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AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region records

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AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region [accession L1988-22]:

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 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, Southeastern Region records
Dates: 1966-1986
Quantity: 9.5 linear feet
Abstract:AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region records consist of newsletters, correspondence, training manuals, news articles, newsletters and summaries of events, 1966-1986.
Identification: L1988-22
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Records

Organized into 11 series.
Series 1: State and Local AFL-CIO Bodies, 1984-1986
Series 2: Advanced Southern Labor School, 1981-1986
Series 3: AFL-CIO School for Union Women, 1981
Series 4: AFL-CIO Regional Conferences, 1981-1985
Series 5: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Conferences, 1977
Series 6: AFL-CIO Executive Council Statements, 1984-1985
Series 7: A. Philip Randolph Institute, 1984-1986
Series 8: National Urban League Conferences, 1983-1986
Series 9: Georgia Department of Labor, 1980-1986
Series 10: Bureau of National Affairs, 1978-1984
Series 11: Subject Files, 1974-1986

Scope and Content of the Records

Series 1 of this collection contains newsletters and some correspondence of state and local AFL-CIO bodies from 1984-1986. The materials concern legislative interests, local union news, voter registration, and "get-out-the-vote" campaigns. Series 2 contains materials of the Advanced Southern Labor School from 1981 to 1986. Training guides, manuals, and other supporting documents for labor education in Nashville, New Orleans, and Jacksonville are included. Series 3 contains a summary of the activities of the AFL-CIO School for Union Women of 1981. Series 4 contains correspondence, news articles, newsletters, registration information, and schedules of events for the AFL-CIO Regional Conferences from 1981 to 1985. Series 5 contains correspondence, schedule of events, brochures, and news articles of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Conferences. Series 6 contains official AFL-CIO Executive Council statements on economic issues, social policies, and foreign policy matters of the United States from 1984 to 1985. Series 7 contains correspondence concerning conferences held throughout the country by the A. Philip Randolph Institute from 1984 to 1986. National Urban League Conferences of 1983 compose Series 8. Materials include conference agenda, speech transcripts, reports on civil rights activities, and proposals for working with minority youth. Newsletters and employment statistics for the state from the Georgia Department of Labor are in Series 9. Series 10 consists of Fair Employment Practices Reports from the Bureau of National Affairs, 1978-1984. Subject files from 1974 to 1986 constitute Series 11.


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. -- Alabama Labor Council.
Georgia. -- Dept. of Labor.
United States. -- Fair Employment Practices Committee.
Civil rights -- Southern states.
Discrimination in employment -- Southern states.
Labor unions -- Alabama.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

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.

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, Southeastern Region Records, L1988-22, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Region records, L1988-22, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Related Material

Related material in this repository:

AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southern Region records, L1973-03, L1983-26, L1985-16, 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 was separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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