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Abstract: The records, 1964-1979, of the Southern Office of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department consist primarily of correspondence and related reports, surveys, statements, and newspaper clippings. Much of the correspondence is between Director E.T. (Al) Kehrer and various AFL-CIO departments, notably his superiors Don Slaiman (1965-1974) and William Pollard (1974-1979). There is also substantial correspondence between Kehrer and the AFL-CIO state and city labor councils in the South; apprenticeship and...
Abstract: The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees(AFSCME), Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) represents public sector workers in the metropolitan Atlanta area, including hospital, sanitation, and other municipal workers. The records of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1949-2001, include correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, petitions, constitutions, policy and procedures manuals, grievances, newspaper clippings,...
Abstract: An employee of the Murray Manufacturing Corporation, Arthur Bourne was a member of United Automobile Workers (UAW) Local 365, in Brooklyn, New York City. His collection of UAW materials contains a UAW dues card, 1966, and a Murray Manufacturing Corporation identification card, undated.
Abstract: Founded in 1912 as the Colored Trainmen of America, the union reorganized in 1918 as the Associated Colored Trainmen of America, and again in 1936 as the Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen. The collection consists of records of the ACTA and its predecessors, 1918-1936. The collection includes correspondence pertaining to grievance and disciplinary cases; transcripts of accident investigations and misconduct proceedings; and minutes and summaries of meetings held in...
Barbers, Beauticians, and Allied Industries International Association, Local 630 (Augusta, Ga.) records
Abstract: The Barbers, Beauticians, and Allied Industries International Association, Local 630 (Augusta, Ga.) was chartered in 1912, and was affiliated with the Journeyman, Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists and Proprietors International Union (BHCIU). The Records, 1942-1973 (bulk 1952-1972), provide information about the local's activities during the terms of office of its last two secretaries, F. J. Pritchard and Roger Rodgers.
Abstract: The Barney Weeks Collection, 1957-1983, consists of materials relating to his work with the Alabama Labor Council as president and the work of A. G. Trammell, Secretary-Treasurer of the Council.
Abstract: Chet Kisling (born 1943) worked as an air traffic controller at the Atlanta Air Route Traffic Control Center in Hampton, Georgia. A member of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO), he was fired after the organization's 1981 strike, along with 11,000 other U.S. controllers. The bulk of his papers consist of clippings, documentation of the lawsuit he was party to regarding his dismissal, and correspondence.
Dates: 1978-1996; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1982
Abstract: Davy Paul Laborde, Sr. (1917-1991) was a fifty-year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 1846, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The papers include membership cards, dues books, photographs, newspaper articles, centennial anniversary mementos, an assortment of books on labor unions, and artifacts.
Dates: 1884-1987; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1983
Abstract: E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989) served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International and was involved with charitable, political, and humanitarian organizations throughout his career. This collection includes numerous awards, plaques, and commendations given to Abercrombie.
Abstract: Emory Franklin Via (1925-2003), was a labor educator, human rights activist, and labor consultant for the Southern Regional Council. His papers, 1936-1987, include correspondence, surveys and reports, newsclippings, printed materials, and biographical material on Via. The bulk of the correspondence is with groups related to the labor movement, other officers of the Southern Regional Council, and the Koinonia Farm, a cooperative farm in Southern Georgia. The surveys contain information on black...
International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.) veteran badge correspondence
Abstract: Records of International Association of Machinists [IAM], Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.), 1939-1966, consist of correspondence and applications for veterans badges (indicating membership in IAM for 15 or more years).
Abstract: The Southeast Region office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union opened in 1937. Its records, circa 1950s-1970s, contain correspondence, collective bargaining contracts, contract and strike negotiations, agreements, National Labor Relations Board materials, and strike materials. The bulk of the material relates to a strike against Marlene Industries in Westmoreland, Tennessee.
Abstract: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Southeast Regional Office records, circa 1950s-1990s, contain correspondence, business contracts, negotiations, agreements, court documents, and strike materials. Also represented are audio tapes, video tapes, photography, and plaques.
