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E.O Friday Interview

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0323

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.


  • Creation: 1987-1995


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

E.O. Friday was an African American textile worker at the Modena Cotton Mill.


1 item(s) (video (33:34 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


E.O. Friday talks about discrimination against African American workers in the mills, their exclusion from joining the union, and working conditions in the mills. He also discusses Ku Klux Klan activities during this time, his service with the United States Navy, and starting his own business.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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