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A growing collection of digitized items from the records housed in UCLA Library Special Collections. The company was founded to provide employment for African Americans and to provide them with insurance. Spans 1909-2009.
"The collection consists of records of the United Domestic Workers Union (U.S) from 1965-1979.
Content: 8,853 images. Source Library: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library" [1965-1979]
The correspondence (1965-1979) reflects efforts in organizing the Union and includes such correspondents as Julian Bond, Senator Sam Nunn, Senator Herman Talmadge, Allen Williams, Andrew Young, and other Georgia and national political figures. The subject files (1967-1979) cover myriad topics illustrating the Union’s involvement in the Black community, the Manpower Program, the Career Learning Center, the Homemaking Skills Training Program, Maids Honor Day, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), and various federal agencies.