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AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office [accession L1985-16]:

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 Department
Title: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records
Dates: 1974-1984
Quantity: 5 linear feet
Abstract:AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1974-1984, consists of correspondence and printed materials pertaining to E.T. Kehrer’s involvement with community action groups.
Identification: L1985-16
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1974-1984, of the AFL - CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office consist primarily of correspondence and printed material pertaining to E. T. (A1) Kehrer's involvement with such community action groups in Georgia as the American Red Cross, the Children's Foundation, the Georgia Employment and Training Council, the Georgia Council for the Arts and the Humanities, the Joint Council on Economic Education, the Georgia Council on Economic Education, Georgia Citizens for the Arts, the Coalition for a March on Reidsville, the Committee for Survival, and the Committee to Stop Children's Murders. Among the activities documented are the Red Cross' Coastline Disaster Project (1980-1984), the J. P. Stevens Boycott Campaign (1976-1981), the Alliance for Citizen's Education Conference (1978), the Conference on Effective State and Local Leadership in Education (1980), and the Southeastern Dialogue on the Changing World Economy (1980).


Biography of E. T. (Al) Kehrer

Since 1964, E. T. (Al) Kehrer has served as Director of the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office. He has also assumed an active role in such organizations as the American Red Cross, the Georgia Council for the Arts and Humanities, and the Joint Council on Economic Education.


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.

Kehrer, E. T., 1921-
J. P. Stevens & Co.
Labor leaders -- Southern States.
Labor unions -- Southern States.
Political activists -- Southern 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, L1985-16, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by E. T. (Al) Kehrer on April 15, 1985.

Processing Information

Inventoried by James B. Murray, June 25, 1985.


Related Material

Related material in this repository:

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


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