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Sol Stetin Interview, 1 December 1990

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0554

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: 1 December 1990


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Sol Stetin was a union organizer who organized J.P. Stevens textile company and merged the Textile Workers' Union into the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union.


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

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Stetin discusses the 1934 United Textile Workers convention, wages, the National Recovery Act, Franklin Roosevelt, and the differences between conditions for organization in the North and South.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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