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ACTWU Press Conference, 23 August 1991

 Item
Identifier: L1995-13_AV0443

Scope and Contents of the Collection

From the Collection: The Uprising of '34 Collection demonstrates how communities can be impacted in contemporary ways by history and memory, decades after a series of events occur. Veterans of the events of 1934 and their descendants-black, white, mill worker, manager, union, and non-union- were interviewed about mill village life, work conditions, southern contemporaneous culture as well as the strike itself. This finding aid describes the digitized oral history-style interviews available in Georiga State University Library's Digital Collections.

Dates

  • 23 August 1991

Restrictions on Access

All of the interviews are available online in GSU's Digital Collections.

Extent

1 item(s) (video (28:49 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Abstract

The first part of this video is of an ACTWU press conference about the disputed vote over unionization that occurred at the Fieldcrest Cannon Mill in Kannapolis, N.C. The second part of this video is with the unidentified vice-president of the ACTWU local at Fieldcrest Cannon. He discusses the current drive for unionization within the context of previous attempts at unionization, how this campaign differs, and his beliefs about the union.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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