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Homer Logsdon Interview 2

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0029

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 / Historical

Homer Logsdon was a textile worker from Knoxville, Tenn. Thelma Blanton Logsdon is related to Homer Logsdon.


1 item(s) (audio (1:36:42 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Homer Logsdon discusses working as a weaver at Cherokee Spinning Company in Knoxville, Tenn., helping to organize a union at Cherokee, the textile workers's strike of 1934, the aftermath of the strike, people who were blacklisted, his work after he left the textile industry and other topics. Thelma Blanton Logsdon discusses growing up in the mill village at Kramerton, N.C., going to work at a textile mill and other topics.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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