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Martha Hamilton:

A Guide to Her Collection at Georgia State University

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

June 20, 2013



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-06-21T15:42-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
creatorHamilton, Martha McNeil
Title: Martha Hamilton collection
Dates: 1988-1991
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft.
AbstractThe Martha Hamilton Collection consists of some of Martha Hamilton's reporter notebooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, "Eastern Shuffle: songs for the Eastern picketline" songbook, Eastern Airline's termination press release, and other artifacts from Eastern Airlines during the time of the Labor Unions strike from 1988-1991 and the subsequent shutdown. Martha Hamilton began her journalism career at the Washington Post in 1972. During her time with Washington Post, she reported on the Eastern Airline's labor strike (1989-1991) and Eastern's demise.
Identification: L2013-01
Language of Materials noteEnglish

Scope and Content of the Collection

The Martha Hamilton Collection consists of some of Martha Hamilton's reporter notebooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, "Eastern Shuffle: songs for the Eastern picketline" songbook, Eastern Airline's termination press release, and other artifacts from Eastern Airlines during the time of the Labor Unions strike from 1988-1991 and the subsequent shutdown. The collection also includes publicity materials from Trump Shuttle, stock holder information from Texas Air Corporation, and two videocassettes (VHS); A discussion with Frank Lorenzo and Pilot Video.


Biographical note about Martha M. Hamilton

Martha McNeil Hamilton graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1971. The following year she began her journalism career at the Washington Post, reporting in the Metro section of the paper. She remained with the Post until 2006, where she had advanced to the position of assignment editor for Wall Street and corporate crime. In 2006 she started MarthaHamilton, Incorporated, writing and editing for several clients. These clients included AARP Bulletin Today, Columbia Journalism Review, Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce and others. She is also the author of several books, including Black & White & Red All Over: the Story of a Friendship. During her time with Washington Post, she reported on the Eastern Airline's labor strike (1989-1991) and Eastern's demise.


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.

Eastern Air Lines, inc.
Lorenzo, Frank
Texas Air Corporation
Trump Shuttle
Airlines--Employees--Labor Unions--United States
Eastern Air Lines, inc., Strike, 1989-1991
Strikes and lockouts--Airlines--United States
Women in journalism

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], Martha Hamilton Collection, L2013-01, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Martha M. Hamilton, February, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Lee Ann Cline, June, 2013.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository
Eastern Airlines Collection, 1928-1994 (L1986-27)
W. J. Usery, Jr. Papers, 1940, 1952-1998 (L1985-12)
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection, 1891-1996 (L1992-14)
Frank Borman Papers, 1961-1989 (bulk 1980-1986) (L2005-16)


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