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Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Georgia):

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

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

June 2001



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-21T16:51-0500
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) records
Dates: 1948-1972
Quantity: 2.0 linear ft.
AbstractCommunication Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) represents employees of Southern Bell in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Its office records consist mainly of correspondence (1966-1971), which concerns grievances, conventions, and agreements, and minutes, news releases and reports.
Identification: L1972-59
Language: English

Scope and Content of the Records

Office records consist mainly of correspondence, 1966-1971, with state and district offices, concerning grievances, conventions, and agreements. Minutes, 1955-1965, describe meetings of both the general membership and of the executive board of Local 3204, and discuss organizing, finances, and election practices. Membership and bargaining procedures are principal topics of the remaining correspondence, news releases and reports, 1967-1971. A set of files documents the work of the national union's Collective Bargaining Policy Committee, 1964-1968. Local 3204 Vice President Martha True, who was elected president in 1968, was a member of the committee and she created those files.


Historical Note

The Communications Workers of America began in 1939 as a group of unaffiliated unions in the telephone industry organized under the name of the National Federation of Telephone Workers. In 1947, the group changed its name to the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The CWA affiliated with the CIO and merged with the Telephone Workers Organizing Committee in 1949. CWA, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) represents employees of Southern Bell in the Atlanta, Ga. area.


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.

Communications Workers of America
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company.
True, Martha, 1924-2008
Labor unions--Officials and employees--United States
Telephone companies--Employees--Labor unions--Georgia
Telephone companies--Georgia--Employees

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], Communication Workers of America, Local 3204 Records, L1972-59, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Communications Workers of America, Local 3204, on August 29, 1972.

Processing Information

Originally processed 1972 by Southern Labor Archives staff; Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001. Revised 2012.

The materials in Box 121/folder 1 through Box 122/folder 12 were originally separated, processed, and described as a distinct collection, the Martha True Papers. Still physically separated, they have been intellectually returned to the CWA 3204 Records on this finding aid.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Communications Workers of America, Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, L1978-25, Southern Labor Archives. Separately accessioned and described; finding aid available in the reading room.


Separated Material

Separated to Southern Labor Archives Proceedings Collection
Communications Workers of America, 1948; 1949
Communications Workers of America, Georgia State Conference, 1972
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Periodicals Collection
Atlanta, Georgia, CWA Newsletter, 1967-1972
About Bargaining, 1968, 1971
Busy Signals, 1970
Management information bulletin, 1968, 1971
The Communique, 1969
Telecommunications Reports, 1965
CWA Observer (Local 9430), 1967
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Pamphlets Collection
The Taft-Hartley Act: Labor and Politics, undated
Joining the Communications Workers of America, [in Pamphlets: Non-AFL-CIO], 1965
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Constitutions and By-Laws Collection
International: Communications Workers of America, 1958; 1961; 1966; 1971
Atlanta, Georgia: Communications Workers Local 3204, 1961; 1971
Separated to Southern Labor Archives Agreements Collection
International: Electrical Workers, 1971
Atlanta, Georgia: Communications Workers Local 3204, 1960-1966; 1968; 1971


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