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Kannapolis (N.C.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Susan Plyler Interview 2, 21 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0530
Abstract Plyler discusses the work that the Piedmont Peace Project does, growing up in the mill village, the changes she has seen in Kannapolis in her lifetime, and the impact that learning the labor history of the area has had in her life.
Dates: 21 August 1991

Union Election Night and L.C. Wright Interview, 21 August 1991

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0532
Abstract The first ten minutes of the this video is of a meeting of the members of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union as they prepare to go count votes in a union election. The next 19 minutes are of an interview with L.C. Wright and two unidentified interviewees. They are all retired and discuss how the loss of their pensions got them invovled in the current union drive. Wright discusses his invovlement with an attempt to unionize in the 1970s. All three discuss the paternalism of the...
Dates: 21 August 1991

Yates Heafner, Betty Hinson, and Laurie Rushmeyer Interviews

Identifier: L1995-13_AV0360
Abstract Heafner discusses his work with Textile Labor Relations Board during the 1930s. Hinson discusses her involement in the Uprising of '34 documentary, her memories of her parents and grandparents work, and her childhood in a mill village. Rushmeyer discusses working conditions at Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, N.C., during the 1990s, and union organzing.
Dates: 1987-1995