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Jennings, Norma W.



  • Existence: 1939


Norma "Corky" Jennings was born in Blount County, Tennessee in 1939. She married when she was 15 and frequently moved around the country with her husband, who was in the military service. She and her husband divorced after seven years of marriage, and Jennings moved back to Blount County around 1961. She went to work for Levi Strauss in 1963, the year in which the company bought two existing Maryville, Tennessee factories and converted them to the manufacture of Levi Strauss denim products.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Norma Jennings Papers

Identifier: AppMs-0449
Scope and Contents

Almost all of the materials in the collection relate directly or indirectly to the 1979 strikes. But there are two distinct type of materials: legal document relating to the FCMS arbitration hearings in 1979-80 and ballots from Local 402 elections, 1981-82.

Dates: 1979-1982

Tennessee Committee on Occupational Safety & Health (TNCOSH) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0438
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials relating to activities of the Tennessee Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (TNCOSH). The records document TNCOSH's efforts to improve the safety of the workplace, to help workers determine causes of illnesses thought to be work-related, to investigate chemical hazards and to fight for the passage in Tennessee of a "Right to Know" law. The records document the day-to-day office activities of the organization and include correspondence between...
Dates: 1975 - 1994

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Arbitration, Industrial -- Tennessee 1
Corporation records 1
Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- Tennessee 1
Industrial safety 1
Strikes and lockouts--Tennessee--Maryville 1