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AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Florida):

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, June 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives Department, Atlanta
Creator: AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Title: AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) Records
Dates: 1956-1973
Quantity: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Originally organized as the Jacksonville (Florida) Central Labor Council, the Council changed its name to the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville around 1970. The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville and its predecessor, the Jacksonville Central Labor Council, from 1956-1973, and includes correspondence, financial documents, minutes of the Jacksonville Central Labor Union and Council of Leadership for Community Advancement, general office files, and printed materials. The records illuminate the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville's interest in the consolidated government of Jacksonville-Duval County.
Identification: L1973-34
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) and its predecessor, the Jacksonville Central Labor Council, from 1956-1973. Includes correspondence, financial documents, minutes of the Jacksonville Central Labor Union and Council of Leadership for Community Advancement, general office files, and printed materials. The records document the Council's interest in the consolidated government of Jacksonville-Duval County, winning collective bargaining rights for public employees, community service programs, state legislation, voter registration and education, increasing the number of locals affiliated with the Council, and supporting candidates for public office at the local, state, and national levels.


Historical Note

Originally organized as the Jacksonville Central Labor Union, the Union changed its name to the AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville around 1970.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

AFL-CIO.
Jacksonville Central Labor Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Industrial relations--Florida.
Labor unions--Municipal employees--Florida--Jacksonville.
Labor unions--Florida--Political activity.
Metropolitan government--Florida.
Municipal officials and employees--Florida--Jacksonville.
Voter registration--Florida.
Florida. Labor. Trade-unions.
Jacksonville (Fla.) Labor. Trade-unions.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Fla.) Records, L1973-34, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by AFL-CIO Council of Jacksonville, courtesy of Jim Deaton, May 15, 1973. Previous donations of printed material (L1972-73, L1973-02) were filed in the Southern Labor Archives Printed Collections, as noted in List of Separated Material.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Robert Dinwiddie, April 1974 (L1973-34). Earlier accessions of printed material inventoried by F. P. Mullins (L1972-73 on August 23, 1972; L1973-02 on January 3, 1972). EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, November 2005.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, printed material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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