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Foots Weaver, C.R. Weaver, and Sue Dunlap Interview, 13 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0662

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: 13 August 1991


Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

Foots Weaver was a textile worker and union organizer in Knoxville, Tenn. C.R. Weaver is the son of Foots Weaver. Sue Dunlap is the daughter of Foots Weaver.


1 item(s) (video (30:45 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Foots Weaver discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934, and union organizing. Foots Weaver, C.R. Weaver, and Sue Dunlap discuss Foots Weaver's involvement in the United Textile Workers of America, the textile workers' strike of 1934, and the impact that Foots Weaver's organizing past has had on C.R. Weaver and Sue Dunlap.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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