Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract: Andrew P. McElroy, Sr. (1863-1921) immigrated to America from Scotland in 1882. A skilled stonecutter, he settled in Atlanta where he was in charge of all stonework in the building of the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary from 1903 to 1917. During and prior to this time, he was very active in union work both locally and nationally. His papers, 1884-1935, contain personal letters and printed material; photographs; and an artifact collection containing stonemason tools and convention and parade badges.
Abstract: Myron Howard "Mike" Ross, was born November 9, 1919. Ross worked with a number of unions as an organizer, arbitrator, and advocate in the South. He ran for elective office in North Carolina on the Progressive Party ticket. After receiving public health training, he founded the Fairmont (West Virginia) Clinic, which had the mission of providing high quality medical care for miners and their families. Administering the clinic 1958-1978, Ross developed a longstanding interest in coal miners and...
Abstract: The Ruth Hale collection, 1933-1938, 1971, documents farm conditions, particularly that of sharecroppers, and the activities of Southern Tenant Farmer's Union (an interracial organization founded in 1934 to seek relief from the federal government for sharecroppers and tenant farmers), in Arkansas during the 1930s. The collection includes printed material and correspondence.
Dates: 1933-1938, 1971
Abstract: The Labor Periodicals Collection is a collection of printed journals, newspapers, newsletters and other published materials separated from Southern Labor Archives organizational collections or acquired through subscription. Consult Special Collections staff for detailed holdings or consult the Georgia State University Library catalog.
Dates: 1888-2012 (bulk 1907-2001)