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Kannapolis (N.C.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

ACTWU Press Conference, 23 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0443
Abstract The first part of this video is of an ACTWU press conference about the disputed vote over unionization that occurred at the Fieldcrest Cannon Mill in Kannapolis, N.C. The second part of this video is with the unidentified vice-president of the ACTWU local at Fieldcrest Cannon. He discusses the current drive for unionization within the context of previous attempts at unionization, how this campaign differs, and his beliefs about the union.
Dates: 23 August 1991

ACTWU Press Conference, 21 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0688
Abstract The first half of this video consists of a union rally by Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) members. The second half of the video consists of a press conference given by ACTWU to discuss the results of a inconclusive election that occurred at the Fieldcrest-Cannon plant in Kannapolis, N.C.
Dates: 21 August 1991

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union vs. Cannon Mills scrapbooks

Identifier: L1995-09
Abstract: The Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks contains three scrapbooks of printed material, 1976-1991, when the union attempted to organize Cannon Mills (Kannapolis, N.C.). The scrapbooks cover textile industry issues such brown lung, the ACTWU's involvement in other mills, and Kannapolis' problems with illiteracy and crumbling infrastructure. The bulk of materials in the ACTWU vs. Cannon Mills Scrapbooks fall between 1976 and 1981.
Dates: 1976-1991; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1981

Lucille Thornburgh, Roy Wade, Don Rodgers and Connie Leper Interview, 29 December 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0522
Abstract 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.
Dates: 29 December 1991