Burns Cox, Grady Kilgro, Eula McGill, and James Interviews, 7 August 1991
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Scope and Contents of 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: 7 August 1991
- McGill, Eula, 1911-2003 (Interviewee, Person)
Restrictions on Access
All of the interviews are available online in GSU's Digital Collections.
Burns Cox was a textile worker at Dwight Manufacturing Company in Gadsden, Ala. Grady Kilgro was a spinner at the Dwight Manufacturing Company in Gadsden, Ala. Eula McGill was a labor organizer in Birmingham, Ala. James (last name not given) was a supervisor at the Dwight Manufacturing Company in Gadsden, Ala.
1 item(s) (video (29:47 duration))
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Cox discusses his house and the improvements he made to it, and he gives an audio tour of the exterior of the mill. Kilgo discusses his former house, which was located right next to Cox's. McGill discusses working at Dwight Manufacturing. James discusses working at Dwight Manufacturing. James discusses working at Dwight Manufacturing.