Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

Libraries and Archives

Academic journal article The Journal of Southern History

Libraries and Archives

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The Southern Labor Archives of the Special Collections Department, William Russell Pullen Library, Georgia State University, is pleased to announce that the Uprising of '34 Collection is processed and open for research. This collection consists of materials created and used in the production of an award-winning 1995 documentary film about the largest single-industry strike in U.S. history, the General Textile Strike of 1934. Videotaped oral interviews with more than two hundred people describing events in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina comprise the heart of the Uprising of '34 Collection. Other series include interview transcripts, archival footage, production masters and footage, and supporting documentation. Veterans of the 1934 strike and their descendants--black, white, mill worker, manager, union, and non-union--talk about mill village life, work conditions, and contemporary southern culture, as well as the strike itself. For additional information contact Pam Hackbart-Dean, Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections Department, Pullen Library, Georgia State University, 100 Decatur Street, SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3202; (404) 651-2477; email libphd@langate.gsu.edu.

The Filson Historical Society reports the acquisition and cataloging of the Bodley family papers and the Stratton Hammon collection, which are fully available to researchers. These two collections, focusing on frontier and antebellum Kentucky and twentieth-century Louisville architecture, respectively, are joined by a number of smaller collections that have been cataloged and are open for research. Included among these collections are papers of the Cox-Tucker family regarding the Mexican War, along with the Winn-Cook family papers, primarily consisting of letters written by two members of the U. …

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