Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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, 1930-1974, include correspondence, minutes, reports, legal papers, conference materials, membership cards, and printed materials. The collection pertains to the career of long time labor organizer and Region 8 Director, Paul R. Christopher (1910-1974).
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 collection consists of 16 agreements, 1977-1981, between various local unions of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union and manufacturers.
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.),...
Abstract: The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was organized and chartered by the AFL in 1932. A schism developed in the AFGE and some members and officers of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) formed Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America (UFWA) and affiliated with the CIO. The collection consists of records of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934-1938 and records of Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United...
Abstract: The collection consists of 6 agreements, 1946-1959, between various local unions of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers and manufacturers.
Abstract: Henry W. Grady Cole (1909-1981) was a guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, who primarily performed with his wife, Hazel. Later their son, Jackie, joined his parents as a performer. The Coles became popular on Atlanta's WGST and later performed on WNOX in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Cole papers include an autobiographical statement by Grady Cole, correspondence, contracts, invoices, news clippings, sheet music and lyrics written by the Coles and others, and 24 images of handbills, sheet music...
Dates: circa 1935-1976
Scope and Content of the Collection This collection contains one hundred thirty six contracts dated 1911-1974.
Abstract: Knoxville Central Labor Union published East Tennessee Labor News from 1933-1970. The collection consists of print copies of the East Tennessee Labor News, 1945-1970. The collection also contains undated photographs and reports.
Abstract: The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.
Abstract: The Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA-GTA) provides support and leadership to the several TWUA local unions in northwest Georgia, northeast Alabama, and the Chattanooga area of Tennessee. Its records, 1952-1980, consist of correspondence, minutes, contract negotiation papers, grievance cases and printed items of the six TWUA Local unions in the area.
United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters' Helpers of the United States and Canada contract collection
Scope and Content of the Collection The collection contains thirty-two contracts dated 1951-2001.
Abstract: The collection consists of 11 agreements, 1958-1972, between various local unions of the United Papermakers and Paperworkers and manufacturers.