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SOHP Series E. Labor

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Interviews focus on the growth and development of organized labor in the American South and explore labor movements in mills, mines, agriculture, and the food service industry. Themes include strikes, life in mill villages, anti-unionism, and the (more)

E.001. Labor: History (80 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews, conducted by the staff of the SOHP, focus on the growth and development of organized labor in the southeast from 1940 to the present. Respondents include leaders of textile unions in the southeast and contain much information on ...

E.002. Labor: Miners for Democracy (33 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews, conducted by George William Hopkins for his dissertation The Miners for Democracy: Insurgency in the United Mine Workers of America, 1970-1972 (UNC-Chapel Hill, 1976), focus United Mine Workers union in West Virginia between 1970 and 1972...

E.003. Labor: Italo-American Community Project (86 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews were conducted in a neighborhood in St. Louis, Mo., by Gary Ross Mormino for his dissertation The Hill upon the City: An Italo-American Neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri, 1880-1955 (UNC-Chapel Hill, 1977). Many are life histories ...

E.004. Labor: University of North Carolina Foodworkers' Strikes (127 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews focus on the UNC Foodworkers' strikes against the UNC Food Service in February-March 1969 and against SAGA Food Service in November-December 1969. The respondents include food workers, members of the Black Student Movement, members of the ...

E.005. Labor: Civil Rights Unionism (342 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews were conducted by Robert Rodgers Korstad, Lisa Hazirjian, Karl Korstad, and Lane Windham between 1976 and 1998. For the most part, the interviewees are people who were employed by the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) in Winston-...

E.006. Labor: Michael Honey Collection on Southern Labor History (70 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted by University of Washington at Tacoma professor and author Michael K. Honey between 1981 and 1998 as part of his research on southern labor and civil rights. This project focuses on the close relationship between labor organizing...