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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) [L2005-29]: L2005-29

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 2015-10-12T12:27-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) records
Dates: 1940s-1980s
Quantity: 42.5 Linear feet (in 34 boxes)
Abstract:Chartered in July 1941, International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local No. 882 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. It represented workers at Ford Motor Company's Atlanta Assembly Plant in Hapeville, Georgia, during its operation (1947-2006). The records include minutes and resolutions, correspondence, financial material, strike material, grievances, arbitration, agreements, and education materials, 1940s-1980s. Topics include the integration of the Hapeville Ford plant and racial discrimination there.
Identification: L2005-29
Location:Off-site storage
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

The records of The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) include minutes and resolutions, correspondence, financial material, strike material, grievances, arbitration, agreements, and education materials. Bulk dates of the material are 1940’s-1980’s. Of note are grievances, correspondence, and material pertaining to racial discrimination and the integration of the Ford Motor Company Plant in Hapeville, Georgia, as well as material pertaining to women’s committees and rights.


Historical Note about United Auto Workers, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.)

The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) organized in 1935. Chartered in July 1941, UAW Local No. 882 is located in Atlanta, Georgia. The local represented workers at Ford Motor Company's Atlanta Assembly Plant in Hapeville, Georgia, during its operation (1947-2006).


Index Terms

Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company. Atlanta Assembly Plant (Hapeville, Ga.)
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.)
African American labor union members
Automobile industry workers
Automobile industry workers--Labor unions
Grievance arbitration
Atlanta (Ga.)
Hapeville (Ga.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access restricted to certain files containing personal information (as noted below on the box inventory). Contact archivist for more information.

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], International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, L2005-29. Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (Local 882), July 22, 2005.

Processing Information

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


Related Material

Related Materials in This Repository
United Auto Workers, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, 1947-1968 (L1972-40)
Related Materials at Other Repositories
Ford Motor Company Records, 1947-2006, undated, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center


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