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Homer Logsdon and Foots Weaver Interviews, 13 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0467

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: 13 August 1991


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Homer Logsdon was a textile worker from Knoxvillie, Tenn. Foots Weaver was a textile worker from Knoxville, Tenn.


1 item(s) (video (29:32 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Lodgson discusses working in a textile mill, blacklisting, his post textile career, and the current state of the textile industry. Weaver discuss his career as textile worker, the textile workers' strike of 1934, and organizing the union.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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