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Southern cotton mills and labor.

Myra Page

Southern cotton mills and labor.

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Published by Workers Library Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Textile workers -- Southern States.,
    • Cotton growing -- Southern States.,
    • Cotton manufacture -- Southern States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introd. by Bill Dunne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.T42 U658
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6040864M
      LC Control Number48036140
      OCLC/WorldCa2025450

      Engendered: Toward a New History of American Labor, ed. Ava Baron (Ithaca, ), – “History, Story, and Performance: The Making and Remaking of a Southern Cotton Mill World,” in Reconstructing American Literary and Historical Studies, ed. Günter H. Lenz, Hartmut Keil, and Sabine Bröck-Sallah (New York, ), – Coauthor Della.


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Southern cotton mills and labor. by Myra Page Download PDF EPUB FB2

Southern Cotton Mills and Labor Paperback – January 1, by Myra; Introduction by Bill Dunne Page (Author)Author: Myra; Introduction by Bill Dunne Page. This book examines the role of the family labor system in the early evolution of the postbellum Southern cotton textile industry, revealing how the mill village served as a focal point of economic and social cohesion as well as an institution for socializing and stabilizing its by: 7.

Southern cotton mills and labor. (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Southern cotton mills and labor. Book-length account of the Communist-led effort to organize textile workers in Gastonia and other areas in the South HDT42 Southern cotton mills and labor.

by Page, Myra, Publication date Topics Textile workers -- Southern States. Cotton growing -- Southern States. Cotton manufacture -- Southern States.

Publisher New. Southern cotton mills and labor. book Physical Format: Online version: Blanshard, Paul, Labor in southern cotton mills. New York City: New Republic, Inc. c (OCoLC) Paternalism And Protest; Southern Cotton Mill Workers And Organized Labor, book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(5). Like a family: the making of a Southern cotton mill world User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Drawing on oral interviews and workers' letters, the authors re-create the village world of the cotton mills of the Carolina Piedmont region from its beginnings in the s until this distinctive.

The Voice of Southern Labor is an important contribution that offers a highly engaging analysis of Depression-era mobilization in the textile mills of the southern United States.

This compact and readable book connects micro-level processes of identity formation to the development of oppositional culture and collective action. Bibliography: p. Mill family: the labor system in the Southern cotton textile industry, Pages: A Southern Cotton Mill Owner Justifies Child Labor.

Daniel Augustus Tompkins was an owner and investor in numerous cotton mills in North Carolina. His beliefs reflected those of many mill owners, who argued in favor of child labor. John E. Allen, "Eugene Talmadge and the Southern cotton mills and labor. book Textile Strike in Georgia, September ," in Essays in Southern Labor History: Selected Papers, Southern Labor History Conference, Virginia Causey, John Lee and George Mills, Work 'n Progress: Lessons Southern cotton mills and labor.

book the History of American Labor for Middle and Secondary School Students. McKenzie, "Some Southern Cotton Mill Workers and Their Villages. Jennings J. Southern cotton mills and labor. book Labor in the Industrial South. Abraham Berglund, George Talmage Starnes, Frank Traver De Vyver The Industrial Revolution in the South.

Broadus Mitchell, Sinclair Mitchell," American Journal of Sociol no. 2 (Sep., ): Since its original publication inLike a Family has become a classic in the study of American labor history.

Basing their research on Southern cotton mills and labor. book series of extraordinary interviews, letters, and articles from the trade press, the authors uncover the voices and experiences of workers in the Southern cotton mill industry during the s and s.

This month, Documenting the American South remembers the painful, contentious events of by highlighting materials Southern cotton mills and labor. book its collection which focus on issues of labor relations—and life—in southern textile mills.

One of the largest Southern cotton mills and labor. book in North Carolina, the Loray Mill. This study of cotton mill workers and their villages, including preliminary inquiries and historical readings, has extended over several years.

The actual research which forms the basis of this volume includes personal first-hand study of families, comprising 2, individuals over six years of age, selected from four types of North.

Historians, critics, and the general public all responded with enthusiasm to the publication of Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World in Hailed by reviewers as "a moving exploration of the transformation from rural farm to mill village" and as "social history at its best," the book explores southern textile mills from their beginnings to the s, drawing largely on the perspectives of mill workers.

Though southern workers often joined union efforts in the textile industry, labor had made few lasting inroads among the region's mill communities by the early s. Throughout the s, as railroads spread and transportation improved, Author: Lisa Vallen.

Cotton was king in Alabama for many years and cotton mills sprang up around the state. The manufacture of cotton goods was first included in statistical reports for the State inwhen the value of cotton products reported by the United States Census Bureau was $17, Child Labor in the Southern Cotton Mills.

A.J. McKelway. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 2, Child Labor: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on Internation Crossref.

