International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 2 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 2 (Atlanta, 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

May 2001



Profile Description

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

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2.
Title: International Association of Machinists, Local Lodge 2 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records
Dates: 1946-1986
Quantity: 5.5 linear feet
Abstract:International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Its records consist of correspondence between employers and the local, administrative files and various records, financial records and statements, artifacts, speeches and speech materials, newspaper clippings, strike information, and various subject files.
Identification: L1987-29
LanguageEnglish.

Organization and Arrangement of the Records

Series I. Contract Agreements
Series II. Negotiations
Series III. Administrative
Series IV. News Clippings
Series V. Speeches
Series VI. Correspondence
Series VII. Subject Files
Series VIII. Union Dues Check Off Lists
Series IX. Statements and Reports
Series X. Artifacts
Arrangement within each series is either chronological or alphabetical (by subject title).

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of correspondence between employers and Local No. 2, administrative files and various records, financial records and statements (dues check off, monthly statements), artifacts (dues books, lapsed membership records, honorary withdrawal requests), speeches and speech materials, newspaper clippings (some for Senator T. Allgood, District 22), strike information, and various subject files. Files were mostly kept in original order, with only a few being changed to fit within a series. Three folders were moved to an oversize box.

I.A.M.A.W., Local Lodge 2, was involved in organizing other locals in the area. It also had members in various local industries and companies, including Coca-Cola Bottlers, Inc., Winder Transportation, and Atlanta Wire Works.


Historical Note

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2, is located in Atlanta, GA and is a part of District Lodge 42. The building the local was in experienced a fire in 1965, destroying the pre-1964 ledgers housed there and possibly other records.


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.

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 2--Archives.
Labor movement--Georgia--Atlanta.
Labor unions--Georgia--Organizing.
Machinists--Georgia.
Machinists--Labor unions--Georgia.
Trade Unions--Machinists--Georgia.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade unions
Georgia--Labor--Trade unions.
Correspondence.
Financial reports.
Newspaper clippings.
Reports.
Strikes (events).

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, Local Lodge 2 (Atlanta, GA) records, L1987-29, Archives of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated via Jim Bell, Recording Secretary, Local Lodge 2, I.A.M.A.W.


Related Material

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


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, oversize records were separated. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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