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Labor Looks South: Theory and Practice in Southern Textile Organizing

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/9780813036038.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the theoretical analysis organized labor developed in its efforts to unionize southern workers, particularly in the textile industry, the region's prototype for industrial ... More


Southern Textile Workers

David Lee McMullen

in Strike!: The Radical Insurrections of Ellen Dawson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034867
eISBN:
9780813038674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034867.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Dawson was the first woman organizer to arrive in North Carolina. As a result, she played a pivotal role in what is perhaps the most infamous strike in the history of the southern textile ... More


Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South

Patrick Huber

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832257
eISBN:
9781469606217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886786_huber
Subject:
Music, History, American

Contrary to popular belief, the roots of American country music do not lie solely on southern farms or in mountain hollows. Rather, much of this music recorded before World War II emerged from the ... More


Dance at Pine Mountain Settlement School: Ideals and Institutions

Susan Eike Spalding

in Appalachian Dance: Creativity and Continuity in Six Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038549
eISBN:
9780252096457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038549.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the role played by the Pine Mountain Settlement School in the promotion of dance in Eastern Kentucky beginning in the early twentieth century. It first provides a historical ... More


Uneasy Rest the Masters: Strains from Below in the 1850s

William L. Barney

in Rebels in the Making: The Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190076085
eISBN:
9780190076115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076085.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

The maturation of the slave economy by the 1850s restricted opportunities for whites and provoked populist stirrings of discontent challenging planter rule. The cotton prosperity of the decade ... More


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