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Rosa Mae King Murphy and Daniel Stewart Interviews

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0345

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

Rosa Mae King Murphy was a spinner at ACME Mill in Belmont, N.C. Daniel Stewart worked in cards room and a machinist at various cotton mills around Gaston County, N.C.


1 item(s) (video (1:49:29 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Murphy discusses the day to day running of the union. Stewart discusses his working life in the textile mills, being an African American working inside the mills, his farming, baseball and other topics.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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