Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Burns Cox and James Hoffman Interviews, 6 August 1991
Cox goes to an archive and looks at the charter for the Dixie Federation of Labor, a textile workers' union that existed locally Gadsden, Ala. prior to the strike. Hoffman discusses the sources he used for his thesis on the textile workers' strike of 1934, the unwillingness of people to discuss the strike, and why he chose to research this topic.
Burns Cox, Grady Kilgro, Eula McGill, and James Interviews, 7 August 1991
Cox discusses his house and the improvements he made to it, and he gives an audio tour of the exterior of the mill. Kilgo discusses his former house, which was located right next to Cox's. McGill discusses working at Dwight Manufacturing. James discusses working at Dwight Manufacturing. James discusses working at Dwight Manufacturing.
Burns Cox Interview 1, 6 August 1991
Cox talks about the textile workers' strike of 1934, union organizing, a strike in the 1950s and other topics.
Burns Cox Interview 2, 6 June 1991
Cox discusses the creation of the Dixie Federation of Labor, its takeover by the United Textile Workers, the textile workers' strike of 1934, and the aftermath of the strike.
Burns Cox Interview 3
Cox discusses the forming of the Dixie Federation of Labor, the United Textile Workers taking over, the textile workers' strike of 1934, the aftermath of the strike, and other topics.
Carey E. Haigler papers
Clyde Ware and Doyle Johns Interviews, 8 August 1991
Ware discusses blacklisting at Dwight Manufacturing Company, the United Textile Workers Convention in New York City, the National Recovery Act and other topics. Johns discusses his interest in local history and the history of Dwight Manufacturing Company and Gadsden , Ala.
Clyde Ware Interview 1, 8 August 1991
Ware discusses blacklisting, weapons and the textile workers' strike of 1934 and how being blacklisted impacted the rest of his career.
Clyde Ware Interview 2, 9 August 1991
Ware discusses labor organizing, blacklisiting, labor day parades, Franklin D. Roosevelt, picket lines, and life in the mill village.
Clyde Ware Interview 3, 9 August 1991
Ware discusses union organizing, blacklisting, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the United Textile Workers Convention, and the National Recovery Act.
Doyle Johns Interview, 8 August 1991
Johns discusses his fathers general store, his childhood, growing up near the mill village, doffing at the Dwight Manufacturing Company, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and other topics.
Doyle Johns Interview 2, 8 August 1991
Johns discusses several recruitment documents that the Dwight Manufacturing Company and other industrial concerns in Gadsden used to entice workers to come work and live in Gadsden.
Eula McGill Interview 2, 15 August 1991
McGill discusses growing up with a union-supportive father, working at a mill, and her beginnings as an union member and organizer.
Eula McGill Interview 11
McGill discusses her work as a union organizer, the textile workers' strike of 1934, and other topics.
Eula McGill Interview 15
McGill describes her entry into union life, working conditions in the mills, public reception to union efforts, and the effects of the early union years on the strikes of the 1930s.
Food World and Burns Cox Interview, 8 August 1991
Cox discusses his mill work life and his home life. The video transitions into a mobile recreation of the mill site and strike locations.
Gadsden Antique Mall 1, 11 August 1991
This video is of George Stoney and his crew at Gadsden Antique Mall, which is on the site of an old cotton mill and mill village in Gadsden, Ala.
Grady Kilgro, Eula McGill and Burns Cox Interview, 7 August 1991
Kilgro, McGill, and Cox discuss living in the mill village, company control of mill villages, Labor Day parades, the textile workers' strike of 1934, labor organizing, and the closing of the Dwight Manufacturing Company.
Grady Kilgro, Eula McGill, and Burns Cox Interviews, 7 August 1991
Kilgro discusses the impact of Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency, the National Recovery Act, Social Security, sexual harassment in the mills, and other topics. Kilgro, McGill, and Cox discuss union organizing, the textile workers' strike of 1934, the impact the strike had on the community and other topics.
Grady Kilgro Interview, 7 August 1991
Kilgro discusses the textile worker's strike of 1934, the National Recovery Act, evictions from mill homes, and the aftermath of the stirke.