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Testimony of Lina McFarland

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Type: Testimonies | Text
Creator: Daly, A. M. (Alexander M.)
McFarland, Lina
Title: Testimony of Lina McFarland
Date: 1915 Mar. 17-1915 Mar. 27
Description: A witness for the union, spinner Lina McFarland discusses starting to work at the Mills at age eleven, her lack of eduction, and working conditions in the Mills.

The Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills Exhibit is a joint project between the Georgia Tech Library and Information Center's Archives and Records Management, Digital Initiatives, and Systems departments.

Subjects: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills | Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills--Employees--History--20th century | Strikes and lockouts--Textile industry--Georgia--Atlanta | Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills Strike, Atlanta, Ga., 1914-1915 | Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century | Textile industry--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century | Textile workers--Medical care--Georgia--Atlanta | United Textile Workers of America | United States. Commission on Industrial Relations | Governmental investigations | Textile factories--Georgia--Atlanta | Labor unions--Georgia--Atlanta | Work environment--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Employees--Georgia--Atlanta | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Atlanta | Cotton textile industry--Employees | Cotton spinning--Georgia--Atlanta | Cotton textiles--Georgia--Atlanta | Bags | Women textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Employment--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Georgia--Social conditions | Women--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Eviction--Georgia--Atlanta | Discrimination in employment--Georgia--Atlanta | Sick leave | Age and employment--Georgia--Atlanta | Child labor--Georgia--Atlanta | Exposition Mills (Atlanta, Ga.) | Whittier Mill (Atlanta, Ga.) | Mills and mill-work--Georgia--Atlanta | Wages--Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Spinning--Georgia--Atlanta | Cabbagetown (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Georgia Institute of Technology. Library and Information Center | Georgia Institute of Technology. Library and Information Center. Digital Initiatives | Georgia Institute of Technology. Library and Information Center. Archives and Records Management
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
Original Material: Box 8, Folder 7 McFarland, Lina (L. McF.) March 1915, Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills records, Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Rights and Usage: Please cite [Folder Title, Series and Subseries Title,] Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills records, Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Persistent Link to Item: http://www.library.gatech.edu/fulton_bag/item.php?collection=ms004&filename=ms004-004.xml

Related Institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology. Library and Information Center
Collection Information: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills Digital Collection