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Benjamin Franklin Haley:

A Guide to His Collection 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:Haley, Benjamin Franklin
Title:Benjamin Franklin Haley collection
Dates: 1964-1967
Quantity: .1 linear ft. (in 1 folder)
Abstract:The Benjamin Franklin Haley Collection, 1964-1967, contains weekly reports of Haley's work as an organizer of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Southern States Organizing Office. These reports describe metropolitan Atlanta's construction activity in terms of union employment and growth.
Identification: L1972-10
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Collection

These business agent reports to Carpenters International report the routine of an organizer of the Carpenter's Union.


Biography of Benjamin Franklin Haley

Benjamin Franklin Haley was a union organizer for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Southern States Organizing Office. He canvassed construction sites for union labor and wage rates, solicited members, secured workers for vacancies, negotiated with employers, heard grievances, and collected dues.


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.

Haley, Benjamin Franklin
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.
Carpenters--Labor unions--Georgia.
Labor unions--Officials and employees--Georgia .
Labor unions--Organizing.
Atlanta (Ga.)
Decatur (Ga.)
Lawrenceville (Ga.)
Roswell (Ga.)
Southern States
Carpentry and building

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], Benjamin Franklin Haley Collection, L1972-10, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by B.F. Haley, 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie, 1972.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 144 (Macon, Ga.), L1973-44

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 225 (Atlanta, Ga.), L1986-16


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