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Lucille Thornburgh Interview, 15 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0463

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: 15 August 1991


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical / Historical

Lucille Thornburgh was a textile worker and union organizer in Knoxville, Tenn.


1 item(s) (video (29:25 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Thornburgh discusses her involvement, as a woman, in leading a labor movement in Knoxville, Tenn., the accusation of being a Communist, African Americans and women in the labor movement, and the people and organizations she came in contact with through her union efforts.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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