Weaver children and Neil Joroloman Interviews, 14 August 1991
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Scope and Contents of 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: 14 August 1991
Restrictions on Access
All of the interviews are available online in GSU's Digital Collections.
C.R. Weaver is the son of Foots Weaver. Marilyn Nicholson is the daughter of Foots Weaver. Neil Joroloman was the son of a co-founder of the Standard Knitting Mill and a textile mill worker and manager in Knoxville, Tenn.
1 item(s) (video (26:34 duration))
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Weaver and Nicholson discuss their childhood and the discovery of their father's role in the Textile Workers' Strike of 1934. Joroloman discusses his father's role in opening Standard Knitting Mill, the time he spent working in the mill prior to being a manager, the impact of the NRA, and other topics.