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American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

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American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3 (Atlanta, Georgia):

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

June 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, May 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: AFSCME, Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records
Dates: 1951-1974
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract:American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) records, 1951-1974, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal files and printed material. Included are minutes of Greater Atlanta Public Employees District Council 14, 1966-1967, 1972. The records illuminate the local's daily concern with group insurance policies, membership maintenance, pensions, organizing in greater Atlanta area (particularly DeKalb County), legislative interests and support of strikes.
Identification: L1974-43
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Contents of the Records

The Records, 1951-1974, of Local 3, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal files and printed material. Included are minutes of Greater Atlanta Public Employees District Council 14, 1966-1967, 1972. The records illuminate the local's daily concern with group insurance policies, membership maintenance, pensions, organizing in greater Atlanta area (particularly DeKalb County), legislative interests and support of strikes by the United Steelworkers (1959), AFSCME Local in Birmingham (1960), United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (1968-1969), and the boycott of General Electric products by the Electrical Workers (1969-1970).


Historical Note

The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) was chartered by the AFL in 1936 and merged with the Government and Civic Employees Organizing committee in 1956.


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.

AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.)
AFSCME. Local 92 (Birmingham, Ala.)
General Electric Company
United Farm Workers Organizing Committee.
United Steelworkers of America.
Boycotts--United States.
Labor unions--Municipal employees--Georgia
Labor unions--Municipal employees--Organizing--Georgia
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions
Municipal officials and employees--Georgia
Strikes and lockouts--Steel industry--United States
Strikes and lockouts--Agricultural laborers--United States
Strikes and lockouts--Municipal government--Alabama
Alabama--Labor--Trade-unions
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions
Birmingham (Ala.)--Labor--Trade-unions
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions
United States--Labor--Trade-unions

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. Oversize material stored offsite; allow 24 hours for retrieval.

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], [series title], American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 3 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, L1974-43, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, oversize records, printed material, and artifacts were separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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