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Betty and Lloyd Davidson, February 2 and 15, 1979. Interview H-0019.
Husband and Wife Describe Their Lives as Weavers in Burlington, North Carolina: Lloyd and Betty Parker Davidson grew up in Danville, Virginia, during the 1910s and 1920s. After establishing themselves as weavers in Danville, they moved to Burlington, North Carolina, in 1932 to work at the Plaid Mill. In this interview, they describe their experiences as weavers, focusing especially on working conditions in the 1930s and 1940s.
Interviewee: Betty Davidson, Lloyd Davidson    Interviewer: Allen Tullos
Duration: 01:59:13     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 10 excerpts.