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Testimony of Rufus Odell

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Type: Testimonies | Text
Creator: Daly, A. M. (Alexander M.)
Odell, Rufus
Title: Testimony of Rufus Odell
Date: 1915 Mar. 17-1915 Mar. 27
Description: A witness for the union, special officer of the Local Rufus Odell discusses previous strikes at Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, his experiences with Mill management, employment contracts, living conditions in the tent colony, and fines imposed on workers by the Mill.

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: Odell, Rufus | 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 | Wages--Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | United Textile Workers of America | United States. Commission on Industrial Relations | Governmental investigations | Labor unions--Georgia--Atlanta | Work environment--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Employees--Georgia--Atlanta | Spinning--Employees--Georgia--Atlanta | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Atlanta | Cotton textile industry--Employees | Cotton textiles--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Tents--Georgia--Atlanta | Contracts--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--Georgia--Atlanta | Labor union members--Georgia--Atlanta | Mills and mill-work--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile factories--Georgia--Atlanta | Elsas, Oscar, 1871-1924 | Elsas, Jacob, 1843-1931 | Johnstone, Gordon A. | Child labor--Georgia--Atlanta | Women textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Georgia--Atlanta | Labor contract--Georgia--Atlanta | Toilets--Georgia--Atlanta | Sanitation--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--Employment--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile machinery--Georgia--Atlanta | Looms--Georgia--Atlanta | United Textile Workers of America. Local Union 886 (Atlanta, Ga.) | Ware Shoals Manufacturing Company | Anderson Manufacturing Company (Anderson, S.C.) | Dublin Manufacturing Company (Dublin, Ga.) | Swift's Cotton Mill (Elberton, Ga.) | Wilson, A. K. | Conkle, Joe | Exposition Mills (Atlanta, Ga.) | Johnson, Allen F. | Drinking water--Georgia--Atlanta | Ware Shoals Manufacturing Company (Ware Shoals, S.C.) | Hawkins, Eugene W. | Lois Cotton Mills (Douglasville, Ga.) | 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 10 Odell, Rufus (R.O.) 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=ms004-006.xml

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