities of the Georgia NOW during her time serving the organization in various roles, including that of president, as well as photographs and artifacts.
Dates: 1976-1991; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1990
Abstract: William S. Carrier ("Billy") was a guitarist and member of the popular Swanee River Boys, playing white southern gospel as well as traditional folk songs and African-American spirituals. In 1941, the group joined WSB Radio's "Barn Dance," broadcast from Atlanta. In 1952, Carrier left the Swanee River Boys, but he continued to perform in the Landmark Church Quartet until May 1956. His papers contain fifty-seven photographs and a photocopy of a datebook recording Swanee River Boys engagements,...
Dates: circa 1935-1957
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...
Scope and Content of the Collection This collection contains thiurty contracts dated 1936-1996.
Abstract: The Citizens' Fact Finding Movement was a statewide self-examination led by seventeen organizations. Its records, 1937-1940, consist of publications produced by the organization, including reports on the penal system; taxation; politics; religious, civic and social institutions; and a wide range of economic issues.
Abstract: Formed in 2001, the Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment is a multi-racial alliance of feminist community organizers, scholarly activists, and health practitioners committed to promoting the social and economic empowerment of women in a context of global peace and justice; and to eliminating poverty. The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, and printed materials pertaining to the organization and activities of the Depo Diaries, a national storytelling project...
Abstract: The Communications Workers of America (CIO) was formed in 1947; the former Southern Federation of Telephone Workers (independent) became CWA Division 49. In 1950, through a reorganization of the structure of CWA, the nine southern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee became District 3 of the CWA. The records consist primarily of more than 5500 non-precedent grievances filed by the union against its principal...
Abstract: Daphne C. Faulkner, religious and political activist, was born in 1930 in Columbus, Georgia. This collection documents Faulkner's participation and activities in ERA-related organizations through letters, manuscripts, meeting minutes, a filmstrip, printed items and lists.
Dates: 1974-1981, 1986, 1995
- Subject: Georgia X
- Special Collections 92
- Georgia State University Archives 8
- ERA Georgia, Inc. 6
- Georgia Women's Political Caucus 6
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 6
- National Organization for Women 5
- Georgia State AFL-CIO 4
- League of Women Voters of Georgia 4
- National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) 4
- AFL-CIO. Region 6 3
- Fowlkes, Diane L., 1939-2020 3
- Georgia NOW 3
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 3
- North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council 3
- Textile Workers Union of America 3
- United Steelworkers of America. District 35 3
- AFL-CIO 2
- AFL-CIO. Building and Construction Trades Department 2
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 2
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Area 3 2
- AFL-CIO. Executive Council 2
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 2
- American Association of University Women 2
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
- Curtis, Margaret Miller, 1935- 2
- Democratic Party (Ga.) 2
- Dowler, Clement 2
- Durand, Joyce Jenkins, 1939- 2
- Faulkner, Daphne C., 1930- 2
- Feminist Action Alliance (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
- Georgia Federation of Labor 2
- Georgia State University. Women's Studies Institute 2
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters 2
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
- Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 2
- Jones, Maria Getzinger, 1919-2005 2
- Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 2
- Lewis, John, 1940-2020 2
- Mabry, Herbert H., 1929-2011 2
- Millen, Susan A. (Susan Ann), 1951- 2
- National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (U.S.) 2
- National Council of Senior Citizens 2
- National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter 2
- People of Faith for the ERA 2
- Ray, Richard, 1941- 2
- Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 2
- Southern Railway (U.S.) 2
- United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 2
- United Mine Workers of America 2
- AFL-CIO. Augusta Federation of Trades. (Augusta, Ga.) 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Women's Activities Dept. 1
- AFL-CIO. Department of International Affairs 1
- AFL-CIO. Human Resources Development Institute 1
- AFL-CIO. Region 5 1
- Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
- Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
- Adkins, Herman B. 1
- Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1
- Alabama State Industrial Union Council 1
- Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 1
- Altrusa International 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board 1
- American Association of School Librarians 1
- American Association of University Women. Atlanta Branch 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- American Nurses Association 1
- Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992 1
- Atlanta (Ga.). Board of Education 1
- Atlanta Area Technical School 1
- Atlanta Community Relations Commission 1
- Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
- Atlanta Region Open Housing Coalition 1
- Atlanta constitution 1
- Atlanta journal-constitution 1
- Atlantic Steel Company 1
- Augusta Central Labor Union (Augusta, Ga.) 1
- Ball, Martha Charlene 1
- Barkan, Alexander E. 1
- Barkley, Alben William 1
- Basinger, Brian M. (Brian Michael) 1
- Bergen, Polly 1
- Beynon, Valerie 1
- Board of Examiners of Nurses for Georgia 1
- Bolton, Elaine Hazleton 1
- Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Brinkley, David 1
- Broom, E. M. (Edgar McDonald) 1
- Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners (U.S.) 1
- Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees 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
- Brown, Amanda 1
- Cahill, Jeanne Taylor, 1932- 1
- Callaway, Howard H. (Howard Hollis), 1927-2014 1
- Carpenter, M. Scott (Malcolm Scott) 1
- Carrier, Billy (William S.) 1
- Carrier, Cotton (Joseph A.) 1
- Carson, Karen, 1973- 1
- Cates, Mary 1
- Caudelle, George B. 1 ∧ less