Acme Hosiery Mills
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Lineberger talks about his time as mill owner, his father, who was also a mill owner, relationships between management and labor, mill housing, the 1932 election and other topics. Lineberger discusses the Chronicle Mill, the Majestic Manufacturing Company, Imperial Yarn Mills, National Yarn Mill, Acme Mills, Linford -Stowe Spinning, Perfection Mill, Eagle Mill, Climax Mill and National Crescent Mill.
Murphy discusses the day to day running of the union. Stewart discusses his working life in the textile mills, being an African American working inside the mills, his farming, baseball and other topics.
Murphy and Lisk discuss their fathers' roles in the union, Murphy's role in the union, union organizing in Belmont, N.C., segregation, the importance of education, and the aftermath of the Textile Workers' Strike of 1934.
Murphy discusses her childhood, working conditions in the mill, her educational experiences, her involvement in the union, including a trip to New York City for a United Textile Worker meeting and other topics.
Murphy discusses the 1934 General Strike, the letters she wrote the labor board on behalf other workers, feeding strikers, union meetings, and other topics.
Lisk and Murphy discuss the organizing the union, life in the mills, and the impact of the strike. Lisk and Rev. Frank Miller discuss Red Lisk, Lisk's childhood, union orgainzing, preaching, and other topics.