Jacobs, Joseph, 1908-
- Existence: 1908-
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Jacobs and Langford, law firm of partners Joseph Jacobs and James T. Langford, in Atlanta, Georgia. The records consist of case files.
The Jacobs, Langford, and Gold Law Firm IUOE 926 Supreme Court case records, 1982-1983, contain materials relating to the firm's case Jones V. International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 926 before the United States Supreme Court.
Jacobs discusses the activities of the United Textile Workers of America at the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill during the textile workers' strike of 1934, and how Cabbagetown has changed during the intervening 56 years. Winn discusses the history of the textile mills in Columbus, Ga., his family background and the time he spent working at the Muscogee Manufacturing Company.
Jacobs discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934, supplying food to strikers, and a court case he was involved in. Barber discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934 at the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill.
Jacobs discusses the impacts of the Textile Workers' Strike of 1934, the difficulties in organizing textile workers, the importance of labor unions, his work trying to provide justice for blacklisted strikers, the impacts of the NRA and other topics.
Jacobs discusses his work as a labor lawyer, how the events of 1934 influenced American history, contextulizing this particular round of organzing of textile workers in the South, the United Textile Workers of America Convention, the Textile Workers' Strike of 1934, and shows his greenhouse of orchids.
Jacobs discusses textile workers' efforts to unionize and the backlash they endured from employers, law enforcement, and their community.
Jacobs discusses his beginnings as a lawyer working with the unions, his family origins, and the start of the Flying Squadrons.
He discusses the strike of '34, recruiting young union leaders, ministers and mill control, and work life in the mills.
Jacobs, Thornburgh, and unnamed union organizers discuss the barriers to union organizing in the 1930s and 1990s, the perception of unions, the textile workers' strike 1934, and other topics.
Jacobs, Thornburgh, and unnamed union organizers discuss African Americans in the labor movement, the aftermath of the textile workers' strike of 1934, why the labor movement is not taught in history classes, and the reclamation of that history.
Jacobs, Thornburgh, and unnamed union organizers discuss perceptions of the union, organizing and movement building, labor history, how labor history is made, the Southern Labor Archives, communism and other topics.
Jacobs, Thornburgh, Malcom, and other union organizers discuss letters sent to the Roosevelt Administration.
Jacobs, Thornburgh and the union organizers discuss the how unions are portrayed in the media, why they work as organizers, why mill ownership works against unions, blacklisting and other topics.
Jacobs, Thornburgh and the union organizers discuss racism and gender discrimination in the mills, the ways in which the union helped to fight the above, and other topics.
Jacobs, Thornburgh, and union organizers discuss the shame associated with the strike, feelings of shame associated with being a textile worker, racism and segregation, and other topics.
Jacobs, Thornburgh and union organizers talk about how the textile workers' strike of 1934 is relevant for contemporary workers, the intertwined history of the Labor Movement and the Civil Rights Movement, and the discomfort them memory of the strike cause in many communities.
Interviewed by Cliff Kuhn. Among topics discussed: Thomas Mines work experience; "installment houses"; working his way through Cornell; working summers at a Long Beach hotel; Jacob's education at Cornell; demonstrating against the ROTC; attendance at night law school; John McCallum; Workmen's Circle; Nathan Stolar; M.J. Merlin; United Textile Workers; prominent Jewish families in Atlanta.
- Archival Object 24
- Collection 5
- Atlanta (Ga.) 5
- Columbus (Ga.) 5
- Lawyers 3
- Georgia 2
- Kannapolis (N.C.) 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 2
- Labor unions -- Political activity 2
- Phenix City (Ala.) 2
- Textile workers -- Labor unions 2
- African Americans 1
- Air Traffic Controllers' Strike, U.S., 1981 1
- Air traffic controllers 1
- Arbitration, Industrial 1
- Boycotts 1
- Bricklayers -- Labor unions 1
- Civil rights movements 1
- Eastern Air Lines, inc., Strike, 1989-1991 1
- Greenville (S.C.) 1
- Industrial relations 1
- Labor disputes 1
- Labor laws and legislation 1
- Labor leaders 1
- Labor movement -- Study and teaching 1
- Labor unions -- Jurisdictional disputes 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Painters, Industrial -- Labor unions 1
- Savannah (Ga.) 1
- Southern States 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry 1
- Textile Workers' Strike, Southern States, 1934 1
- Textile workers 1
- documentaries (motion picture genre) 1
- legal instruments 1
- oral histories (document genres) 1
- photographs 1 + ∧ less