Dates: circa 1950s-1990s
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Southeastern Regional Office of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from 1945-1980. Includes administrative records (1945-1977) containing correspondence to or from Jack Handler, Regional Counsel, Directors E.T. Kehrer, Martin J. Morand and Nick Bonanno; subject files relating to farm workers, the General Electric strike (1960), organizing activities in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and; the 1960 Presidential election; financial records;...
Abstract: The J. M. Long Collection, 1905-1960, contains information including dues books, dinner programs, newspaper clippings and certificates associated with his membership in the International Association of Machinists, Lodge One.
Abstract: John "Buddy" Sugg worked as a union machinist at Eastern Air Lines in the 1980s and was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). The John Sugg collection consists of video cassette tapes (VHS) on Eastern Air Lines, employee services, and broadcasts on pertinent topics for workers of the time.
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...
Abstract The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 7 of 18) describes Series VII, Membership Files, 1971-1981 (20 linear feet of records in 73 boxes), from the the administrative office in Washington,...
Abstract: R. H. Baucom (1897-1967) was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 776 (Fort Worth, Tex.), who worked at the Convair aircraft plant in Fort Worth. His IAM collection includes Local Lodge 776 membership dues books and his retirement card (1946-1962), as well as a brief reminiscence written by his daughter, Tommie Baucom-Richardson.
Dates: 1946-1962, 2014
Abstract: Ralph Archer was a member the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers' Mt. Hood Lodge, Local Lodge 1005 (Gladstone, Or.). Collection contains three membership booklets, 1950-1970.
Dates: 1953, 1967, 1970
- Subject: Labor union members X
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 5
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 2
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 2
- Kehrer, E. T. 2
- Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.) 2
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
- A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
- AFL-CIO 1
- AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 1
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 1
- AFSCME 1
- AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- AFSCME. Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Abercrombie, E. L. 1
- Aluminum Workers International Union 1
- Archer, Ralph (Labor union member) 1
- Associated Colored Trainmen of America 1
- Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen 1
- Barbers, Beauticians, and Allied Industries International Association. Local 630 (Augusta, Ga.) 1
- Baucom, R. H. (Robert H.), 1897-1967 1
- Bolden, Dorothy 1
- Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
- Bond, Julian 1
- Bourne, Arthur (Labor union member) 1
- Brewton Fashions 1
- Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes 1
- Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
- Colored Trainmen of America 1
- Doro, Sue, 1937- 1
- Eads, Gary 1
- Eastern Air Lines 1
- Economic Opportunity Atlanta 1
- Equal Opportunity Atlanta 1
- Ford Motor Company 1
- Ford Motor Company. Atlanta Assembly Plant (Hapeville, Ga.) 1
- General Electric Company 1
- Handler, Jack G. 1
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 1 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- International Association of Machinists. Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.) 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Journeymen Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists, and Proprietors' International Union of America. Local 630 (Augusta, Ga.) 1
- Kisling, Chet 1
- Koinonia Community 1
- Laborde, Davy Paul, 1917-1991 1
- Leyden, John F. 1
- Long, J. M. 1
- Loray Corporation 1
- Marlene Industries Corporation 1
- McCullough, B. G. 1
- Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority 1
- Meyers, Robert E. 1
- Morand, Martin J. 1
- National Domestic Workers Union (U.S.) 1
- National Institute of Labor Education (U.S.) 1
- National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees. District 1199 1
- Oneita Knitting Mills (Andrews, S.C.) 1
- PATCO Lives (Organization) 1
- Poli, Robert 1
- Pollard, William Edward, 1915- 1
- Slaiman, Donald, 1919-2000 1
- Smith, Robert W. (Labor union member) 1
- Southern Regional Council 1
- Sugg, John 1
- Torchia, Domenic 1
- United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1
- United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 1846 (New Orleans, La.) 1
- United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 1977 (Rome, Ga.) 1
- United States. Federal Aviation Administration. Southern Region 1
- United States. Merit Systems Protection Board 1
- United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1
- United Steelworkers of America. Local 309 (Alcoa, Tenn.) 1
- University Labor Education Association 1
- University and College Labor Education Association 1
- Via, Emory F. (Emory Franklin), 1925-2003 1
- Weeks, Barney H. 1
- Williams, Allen 1
- Young, Andrew, 1932- 1 ∧ less