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Rex Sanders and Family Interview

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0627

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: 1987-1995


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Rex Sanders was the son of a textile worker who was killed in Columbus, Ga.


1 item(s) (video (29:33 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Sanders, his unidentified mother, brother, and sister discuss the impact that the death of their father/husband had on the family, the textile workers' strike of 1934, unions in Columbus, Ga., and other topics.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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