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United Textile Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-54
Abstract:

The collection consists of the records of the United Textile Workers of America from 1936-1995. This collection contains documentation about the local unions in the UTWA, both in the United States and Canada. Information on mergers, strikes, finances and conventions is included in these papers. These records were from the UTWA, Southern Region.

Dates: 1930-1996

United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area B records

 Collection
Identifier: L1975-01
Abstract:

The Records, 1972-1973, of the United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region Area B, consist of correspondence and various printed material created by Roy Whitmire as regional codirector. Correspondents include Everrett (also Southern Codirector) and the International officers and representatives of the TWUA. Topics discussed include NLRB elections, UTWA and TWUA organizing efforts, labor education.

Dates: 1972-1973

United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-11
Abstract:

The collection consists of the records of the United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A from 1956-1975. Correspondence (1957-1972) comprises the bulk of the collection. The company files (1957-1967) contain NLRB case material, minutes of negotiation meetings, contract proposals, and financial statements. The collection also includes activity reports, printed material, financial documents, and photographs.

Dates: 1956-1972

United Textile Workers of America, Local 2598 (Enka, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1981-10
Abstract

The Records, 1940-1941, 1949-1950, of Local 2598 of the United Textile Workers of America consist of newsclippings, a financial statement, and a list of workers who signed CIO cards at the Enka, NC, Enka Rayon Corporation. Local 2598 represented workers at the American Enka Company located near Asheville, North Carolina.

Dates: 1940-1941, 1949-1950

United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 (Erwin, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1986-36
Abstract:

United Textile Workers of America, Local 257 represented textile workers at various Erwin Cotton Mills plants in North Carolina and Mississippi. The local's records, 1900-1986 (bulk 1940-1960), consist primarily of grievances and arbitration cases. Other records include constitutions and bylaws, correspondence, union membership rosters, office files, photographic materials, financial ledgers, printed materials, and artifacts.

Dates: 1900-1986; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1960

Frank Sgambato scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-27
Abstract

Frank Sgambato (1900-2002) was an organizer and officer in the United Textile Workers of America (UTWA) and a Rhode Island state senator. His scrapbooks, 1936-1952, document with newspaper clippings his work for the TWUA and American Federation of Labor as well as his early political career.

Dates: 1936 - 1952

Jacobs and Langford law firm records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-12
Abstract:

Jacobs and Langford, law firm of partners Joseph Jacobs and James T. Langford, in Atlanta, Georgia. The records consist of case files.

Dates: 1945-1984

United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area B records

 Collection
Identifier: L1977-39
Abstract:

The Records, 1945-1975, of United Textile Workers Union, Southern Region, Area B, consist of correspondence, minutes, legal and financial documents, and printed materials.

Dates: 1945-1975

United Food and Commercial Workers 2598T (Enka, N.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2012-31
Abstract The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 2598T (Enka, N.C.) represents workers who first organized as rayon workers of American Enka Corporation. The mill has chiefly produced Rayon and Nylon, although currently produces only carpeting. Although organized by the United Textile Workers of America (UTWA) for most of its existence, the local is now a textile peripheral of UFCW. At its height, the local had 1500 members which has since dwindled to approximately 200. This collection...
Dates: 1939-2012

United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L2007-04
Abstract:

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T represented textile workers employed by the America Enka Company in Morristown, Tennessee. The records include meeting minutes, strike and protest organization materials, union membership and leadership rosters, member resignation records, union election records, business contracts, grievances, arbitration, and negotiations, benefits information, trial records, and records of the union local’s history with both the UFCW and the UTWA.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Roy Groenert papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-50
Abstract:

Roy Groenert, former president of United Textile Workers Local 2563, was Director of Organization for the UTWA. Groenert's papers illuminate his interests in local union affairs, in organizing, and in the UTWA's suit which brought enforcement of the no-raid pacts signed after the merger of the AFL-CIO.

