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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Ga.) records

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Georgia):

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

June 2001



Profile Description

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

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Ga.) records
Dates: 1940-1984 (bulk 1956-1979)
Quantity: 18.3 linear feet
Abstract:International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Ga.) records consist of company and office files. Included in both types of files are information on organizing union/NLRB elections, grievances, arbitration, negotiations, correspondence (between the district lodge, the companies and the IAMAW headquarters), and agreements. The office files also include some research information on the Savannah shipyards where some of the members worked. The collection includes several booklets and four photographs.
Identification: L1985-40
LanguageEnglish.

Organization and Arrangement of the Records

The collection is organized into three series: I.) company files; II.) grievances and arbitration; III.) office files. The company files were originally by company in no particular order, but are now arranged alphabetically by company, as are the grievance and arbitration files. The office files were left in original order. At the end of the collection are the agreement, safety, and pension booklets, as well as four photos that were located in one of the arbitration files.

Scope and Content of the Records

The papers of District Lodge 96, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, consists of company files and some office files. Included in both types of files are information on organizing, union / National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) elections, grievances, arbitrations, negotiations, correspondence (between the district lodge, the companies, and I.A.M.A.W. headquarters), and agreements. The office files also include some research information on the Savannah shipyards where some of the members worked. There are also several booklets that cover agreements, safety, and pension plans for various companies. In total, there are 86 company files in the collection.

Other related papers in the Southern Labor Archives include those of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and collections of District and Lodge Lodges of the I.A.M.A.W.


Historical Note

District Lodge 96 is a part of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which was founded on May 5, 1888 in Atlanta, Georgia. District 96, based in Savannah Georgia, serves Coastal Georgia and South Carolina and includes Local Lodges 23, 183, 272, 650, and 1002. District 96 also has a web page, which can be found at http://www.iamsouthatlantic.org.


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.

Labor Unions--Georgia--Local unions.
Machinists--Georgia.
Savannah (Ga.)--Labor--Trade unions.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
Savannah River Plant (E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company).
Agreements, collective labor.
Arbitration.
Correspondence.

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], [series title], International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 96 (Savannah, Ga.) Records, L1985-40, Archives of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Mervin Goulette, Business Representative, District 96.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: See the Southern Labor Archives' International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers webpage.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, photographs were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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