Southern Labor Archives Announces Newly Opened Collections

Anne_Francis_models_American_Federation_of_Labor_hosieryThe Southern Labor Archives has been busy processing collections over the last few years and thanks to our dedicated interns and graduate assistants, we’ve accomplished a lot (the collections listed here represent well over 1,000 linear feet of material!). Finding aids for the collections have recently been added to our Finding Aids Digital Collection and are linked below.

Labor Union Records

  • American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1145 (Atlanta, Ga.) records [L1990-19]
  • Atlanta Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union, Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) records [L1983-02]
  • Communication Workers of America commemorative plate [L2002-01]
  • Graphic Communications International Union, Local 8-M (Atlanta, Ga.) records [L1985-24]
  • Graphic Communications International Union, Local 96B (Atlanta, Ga.) records [L2008-23]
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 751 (Seattle, Wash.) collection [L2006-19]
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 49 (Chicago Ridge, Ill.) veteran badge correspondence [L1987-20]
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.) records [L2002-22]
  • International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, Southeast Regional Office records [L1990-18 and L1996-14]
  • International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 882 (Atlanta, Ga.) records [L2005-29]
  • Iowa State Council of Machinists collection [L1995-03]
  • National Federation of Federal Employees records [L2008-02]
  • North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council records [L1984-13]
  • Transport Workers Union and Association of Flight Attendants collection (new accession added to finding aid) [L2001-01]
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 144 (Macon, Georgia) records [L1983-22]
  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1977 (Rome, Ga.) collection [L1985-08]
  • United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum, and Plastic Workers of America, Local 12 (East Gadsden, Ala.) records [L1992-06]
  • United Steelworkers of America, Local 309 (Alcoa, Tenn.) collection [L1983-30]
  • Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers’ International Union Local 234 (Atlanta, Ga.) collection [L1984-19]

Textile Collections

  • Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, Tennessee Joint Board records [L1982-24]
  • Banning, Georgia, collection (mill town) [L1987-09]
  • Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills collection [L1985-19]
  • Textile Workers Union of America, Local 185 (Dalton, Ga.) records [L1982-19]
  • Textile Workers Union of America, Local 202 (Covington, Va.) records [L1980-36B]
  • United Textile Workers of America, Southern Region, Area B records [L1975-01]

Personal Papers/Collections

  • E. L. Abercrombie artifact collection [L2014-05]
  • Ralph Archer collection of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers material [L2012-22]
  • Thomas D. Archer collection (IUOE member) [L1984-37]
  • R. H. Baucom collection of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers material [L2014-10]
  • Arthur Bourne collection of United Auto Workers materials [L1987-30]
  • Sue Doro collection (IAM) [L2013-14]
  • Józef J. Drozdowski collection (NFFE) [L2014-13]
  • Tom Ducy collection of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers material [L1987-12]
  • Ruth Hale collection (STFU) [L1986-10]
  • Homer Lord collection of American Federation of Hosiery Workers materials [L2013-26]
  • Herb Mabry Tribute album collection [L2000-11]
  • Jim Malott collection of International Association of Machinists material [L1987-11]
  • Robert W. Smith collection of Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employes membership cards [L2008-15]
  • Jack Spiceland collection (Grady Hospital) [L2009-05]

Labor Organizations/Activism/Education Collections

  • Georgia AFL-CIO Journal of Labor photograph collection [L2004-01A]
  • Georgia Labor Management Conference collection [L2013-33]
  • Georgia State University Labor Studies Program records [L2013-34]
  • Koinonia Community collection [L1993-13]
  • South Carolina AFL-CIO records [L2009-02]
  • Virginia State AFL-CIO records [L1984-64]

Questions? Please contact Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, at 404.413.2880 or at archives@gsu.edu.

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