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Oral history interview with Lester Butler, 1988 March 8 / conducted by Mike Regnier

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Type: Oral histories | Transcripts | Text
Creator: Butler, Lester, interviewee
Regnier, Mike, interviewer
Title: Oral history interview with Lester Butler, 1988 March 8 / conducted by Mike Regnier
Date: 1988 Mar. 8
Description: Lester Butler worked as a weaver and loom fixer in Bibb Manufacturing Company Mill for a short time and in Swift Mill for 33 years beginning in 1949.

Interview conducted by Mike Regnier in Fortson, Ga., for the Mill Worker Oral History Project, 8 March 1988.

Lester Butler talks about working conditions, wages, equipment, job tasks, labor-management relations, health and safety from his experiences as a weaver and loom fixer in two mills.

Subjects: Butler, Lester | Swift Mill (Columbus, Ga.)--History | Swift Mill (Columbus, Ga.)--Employees | Bibb Manufacturing Company--History | Bibb Manufacturing Company--Employees | Textile industry--Georgia--Bibb City--History | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Bibb City--History | Textile industry--Georgia--Columbus--History | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Columbus--History | Textile workers--Georgia--Bibb City--Interviews | Textile workers--Georgia--Columbus--Interviews | Columbus (Ga.)--History | Bibb City (Ga.)--History | Bibb City (Ga.) | Columbus (Ga.) | Muscogee County (Ga.)
Contributors: Columbus State University. Archives
Online Publisher: Columbus, Ga. : Columbus State University Archives, 2005
Original Material: Oral history interview with Lester Butler, 1988 March 8 / conducted by Mike Regnier, Columbus State University
Rights and Usage: Permission to publish material from the Mill Worker Oral History Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives.

Cite as: Oral history interview with Lester Butler, 1988 March 8, Mill worker oral history collection, Columbus State University oral history collection, Columbus State University Archives

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Persistent Link to Item: http://archives.columbusstate.edu/oral_history/LesterButler-OralHistory.pdf

Related Institutions: Columbus State University. Archives
Collection Information: Mill Workers Oral Histories