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Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (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, June 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent records
Dates: 1966
Quantity: 1 linear foot
Abstract:Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent was formed in 1966 by fire fighters disaffiliating from Local 134 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) because of the IAFF's refusal to support them in a strike against the Atlanta Fire Department. Its records, 1966, contain signed resignation forms, correspondence, minutes, grievance and arbitration case material, legal documents, membership data, newsclippings, and some printed items.
Identification: L1977-11
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1966, of the Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (AFFUI), contain correspondence, minutes, grievance and arbitration case material, legal documents, membership data, newsclippings, and some printed items (received as accession L1977-11). The bulk of the correspondence is between the AFFUI and other state and local fire fighter organizations.

The records also include signed resignation forms from the Atlanta Fire Department and the International Association of Fire Fighters, as well as one piece of correspondence, two certificates, a petition, and four unidentified audio tapes (received as accession L1979-08). The letter is from the Archbishop of Atlanta, Paul Hallinan, to Mayor Ivan Allen, Superior Court Judge Sam McKenzie, and Fire Department Head J. I. Martin, and presents a proposal for a compromise solution to the dispute.


History of the Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent

Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent was formed in 1966 by fire fighters disaffiliating from Local 134 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) because of the IAFF's refusal to support them in a strike against the Atlanta Fire Department. Many Local 134 members resigned from both the Atlanta Fire Department and the IAFF.


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.

Atlanta Fire Fighters Union, Independent (Atlanta, Ga.)--Archives.
Labor union locals--Georgia--Atlanta.
Fire fighters--Labor unions--Georgia.
Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta.

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 Fire Fighters Union, Independent, Records, [identify accession number], Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Acquired in two accessions. Mrs. Robert J. Caum donated correspondence, minutes, legal documents, membership data, and printed material in 1977 (accession L1977-11). Robert J. Caum donated signed resignation forms and other documents on March 27, 1979 (accession L1979-08).

Processing Information

June Royall inventoried accession L1977-11 on August 26, 1977. Warren Hadlock inventoried accession L1979-08 on April 11, 1977. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, December 2005.


Separated Material

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


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