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Mary A. Wright and L.C. Wright Interview 1

 Item
Identifier: L1995-13_AV0333

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.

Dates

  • 1987-1995

Restrictions on Access

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

Biographical Note

L.C. Wright was a loom fixer at the Fieldcrest Cannon Mill in Kannapolis, N.C.

Extent

1 item(s) (video (58:44 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Abstract

Wright talks about union organizing in the 1970s, retirement benefits, labor laws, and the tactics which mills used to keep their workforce from organzing.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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