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Textile Workers Union of America:

A Guide to the TWUA Contract 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

June 21, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Traci JoLeigh Drummond, January 21, 2010..
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Textile Workers Union of America
Title:Textile Workers Union of America contracts collection
Dates: 1939-1976
Quantity: 2.25 linear ft. (in 5 boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.
Identification: L-contracts_TWUA
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Collection

The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.


Historical Note about the Textile Workers Union of America

Founded as a Congress of Industrial Organizations Affiliate in 1939, the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) merged with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in 1976 to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union.

Subsequent mergers led to the union UNITE HERE. See the UNITE HERE Website for more information.


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.

Textile Workers Union of America
Collective labor agreements--Clothing industry
contracts

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], Textile Workers Union of America Contracts Collection, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Bexley, 2009. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Traci JoLeigh Drummond and William W. Hardesty, 2009-2010.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository:

Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board records, 1952-1980, L1985-10 [ link to finding aid]

Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records, 1949-1976, L1980-22 [ link to finding aid]

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Contracts Collection, 1977-1981 [ link to finding aid]

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Contracts Collection, 1945-1977 [ link to finding aid]


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