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Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records

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Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA), Northwest Georgia Joint Board:

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 and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board.
Title: Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board records
Dates: 1949-1976
Quantity: 5 linear feet
Abstract:The collection consists of the records of the Northwest Georgia Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) from 1949-1976. The records primarily document the activities of the TWUA Locals 689 and 789 located in Rome, Georgia, and include correspondence, minutes, subject files, financial records, grievances, arbitration cases, photographs, and printed materials. Officials in both locals corresponded with TWUA officers including presidents Emil Rieve and William Pollock, Political Action Committee Director Al Barkan, Georgia Director H.D. Lisk, and Southern Directors Boyd Paton and James Bamford. Primary topics include legislative issues, contract negotiations, wages, work loads, and the 1968 strike at the Celanese Fibers Company.
Identification: L1980-22
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The Records, 1949-1976, of the Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board, consist of correspondence, financial statements, grievance and arbitration cases, contracts, and photographs. The Records pertain to TWUA Locals 689 and 789 in the Rome, Georgia, area, both of which went defunct in the late 1970's. Officials in both locals corresponded with TWUA presidents Emil Rieve and William Pollock, TWUA Political Action Committee Director Al Barkan, with TWUA Georgia Director H.D. Lisk, and with TWUA Southern Directors Boyd Paton and James Bamford. Primary topics include legislative issues, contract negotiations, wages, work loads, and the 1968 strike. Small series of contracts and photographs complete the collection.


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.

Bamford, James W.
Barkan, Al, 1907-
Lisk, H. D.
Paton, Boyd
Pollock, William, 1899-1892.
Rieve, Emil, 1892-1975.
Celanese Fibers Company (Rome, Ga.)
Textile Workers of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.)
Textile Workers of America. Local 789 (Rome, Ga.)
Celanese Fibers Company Strike, 1968
Labor unions--Textile workers--Georgia.
Labor unions--Georgia--Local unions
Strikes and lockouts--Textile workers--Georgia
Textile industry--Georgia
Textile workers--Georgia

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], Textile Workers Union of America, Northwest Georgia Joint Board Records, L1980-22, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Textile Workers Union of America, Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board records, L1985-10, Southern Labor Archives; Textile Workers Union of America, Local 1836 (North Charleston, S.C.) records, L1977-25, Southern Labor Archives; Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union of America, Local 250 (Erwin, N.C.) records, L1989-15, Southern Labor Archives.


Separated Material

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


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