Interview with Mary Ursula Blackwell Baker
Ms. Baker, formerly the executive secretary of the AFL-CIO Building Trades Council and a field representative for the Urban League, shares her recollections about Southern cotton mill town life and her trade union work activities since the mid-1940s including her involvement with strikes and lockouts. Also, she discusses her parents and grandparents, her childhood during the Great Depression, religion, political views, divorce, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), traveling and those who made an impression on her life.
5 hours, 30 minutes
This interview is not open for use.
Trade Union, ERA, Divorce, Cotton Mill Town Life
Blackwell Baker, Mary Ursula, "Interview with Mary Ursula Blackwell Baker" (1977). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 030.