Creating the Modern South: Millhands and Managers in Dalton, Georgia, 1884-1984

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INDEX
AEtna Life Insurance Company, 133
American Cotton Manufacturers Association (ACMA), 185
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 210-11, 249; worker opposition to, 214
Americanism Preferred (Foundation), 301
American Legion ( Dalton Post 112), 298
American Thread Mill, 150, 183; in strike of 1934, 199; unionization of, 210; in strike of 1939, 213, 215, 386 (n. 15); in World War II, 236, 242; women employees of, 241; production goals of, 244-45; sale of mill houses, 264-65; closure of, 312
Anderson, Robert Mapes, 166
Anderson, William D., 184-85
Anglo-Saxounity, 75, 151
Anticommunism, xxii, 273, 291-306
Antilabor legislation, 273
Argus. See Dalton Argus (newspaper)
Army of Tennessee, 18
Artisans, as mill workers, 34
ATCO textile mill ( Cartersville, Ga.), 105, 106
Athletic teams, 162-64, 272. See also Baseball teams, Crown
Automobiles, among millhands, 184, 281
Ayers, Edward L., 69
Babcock, F. H., 234-35
Bagby, Effie, 254
Bailey, Irene, 242-43, 247, 389 (n. 31)
Baldanzi, George, 288-89
Baptisms, in mill village, 157-58, 281
Barrett, J. W., 23-24, 27; as mill manager, 41; affluence of, 62
Bartenfeld, W. H., 256, 257, 259
Baseball teams, Crown, 131, 133, 162-64, 167, 380 (n. 27); in strike of 1939, 213, 214
Bass, David Persons, 39, 51, 366 (n. 3)
Beasley, Governor, 159-60
Bedspread industry, 178-80, 277, 379 (n. 11); after strike of 1939, 227; in World War II, 236-37; women workers in, 240. See also Chenille industry
Belcraft Chenilles Corporation, 298, 397 (n. 55); union election of, 304-5
Berry, Sam E., 23, 26, 51, 62
Berry, T. A., 23, 26
Black Belt (agricultural region), 13, 15
Blacks: subordination of, 66-67; political affiliations of, 72-73; and labor shortages, 109-10; as mill employees, 109-10, 164; voting rights of, 250-51, 259-60; migration from South, 276, 377 (n. 25); in upcountry region, 361 (n. 20)
Blue Ridge Mountains, 13; farm families in, 33, 61
Boarders, among Crown employees, 115-16, 178
Boosterism, 106, 362 (n. 2), 366 (n. 8); in postbellum era, 39-43, 46-48, 367
(n. 20), 368 (n. 24); and labor, 57; of post-World War I era, 150, 151; by women, 179, 368 (n. 24); in World War II, 236
Boylston-Crown Mill ( Dalton), 150, 152, 183; in strike of 1934, 199; in strike of 1939, 213, 215, 220-21, 224, 226, 357-58; in World War II, 236; closure of, 308, 321; layoffs from, 313; in strike of 1966, 317-18. See also Elk Mill ( Dalton)
Bramblett, John, 164, 172, 177, 316; on unions, 219, 283; on stretchouts, 314; and wildcat strikes, 318, 319; at Crown centennial, 335
Britton, William (Bill), 254, 259, 380 (n. 27)
Brody, David, 384 (n. 15)
Brooke, Stafford, 254
Broom, Donald, 315
Broom, Luther, 254
Brown, J. W., 88, 90-91, 125
Brunner, J. K., 85, 86

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