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Walter Montgomery Jr. Interview 1, 6 May 1994

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0392

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: 6 May 1994


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Walter Montgomery Jr. was the president of Spartan Mills in Spartanburg, S.C.


1 item(s) (video (58:03 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Montgomery discusses working in management and ownership of various mills, the textile worker's strike of 1934, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, blacklisting strikers, and other topics.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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