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Freddie Elmer Halstead:

A Guide to His Papers at the 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: Halstead, Freddie Elmer
Title: Freddie Elmer Halstead Papers
Dates: 1953-1967
Extent.25 linear feet
Abstract:Fred Halstead worked as an organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America throughout the South during the 1950s and 1960s, and took part in strikes in South Georgia and Alabama. Halstead's papers include Textile Workers Union of America activity reports relating his various organizing campaigns, 1959, 1961-1967. The papers include histories of strikes in South Georgia and Alabama, minutes of the Los Angeles Joint Board, correspondence and printed material.
Identification: L1972-41
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Papers

These papers trace the career of Fred Halstead as an organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America in the Southern states and as business manager of the Los Angeles Joint Board; TWUA activity reports, 1959, 1961-1967, constitute the bulk of the papers, relating Halstead's various organizing campaigns in the Fifties and Sixties in a day-to-day account. Included are histories of strikes in South Georgia and Alabama, many of which Halstead took part in, and minutes, 1957-1958, of meetings of the Los Angeles Joint Board. Letters, 1957-1964, clippings, and a news release complete the papers.


Biography of Freddie Elmer Halstead

Fred Halstead worked as an organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America throughout the South during the 1950s and 1960s. He took part in strikes in South Georgia and Alabama. Halstead also served as business manager of the Los Angeles Joint Board.


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.

Halstead, Freddie Elmer--Archives
Textile Workers Union of America.
Textile Workers Union of America--Los Angeles Joint Board--Archives.
Strikes and lockouts--Textile industry--Alabama.
Strikes and lockouts--Textile industry--Georgia.
Textile workers--Labor unions--Alabama.
Textile workers--Labor unions--Georgia.
Textile workers--Labor unions--Southern states--History--20th century.

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], Freddie Elmer Halstead Papers, L1972-41, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Freddie Elmer Halstead, 1972.

Processing Information

Inventoried by E. L. Eltzroth, August 4, 1972. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, December 2005.


Related Material

Related material in this repository: Interview of Freddie Elmer Halstead (conducted July 22, 1995) is available as part of the Voices of Labor oral history project, L1995-12.9, Southern Labor Archives.


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