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“Living in Two Worlds”: Civil Rights and Southern Textiles

Mary E. Frederickson

in Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036038
eISBN:
9780813038469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036038.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter places race at the center of an analysis of textile employment patterns across the twentieth century. Based on interviews with African American textile workers at a specific historical ... More


“Go Ahead and Do Harm”:: The Academic Study of Labor Relations

Charles J. Holden

in The New Southern University: Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134383
eISBN:
9780813135960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134383.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how in the 1920s the state's textile mill ownership had begun taking a dim view of the UNC's scholarly projects, especially those coming from the new Institute of Research in ... More


Enslaved Men and Work

Sergio A. Lussana

in My Brother Slaves: "Friendship, Masculinity, and Resistance in the Antebellum South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166940
eISBN:
9780813167848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166940.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the work of enslaved men. Throughout the South, on large plantations, in industry, and in skilled work, enslaved men often worked in distinctly homosocial spaces. Owners of ... More


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