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Honeycutt Family and J.K. Rouse Interviews, 22 August 1991

 Item
Identifier: L1995-13_AV0543

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.

Dates

  • 22 August 1991

Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Jenny Honeycutt worked at Fieldcrest-Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, N.C. as a spinner. Several other unidentified Honeycutt family members worked in Fieldcrest-Cannon Mills as well. J.K. Rouse worked at the YMCA in Kannapolis, N.C. and is the author of multiple works on the history on North Carolina.

Extent

1 item(s) (video (30:36 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Abstract

The Honeycutt family discusses the 1991 unionization campaign at Cannon Mills. Rouse discusses how he came to Kannapolis, his education, his work at the YMCA, the relationship between the Cannon family and the Kannapolis YMCA, the National Recovery Act, and other topics.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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