ACTWU Summer Group and Marion "Peanut" Brown Interviews, 14 August 1990
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Scope and Contents of 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.
- Creation: 14 August 1990
Restrictions on Access
All of the interviews are available online in GSU's Digital Collections.
Marion "Peanut" Brown was a textile worker at Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill.
1 item(s) (video (30:11 duration))
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
The first part of this video is of several ACTWU workers. They discuss their childhoods and the textile workers' strike of 1934. In the second part of this video, Marion Brown discusses growing up in the Cabbagetown neighborhood of Atlanta, working at the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill, and the textile workers' strike of 1934.