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AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Region records

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AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Region:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library [accession L1973-05]

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, University Library, Special Collections and Archives Department
Creator: AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Dept.
Title: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Region records
Dates: 1963-1972
Quantity: 1 linear foot
Abstract:The Records, 1963-1972, of the Civil Rights Department of the AFL-CIO Southern Region consist primarily of printed material and correspondence of private groups, government commissions, and committees from organized labor, working in the various fields of civil rights activity--equal and open housing, school desegregation, human relations, and fair and equal employment opportunities.
Identification: L1973-05
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1963-1972, of the Civil Rights Department of the AFL-CIO Southern Region consist primarily of printed material and correspondence of private groups, government commissions, and committees from organized labor, working in the various fields of civil rights activity--equal and open housing, school desegregation, human relations, and fair and equal employment opportunities.


Historical Note

Shortly after the merger in 1955, the AFL-CIO set up a Civil Rights Department, which was designed to investigate various fields of civil rights activity.


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.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States.
Discrimination in employment -- United States.

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], AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Region Records, L1973-05, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Related Material

Related material in this repository:

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Region records, L1983-26, L1985-16, L1988-22, L1989-17, Southern Labor Archives

E. T. Kehrer Papers, 1940-1989, L1989-22, Southern Labor Archives.

E. T. Kehrer interview, Voices of Labor (oral history project) 10 February 1995, L1995-12.10, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

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


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