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Testimony of Emma Burton

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Type: Testimonies | Text
Creator: Daly, A. M. (Alexander M.)
Burton, Emma
Title: Testimony of Emma Burton
Date: 1915 Mar. 17-1915 Mar. 27
Description: A witness for the Mill, Head Resident of the Wesley House Emma Burton discusses conditions in the mill village and company housing, the Mill clinic, education provided by the Mill, public health, and child labor practices.

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Subjects: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills | Textile factories--Georgia--Atlanta | 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 | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Atlanta | Cotton textile industry--Employees | Governmental investigations | United Textile Workers of America | United States. Commission on Industrial Relations | Work environment--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Employees--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Diseases--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Health and hygiene--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Medical care--Georgia--Atlanta | Early childhood education--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Education (Early childhood)--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Education (Elementary)--Georgia--Atlanta | Child labor--Georgia--Atlanta | Pellagra--Georgia--Atlanta | Food service--Georgia--Atlanta | Nursery schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Child care services--Georgia--Atlanta | Hospitals--Georgia--Atlanta | Physicians--Georgia--Atlanta | Social settlements--Georgia--Atlanta | Lodging-houses--Georgia--Atlanta | Hotels--Georgia--Atlanta | Methodist Church--Georgia--Atlanta | Methodist Church--Education--Georgia--Atlanta | Charity | Wesley House (Atlanta, Ga.) | Wesley House (Atlanta, Ga.)--Finance | Methodist Settlement House (Atlanta, Ga.) | Methodist Church--Georgia--Atlanta | Wages--Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Sick leave--United States | Sunday schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Georgia--Social conditions | Women--Health and hygiene--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Employment--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Georgia--Atlanta | Kindergarten--Georgia--Atlanta | Clinics--Georgia--Atlanta | Nelson, R. M. | Remsen, Charles | Rhodes, Clarence A. | Ballenger, W. L. | Blosser, Roy | Paine, C. H. | Shellenberger, William | Social classes--Georgia--Atlanta | Exposition Mills (Atlanta, Ga.) | Moral conditions--Georgia--Atlanta | Central United Methodist Church (Kansas City, Kan) | Poor--Georgia--Atlanta | Tonsillitis--Georgia--Atlanta | Hookworm disease--Georgia--Atlanta | Alum--Georgia--Atlanta | Flour | Cooks--Georgia--Atlanta | Luncheons--Georgia--Atlanta | Cooking schools--Georgia--Atlanta | Boys--Societies and clubs | Girls--Societies and clubs | Sewerage--Georgia--Lindale | Sanitation--Georgia--Lindale | Toilets--Georgia--Lindale | Child labor--Law and legislation | 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 33 Burton, Emma, Miss (E.B.) March 1915, Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills records, Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Related Institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology. Library and Information Center
Collection Information: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills Digital Collection