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George and Tessie Dyer, March 5, 1980. Interview H-0161.
Community Life and Union Organizing Among Charlotte Mill Workers: George and Tessie Dyer discuss their jobs in Charlotte cotton mills and their lives outside of work. They describe their childhood and the work their parents and grandparents did. They recall the parties and social events that their friends participated in after work. The interview ends with their observations about local union activity.
Interviewee: George Dyer, Tessie Dyer    Interviewer: Lu Ann Jones
Duration: 01:58:57     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 18 excerpts.