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Collection Details


Collection Name: Crown Cotton Mills, Dalton, Georgia Oral History Tapes
Repository Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Local Identifier: Ms88-023
Dates Spanned: 1984-1985
Description: ORAL HISTORY TAPES, 1984-85. 19 tapes. Oral history tapes of employees at the Crown Cotton Mills in Dalton, a textile town in the Appalachian Valley of northwest Georgia. Most of mill hands interviewed worked for Crown from the 1920s-1960s. All interviews conducted by J. Douglas Flamming, formerly a history professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, in 1984-85. Unprocessed. Restricted access. Ms88-023.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 19
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Cotton gins and ginning; Dalton, GA; Factories; Georgia; Industrial safety; Mills and mill-work; Oral history; United States; Work; Work environment
Collection Code: OHC0002935