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Honeycutt Family Interview 2, 21 August 1991

 Item
Identifier: L1995-13_AV0542

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.

Dates

  • 21 August 1991

Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Jenny Honeycutt worked at Fieldcrest-Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, N.C. as a spinner. Several other unidentified Honeycutt family members worked in Fieldcrest-Cannon Mills as well.

Extent

1 item(s) (video (28:54 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Abstract

The Honeycutt family discusses the current perceptions of the union in regard to the 1991 union campaign, the shift in ownership in the mills from local ownership to absentee owners, how work in the mills has changed over the years and other topics.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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