Strikes and lockouts -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of administrative records from the City of Atlanta, which have been divided into sixteen series. Records include materials pertaining to select mayors of Atlanta and correspondence and memos from the Executive Office. The collection also includes City Council and Board of Alderman legislation, minutes, and proceedings. Records also include material regarding transportation, public safety, finance, planning and community development, courts, public works, and maps. ...
Dates: 1848-2009, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains two letters written to Wilmer C. Davis who was attending Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana. The letters were written by his mother who mentions the 1918 Streetcar Strike in Atlanta.
Scope and Content This collection contains an unpublished essay entitled "The Involvement of the Men and Religion Forward Movement in a 1914 Labor Strike in Atlanta, Georgia."
Scope and Content This collection contains business documents generated and collected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The bulk of the material is meeting minutes created by the Chamber and its various councils. There are also publications of the Chamber, administrative and institutional records, and various documents describing the establishment of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), airports in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Region Metropolitan Planning Commission. Material includes...
Dates: 1883-2012, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains personnel and marketing records, and documentation of the labor strike at the Scripto Pen Company. The early personnel records include employee names, start dates, previous employment, and wage rates. Volumes of marketing publications and advertisements illustrate trade and commercial print advertisements Scripto Pen Company used for their writing instruments and disposable lighters. National and local newspaper clippings included in the collection relate to the labor...
Dates: 1923-1981, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains a letter written by Stanton C. Therrel from Cookeville, Tennessee, when he was on a business trip in Atlanta. The letter was written on stationary from the Winecoff Hotel. He wrote to his wife about the 1916 streetcar strike, to which he was a witness.
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated