Labor unions -- Organizing
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:
International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) records
Abstract: Correspondence, financial documents, and other items, relating to collective bargaining agreements, wages, joint trade agreements, chartering new locals in the South, jurisdictional disputes with Local 55 (Mobile, Ala.), Local 67 (Tampa, Fla.), and United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada, and International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers. Correspondents include H.M. Hoffman and C.W. Sickles.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Ga.) records
Abstract International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Ga.) records consist of company and office files. Included in both types of files are information on organizing union/NLRB elections, grievances, arbitration, negotiations, correspondence (between the district lodge, the companies and the IAMAW headquarters), and agreements. The office files also include some research information on the Savannah shipyards where some of the members worked. The collection...
Dates: 1940-1984; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1979
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 480 (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) records
Abstract: The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 480 of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, also known as the Atomic Local 480, was chartered in 1946. The community of Oak Ridge was developed in 1942 and managed by the Army of the United States to facilitate production of the Atomic bomb for the Manhattan Project during World War II. The Oak Ridge community was kept secret until WWII was over; the union was then formed under the AFL-CIO. The Atomic Local 480 dealt with issues...
Dates: 1938-2010; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1987
Abstract: The United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America was founded in 1888. In 1889, the name changed to the National Association of Machinists. Two years later, it became known as the International Association of Machinists and in 1965, this was changed to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection documents the growth of a machinists union, founded in Atlanta, into an international union....
Dates: 1891-2002; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1989
Abstract: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 751 organized in Seattle, Washington, in 1935. It represents employees at Boeing Company. Its collection (1970s-2000s) includes digital files of documents, news clippings, periodicals, audio, photographs, and correspondence.
Abstract: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Its records consist of correspondence between employers and the local, administrative files and various records, financial records and statements, artifacts, speeches and speech materials, newspaper clippings, strike information, and various subject files.
Abstract: The records of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84, 1923-1986 (bulk 1971-1986), consist primarily of the administrative, office, and reference files of J.W. Giles, documenting the day-to-day operations of the union as well as Giles' interactions with the executive and international boards of the IBEW.
Dates: 1923-1986; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1986
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 records of International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 926 (Atlanta, Ga.), 1927-1971, consist of the files kept by Tommy Archer as financial secretary of the local from 1949, as treasurer of the International's General Pension Fund, 1957-1966, and as President of the South Atlantic Conference of Operating Engineers, 1958-1959.
Abstract The International Woodworkers of America, Southern Region headquarters was located in Atlanta, Georgia, until 1958, when it was relocated to Memphis, Tennessee. The collection consists of correspondence, financial and legal documents, weekly work reports, minutes, notes and proposals of contract negotiations, photographs and printed materials. There are also materials related to Local 5-51 of Louisville, Kentucky.
Abstract: The records of the International Woodworkers of America, Local 5-51, 1951-1968, consists of minutes of membership, Executive Board and Grievance committee meetings along with information on contract negotiations, arbitration and the 1953 organizing drive at the General Electric plant in Louisville.
Abstract: James William Giles, labor leader, served as an official of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 84 and as Secretary, Georgia State AFL-CIO. The collection consists of papers of J.W. Giles from 1920-1978. Includes correspondence, financial statements, legal documents, minutes, motion pictures, and printed materials. The bulk of the records relate to Giles' work with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (1920-1972) and the Georgia State AFL-CIO...
Abstract: The James A. Parker papers, 1948, 1975 contain a news clipping regarding the dedication of a union hall in Hampton, SC, named for Mr. Parker and the 1948 year book of the South Carolina Federation of Labor as well as a copy of the membership application to Local 1992.
Dates: 1948, 1975
Abstract: James Festus Barrett (1882-1959) was a union activist for the American Federation of Labor. His papers, 1920, 1937-1959, consist of files related to AFL national officers, state federations, activity reports, organizing campaigns, and subject and name files.
Dates: 1920, 1937-1959
Abstract: Jim Malott served as the General Vice President, Organizing Department of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), AFL-CIO in Washington D.C. His collection consists of organizing aids used by the IAM in the 1950s.
Dates: 1955, 1987
Abstract: Jimi Richards served as the Secretary-Treasurer and Manager of International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 728, Atlanta (Ga.). The Jimi Richards collection, 1988-2003, contains correspondence, organizing materials, agreements, bylaws, local newsletters, election materials, printed materials, videocassette tapes, and case documents of Locals 728, 528, and 928 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Abstract: John Gates Ramsay, born 1902, was a steelworker early in his career, serving as a vice-president and president of local unions. He joined the new Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO in 1936. From 1940 he was a member of the organizing staff of the USWA, serving in their Southern organizing drive in 1946-1953. He then worked in the national CIO office in Washington. Ramsay's unique emphasis was to develop contacts with religious leaders and groups that might be useful in the labor...
Abstract: In 1917, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) was established at a convention in Washington, DC. Florence Ethridge presented the resolution to form NFFE as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). A week later AFL issued NFFE's charter. Józef J. Drozdowski has served has NFFE National Vice President and has been involved in the organization for over twenty years. The Józef J. Drozdowski collection (1990s; 2000s) includes sixteen National Federation of Federal...
Dates: circa 1990s-2000s
Abstract: Marc R. Levinson was a journalist and news editor of Creative Loafing, an Atlanta weekly. His papers, 1975-1979, contain three series. The AFSCME Local 1644/City of Atlanta series includes correspondence, news clippings, news releases, and printed materials relating to a strike by Local 1644 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) against the City of Atlanta in 1977. The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile...
Abstract: The Mississippi State Federation of Labor was organized in 1918 and held its annual conventions until 1957, when it became known as the Mississippi AFL-CIO. The collection consists of the records of the Mississippi AFL-CIO and its predecessor, the Mississippi State Federation of Labor from 1947-1986. Records include President Claude Ramsay's correspondence (1959-1986); files relating to affiliated unions (1957-1983); records relating to the Congress of Industrial Organization and the AFL-CIO...