Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Rossner and other members of the Amalgamated Clothing Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) discuss the meaning that the textile workers' strike of 1934 has for them, how that strike colors perception unions in the 1990s, life in the mill village, and what can be done to change perceptions of unions in the South.
Rossner goes through her before work routine, discusses Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) and drives to her job at a textile mill. Rossner and Aunt Doris discuss Doris's childhood, her memories of the textile workers strike of 1934, and her husband's involvement in a union.
Rossner and Shavers discuss working conditions in the textile mill, sexual harrassment in the mills, working in the textile mills in World War II and other topics. Mr. Quattlebaum shows Jamie and George Stoney photos of his family.
Rossner discusses her work as a weaver. Shavers discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934. Fussel discusses the creation of the exhibit Chattahoochee Legacy and shows the exhibit to several textile workers.
Angie Rossner and John Rossner discuss various points of business for the Amalgamated Clothing Textile Workers Union (ACTWU). Shavers and Angie Rossner discuss working conditions in the mills during the 1930s and 1990s, Shavers' pro-union beliefs, childcare, brown lung and other topics.
Griggs discusses the textile workers' strike of 1934, being evicted from her home due to the strike, working in a textile mill, and life in the mill village. Rossner discusses why she likes working on the union newsletter, and the sounds of the textile mill.
The collection contains seven contracts dated 1960-1975.
Winn discusses the history of the textile mills in Columbus, Ga., the mill village, mill housing, the lack of preservation of that housing, union organizing, anti-union sentiment in the town and other topics.
Winn reads and discusses several documents concerning the textile workers' strike of 1934 and the life of mill workers.
Winn discusses the summer he worked in a textile mill, the history of Columbus Ga., and other topics.
Winn discusses, education for mill children in Columbus, ties between the anti-union sentiments and the Ku Klux Klan, ties between the Ku Klux Klan and police department, the ties between mill owners and the local newspaper and other topics.
Bill Winn plays the guitar and discusses his family, how he formed his worldview, and his musical influences. There is a brief break in the interview where Judith Helfand sets up microphones for another interview and then it returns to the interview with Bill Winn.
Rex Sanders, Max Sanders, and Williams discuss the textile workers' strike, the death of Reuben Sanders, issues unions face in the South, their opinions on the union and other topics.
Walton and Allen discuss working in the textile mill, segregation in the mills, segregation in the mill village, the Ku Klux Klan, and retirement.
Cleveland Walton, Clara Smith, Angie Rosner, Don Rodgers, Interviews and ACTWU local 1855 meeting, 22 July 1990
Walton and Smith discuss the attempts at unionization in the 1930s and how they impacted union organization in the 1990s. Rosner and Rodgers discuss the layout for a union newsletter. Rosner, Rodgers, Harris, Long, Gulligan, Roosevelt, Reese, and various other unidentified union members participate in a meeting discussing various events as well as the company's desire to go to on twelve hour shifts.
The Columbus, Georgia, Labor Temple sereved as the headquarters for organized labor in Columbus Georgia during the 20th century. The Columbus Labor Temple (Columbus, Ga.) records consist of membership lists, correspondence, photographs, minutes, awards, agreements, apprenticeship materials, financial records, bylaws, real estate records, and jurisdictional decisions.
Daphne C. Faulkner, religious and political activist, was born in 1930 in Columbus, Georgia. This collection documents Faulkner's participation and activities in ERA-related organizations through letters, manuscripts, meeting minutes, a filmstrip, printed items and lists.
Ernest Hannah and Bessie Hannah discuss working in the textile mill, the textile workers' strike of 1934, the music they performed, and other topics.
Shavers and Haywood discuss what life was like in a cotton mill village, working in a textile mill, and other topics.
Haywood discusses going to work in the textile mill as a child, the textile workers' strike of 1934, union organizing and other topics.