Manuscript Collection

South Carolina Textiles: Southern Workers, Northern Bosses - Accession 1269 - M621 (674)

Title

South Carolina Textiles: Southern Workers, Northern Bosses - Accession 1269 - M621 (674)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1269 - M621 (674)

Inclusive Dates

1949

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

29 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a printed edition of South Carolina Textiles: Southern Workers, Northern Bosses which is a research department economic report and study of industrial concentration and locale of ownership conducted by the Textile Workers Union of America, C.I.O. in 1949. The publication details the plight of Southern textile mill ownership where most are owned by Northern "firms with far-flung interests outside of the state." The report investigated 227 mills in South Carolina that were "engaged in spinning, weaving and dyeing of cotton, wool, and rayon fabrics...as of October 1948."

Provenance

unknown

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

South Carolina Textiles: Southern Workers, Northern Bosses - Accession 1269 - M621 (674)

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