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Georgia State AFL-CIO records [L2004-01]

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Georgia State AFL-CIO [L2004-01]:

A Guide to the 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

April 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2016-08-01T12:04-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: Georgia State AFL-CIO
Title: Georgia State AFL-CIO records
Dates: 1980s-1990s
Quantity: 5.0 Linear feet (in 4 boxes)
Abstract:The Georgia State AFL-CIO was created in 1957 by the merger of the Georgia State Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the Georgia Federation of Labor (AFL). The bulk of the records of the Georgia State AFL-CIO (1980s-1990s) consist of minutes, correspondence, campaign and political materials, convention materials, photographs, newsletters, VHS and cassette tapes.
Identification: L2004-01
Location:Off-site storage
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

Georgia State AFL-CIO records, 1980s-1990s), consist of correspondence, newsletters, Committee on Political Education (COPE) records, Workplace Fairness bill briefs, 1992 election materials, State Board of Worker's Compensation Council meeting minutes and agendas, Advisory Committee on Legislation minutes and agendas, United Association (UA) convention materials, King Week materials, photographs, Workers Compensation black listing materials, conference materials, healthcare reform information.

The records also contain audiovisual materials. VHS tapes include "An American Hero", campaign biography for Congressman John Lewis; "Condition of Workplace Safety", union film about Ohio workman’s compensation laws (1997); and news footage of Teamsters strike against United Parcel Service (UPS) in Atlanta, Georgia (1990s). Cassette tapes include a speech delivered by Dennis Walton to International Union of Operating Engineers local 675 (September 26, 1986), a North Georgia Building and Trades Council 60-second radio ad against General Mills, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) "Olympic Rally" pro-union radio ad, and WGST Interview with General Mills (February 7, 1998). Formats include photographs, campaign buttons, Labor Day slides, VHS, and cassette tapes.

Some organizations represented in this collection include the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Teamsters, the United Association, General Mills, and United Parcel Service (UPS).


Historical Note about Georgia State AFL-CIO

The Georgia State AFL-CIO was created in 1957 by the merger of the Georgia State Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the Georgia Federation of Labor (AFL). This state-level union organization provides administrative and political support to organized labor throughout Georgia.


Index Terms

Boycotts
Industrial relations
Labor unions
Labor unions--Political activity
Strikes and lockouts
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-
Mabry, Herbert H., 1929-2011
Ray, Richard, 1941-
Georgia

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials with personal information is restricted. Consult archivist for 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.

Collection stored off-site; please allow 24 hours notice to access the materials.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [box number], Georgia State AFL-CIO records, L2004-01. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Georgia State AFL-CIO, courtesy of Richard Ray, February 10, 2004.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson using minimum standards processing techniques, April 2014. Finding Aid created by Carley Henderson, April 2014.


Related Material

Related Materials in This Repository
Georgia State AFL-CIO records, 1916-1972 (L1972-95)


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