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Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials

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Homer Lord:

A Guide to His American Federation of Hosiery Workers Collection 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

May 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2015-05-27T17:45-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator:Lord, Homer, 1914-2005
Title: Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials
Dates: 1944; 1953-1955; undated
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet
Abstract:Homer Lord (1914-2005) was a member of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW) who lived in Athens, Georgia. AFHW organized the workers at Rodgers Mill (a subsidiary of Wayne Knitting Mills) in Athens. Collection includes an agreement and copies of newspaper articles, 1944, 1953-1955 (material in photocopied form).
Identification: L2013-26
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection includes an agreement (1944) between the Rodgers Hosiery Company, Inc. (Athens, Ga.) and the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW). The collection also includes copies of newspaper articles discussing the AFHW 1953 strike against Humboldt Hosiery Mills (Humboldt, Tenn.) and the AFHW lockout at the Wayne Plant (Branch 176 in Athens, Ga.). Material is in photocopied form.


Biographical Note about Homer Lord

Homer Lord (1914-2005) was a member of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers (AFHW) who lived in Athens, Georgia. AFHW organized the workers at Rodgers Mill (a subsidiary of Wayne Knitting Mills) in Athens.


Index Terms

American Federation of Hosiery Workers.
Strikes and lockouts--Textile industry
Textile industry
Textile workers--Labor unions
Athens (Ga.)

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], Homer Lord collection, L2013-36. Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Larry Lord, October 16, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson May 2014. Finding aid created by Carley Henderson May 2014.


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