Show details. SAGE Video Streaming video collections Cited by: 2. Cotton mills were one of the first places to utilize child labor during the Industrial Revolution. The first jobs for children were in water powered cotton mills near the river.

With the invention of the cotton spinning jenny and the steam engine, cotton could be spun much faster and cotton mills could be moved into the cities.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Contributions in Economics and Economic History: Paternalism and Protest: Southern Cotton Mill Workers and Organized Labor, No. 3 by Melton A.

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Mill workers returned to their jobs, only to find that many had been blacklisted and were not reemployed. The United States has a rich tradition of protest music.

The Voice of Southern Labor: Radio, Music, and Textile Strikes, – sheds light on a segment of this tradition. Southern radio stations were able to organize workers in ways.

Gradually, textile mills moved from Massachusetts and the North, to the Southern states where labor was plentiful and the mills would be closer to the raw cotton materials needed to produce their products. As more mills were built, the infrastructure of North Carolina grew and expanded.

Eyes on North Carolina Textile workers built unions, led major strikes and fought racism starting in the s in the South’s largest industry. The heaviest concentration of textile mills was in North Carolina. Charlotte was the Southern industry’s center point since its inception during the post-Reconstruction era, with many factories.

MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Child labor in Southern cotton mill" The New York Public Library Digital Collections - Civilization in Southern Mills By Mother Jones - International Socialist Review, Vol.

1, No. 9, March The miners and railroad boys of Birmingham, Ala., entertained me one evening some months ago with a graphic description of the conditions among the slaves of the Southern cotton mills.

These 23 rare photos document mill workers, particularly the children, and give an unprecedented insight into the lifestyle as well as the livelihoods and the family life of cotton mill workers in South Carolina.

Archie Love, a worker at Springstein Mill in Chester, South Carolina, Flickr/trialsanderrors. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of When Southern Labor Stirs (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, When Southern Labor Stirs. When Southern Labor Stirs. By Tom Tippett Thousands of textile workers left their jobs and went gleefully out of factories, on strike.

Rayon plants, cotton mills, yarn. Learn about nearly historic South Carolina mills with photographs, descriptions, information, and current status. Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World is a history of the cotton textile industry in the American South, especially the Piedmont region of the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

It was based in large part on an extensive body of oral history interviews conducted by the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina Publisher: University of North Carolina Press. A South Carolina Textile Mill Owner Explains Child Labor. In members of Congress were preparing to vote on the the Palmer-Owen Child Labor Bill, which would have banned interstate commerce in goods produced using the labor of children.

Bycotton fueled the Southern economy and helped the Northern textile mills. Two thirds of the world's cotton was produced by the Southern plantations. The growth of the southern cotton textile industry after the Civil War was supported by a migration of families from impoverished farms of the southern Piedmont region to the cotton mill villages.

Labor was organized on the basis of a family labor system, whereby several members of the family were employed as operatives in the cotton textile mills.

SOUTHERN LABOR PROBLEM; Employment of Blacks in Cotton Mills a Probable Cause of Future Trouble. WORK THE NEGROES PERFORM A Future Time When the White Labor Must Become Short, and Recourse Will.

References: Mildred Gwin Andrews, The Men and the Mills: A History of the Southern Textile Industry (). Brent D.

Glass, The Textile Industry in North Carolina: A History (). Jacquelyn Dowd Hall and others, Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World (). Harriet L. Herring, Passing of the Mill Village: Revolution in a Southern Institution ().

Start studying US History 2- Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Industrialists who believed that the South's natural resources and cheap labor made it a natural site for industrial development.

How did southern cotton mills differ from northern cotton mills in the s. My poem, "Child Labor - Southern Cotton Mill," read by Jonathan Lu, music composed and performed by Jonathan Lu. Photographs by Lewis.

3 On early mills, see, for example, Ernest M. Lander, Jr., Textile Industry in Antebellum South Carolina (Baton Rouge, ), ; Randall M.

Miller, The Cotton Mill Movement in Antebellum Alabama (New York, ), ; and Allen H. Stokes, Jr., "Black and White Labor and the Development of the Southern.

Whereas the piedmont cotton mills used white labor al-most exclusively, the same was not true for factories estab-lished in central and lower South Carolina. The decline in the price of cotton in the late 's gave renewed impetus to the building of cotton mills along the fall line and in the low country.

David R. Williams set the pace by re. Melton Alonza McLaurin, Paternalism and Protest: Southern Cotton Mill Workers and Organized Labor, Civilization download pdf Southern Mills. This article was written by Mother Jones.

It originally appeared in the International Socialist Review, which was published by the Charles H. Kerr Company, in Chicago, March, The miners and railroad boys of Birmingham, Ala., entertained me one evening some months ago with a graphic description of the conditions among the slaves of the Southern cotton mills.Change in the Textile Mill Villages of South Carolina's Ebook During the Modern South Era Claire E.

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