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Communications Workers of America Records, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.), records

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Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.):

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

December 2, 2009



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, December 2, 2009.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Communications Workers of America. Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title:Communications Workers of America Records, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.), records
Dates: 1935-1945
Quantity: .1 linear ft. (in 1 folder)
Abstract:The Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, 1935-1945, contain correspondence, minutes, memos, and printed items highlighting the relationship between the Branch 3101 of the Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers (a predecessor of Local 3250) and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Identification: L1982-01
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1935-1945, of the Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.), consist of correspondence, minutes, memos, and printed items that illuminate the relationship between Branch 3101 of the Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers (a predecessor of Local 3250) and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company over issues related to wages and job classifications. Several memos describe the extensive negotiations that averted a nationwide strike by telephone workers in 1941.


History of Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.)

The Communications Workers of America began in 1939 as a group of unaffiliated unions in the telephone industry organized under the name of the National Federation of Telephone Workers. In 1947, the group changed its name to the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The CWA affiliated with the CIO and merged with the Telephone Workers Organizing Committee in 1949. Local 3250 was formed from the former Federation of Long Lines Telephone Workers, Branch 3101.


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.

American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Communications Workers of America. Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Labor unions--Telephone company employees--Georgia
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions
Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions.
Telephone companies--Georgia--Employees
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Telecommunication--Employees.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Communications Workers of America, Local 3250 (Atlanta, Ga.), records, L1982-01, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by C. H. Grizzle Jr., 1982 (L1982-01).

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie, 1982. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starrett, December 2009.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Communications Workers of America. Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.), records, L1972-59

Communication Workers of America. District 3, records, L1979-17

Communications Workers of America. Local 3290 (Atlanta, Ga.), records, L1975-03

Adair, Goldthwaite, Stanford and Daniel, records, L1973-03

Communications Workers of America, Southern Georgia District, L1979-20

Communication Workers of America, L1976-02

Communication Workers of America, Local 3108, L1972-42

Communications Workers of America, L1974-06


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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