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Harry T. Barber:

A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University Library
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 29, 1978



Profile Description

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

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Barber, Harry T., 1917-1973
Title: Harry T. Barber papers
Dates: 1966-1973
Quantity: 2 linear ft. (in 4 boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of records relating to Harry T. Barber’s career as Field Representative of the AFL-CIO Region VI from 1966-1973. Includes correspondence, minutes, legal documents, and printed material. Major correspondents include Directors of AFL-CIO Region VI Charles Gillman, Oliver Singleton, and James Sala; AFL-CIO Director of Organization, William Kircher; President of the Alabama Labor Council, Barney Weeks; and President of the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Central Labor Council, B.C. Parkers.
Identification: L1978-21
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Papers

Series I: Correspondence
Series II: Minutes
Series III: Legal Documents
Series IV: Printed Material

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Papers, 1966-1973, of Harry T. Barber comprise correspondence, minutes, legal documents, and printed items related to Barber's career as Field Representative of the AFL-CIO. From 1967 to 1969 Barber organized new locals in Alabama, promoted the multi-union boycott of General Electric products in 1969, and worked closely with the Alabama Labor Council on many other issues. In 1970 Barber organized in the Tampa, Florida area, primarily as the AFL-CIO representative on the Disney World Service Trade Council. Principal correspondents are Directors of AFL-CIO Region 6, Charles Gillman, Oliver Singleton, and James Sala; AFL-CIO Director of Organization, William Kircher; President of the Alabama Labor Council, Barney Weeks; and President of the Hillsborough County(Florida) Central Labor Council, B.C. Parkers. The minutes describe one meeting of the Disney World Services Trades Council and three meetings of the Hillsborough County Central Labor Council.


Biographical Note on Harry T. Barber

Harry T. Barber (1917-1973). Member, Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America, Local No. 1267, Miami, FL, 1941-1966; AFL-CIO Field Representative, Region VI, Alabama, 1967-1969, Florida, 1970-1973.


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.

Gillman, Charles.
Kircher, William.
Sala, James.
Singleton, Oliver.
Weeks, Barney.
AFL-CIO.
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council.
Disney World Service Trade Council.
General Electric Company.
Hillsborough County Central Labor Council.
Labor unions--Officials and employees.
Labor leaders--Alabama.
Labor leaders--Florida.
Labor unions--Alabama--Local unions.
Labor unions--Alabama--Organizing.
Labor unions--Florida--Local unions.
Labor unions--Florida--Organizing.
Alabama--Labor--Trade-unions.
Florida--Labor--Trade-unions.
Hillsborough (Fla.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Minutes.

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], [series title], Harry T. Barber Papers, L1978-21, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mrs. H. T. Barber, June 27, 1978.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Debra K. Whatley, June 29, 1978. Revised and EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty, March 2006.


Separated Material

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


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