Dates: 1941-1973

United Garment Workers of America records

 Collection
Identifier: L1992-17
Abstract: The United Garment Workers Union (UGWA) was established in 1891. UGWA lost membership when a group of dissatisfied members broke away to form the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in 1914. Membership levels were steady until the 1950s, when they began a slow decline. In 1994, the UGWA became part of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. This collection consists of the records of the United Garment Workers of America from 1893-1994. Its eight series contain time study/ time and...
Dates: 1893-1994

Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_TWUA
Abstract:

The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.

Dates: 1939-1976

Textile Workers Union of America, Local 202 (Covington, Va.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-36B
Abstract: The Textile Workers Union of America, Local 202 represented textile workers in Covington, Virginia. Its records, 1938-1976, include administrative files and correspondence of Local 202 elected officials; minutes; contract agreements and negotiation materials; Virginia CIO (later Virginia AFL-CIO) updates; wage rates and job descriptions; legislative materials; Shop Steward training materials; memos from TWUA Washington representative John Edelman; Labor Day celebration materials; convention...
Dates: 1938-1976

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-24
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), which represented textile workers throughout the United States, was formed in 1976 out of the merger of The Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). The Joint Board served as an administrative support unit for locals in Tennessee and the southeastern United States. The records of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.),...
Dates: 1940s-1970s

Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-19
Abstract:

This collection consists of union documentation regarding the foundation and management of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Local 185 and its relationship with the Crown Cotton Mill, both of Dalton, Georgia. The collection concerns the operation and management ACTWUA Local 185 from its establishment in the 1940s through the 1960s.

Dates: 1940s-1960s

Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-22
Abstract: The collection consists of the records of the Northwest Georgia Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) from 1949-1976. The records primarily document the activities of the TWUA Locals 689 and 789 located in Rome, Georgia, and include correspondence, minutes, subject files, financial records, grievances, arbitration cases, photographs, and printed materials. Officials in both locals corresponded with TWUA officers including presidents Emil Rieve and William Pollock,...
Dates: 1949-1976

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-21
Abstract:

The records consist of Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) of the United States from 1954-1988. The records reflect the union's relationship with the Textile Workers Union of America, (TWUA) Local 689, Local 1942 and other locals. Includes correspondence between the various local unions; minutes, records relating to arbitration and grievances; and union and company contract proposals.

Dates: 1954-1988

Workers United, Southern Region records

 Collection
Identifier: L2019-03
Abstract

The Workers United, Southern Region Records consist of contracts, grievances, negotiation materials, correspondence, constitutions and videotapes, 1980-2013. Workers United grew out of a series of older textile workers unions including ILGWU, UNITE!, UNITE HERE, ACTWU, ACWU, and TWUA.

Dates: 1980-2013

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union contracts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L-contracts_ACTWU
Abstract:

The collection consists of 16 agreements, 1977-1981, between various local unions of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union and manufacturers.

