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Angie Rossner, Fred Fussel, and Doris Shavers Interviews, 24 July 1990

Identifier: L1995-13-AV0741

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: 24 July 1990


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Angie Rossner was a textile worker and a union organizer for ACTWU. Doris Shavers was a spinner in textile mills in Columbus, Ga. Fred Fussel worked for a museum in Columbus, Ga.


1 item(s) (video (30:49 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Rossner discusses her work as a weaver. Shavers discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934. Fussel discusses the creation of the exhibit Chattahoochee Legacy and shows the exhibit to several textile workers.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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