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Oral history interview with Richard McGhee, 1988 Feb. 3 / conducted by Harvey Phelps

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Creator: McGhee, Richard, interviewee
Phelps, Harvey, interviewer
Title: Oral history interview with Richard McGhee, 1988 Feb. 3 / conducted by Harvey Phelps
Date: 1988 Feb. 3
Description: Richard McGhee, an African-American Columbus, Ga. native, worked in the maintenance shop of the Eagle and Phenix textile mill in Columbus, Ga. for 45 years.

Interview conducted by Harvey Phelps in Columbus, Ga., for the Mill Worker Oral History Project, 3 February 1988.

Richard McGhee discusses wages, working conditions, race relations, labor-management relations, and unions in the mill as well as social and living conditions in the mill villages.

Subjects: McGhee, Richard | Eagle and Phenix Manufacturing Company (Columbus, Ga.)--History | Eagle and Phenix Manufacturing Company (Columbus, Ga.)--Employees | Textile industry--Georgia--Columbus--History | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Columbus--History | Textile workers--Georgia--Columbus--Interviews | African Americans--Georgia--Columbus--Interviews | African Americans--Employment--Georgia--Columbus | Columbus (Ga.)--History | 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 Oral history interview with Richard McGhee, 1988 Feb. 3 / conducted by Harvey Phelps, 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 Richard McGhee, 1988 Feb. 3, 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/RichardMcGhee-OralHistory.pdf

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