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Athens (Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials

Identifier: L2013-26

Homer Lord (1914-2005) was a member of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW) who lived in Athens, Georgia. AFHW organized the workers at Rodgers Mill (a subsidiary of Wayne Knitting Mills) in Athens. Collection includes an agreement and copies of newspaper articles, 1944, 1953-1955 (material in photocopied form).

Dates: 1944, 1953-1955, undated

Rhoda A. Pollock papers

Identifier: W041

Rhoda A. Pollock worked as a medical technologist (specializing in blood bank work) at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Georgia. Her collection, bulking in the 1970s, consists of printed material, personal material and two artifacts that reflect her interest in feminism and the women's movement. According to Pollock, much of the printed material in her collection was hung on her personal bulletin board at St. Mary's Hospital.

Dates: circa 1966-1980

Sidney and Deena Kushner papers

Identifier: W017

Sidney and Deena Kushner reside in Athens, Georgia, and have been active with ERA Athens, ERA Georgia, and other organizations. The collection is comprised of ephemera related to efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia.

Dates: 1981-1982, undated