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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers:

A Guide to Its Photograph Collection at Georgia State University Library

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

December 6, 2008



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Traci JoLeigh Drummond, December 6, 2008.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Title:International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers photograph collection
Dates: circa 1890-1980 (bulk circa1940-1975)
Quantity: 54.5 linear ft. (in 131 boxes)
Abstract:The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Photograph Collection largely consists of black and white 8"x10" photographs which were used in its publications, the Machinists Monthly Journal and later, the Machinist.
Identification: L1985-13
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Collection

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Photograph Collection maintains its original arrangement as kept by the IAMAW. The inventory below indicates each file's number and title as assigned in the IAMAW office. Lack of a file number or proper title indicates that none was assigned originally. For more information, please contact the archivist.

Scope and Content of the Collection

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Photograph Collection largely consists of black and white 8'"x10" photographs which were used in the union's publications, the Machinists Monthly Journal and later, the Machinist. The Photograph Collection includes the following IAMAW-related subject matter: Locals, Districts, Officers, Anniversaries, Conventions, Conferences, Ladies Auxiliary, strikes, the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League, and Machinists at work on trains, tanks, aircraft, missiles, etc. Additional subject matter includes the AFL-CIO, other unions, union/labor leaders, world leaders, political figures, religious leaders, current events, and celebrities. Of note are extensive files on Gerald Ford, Hubert Humphrey, missile construction, the Convair Corporation, the Machinists Non-Partisan Political League, and the Ladies Auxiliary.


History of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

The United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America was founded in 1888. In 1889, the name changed to the National Association of Machinists. Two years later, it became known as the International Association of Machinists and in 1965, this was changed to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

For more information about the records of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, held at the Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, please visit: http://www.library.gsu.edu/spcoll/labor/iam.


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.

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
Meany, George, 1894-1980
AFL-CIO.
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation
General Dynamics Corporation. Convair Division.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Grand Lodge Convention.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Ladies Auxiliary.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers--History.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers--Pictorial works.
Machinists Non-Partisan Political League.
Aircraft industry workers--United States.
Aircraft industry--United States.
Labor leaders--United States.
Machinists--United States.
United States--Labor--Trade-unions.
Black-and-white photographs.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction. Not all photographs were created by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, therefore it will be incumbent upon the researcher to secure permission from the person or agency that created any photographs other than those of the IAMAW.

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], International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Photograph Collection, L1985-13, Archives of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Photograph collection donated by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, 1985.

Processing Information

Inventory created by George "Joe" Rounds, Archives Student Assistant, Spring 2008.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository:

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection, 1891-2002, L1992-14
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Artifact Collection, 1886-circa 2000, L1992-14
More information about IAMAW collections held at the Southern Labor Archives, please visit: http://www.library.gsu.edu/spcoll/labor/iam


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