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Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records

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Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board:

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

May 2001



Profile Description

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

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Textile Workers Union of America. Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board.
TitleTextile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board records
Dates: 1952-1980
Extent3.25 linear feet
Abstract:The Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA-GTA) provides support and leadership to the several TWUA local unions in northwest Georgia, northeast Alabama, and the Chattanooga area of Tennessee. Its records, 1952-1980, consist of correspondence, minutes, contract negotiation papers, grievance cases and printed items of the six TWUA Local unions in the area.
Identification: L1985-10
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1952-1980, of the Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA-GTA) consist of correspondence, minutes, contract negotiation papers, grievance cases and printed items of the six TWUA Local unions in the area. The records concern negotiation strategies, working conditions, seniority rights, retirement benefits, representation elections, and other areas of the Labor-management relationship.

The companies involved in the records are the Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, TN), Holston Manufacturing Company (Knoxville, TN), Kenyon Southern, Inc. (Rossville, GA), Rainbow Processing Company (Chattanooga, TN), Ridge Textile Company (Athens, TN), Roxbury Southern Mills (Chattanooga, TN), and Venture Carpets (Calhoun, GA).

The print series is primarily contracts, but also includes some constitutions and pamphlets.


Historical Note

The Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the TWUA provides support and Leadership to the several TWUA local unions in northwest Georgia, northeast Alabama, and the Chattanooga area of Tennessee.


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.

Roxbury Southern Mills (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Aberle Hosiery Company (Columbia, Tenn.)
Holston Manufacturing Company (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Kenyon Southern (Rossville, Ga.)
Rainbow Processing Company (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Ridge Textile Company (Athens, Tenn.)
Textile Worker Unions of America. Local 1592 (Calhoun, Ga.)
Textile Worker Unions of America. Local 1672 (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Textile Worker Unions of America. Local 1829 (Columbia, Tenn.)
Textile Worker Unions of America. Local 2094 (Knoxville, Tenn.)
Textile Worker Unions of America. Local 2202 (Athens, Tenn.)
Textile Worker Unions of America. Local 2303 (Rossville, Ga.)
Venture Carpets (Calhoun, Ga.)
Grievance arbitration--Georgia.
Labor unions--Textile workers--Georgia.
Labor unions--Textile workers--Organizing--Tennessee.
Labor unions--Textile workers--Tennessee.
Textile industry--Georgia.
Textile industry--Tennessee.
Textile workers--Georgia.
Textile workers--Tennessee.
Tennessee--Labor--Trade-unions.
Athens (Tenn.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Calhoun (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Chattanooga (Tenn.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Columbia (Tenn.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Knoxville (Tenn.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Rossville (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. Oversize material stored offsite; allow 24 hours for retrieval.

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], Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Joint Board Records, L-1985-10, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records, L1980-22, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, oversize records, photographs, and 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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