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Brooks Pollard and John Pollard Jr. Interview 2, 29 July 1994

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0635

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: 29 July 1994


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Brooks Pollard was the wife of union organizer John Pollard. John Pollard Jr. was a textile worker in Spartanburg, S.C. and was the son of union organizer John Pollard.


1 item(s) (video (30:30 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Brooks Pollard and John Pollard discuss the textile workers strike of 1934, union organizing, the aftermath of the strike, the legacy of the strike and other topics.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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