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Statement of Lonnie Middlebrooks

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Type: Testimonies | Text
Creator: Middlebrooks, Lonnie
Title: Statement of Lonnie Middlebrooks
Date: 1914 May 22
Description: Lonnie Middlebrooks' official statement reads as follows: "I was sitting on the steps of the home of Mr. St. John between 9 and 8 o'clock of the morning of May 21st 1914 when officer [illegible] of the city police came along and entered into conversation with me. I asked him what he was doing here and he replied that he was down here 'to keep these damned Jews from getting killed.'"

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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 | Labor unions--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century | Textile industry--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century | Governmental investigations | Cotton textile industry--Georgia--Atlanta | Cotton textile industry--Employees | United Textile Workers of America | United States. Commission on Industrial Relations | Industrial relations--Georgia--Atlanta | Employees--Georgia--Atlanta | Textile workers--Labor unions--Georgia--Atlanta | Labor union members--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.). Police Dept. | Police--Georgia--Atlanta | Threats of violence--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 5, Folder 4 Sworn statements (folder 1 of 2) 1914, 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=ms004-032.xml

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