Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The collection contains nineteen contracts dated 1950-1968.
International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers, Local 191 of Rome, Georgia, originated the significant 1969 strike against GE that led to an eventual federal lawsuit. Its records, 1953-1997, include documentation covering the daily operations, communications, and organization of the union.
The Reverend P.J. Jones scrapbook, 1907-1909, contains correspondence, certificates, and financial documents which relate to Jones' brief association with the International Laborers' Union (Dayton, Ohio). Largely containing form letters from the union, the scrapbook traces the existence of lodge number 84 (Rome, Georgia) from its formation in 1907.
The Rome Central Labor Council (Rome, Ga.) records, circa 1958-2006, contain office files documenting the organization and its work. The Rome Central Labor Council provided leadership and organization for organized labor in the Rome, Georgia, area.
The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.
The United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 1977 (Rome, Georgia) collection, 1921, 1968-1969, includes correspondence, insurance documents, a member passbook, and an AFL-CIO license plate.