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Southern Labor Archives Photographs:

A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University Library
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

September 14, 2011



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Traci JoLeigh Drummond, October 4, 2011.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Title:Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection
Dates: 1880-1990 (dates are approximate)
Quantity: 10.21 linear ft. (in 22 boxes and 5 flat case drawers)
Abstract:The Southern Labor Archives Photographs Collection is comprised of the photographic components of manuscript collections and collections that contain only photographic materials. When possible, the title of the collection links to the finding aid for the associated collection.
Identification: L-Photographs
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Southern Labor Archives Photographs

The photograph collections include largely black-and-white and color photographs, but also include slides, negatives, and other photograpic formats. The date range is approximately 1880-1990. Included are photographs of union members, leaders, and advocates performing day-to-day and union activities: work, strikes, marches, meetings, celebrations, ceremonies, contract signings, conventions, and presentations.


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--United States
Labor--United States
color photographs
commercial portraiture
group portraits
studio portraits
aerial photographs
black-and-white photographs
snapshots

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

Please see individual finding aids for information regarding the citation of archival materials in the Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, or contact the labor archivist for further assistance.

Acquisition Information

The collections were donated by unions, organizations, and individuals. Please see archivist for more information.


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