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ACTWU Summer Group Interview, 14 August 1990

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0519

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: 14 August 1990


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Angie Rossner was textile worker and a union organizer for ACTWU.


1 item(s) (video (29:14 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Rossner and other members of the Amalgamated Clothing Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) discuss the meaning that the textile workers' strike of 1934 has for them, how that strike colors perception unions in the 1990s, life in the mill village, and what can be done to change perceptions of unions in the South.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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