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Linda Stout, Susan Plyler, and Connie Leaper Interview

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0120

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.


  • 1987-1995

Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Susan Plyler worked as a textile worker who later worked with Piedmont Peace Project in Kannapolis, N.C. Linda Stout worked as security for Cannon Mills and later worked with Piedmont Peace Project in Kannapolis, N.C. Connie Leaper worked as a textile worker and later for the Piedmont Peace Project in Kannapolis, N.C.


1 item(s) (audio (38:47 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Plyler, Stout, and Leaper discuss working in the textile mill, their reactions to learning about the textile workers' strike of 1934, the education system, and other topics.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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