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Cynthia Haynes Interview 1

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0022

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

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


1 item(s) (audio (55:49 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Haynes discusses the impact of the textile workers's strike of 1934 has had on currents efforts to organizer Fieldcrest Cannon in Kannapolis, N.C., and talking about her family's history as textile workers and as union organizers.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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