Women labor leaders
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Anna R. Samick is one of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ pioneering female leaders. The Anna R. Samick International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection consists of photographs, artifacts, awards, certificates, and educational materials. A large amount of these materials detail a educational trip Samick made to Africa (Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Ghana) to help organized labor in the early 1990s.
Carmen Lucia was active as union organizer, primarily for the Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers. Her papers, 1929-1976, consist almost exclusively of newspaper clippings describing her career.
Eula McGill was an organizer in the Southern textile factory worker movement of the 1930s. Her papers contain scrapbook material, composed of newspapers, clippings, and programs, which pertains to her organizing activities for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in Tennessee and other topics.
Mary Lynn Walker, a Georgia native, became very active in the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in the late 1960s and rose to executive positons never before held by a female. The Mary Lynn Walker collection contains documents and newspaper articles chronicling labor employment issues such as unfair labor practices, age discrimination, and improper loans of government employment.
The Southern Labor Archives Biography Files are an artificial collection of printed material, such as clippings, programs, and flyers amalgamated by the Southern Labor Archives staff to provide information on local, state, and national labor leaders important to the various holdings in the Southern Labor Archives.
The United Food & Commercial Workers Union of America, Local 204 (Charlotte, N.C.) records, 1977-1994, consist of financial and membership records, organizing materials, contract negotiations, grievances, office files, and correspondence. UFCW Local 204 is based in Charlotte, North Carolina and primarily represents the interests of grocery store and nursing home employees.