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J. G. (Wingate) Krause and Cynthia Haynes Interview, 23 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0548

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.


  • 23 August 1991

Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

J.G. (Wingate) Krause was a textile mill worker at Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, N.C. Cynthia Haynes was a textile mill worker in Kannapolis, N.C.


1 item(s) (video (29:02 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Krause discusses his memories of Charles Cannon and his years working at the Cannon Mill as well as African Americans at the mill and integration efforts. Haynes discusses her involvement in union organizing, working at the Cannon Mill, strikes, and the negative public opinion of union efforts.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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