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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: Adair, Goldthwaite, Stanford and Daniel were attorneys for union members. Their records contain the discharge cases and arbitration transcripts that resulted from the strike of the Communications Workers of America against Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company in 1955-1956; legal case files involving the strike of the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers Local 748 versus the Jefferson City (Tennessee) Cabinet Company (a division of the Magnavox Company),...
Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1974-1984, consists of correspondence and printed materials pertaining to E.T. Kehrer's involvement with community action groups.
Abstract: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region records consist of newsletters, correspondence, training manuals, news articles, newsletters and summaries of events, 1966-1986.
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 Records, 1963-1972, of the Civil Rights Department of the AFL-CIO Southern Region consist primarily of printed material and correspondence of private groups, government commissions, and committees from organized labor, working in the various fields of civil rights activity--equal and open housing, school desegregation, human relations, and fair and equal employment opportunities.
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: 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.
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: AFL-CIO Region 8 records are organized into five series: (I) United Textile Workers of America, 1934-1937; (II) Textile Workers Organizing Committee (TWOC)/Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), 1937-1940; (III) Tennessee State Industrial Union Council (TSIUC-CIO), 1940-1953; (IV) Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), Region 4 (Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina), 1953-1955; and (V) AFL-CIO Region 8, 1955-1969. The periods of Paul R. Christopher's career as a union...
Abstract The records of the AFL-CIO Southern Area Civil Rights Department, spanning 1962 to 1988, include correspondence, minutes, reports, writings, financial records, printed materials, clippings, membership cards, photographs, and artifacts that document the activities of the office's director, E.T. "Al" Kehrer, in facilitating the employment of minorities and women in the region.
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.
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: Southern Region, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America records are made up of office files, including correspondence; files documenting the activities of some local unions; and court hearings related to two cases.
Scope and Content of the Collection The collection contains 34 contracts dated 1969-1972.
Abstract: The records of the American Federation of Teachers, Southern Organizing Project, 1978-1979, consist primarily of printed promotional materials.
Abstract: The Benjamin Franklin Haley collection, 1964-1967, contains weekly reports of Haley's work as an organizer of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southern States Organizing Office. These reports describe metropolitan Atlanta's construction activity in terms of union employment and growth.
- Subject: Southern States X
- AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 6
- Kehrer, E. T. 5
- J.P. Stevens & Co. 4
- Textile Workers Union of America 4
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 4
- AFL-CIO. Region 6 3
- General Electric Company 3
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 3
- International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
- International Woodworkers of America 3
- Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 3
- United Steelworkers of America. District 35 3
- United Textile Workers of America 3
- A. Philip Randolph Institute 2
- AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 2
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Area 3 2
- AFL-CIO. Executive Council 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 5 2
- AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
- AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 2
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 2
- Atlantic Steel Company 2
- Communications Workers of America. District 3 2
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
- Dowler, Clement 2
- McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979 2
- McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
- National Council of Senior Citizens 2
- Sala, James 2
- Singleton, Oliver W., 1908-1989 2
- Southern Railway (U.S.) 2
- Southern States Apprenticeship Conference 2
- United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. Women's Activities Dept. 1
- AFL-CIO. Railway Employes' Department 1
- AFSCME 1
- Abbott, Franklin 1
- Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur), 1908-1987 1
- Abercrombie, E. L. 1
- Acree, D. S. (Dorsey S.) 1
- Adair, Goldthwaite, Stanford and Daniel 1
- Adair, Thomas S. 1
- Alabama State Industrial Union Council 1
- Allied Kingsport Press Unions 1
- Altrusa Club of Atlanta, Georgia 1
- Altrusa International 1
- Altrusa International. Third District 1
- Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America 1
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- American Federation of Labor. Southern Region 1
- American Federation of Teachers 1
- Archer, Thomas D. 1
- Armco Steel Corporation 1
- Atlanta Federation of Trades 1
- Atlanta Housing Authority 1
- Atlanta Newspapers (Firm : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 1
- Bader, Jesse M. (Jesse Moren) 1
- Baldanzi, George 1
- Barber, Harry T. 1
- Barkan, Alexander E. 1
- Bass, Mamie L. 1
- Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
- Brewton Fashions 1
- Broom, E. M. (Edgar McDonald) 1
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 1
- Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.) 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
- Building Service Employees' International Union 1
- Carolina Tar Heels 1
- Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Atlanta (Ga.) 1
- Central of Georgia Railway 1
- Chattanooga Central Labor Union 1
- Christopher, Paul R. 1
- Clement, Frank Goad 1
- Clitheroe, William E. 1
- Communications Workers of America 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Community Relations Department 1
- Cook, Clair Marvin 1
- Cox, Val 1
- Crane, Donald P. 1
- Davis, Chester C. (Chester Charles) 1
- Davis, Claude 1
- Dean, Everett 1
- Democratic National Convention (1952 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Derrick, Earl 1
- Disney World Service Trade Council 1
- Dixie Color Printing Corp. (Sylacauga, Ala.) 1
- Dixie Manufacturing Company 1
- Dodge, David Witherspoon 1
- Farah Manufacturing Company 1
- Fritschle, C. E. 1 ∧ less