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Communications Workers of America records, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.)

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Communications Workers of America, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.):

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

December 8, 2009



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Laura Starratt, December 8, 2009.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Communications Workers of America, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title:Communications Workers of America records, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.)
Dates: 1947, 1968-1978
Quantity: .2 linear ft. (in 1 boxes)
Abstract:The Communications Workers of America records, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.), 1947, 1968-1978 consist of sound films and manuscripts concerning a 1947 attempt by the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to remove so-called professional employees from the union's bargaining unit.
Identification: L1979-20
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Communications Workers of America records, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.), 1947, 1968-1978 consist of sound films and manuscripts regarding Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company's attempt in 1947 to remove professional employees from the union's bargaining unit. Most of the associated films pertain to Communications Workers of America, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.) political action interests.


History of Communications Workers of America, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.)

The Communications Workers of America began in 1939 as a group of unaffiliated unions in the telephone industry organized under the name of the National Federation of Telephone Workers. In 1947, the group changed its name to the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The CWA affiliated with the CIO and merged with the Telephone Workers Organizing Committee in 1949.


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.

Communications Workers of America
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company
Labor unions--Telephone company employees--Georgia
Telecommunication--Employees--Labor unions.
Telephone companies--Georgia--Employees
Atlanta (Ga.)
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Telecommunication--Employees.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Communications Workers of America records, Southern Georgia District (Atlanta, Ga.), L1979-20, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Gene Russo, 1979.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie, 1979. Encoded Archival Description finding aid created by Laura Starratt, December 2009.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Communications Workers of America. Local 3204 (Atlanta, Ga.), records, L1972-59

Communication Workers of America. District 3, records, L1979-17

Communications Workers of America. Local 3290 (Atlanta, Ga.), records, L1975-03

Adair, Goldthwaite, Stanford and Daniel, records, L1973-03

Communications Workers of America, Southern Georgia District, L1979-20

Communication Workers of America, L1976-02

Communication Workers of America, Local 3108, L1972-42

Communications Workers of America, L1974-06


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, audio-visual material was separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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