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Charles H. Martin's collection of copies of the testimony of Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, textile workers

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-46

Scope and Content of the Collection

Four photocopied pages of testimony by Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, dated October 2, 1934. Young had been charged under Georgia's insurrection law after passing out literature at the Exposition Cotton Mill where she worked. The originals are part of the International Labor Defense Papers (Schomburg Center, New York Public Library).

Dates

  • 1934

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Biographical Note about Charles H. Martin

Historian Charles H. Martin researched on the case of Angelo Herndon, who was charged under Georgia's Insurrection Law in 1932 and defended by International Labor Defense.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Four photocopied pages of testimony by Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, dated October 2, 1934. Young had been charged under Georgia's insurrection law after passing out literature at the Exposition Cotton Mill where she worked. The originals are part of the International Labor Defense Papers (Schomburg Center, New York Public Library).

Acquisition Information

Acquired and donated by Charles H. Martin, 1973.

Location of Originals

Originals are in the International Labor Defense Papers, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. The Uprising of '34 collection (L1995-13) includes a 1990 interview with Leah Young [Nanny Leah (Young) Washburn].

Processing Information

Processed by E.L.E. Mize at the file level, 1973.
Title
Charles H. Martin's Copies of the Testimony of Leah Young and Annie Mae Leathers, Textile Workers:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
February 2, 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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