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Edwin C. Alexander
Includes newspapers clippings that relate to the establishment of two rayon plants in Elizabethton, Tenn., in the 1920s and to the strike at these plants in 1929.
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.
Bernard H. Cantor
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.
Communication Workers of America, East Tennessee Office
Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, grievance case files, pamphlets and posters related to the union's activities (1959-79).
First Tennessee-Virginia Development District
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.
Charles Gunter, Jr.
Includes oral history recordings regarding agriculture, Appalachian economic conditions, coal mining, farm life, logging, railroading, trade unions, and the woodworking industry.
International Woodworkers of America, Local 5-313
Includes records (1963-79) of contracts, negotiations, litigation, local and national union publications, minutes, correspondence, financial records, local membership records, and newsclippings.
Johnson City Foundry and Machine Works
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.
Kingsport Press Strike
Includes correspondence, reports, pamphlets, articles, newsclippings, speeches, audio recordings, broadsides, and memorabilia documenting events surrounding the strike at Kingsport Press, 1961-67.
Dale K. Larkin
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 newsclippings.
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.
Sullivan, Hawkins, Hancock Central Labor Council
Includes correspondence, newsletters and other publications, pamphlets, brochures, newsclippings, minutes, constitution and by-laws.