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International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) records

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International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1492 (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

April 2006



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 1.0 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 from HTML source by William Hardesty, April 2006.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:International Association of Fire Fighters. Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title:International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) records
Dates: 1963-1974
Quantity: 0.75 linear ft. (in 2 boxes)
Abstract:The collections consists of records of Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the International Association of Fire Fighters from 1963-1974. Includes minutes, correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, printed material, and membership lists. Topics include union activities, wage disparities between fire fighters and law enforcement officers, and fluctuating membership.
Identification: L1974-37
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

Minute books and financial documents comprise the bulk of the Records of Fire Fighters Local 1492. Wage disparities between fire fighters and law enforcement officers, and fluctuating membership are issues frequently discussed, along with routine union activities.


Historical Note

Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) of the International Association of Fire Fighters was chartered in 1963.


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.

Fire fighters--Georgia.
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions.
Wages--Fire fighters--Georgia.
Wages--Police--Georgia.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. Oversize items 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], International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1492 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, L1974-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Fire Fighters Local 1492, August 14, 1974.

Processing Information

Processed by Peter Gregory on September 26, 1974. Revised and EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty, April 2006.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1460 (Marietta, Ga.) Records, L1973-62, Southern Labor Archives; Atlanta Fire Fighters Union Records, L1977-11, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

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


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