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Oral history interview with Ophelia S. Perry, 1988 Feb. 23 / conducted by Harvey Phelps

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Type: Oral histories | Transcripts | Text
Creator: Perry, Ophelia S., interviewee
Phelps, Harvey, interviewer
Title: Oral history interview with Ophelia S. Perry, 1988 Feb. 23 / conducted by Harvey Phelps
Date: 1988 Feb. 23
Description: Ophelia Perry, who was born in Harris County, Ga. and moved to Columbus, Ga., during the Depression, worked in the Bibb Manufacturing Company mill from 1940 to the 1970s.

Interview conducted by Harvey Phelps in Columbus, Ga., for the Mill Worker Oral History Project, 23 February 1988.

Ophelia Perry discusses working conditions, wages, labor-management relations, race relations, benefits, and women's jobs, in the Bibb Manufacturing Company mill during World War II through the 1970s.

Subjects: Perry, Ophelia S. | Bibb Manufacturing Company--History | Bibb Manufacturing Company--Employees | Textile industry--Georgia--Bibb City--History | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Bibb City--History | Textile workers--Georgia--Bibb City--Interviews | Women textile workers--Georgia--Bibb City--Interviews. | African Americans--Georgia--Bibb City--Interviews | African Americans--Employment--Georgia--Bibb City | Bibb City (Ga.)--History | Bibb City (Ga.) | Muscogee County (Ga.)
Contributors: Columbus State University. Archives
Online Publisher: Columbus, Ga. : Columbus State University Archives, 2005
Original Material: Oral history interview with Ophelia S. Perry, 1988 Feb. 23 / 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 Ophelia S. Perry, 1988 Feb. 23, 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/OpheliaPerry-OralHistory.pdf

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