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Testimony of W.C. Sweatt

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Type: Testimonies | Text
Creator: Daly, A. M. (Alexander M.)
Sweatt, W. C.
Title: Testimony of W.C. Sweatt
Date: 1915 Mar. 17-1915 Mar. 27
Description: A witness for the Mill, former Mill worker and Acting President of the union W. C. Sweatt discusses pressure from strikers to walk out, problems supporting his family after joining the strike, living conditions in the mill village.

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 | 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 | Labor unions--Georgia--Atlanta | Work environment--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Employees--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Health and hygiene--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Diseases--Georgia--Atlanta | Labor union members--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Exposition Mills (Atlanta, Ga.) | Elizabeth Mills (Atlanta, Ga.) | Beck & Gregg Hardware Co. (Atlanta, Ga.) | United Textile Workers of America. Local Union 886 (Atlanta, Ga.) | Smith, O. Delight | Miles, Charles A. | Kelleher, Mary | Conboy, Sara | Golden, John, 1862-1921 | Diabetes--Georgia--Atlanta | Labor unions--Organizing--Georgia--Atlanta | Picketing--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile machinery--Georgia--Atlanta | Looms--Georgia--Atlanta | Wages--Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Moral conditions--Georgia--Atlanta | Rent--Georgia--Atlanta | Draper Brothers Company (Canton, Mass.) | Labor contract--Georgia--Atlanta | Coca Cola (Trademark) | 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 9, Folder 1 Sweatt, W.C. (W.C.S.) 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=ms004-019.xml

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