Capital-Labor Relations in the U.S. Textile Industry

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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, 105, 132, 1441-45
American Federation of Textile Operatives, 13
apparel industry, 18, 142-44
architecture of mills, 23
blacks in textile industry, 71-74, 139-40
Brown Lung, see byssinosis
Burlington Industries, 7, 9, 11, 67, 75-76, 116, 155-56
byssinosis, 32-33, 114-17, 144
Cannon Mills, 9, 11, 106, 162
capital relocation, 12, 41-90, 113-14; effects on workers, 79-83
centralization of capital, 8-12, 43
churches, see religion
Collins & Aikman, 11, 77, 166-67
company town, see mill villages/communities
competition, 6, 7, 34-38
competitive and monopoly sectors, 5-7, 103-7, 110-11, 117-20
computers, 21-23, 33, 43
concentration of capital, see centralization of capital
Cone Mills, 11, 67, 165-66
corporate campaign, 141-42
Dan River Mills, Inc., 11, 98, 163
deskilling of labor, 18, 30-34
Elizabethton, Tennessee Strike, 97
employment, 2, 30-31, 79-83
Fieldcrest Mills, 9, 11, 77, 164-65
foreign investment of textile industry, 75-78
Gastonia, North Carolina, Strike of 1929, 63, 64, 97-98
General Strike of 1934, 99-106
Indian Head Inc., 11, 159-60
industry, presence of nontextiles in South, 68-71, 104-7
Kayser-Roth, 77, 162
Kendall Corporation, 11, 67, 77, 166
labor process, 4-5, 17-40
Lawrence, Massachusetts Strike of 1912, 97, 128
Lowenstein, Mark, Corporation, 9, 11, 67, 77, 161-62
Marion, North Carolina Strike of 1929, 98
mill village/communities, 56, 59-64, 71
Milliken Company, 11, 130
Morristown, Tennessee Strike of 1950, 100-1
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 111, 115-17
Operation Dixie, 129
paternalism, 24, 61-64, 71, 74
religion in textile communities, 63-64
research and development, 8, 19-20


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