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Plant 6 Women

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0633

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.


  • 1987-1995

Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Cynthia Haynes was a textile mill worker in Kannapolis, N.C.


1 item(s) (video (29:33 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Haynes and other women from the Fieldcrest Cannon plant 6 discuss working conditions in the plant, the contested union election, the state of industry in Kannapolis, and other topics. Haynes and another woman named Hazel discuss working in the cotton mills and related health issues, including brown lung.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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