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Joe Lineberger and Mrs. Lineberger Interview 1

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0317

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

Joe Lineberger was a textile manufacturer in Gastonia, North Carolina.


1 item(s) (video (58:44 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Lineberger talks about his time as mill owner, his father, who was also a mill owner, relationships between management and labor, mill housing, the 1932 election and other topics. Lineberger discusses the Chronicle Mill, the Majestic Manufacturing Company, Imperial Yarn Mills, National Yarn Mill, Acme Mills, Linford -Stowe Spinning, Perfection Mill, Eagle Mill, Climax Mill and National Crescent Mill.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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