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AFL-CIO, Region 5 (Atlanta Office) [accession L1985-15]:

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: AFL-CIO. Region 5
Title: AFL-CIO, Region 5 (Atlanta office) records
Dates: 1976-1978
Extent2.5 linear feet
Abstract:AFL-CIO Region 5 (known as Region 6 until 1973) encompassed Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The records consists of correspondence, newsletters, memos and reports, covering AFL-CIO’s stand on political issues and candidates for office, lobbying, political campaigns, internal problems, and general business.
Identification: L1985-15
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1976-1978, of AFL-CIO Region 5 (Atlanta) consist of correspondence, newsletters, memos and reports covering AFL-CIO's stand on political issues and candidates for office, Lobbying, political campaigns, internal problems, issues involving union and non-union businesses, promotions and general business. Included are files on State and Local Central Bodies, the Don Luna case and trial, and the J. P. Stevens Organization and Boycott. Reports include: Report of the Department of Organization and Field Services, 1976; The Economy in Contrast--Nixon-Fords Years vs. Kennedy-Johnson Years, 1976; Profile of the Construction Industry, 1976. Memoranda include an Outline to assist State and Local Central Bodies in obtaining new affiliates and/or increasing the per capita payments of existing affiliates.


Historical Note about AFL-CIO Region 5

AFL-CIO Region V includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and 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.

AFL-CIO. Region 5--Archives.
J. P. Stevens and Company.
Boycotts--Southern States.
Labor unions--Southern States--Political activity.
Southern States--Politics and government--20th century.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Consult Southern Labor Archivist.

Use Restrictions

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 labor archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: James Sala Papers, Southern Labor Archives (Director of Region 6); Harry T. Barber Papers, Southern Labor Archives (Field Representative of Region 6); AFL-CIO Region 5 Records, Southern Labor Archives; AFL-CIO Region 8 Records, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, Oversize records and printed material were separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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