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Lucille Thornburgh, Roy Wade, Don Rodgers, Bill Winn, and Angie Rodgers Interviews, 29 December 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0520

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: 29 December 1991


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Lucille Thornburgh was a textile worker and union organizer in Knoxville, Tenn. Roy Wade was a union organizer for ACTWU. Don Rodgers was a a union organizer for ACTWU. Bill Winn is a journalist in Columbus, Ga. Angie Rodgers was a union organizer for ACTWU.


1 item(s) (video (29:47 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Thornburgh, Wade, Don Rodgers and an unidentified woman watch a newsreel of the funeral of strikers at Honea Path, S.C. and discuss these deaths and the textile workers' strike of 1934. Winn, Don Rodgers and Angie Rodgers discuss letters to Franklin Delano Roosevelt from cotton mill workers.

Repository Details

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