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United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) records

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United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.):

A Guide to Their 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 2016-08-16T13:03-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.)
Title: United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) records
Dates: 1970s-1990s
Quantity: 10.0 Linear feet (in 8 boxes)
Abstract:The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T represented textile workers employed by the America Enka Company in Morristown, Tennessee. The records include meeting minutes, strike and protest organization materials, union membership and leadership rosters, member resignation records, union election records, business contracts, grievances, arbitration, and negotiations, benefits information, trial records, and records of the union local’s history with both the UFCW and the UTWA.
Identification: L2007-04
Location:Off-site storage
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

The United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 815T (Morristown, Tenn.) records, 1970s-1990s, consist of meeting minutes, strike and protest organization materials, union membership and leadership rosters, member resignation records, union election records, business contracts, grievances, arbitration, and negotiations, benefits information, trial records, and records of the union local’s history with both the UFCW and the UTWA.


Historical Note

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T represented textile workers employed by the America Enka Company in Morristown, Tennessee. Originally affiliated with the United Textile Workers of America, the local joined the United Food and Commercial Workers in 1995.


Grievance arbitration
Labor union locals
Textile industry
Textile workers
Textile workers--Labor unions
American Enka Company
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
United Textile Workers of America
United Textile Workers of America. Local 815 (Morristown, Tenn.)
Morristown (Tenn.)

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Restrictions on Access

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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], United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815 (Morristown, Tenn.) records, L2007-04, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 815T, August 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by John Thompson utilizing minimum standards processing techniques, Fall 2013. EAD finding aid created by John Thompson, Fall 2014; revised by Harold Victor Hansen, Jr., January 2016.


Related Material

Related Materials in This Repository
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United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area A records, 1956-1972 (L1974-11)
United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area B records, 1972-1973 (L1975-01)
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The Uprising of '34 collection, 1987-1995 (L1995-13)


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