Clay East, September 22, 1973. Interview E-0003. |
Founding Member of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union Discusses Socialism and Organized Labor: Clay East was a founding member of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union. In this interview, he describes life in Tyronza, Arkansas, during the 1920s and 1930s; his conversion to socialism; his observation of the problems of tenant farmers and sharecroppers; and his role in the formation of the union during the early 1930s.
Interviewee: Clay East Interviewer: Sue Thrasher
Duration: 03:44:22 Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 13 excerpts.