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Gastonia, 1929 : the story of the Loray Mill Strike

Author: John A Salmond
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Of the wave of labor strikes that swept through the South in 1929, the one at the Loray Mill in Gastonia, North Carolina, is perhaps the best remembered. In Gastonia 1929 John Salmond provides the first detailed account of the complex events surrounding the strike at the largest textile mill in the Southeast. His compelling narrative unravels the confusing story of the shooting of the town's police chief, the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Salmond, John A.
Gastonia, 1929.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)608915886
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Salmond
ISBN: 080782237X 9780807822371 0807845418 9780807845417
OCLC Number: 32276414
Description: xiv, 226 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Setting --
Ch. 2. The Strike --
Ch. 3. The Shooting --
Ch. 4. Trial and Terror --
Ch. 5. The Verdicts --
Ch. 6. The Aftermath.
Other Titles: Story of the Loray Mill Strike
Responsibility: John A. Salmond.

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An account of the complex events surrounding the strike at the largest textile mill in southeast USA, this text examines the role of women, the importance of race and class, and describes the  Read more...

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The most comprehensive narrative history of what happened in Gastonia the year of the strike.--"Our State"

 
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