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Atlanta Federation of Trades:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

October 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging Pam Hackbart-Dean, October 2001.
Language: English

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia State University, University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Atlanta Federation of Trades
Title: Atlanta Federation of Trades records
Dates: 1900-1950
Quantity: .5 linear feet
Abstract:The Atlanta Federation of Trades (AFT) was organized in 1891 and was comprised of representatives of the various local craft organizations in the Atlanta area. Its records, 1900-1937, include correspondence of AFT officers, minutes of the AFT's Labor Day Committee, membership information, and resolutions.
Identification: L1974-07
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of records from the Atlanta Federation of Trades from 1900-1937. Includes correspondence of AFT officers, minutes of the AFT's Labor Day Committee, membership information, and resolutions. Also contains a letter (1900) from the Chicago Federation of Labor expressing opposition to the cession of public lands in the American West.


Historical Note

The Atlanta Federation of Trades (AFT) was organized in 1891 and was comprised of representatives of the various local craft organizations in the Atlanta area. It was affiliated with the Georgia Federation of Trades and the American Federation of Trades.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Labor unions--Georgia.
Industrial relations--Georgia.
Labor unions--Georgia--Officials and employees.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor-unions.
Georgia--Labor--Labor unions

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], [folder title], Atlanta Federation of Trades Records, L1974-07, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Atlanta Labor Council Records, L1972-12, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

Separated Material: During processing, printed items were separated to the Southern Labor Archives Printed Collection. See List of Separated Materials following Container List.


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