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Ecumenical Coalition of Working People:

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, Atlanta
Creator: Ecumenical Coalition of Working People
Title: Ecumenical Coalition of Working People records
Dates: 1973-1984
Quantity: 2 linear feet
Abstract:The Ecumenical Coalition of Working People was incorporated on March 15, 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Coalition was organized to improve the living and working conditions of workers and their families, and sought to alleviate the historical bias against trade-unions in the South by conducting labor education programs and lobbying the Georgia General Assembly.
Identification: L1984-45
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1973-1984, of the Ecumenical Coalition of Working People consist of correspondence, minutes, financial records, printed material, and photographs.


Historical Note

The Ecumenical Coalition of Working People incorporated on March 15, 1979 as a non-profit corporation with a Board of Directors made up of Joe Irwin, coordinator, Bill Jenkins of Retail Clerks International Union, Harold Parker of the Atlanta Presbytery, and Herbert Green of the United Automobile Workers. The Coalition was organized to improve the living and working conditions of workers and their families, and sought to alleviate the historical bias against unions in the South by conducting labor education programs such as workshops, seminars, conferences, newspaper articles, church sermons, a radio broadcast, and by lobbying the Georgia General Assembly. Coordinator Joe Irwin was educated at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and was an ordained Congregationalist minister.


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.

Irwin, Joseph.
Church and labor--Georgia.
Human rights.
Labor laws and legislation--Georgia.
Labor unions and education--Georgia.
Working class--Georgia--Political activity.
Working class--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Minutes.

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], Ecumenical Coalition of Working People Records, L1984-45, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Separated Material

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


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