Angie Rossner, Fred Fussel, and Doris Shavers Interviews, 24 July 1990
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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.
- Creation: 24 July 1990
Restrictions on Access
All of the interviews are available online in GSU's Digital Collections.
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.