Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Thornburgh discusses the end of the textile workers' strike of 1934 and looks through her scrapbook of the strike and her later work with the labor movement.
Thornburgh discusses the impact that becoming involved with the labor movement had on her life, the effects of blacklisting on union members, segregation in the textile mills, the textile workers' strike of 1934, violence during the strike, and politics.
Thornburgh discusses her childhood, going to work at Cherokee Spinning Company, becoming involved the textile workers strike of 1934, and other topics.
Thornburgh discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934 and her involvement in the labor movement in 1930s and 1940s.
Thornburgh, Wade, Rodgers, and Leper discuss how companies use footage of the textile workers' strike of 1934 as a way to convince employees not join the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), also discussed is the issue of race and union organizing.
Lucille Thornburgh, Roy Wade, Don Rodgers, Bill Winn, and Angie Rodgers Interviews, 29 December 1991
Thornburgh, Wade, Don Rodgers and an unidentified woman watch a newsreel of the funeral of strikers at Honea Path, S.C. and discuss these deaths and the textile workers' strike of 1934. Winn, Don Rodgers and Angie Rodgers discuss letters to Franklin Delano Roosevelt from cotton mill workers.
Weaver and Coleman discuss the national strike in 1934, organizing local strikes, and their dedication to the union. Joroloman discusses his mother's dividends from the Standard Knitting Mill, how the mill distributed its products, and the quality of the material produced by the mill.
The collection consists of 175 agreements, 1939-1976, between various local unions of the Textile Workers Union of America and manufacturers.
The Georgia-Tennessee-Alabama Area Joint Board of the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA-GTA) provides support and leadership to the several TWUA local unions in northwest Georgia, northeast Alabama, and the Chattanooga area of Tennessee. Its records, 1952-1980, consist of correspondence, minutes, contract negotiation papers, grievance cases and printed items of the six TWUA Local unions in the area.
United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters' Helpers of the United States and Canada contract collection
The collection contains thirty-two contracts dated 1951-2001.
The collection consists of 11 agreements, 1958-1972, between various local unions of the United Papermakers and Paperworkers and manufacturers.
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.