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Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records

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Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.):

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

Fall 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-12-11T17:04-0500
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator:Textile Workers Union of America. Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.)
Title: Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records
Dates: 1940s-1960s
Quantity: 5.0 Linear feet (in 4 boxes)
Abstract:This collection consists of union documentation regarding the foundation and management of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Local 185 and its relationship with the Crown Cotton Mill, both of Dalton, Georgia. The collection concerns the operation and management ACTWUA Local 185 from its establishment in the 1940’s through the 1960’s.
Identification: L1982-19
Location:Off-site storage
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection consists of administrative documents, correspondence, minutes, financial records, election results, contracts, bylaws, photographs, reel-to-reel audio of court recordings, and grievances regarding Textile Workers Union of America Local 185 and its relationship with the Crown Cotton Mill of Dalton, Georgia.


History of the Textile Workers Union of America

Founded as a Congress of Industrial Organizations Affiliate in 1939, the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) merged with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in 1976 to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Subsequent mergers led to the union UNITE HERE. TWUA Local 185 is a local branch established in the 1940’s and operating out of Dalton, Georgia.


Index Terms

Labor union locals
Labor unions--Organizing
Labor unions--Political activity
Textile workers
Textile workers--Labor unions
Crown Cotton Mills Co. (Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga.).
Dalton (Ga.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal or sensitive information has been restricted. Please consult with archivist for more information about accessing these records.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on 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.

This collection is stored off-site. Contact archivist in advance to view these materials; 24-hour notice is required.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [box number], Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records, L1982-19, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, 1982.

Processing Information

This collection has not been organized into series. The box level inventory was created using minimum standards processing techniques. Processed by John Thompson, Fall 2013. EAD created by John Thompson, Fall 2014.


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