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Oral history interview with Robert Passmore, 1988 Mar. 6 / conducted by Vernon Presley

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Type: Oral histories | Transcripts | Text
Creator: Passmore, Robert, interviewee
Presley, Vernon, interviewer
Title: Oral history interview with Robert Passmore, 1988 Mar. 6 / conducted by Vernon Presley
Date: 1988 Mar. 6
Description: Robert Passmore, an African-American born in Harris County, Georgia, worked in the Swift Mill for 45 years.

Interview conducted by Vernon Presley in Smith's Station, Ala., for the Mill Worker Oral History Project, 6 March 1988.

Robert Passmore discusses his experiences in the Swift Mill in Columbus, Ga. from 1926 through 1971, including working conditions, race relations, labor-management relations, wages and benefits, and strikes.

Subjects: Passmore, Robert--Interviews | Swift Mill (Columbus, Ga.)--History | Swift Mill (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 Robert Passmore, 1988 Mar. 6 / conducted by Vernon Presley, 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 Robert Passmore, 1988 Mar. 6, 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/RobertPassmore-OralHistory.pdf

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