Dates: 1977-1981

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Textile workers -- Labor unions 37
Textile industry 19
Labor unions -- Organizing 17
Southern States 14
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Industrial relations 9
Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 9
Textile workers 9
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Knoxville (Tenn.) 7
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Alabama 3
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Women labor union members 3
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Collective bargaining -- Textile industry 2
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Columbus (Ga.) 2
Henderson (N.C.) 2
High Point (N.C.) 2
Labor unions -- Jurisdictional disputes 2
Labor unions -- Political activity 2
Phenix City (Ala.) 2
Rossville (Ga.) 2
Strikes and lockouts 2
Textile Workers' Strike, Southern States, 1934 2
Virginia 2
West Virginia 2
case files 2
correspondence 2
Air Traffic Controllers' Strike, U.S., 1981 1
Air traffic controllers 1
Aragon (Ga.) 1
Asheville (N.C.) 1
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Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Bluefield (W. Va.) 1
Bricklayers -- Labor unions 1
Byssinosis 1
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Clothing workers -- Labor unions 1
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Covington (Va.) 1
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Erwin (N.C.) 1
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Greenville (Tenn.) 1
Guntersville (Ala.) 1
Honea Path (S.C.) 1
Inman (S.C.) 1
Jackson (Tenn.) 1
Kannapolis (N.C.) 1
Kentucky 1
Labor disputes 1
Labor unions -- Recognition 1
Lawyers 1
Lindale (Ga.) 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
Maryville (Tenn.) 1
Memphis (Tenn.) 1
Mobile (Ala.) 1
Morristown (Tenn.) 1
New York (N.Y.) 1
Newberry (S.C.) 1
Painters, Industrial -- Labor unions 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Prairie du Chien (Wis.) 1
Race relations 1
Rhode Island 1
Roanoke (Va.) 1
Roanoke Rapids (N.C.) 1
Rock Hill (S.C.) 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) 1
Scotttsboro (Ala.) 1
Spartanburg (S.C.) 1
Spruce Pine (N.C.) 1
Textile factories 1
Textile industry -- Labor productivity 1
Westmoreland (Tenn.) 1
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Textile Workers Union of America 10
United Textile Workers of America 10
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 8
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 4
United States. National Labor Relations Board 4
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Whitmire, Roy 4
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
Baldanzi, George 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 3
American Enka Company 2
Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.) 2
General Electric Company 2
Helfand, Judith 2
J.P. Stevens & Co. 2
McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 2
Stoney, George C. 2
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union 2
United Textile Workers of America. Local 2598 (Enka, N.C.) 2
United Textile Workers of America. Southern Region. Area B 2
Workers United. Southern Region 2
Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
Alton Box Board Company 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Southern Region 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Central North Carolina Joint Board 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Local 1716 (Rome, Ga.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Local 1836 (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Memphis-Jackson Joint Board 1
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Tennessee Joint Board (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
American Federation of Hosiery Workers 1
American Viscose Corporation 1
Barkin, Solomon, 1907-2000 1
Bemis Company 1
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 1
Brewton Fashions 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees 1
Cannon Mills Company 1
Christopher, Paul R. 1
Columbian Rope Company 1
Crown Cotton Mills Co. (Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga.) 1
Curlee Clothing Company 1
Dean, Everett 1
Dixie Manufacturing Company 1
Farah Manufacturing Company 1
Foote and Davies Company (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Groenert, Roy 1
Haberthear, Harry 1
Haigler, Carey 1
Halstead, Freddie Elmer 1
Handler, Jack G. 1
Hard Times Productions, Inc. 1
Harriet Cotton Mills (Henderson, N.C.) 1
Henderson Cotton Mills (Henderson, N.C.) 1
Highland Cotton Mills (High Point, N.C.) 1
Hollander Home Fashions 1
Holston Manufacturing Company (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Industrial Rayon Corporation 1
Inman Mills (Inman, S.C.) 1
International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 1946 (Augusta, Ga.) 1
International Union, Allied Industrial Workers of America 1
Jacobs and Langford (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Jervis, John E. (John Elwood), 1909-1984 1
Kehrer, E. T. 1
Kenyon Southern (Rossville, Ga.) 1
Kirkland, Lane 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Langford, James T. 1
Lawson United Feldspar and Mineral Company (Spruce Pine, N.C.) 1
Loray Corporation 1
Marlene Industries Corporation 1
McKee, Don, 1916- 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Morand, Martin J. 1
Munsingwear, Inc. (U.S.) 1
Newberry Mills (Newberry, S.C.) 1
Oneita Knitting Mills (Andrews, S.C.) 1
P. Garvin (Firm : Spartanburg, S.C.) 1
Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.) 1
Rainbow Processing Company (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Research Consortium for the Southwide Textile Strike of 1934 1
Ridge Textile Company (Athens, Tenn.) 1
Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975 1
Ross, Charles L. (Charles Lewis), 1914-1984 1
Roxbury Southern Mills (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Schaufenbil, Frances 1
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 1
Sgambato, Frank J., 1900-2002 1
Southern Railway (U.S.) 1
T.I.L. Sportsware Company (Aberdeen, Miss.) 1
Tennessee State Industrial Union Council 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 1592 (Calhoun, Ga.) 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 1672 (Chattanooga, Tenn.) 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 1829 (Columbia, Tenn.) 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) 1
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 202 (Covington, Va.) 1
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