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Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 (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

May 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 Department
Creator: Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union. Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.)
TitleLaundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 Records
Dates: 1950-1971
Extent1 linear foot
Identification: L1972-11
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1945 (1950)-1971, of Local 218 contain correspondence, legal documents, minutes and printed material. The correspondence describes Local 218's disaffiliation from and reaffiliation with, the International Union. The Executive Board and Policy Committee minutes discuss contract terms, working conditions in the various cities, financial status of the local, and organizing plans and results.

Minutes of Thirteenth Annual Meeting, November 13, 1971, review the Union's activities in 1971, particularly in regard to recent negotiations, the effects on the Union of the national wage freeze, social concerns of the organization, and organizing activities in Alabama, Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee, and include various reports presented at the meeting.


Historical Note

Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 was based in Atlanta.


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.

Abercrombie, E. L.
Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers’ International Union. Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.)--Archives
Labor unions --Laundry workers --Georgia
Laundry workers --Georgia

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Disaffiliation file opened only with permission of E. L. Abercrombie. 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], Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218 records, [accession number], Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers Union, Local 218: March 21, 1972 (L1972-11); July 11, 1972 (L1972-49); October 11, 1972 (L1972-86); June 5, 1973 (L1973-38); December 6, 1976 (L1976-45).

Processing Information

Inventoried by E. L. Eltzroth, March 21, 1972 (L1972-11); Robert Dinwiddie, August 28, 1972 (L1972-49); E. L. E. Mize, November 26, 1973 (L1973-38); Faye Gamel, December 6, 1976 (L1976-45). EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, May 2001; revised by William Hardesty, September 2005.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: E. L. Abercrombie Papers, L1984-49, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, oversize records, 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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