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Cleveland Walton and Richard Allen Interview, 21 July 1990

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0517

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: 21 July 1990


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Cleveland Walton was a textile worker. Richard Allen was a textile worker.


1 item(s) (video (29:24 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Walton and Allen discuss working in the textile mill, segregation in the mills, segregation in the mill village, the Ku Klux Klan, and retirement.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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