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Gardin Family Interview

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Gardin Family Stoney, George C Stoney, James B


The beginning of this interview is a discussion with the larger Gardin family. Then Gardin and Wilson show George Stoney and the film crew around the area near St. Helen's. During this they discuss their childhoods, and working in various textile mills.There is a second interview with an unidentified couple on this tape that is all audio and no video. This interview discusses the organizing at some of the local mills, like the Loray, Rex Mill and Priscilla Mill as well as other topics.Melville Gardin was a textile work and parishioner of St. Helen's Catholic Church in Gastonia, N.C.Grace Wilson was a textile worker and the Rex and Imperial Mills in Gastonia, N.C.Leon Kay was a textile worker in various mills in Gastonia, N.C.Local identification number: L1995-13_AV0351
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Https:// as: Gardin Family, interviewed by George Stoney and Judith Helfand, and Jamie Stoney, no date. L1995-13_AV0351, The Uprising of '34 Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library.Copyright to this item is owned by Georgia State University Library. Georgia State University Library has made this item available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. For more information see
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