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|Named Person:||Jules Collins; Jim Collins; Collins family.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ruth D Henderson; Federal Writers' Project (S.C.); Federal Writers' Project.; United States. Works Progress Administration.; University Microfilms International.
|Notes:||Interview of Jules Collins (b. 1865?) and Jim Collins, both black textile workers in the picker room, held in Fairmont, South Carolina, on January 2, 1939.
Federal Writers' Project documents the personal histories of Southerners, which were collected through this New Deal program begun during the Depression. In these life histories, ordinary Southerners speak for themselves, and what they have to say provides a unique view of the world they experienced and helped create. These people describe how major events affected them -- the Civil War, Emancipation, World War I, the Depression. They speak of growing up, getting married, having children, and getting old. They talk about family life, sex roles, and religious beliefs.
Filmed from the holdings of the WPA Life Histories Collections, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina by University Microfilms International.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, [1980?]. 1 microfiche : negative.|
|Description:||17 leaves ; 28 cm.|
|Series Title:||Federal Writers' Project, p. 15170-15186.|
|Other Titles:||Jules Collins
|Responsibility:||interview by Ruth D. Henderson.|
- Collins, Jules.
- Collins, Jim.
- Collins family.
- Textile workers -- South Carolina -- Oral history.
- Textile factories -- South Carolina -- Employees -- Oral history.
- Cotton manufacture -- South Carolina -- Employees -- Oral history.
- Oral history -- Southern States -- Archival resources.
- Southern States -- Social conditions -- Oral history.
- South Carolina -- Social conditions -- Oral history.