Tag Archives: Southern Labor Archives

Labor Archives receives grant to digitize labor organizer’s papers

  In advance of Labor Day, Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives announces  an Access to Historical Records grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission in the amount of $48,865  to digitize the M. H. Ross papers. The … Continue reading

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Unexpected Connections in Digital Collections

Stone Cutters' meeting

The Digital Projects unit of Digital Library Services recently received a request from Special Collections and Archives to digitize a set of ribbons and buttons. These artifacts from the Southern Labor Archives were originally stored in a display case and … Continue reading

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Lillie West Oral Histories, Labor and Folk Song Books added to MH Ross Papers

Two important new accessions have been added to the Myron Howard “Mike” Ross papers, part of the Southern Labor Archives at Georgia State University Library. The original donations of Ross’ papers were processed in 2001, and include correspondence, flyers, news … Continue reading

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Kennedy, Kalin film at Southern Labor Archives

On Thursday, October 28, author and human rights activist Stetson Kennedy visited Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives with documentary filmmaker Andrea Kalin. Kennedy donated his papers to the Southern Labor Archives in 1979. The papers include material on … Continue reading

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Call for Applications – 2011 Reed Fink Award in Southern Labor Studies

One or more  awards of $250-$500 are given annually to individuals whose research in the Southern Labor Archives will lead to a book, article, dissertation, or other substantive product. In return, recipients agree to make a presentation about their research to … Continue reading

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Library Workers Collections in the Southern Labor Archives

Library Service

Today, libraries across the country will be celebrating  National Library Workers Day, which always lands on the Tuesday of National Library Week. In conjunction with this celebration, I’d like to highlight a few of the collections in the Southern Labor … Continue reading

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