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Testimony of Gordon A. Johnstone

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Type: Testimonies | Text
Creator: Daly, A. M. (Alexander M.)
Johnstone, Gordon A.
Title: Testimony of Gordon A. Johnstone
Date: 1915 Mar. 17-1915 Mar. 27
Description: A witness for the Mill, Gordon A. Johnstone, General Manager of the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, discusses the physical condition of the Mill, Fulton Bag employment policies, operatives employed by the Mill to spy on union activities, and conditions in the mill village. The following mills and villages are mentioned in the testimony: Danielson Cotton Company, Danielson, Connecticut; Indiana Cotton Yarn Company; Lawton Mills Manufacturing Company; Falls Manufacturing Company with a village at Greenville, Connecticut; Taftville Cotton Mills in Taftville, Connecticut; Slater Mills in Jewett City, Connecticut; Plainfield Mill in Plainfield, Connecticut; Williamsville Manufacturing Company in Killingly, Connecticut. Pages 9 and 15 are missing from the original document.

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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 | Wages--Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Governmental investigations | Child labor--Georgia--Atlanta | United Textile Workers of America | United States. Commission on Industrial Relations | Labor unions--Georgia--Atlanta | Labor contract--Georgia--Atlanta | Work environment--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Employees--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Housing--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Labor unions--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Diseases--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Health and hygiene--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Medical care--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Georgia--Atlanta | Social settlements--Georgia--Atlanta | Wages--Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Women textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Social conditions | Women--Economic conditions | Women--Employment--Georgia--Atlanta | Women--Societies and clubs | Methodist Church--Georgia--Atlanta | Wesley House (Atlanta, Ga.) | Methodist Settlement House (Atlanta, Ga.) | Diseases--Georgia--Atlanta | Elsas, Oscar, 1871-1924 | Sanitation--Georgia--Atlanta | Outhouses--Georgia--Atlanta | Private investigators--Georgia--Atlanta | Industrial management--Georgia--Atlanta | Johnstone, Gordon A. | Danielson Cotton Company | Indiana Cotton Mills (Cannelton, Ind.) | Rogers, E. H. | United Textile Workers of America. Local Union 886 (Atlanta, Ga.) | Scottish Americans--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile machinery--Georgia--Atlanta | Looms--Georgia--Atlanta | Metzger, Ernest | German Americans--Georgia--Atlanta | Revolvers--Georgia--Atlanta | Fleming, W. E. | Espionage--Georgia--Atlanta | Slater Company | Williamsville Manufacturing Company | Sanatoriums--Georgia--Atlanta | Lawton Mills Corporation (Plainfield, Conn.) | Falls Company (Norwich, Conn.) | Goodyear Cotton Mills (Killingly, Conn.) | 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 8 Johnstone, Gordon A. (G.A.J.) March 1915, Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills records, Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Collection Information: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills Digital Collection