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Collection Details


Collection Name: Mill Workers Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Columbus State University. Simon Scwob Memorial Library, Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Local Identifier: MC 109
URL: http://archives.colstate.edu/findingaids/mc109.shtml
Material Formats: [6 documents with text]
Dates Spanned: 1988-1988
Description: The oral histories of the collection include information about a wide variety of mills during the 1930s-1980s. Significant trends recorded in the histories that are common to most of the mills during this time are the incorporation of air conditioning, improvement in air quality, growing use of mechanical equipment, and desegregation.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 41
Interviews: [12 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Columbus, GA; Factories; Georgia; Mills and mill-work; Mills and mill-work--Columbus (Ga.); Oral history; United States; Work environment
Collection Code: OHC0002822