Rex Sanders and Etta Mae Zimmerman Interviews
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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: 1987-1995
Restrictions on Access
All of the interviews are available online in GSU's Digital Collections.
Rex Sanders was the son of a textile worker who was killed in Columbus, Ga. Etta Mae Zimmerman was a textile worker and union member from Hogansville, Ga.
1 item(s) (video (29:34 duration))
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Sanders discusses maintaining his father's grave as a child and the issues with its current upkeep. Zimmerman discusses a family photo album she has put together.