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Annie Griggs and Angie Rossner Interviews, 23 July 1990

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0524

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: 23 July 1990


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Annie Griggs was a spinner at the Eagle and Phenix Mill and at Bibb Manufacturing in Columbus, Ga. Angie Rossner was textile worker and a union organizer for ACTWU.


1 item(s) (video (29:16 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Griggs discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934, being evicted from her home due to the strike, working in a textile mill, and life in the mill village. Rossner discusses why she likes working on the union newsletter, and the sounds of the textile mill.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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