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American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) records, 1934-1941

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American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) records, 1934-1941

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American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tennessee):

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

March 2002



Profile Description

Creation: Initial EAD tagging by Pam Hackbart-Dean and Aubrey Underwood, March 2002.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: American Federation of Government Employees. Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Title: American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) records, 1934-1941
Dates: 1934-1941
Quantity: 5.25 linear feet
Abstract:The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was organized and chartered by the AFL in 1932. A schism developed in the AFGE and some members and officers of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) formed Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America (UFWA) and affiliated with the CIO. The collection consists of records of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934-1938 and records of Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America from 1937-1941. Includes correspondence, financial materials, grievance files, minutes, and reports. The materials pertain to the two union’s representation of Tennessee Valley Authority employees and also documents day-to-day business activities between the local unions and national offices
Identification: L1989-19
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of records of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the American Federation of Government Employees from 1934-1938 and records of Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.) of the United Federal Workers of America from 1937-1941. Includes correspondence, financial materials, grievance files, minutes, and reports. The materials pertain to the two union's representation of Tennessee Valley Authority employees and also documents day-to-day business activities between the local unions and national offices.


Historical Note

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was organized and chartered by the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1932. A schism developed in the AFGE and some members and officers of Local 136 (Knoxville, Tennessee) formed Local 24 (Knoxville, Tennessee) of the United Federal Workers of America (UFWA) and affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).


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.

Tennessee Valley Authority.
United Federal Workers of America. Local 24 (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Grievance arbitration--Tennessee.
Civil service--Tennessee.
Labor unions--Government employees--Tennessee.
Labor unions--Tennessee--Local unions.
Knoxville (Tenn.)--Labor--Trade unions.
Tennessee--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], American Federation of Government Employees, Local 136 (Knoxville, Tenn.) records, L1989-19, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ronald Brower, Tennessee Valley Authority.


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