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Joseph D. Pedigo, April 2, 1975. Interview E-0011-1.
Labor Organizer Describes Unionization of Textile Mills During the 1930s and 1940s: Joseph Pedigo was an active participant and leader in the labor movement among textile workers in the South during the 1930s and 1940s. In this interview, he describes his role in the formation of a local union at American Viscose in Roanoke, Virginia, and his work with the Textile Workers Union of America towards organizing textile workers throughout the South.
Interviewee: Joseph D. Pedigo    Interviewer: William Finger
Duration: 02:05:37     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 10 excerpts.