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Angie Rossner, John Rossner, and Doris Shavers Interviews, 23 July 1990

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0525

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: 23 July 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. John Rossner was a textile worker in Columbus, Ga. and worked for ACTWU. Doris Shavers was a spinner in textile mills in Columbus, Ga.


1 item(s) (video (28:54 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Angie Rossner and John Rossner discuss various points of business for the Amalgamated Clothing Textile Workers Union (ACTWU). Shavers and Angie Rossner discuss working conditions in the mills during the 1930s and 1990s, Shavers' pro-union beliefs, childcare, brown lung and other topics.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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