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E.O. Friday and Lucille Cloninger Interviews

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0341

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 a mill worker at the Modena Mill in Gastonia, N.C. George H. Jaggers Jr. is a retired principal and police captain from Gaston County, N.C. Lucille Cloninger was a spinner at the Imperial Mill in Belmont, N.C.


1 item(s) (video (1:57:11 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Friday discusses his retirement and golf. Jaggers discusses his service in World War II, his time as an educator and police officer, and golf. Cloninger discusses her time working in the mills, her childhood, raising her children and her faith.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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