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Morton H. Shapiro was a labor leader and civil rights activist who worked for the ILGWU and SEIU. The Morton H. Shapiro Collection, 1954-2007 consists of correspondence, autobiographical writings, printed material including newspaper clippings, invitations and programs, and an oral history.
The collection consists of oral history interviews and transcripts, production footage and publicity materials related to the creation of the "Uprising of '34" documentary. Veterans or their descendants were interviewed about mill life, work conditions, southern culture, as well as the strike itself. These interviews were incorporated into the production itself.