Pauline Pearson Interview
Scope and Contents of 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.
Restrictions on Access
All of the interviews are available online in GSU's Digital Collections.
Cynthia Haynes was a textile mill worker in Kannapolis, N.C. Pauline Pearson was a textile worker in Kannapolis, N.C., and the niece of union organizer Red Lisk.
1 item(s) (video (30:26 duration))
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Haynes discusses working in the textile mill with an unidentified woman. Pearson discusses her uncle Red Lisk, a union organizer during the 1934 union organizing drive, working in the textile mill, and her opinions on union organizing.