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SUBJECT GUIDE: LABOR
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Includes video-recorded programs on such topics as Appalachian economic conditions, coal mining, craft work, farming, foundry work, labor migration, strikes and lockouts, and trade unions.
Collection of Johnson City, Tenn. attorney and labor arbitrator includes records of arbitration awards (1959-78), Arbitration Review Board decisions (1975-78), labor contracts (1967-78). Many companies and unions are included, especially the United Mine Workers of America and the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association.
Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, grievance case files, pamphlets and posters related to the union's activities (1959-79).
Records of this association of local governments examine such issues as regional economic conditions and development, labor, and occupational training.
Includes payroll ledger, 1926-33, from American Bemberg Co. in Elizabethton, Tenn. Also, correspondence, reports, and prospectuses relating to American Bemberg.
Includes oral history recordings regarding agriculture, Appalachian economic conditions, coal mining, farm life, logging, railroading, trade unions, and the woodworking industry.
Includes records (1963-79) of contracts, negotiations, litigation, local and national union publications, minutes, correspondence, financial records, local membership records, and news clippings.
Records of this major Johnson City, Tenn. industry include material on labor relations, trade unions, industrial accidents, company employees, and the International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers, Local 727.
Includes correspondence, reports, pamphlets, articles, newsclippings, speeches, audio recordings, broadsides, and memorabilia documenting events surrounding the strike at Kingsport Press, 1961-67.
Includes correspondence, financial documents, publications, newsclippings, and memorabilia related (1959-85) to the Communications Workers of America, its Local 10871, the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL- CIO), United Inter-Mountain Telephone Company, the Upper East Tennessee Central Labor Council, and collective bargaining.
The records (1916-70) of this Clinton, Tenn. hosiery mill include material related to labor relations, contract negotiations and agreements, personnel records, grievances and grievance arbitration, insurance records, publications, and news clippings.
Includes audio recordings, transcriptions, and photographs of Moore's interviews (1980-86) with women coal miners. Topics discussed include mining, collective bargaining, strikes and lockouts, sexual harassment, and reminiscences of the "Ludlow (Colo.) Massacre" (1914) and the 1973-74 Brookside Mine strike in Harlan County, Ky.
Films and interviews from the spring 1929 strikes at the American Bemberg and American Glanzstoff rayon plants in Elizabethton, Tennessee.
Includes manuscript material, audio recordings, and photographs related to the Coal Employment Project, Southern Empowerment Project, coal mining, the Appalachian Alliance, Highlander Research and Education Center, the 1980 Memphis Furniture Strike, the Tennessee Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, and the United Furniture Workers of America.
Includes correspondence, newsletters and other publications, pamphlets, brochures, news clippings, minutes, constitution and by-laws.
Anderson, Sherwood. Nearer the grassroots: and an account of a journey--Elizabethton. PS3501.N4 Z47 1929
Billings, Dwight B. Confronting Appalachian stereotypes: back talk from an American region. F210.C66 1999
Borman, Kathryn M. From mountain to metropolis: Appalachian migrants in American cities. F217.A65 F76 1994
Conway, Mimi. Rise gonna rise: a portrait of Southern textile workers. 1979. HD8039.T42 U642
Dunaway, Wilma. The first American frontier: transition to capitalism in southern Appalachia, 1700-1860. HC107.A127 D86 1996
Eller, Ronald D. Miners, millhands, and mountaineers: industrialization of the Appalachian South, 1880-1930. HC107.A127 E4 1982
Fisher, Stephen L. Fighting back in Appalachia: traditions of resistance and change. HN79.A127 F54 1993
Fones-Wolf, Ken. Glass towns: industry, labor and political economy in Appalachia. HD9623.U46 A645 2007
Gaventa, John. Communities in economic crisis: Appalachia and the South. HC107.A127 C65 1990
Lee, Tom. The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-cities: urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950. HT123.5.A67 L44 2005
Lewis, Helen Matthews. Attitudes of selected zinc miners and their wives in East Tennessee. HD9539.Z51 T44 1968
Mooney, Jack. Printers in Appalachia: the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America. 1907-1967. Z243.U5 .M66 1993
Petro, Sylvester. The Kingsport strike. 1967. HD5325.P92 1963 .K53
Puckett, Anita. Seldom ask, never tell: labor and discourse in Appalachia. HN79.A127 P83 2000
Salstrom, Paul. Appalachia's path to dependency: rethinking a region's economic history, 1730-1940. HC107.A127 S24 1994
Virginia Employment Commission and Bristol (Va.) Chamber of Commerce. Labor supply survey of Bristol, Virginia-Tennessee. HD5726.B8 V82 1964
West, Don. Songs for Southern workers: 1937 songbook of the Kentucky Workers Alliance. 1973. PN6110.L15 W4
Widick, B. J. Labor today; the triumphs and failures of unionism in the United States. 1964. HD6508.W48