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Scott Hoyman, Fall 1973. Interview E-0009.
Organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America Discusses the 1973 Oneita Knitting Mills Strike in South Carolina: Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) organizer and regional director Scott Hoyman discusses the Oneita Knitting Mill strike of 1973 in South Carolina. Throughout the interview, he focuses on strategies of the TWUA in organizing textile workers, bargaining and negotiating with textile companies, and tactics for successfully protecting workers' rights.
Interviewee: Scott Hoyman    Interviewer: Dan McCurry, Carolyn Ashbaugh
Duration: 02:28:04     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 6 excerpts.
Scott Hoyman, July 16, 1974. Interview E-0010.
Textile Workers Union of America Bargainer Describes His Work in the South during the 1950s and 1960s: Scott Hoyman worked as an organizer and bargainer for the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA). In the 1950s, he was transferred to the South, where he was primarily based in North Carolina, following the Baldanzi-Rieve split in the TWUA. He describes his work during the 1950s and 1960s, focusing primarily on obstacles the TWUA faced in organizing southern textile mills during these years.
Interviewee: Scott Hoyman    Interviewer: William Finger
Duration: 02:06:52     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 5 excerpts.