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Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38 records

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Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38:

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

November 19, 2009



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, November 19, 2009.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38
Title:Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38 records
Dates: 1940-1969
Quantity: 1.5 linear ft. (in 4 boxes)
Abstract:The Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38, records include minutes, financial and legal documents, and correspondence that describe internal disciplinary actions and external jurisdictional disputes.
Identification: L1972-25
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Records

Organized into 8 series:
Series I. Trial Information, 1940-1966
Series II. Disputes, 1960-1966
Series III. Minutes and Resolutions, 1962-1967
Series IV. Financial Documents, 1950-1966
Series V. Membership Records, 1947-1965
Series VI. Elections, 1961-1965
Series VII. Labor Correspondence, 1943-1966
Series VIII. Printed Material, 1960-1965

Scope and Content of the Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38, records

These records illuminate the functioning of the Atlanta central body of Painters. Chiefly the minutes, financial and legal documents, and correspondence describe internal disciplinary actions and external jurisdictional disputes, as with the Carpenters and Brickmasons over the installation of mirrors and the painting of masonry surfaces. Disagreements with several companies over agreement violation and picketing also appear. The minutes give a full picture of the Council's activities, while correspondence from affiliated locals reveals day-to-day transactions.


History of the Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38

The Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, District Council 38, was the Atlanta, Georgia, central body of painters.


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.

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Labor unions --Georgia --Officials and employees.
Labor unions --Painters, Industrial --Georgia.
Labor unions --Paperhangers --Georgia.
Labor unions--Jurisdictional disputes.
Atlanta (Ga.)

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], [series title], Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America records, District Council 38, L1972-25, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the members of District Council 38, 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by E. L. Eltzroth, 1972.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. Local 30 (Savannah, GA), L1984-42

D. S. Acree Collection, L1972-71

Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Local 193 (Atlanta, Ga.)


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, printed material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives Collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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