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Statement of Arthur Watson

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Type: Testimonies | Text
Creator: Watson, Arthur
Title: Statement of Arthur Watson
Date: 1914 May 26
Description: Arthur Watson's official statement reads as follows: "I was in front of 64 Carroll St. about 2:30pm Sunday afternoon May 24th, when I head J. A. Strickland say 'I would like to see the time come around when I could help to kill Oscar Elsas and all of his son of a bitch pimps.' He said this in the presence of Charles Mathis, Otis Thomason and myself, besides several others."

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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 | Threats of violence--Georgia--Atlanta | Elsas, Oscar, 1871-1924 | Watson, Arthur | Strickland, J. A. | Mathis, Charles | Thomason, Otis | 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=ms004-033.xml

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