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Christine and Dave Galliher, August 8, 1979. Interview H-0314.
Life, Work, and the Walk-Out Strike of 1929 in Elizabethton, Tennessee, Textile Mills: Christine Galliher describes life and work in Elizabethton, Tennessee, during the late 1920s through the 1940s. She also discusses their participation in the 1929 walk-out strike at the Bermberg and Glantzstoff textile mills; Christine's attendance of the Southern Summer School for women workers; life during the Great Depression; and balancing work and family.
Interviewee: Christine Galliher, Dave Galliher    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall
Duration: 01:57:27     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 10 excerpts.