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New Electrical Workers’ materials now available for research!

Both the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 84 (Atlanta, Ga.), records and a new accession of the J.W. Giles papers are now available for research at Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives. About the IBEW Local 84 (Atlanta, … Continue reading

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New PATCO Collections now available for research!

The Southern Labor Archives at Georgia State University Library is excited to announce the availability of five new additions to the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) collections. Over 11,000 PATCO members were fired by the Reagan Administration after conducting … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Terry Kraus from the Federal Aviation Administration

Theresa Kraus, historian for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), visited Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives to use the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) records. She followed up her research visit with this contribution. This is my … Continue reading

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Jim Ashlock Oral History now open for research

James R. “Jim” Ashlock (standing, second from right) worked for Eastern Air Lines from 1966 to 1991. In 1968, Ashlock was transferred to Miami, Eastern’s operating headquarters. Ashlock held various public relations titles over the next 14 years, focusing on … Continue reading

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Southern Labor Archives opens AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education, Area 3, records

The AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE), Area 3, comprised Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, and West Virginia. COPE’s main purpose was to solicit and encourage voting and voter registration, especially among women, minority, senior citizen, and … Continue reading

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