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American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, 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 2015-03-27T16:31-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: American Federation of Government Employees. Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.) records
Dates: circa 1930s-1970s
Quantity: 18.75 Linear feet (in 15 boxes)
Abstract:American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 represents employees at the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta. The records, circa 1930s-1970s, primarily consist of printed material and the files of the local's longtime president, Ralph D. Stancil (1905-1978).
Identification: L1990-19
Location:Off-site storage
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.) records consist of files and printed material from the term of local president Ralph D. Stancil, circa 1930s-1970s. The records include convention/conference information, membership information/pamphlets, legislative information & research, employee manuals, contracts & supplemental agreements, policy statements, meeting minutes, correspondence (National , member, Congress), grievances & adverse actions, reports, resolutions, elections, constitutions, by-laws, newsletters, and bulletins.


Historical Note

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) was founded in 1932 and is the largest union for federal employees, excluding military and postal. AFGE Local 1145 represents employees at the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta. It is located in regional District 5, and is part of the AFGE Council of Prison Locals. Ralph D. (Red) Stancil (1905-1978) served as president of Local 1145.


Index Terms

American Federation of Government Employees
Stancil, Ralph D.
United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia
Collective bargaining--Government employees
Grievance arbitration
Prisons--Officials and employees
Atlanta (Ga.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal or sensitive information has been restricted. Consult archivist.

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.

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], American Federation of Government Employees records, L1990-19, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the American Federation of Government Employees, 1990.

Processing Information

This collection has not been organized into series. The box level inventory was created using minimum standards processing techniques. This collection originally contained 22 cubic feet, and during processing 7 cubic feet were deaccessioned. Processed by Processed by Christy Atkins, Fall 2013. Electronic finding aid created by John Thompson, Fall 2014. Revised by William W. Hardesty, March 2015.


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