Interview with Vera Johnston
Fred E. Hembree and Victoria Hickox
This is part of a series of three interviews on the family life of mill workers in 20th century Rock Hill. Mrs. Johnston describes her life on the farm, her move to Rock Hill, and her work in the local cotton mills. Topics include background and family life, work attitudes and experience, J. P. Stevens Cotton Mills, Springs Cotton Mills in Fort Mill, mill villages, race relations, unionization and mill prospects for the future.
This interview is not open for use.
Farm Life, Mill Village, Cotton, 1900s
Johnston, Vera, "Interview with Vera Johnston" (1980). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 093.
LC Subject Headings
Springs Cotton Mills, Textile workers -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Textile workers -- Social life and customs, Textile workers -- Family relationships, Textile workers -- Attitudes, Cotton manufacture -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Textile industry -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Race relations, Labor unions