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Retail Clerks International Association, Local 1063 (College Park, Ga.):

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 4, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, June 4, 2010.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Retail Clerks International Association, Local 1063 (College Park, Ga.)
Title:Retail Clerks International Association, Local 1063 (College Park, Ga.) records,
Dates: 1947-1974
Quantity: 0.3 linear ft. (in 1 box)
Abstract:The records of the Retail Clerks International Association, Local 1063, 1947-1974, consist of a ledger of membership dues, a cash book of reciepts and expenses, a book of minutes and printed materials and photographs.
Identification: L1974-19
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Records

Organized into 3 series:
Series I. Financial Documents, 1947-1949, 1953-1959
Series II. Minutes, 1962-1966
Series III. Printed Material, 1971-1974

Scope and Content of the Records

The records of the Retail Clerks International Union, Local 1063, 1947-1974, consist of a ledger of membership dues, a cash book of receipts and expenses, a minute book, printed materials and photographs. The minutes (1962-1966) describe elections, membership participation in local and national conferences, negotiations with chain food stores, a boycott of Colgate-Palmolive products, and the Local's condemnation of company use of lie detector machines on employees. The arbitration cases (1978) consist of testimony pertaining to a grievance against the Kroger Company held in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The collection also contains financial documents (1947-1949, 1953-1956) and printed material (1971-1974).


Historical Note about Retail Clerks International Union, Local 1063

Originally known as Retail Clerks National Protective Union, the Retail Clerks International Association was chartered by the American Federation of Labor in 1890. It existed as an independant entity until its 1979 merger with the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union, which created the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.

Retail Clerks International Union, Local 1063 was located in College Park, Georgia.


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.

Colgate-Palmolive Company.
Kroger Company.
Arbitration, Industrial -- Georgia.
Boycotts -- United States.
Clerks (Retail trade) -- Labor unions -- Georgia.
College Park (Ga.) -- Labor -- Trade-unions.
Georgia -- Labor -- Trade-unions.
Labor unions -- Georgia -- Local unions.
Atlanta (Ga.)
College Park (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], Retail Clerks International Association, Local 1063 Records, L1974-19, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the Retail Clerks International Association, Local 1063 of College Park, Ga., 1974.

Processing Information

Processed by Karen Guertzman, 1975. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, June 2010.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Retail Clerks International Union Contracts Collection[ link to finding aid ]


Separated Material

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


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