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Oral history interview with Eula McGill, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

Eula McGill

Oral history interview with Eula McGill, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

by Eula McGill

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Published by Microfilming Corporation of America in Sanford, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jacquelyn Hall.
SeriesThe Twentieth century trade union woman ;, no. 20, New York Times oral history program
ContributionsHall, Jacquleyn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2478 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3211358M
LC Control Number83118342

Founders of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union, c M. Serkin (top row, 2md from left), Dorothy Jacobs Bellanca (4th from left), Sarah Baron (6th from left), David Schnapper (9th from left), Morris Michelson (2nd row, 1st from left), Henry Tuerk (2nd from left), Hyman Blumberg (3rd from left), Paul Lesky (7th from left), Jacob Edelman (8th from left), and Samuel Skolnik . In , the ACWA merged with the Textile Workers of America to become the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Despite successful and much publicized nationwide actions such as the Farah boycott and the J.P. Stevens corporate campaign, the woes threatening the union's existence continued unabated.

In the s, the Program on Women and Work, a unit of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (ILIR), a jointly administered body of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, coordinated an oral history project to document the lives and work of women active in the labor movement from through In , the ACWA merged with the Textile Workers of America to become the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Despite successful and much publicized nationwide actions such as the Farah boycott and the J.P. Stevens corporate campaign, the woes threatening the union’s existence continued unabated.

School of Nursing oral history interview project (University of Alabama at Birmingham. Archives) Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Local and the International Ladies Garment Workers and Rare Book Library) Mill workers oral histories (Columbus State University. Archives) New south oral history collection (Emory University. The collection consists of the records of the Atlanta Office of the United Farm Workers of America (UFWA) from Includes minutes (), international office memos and reports (), and pamphlets (). The bulk of the records are printed materials mass-produced by UFWA International and the National Worker Ministry.


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Oral history interview with Eula McGill, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America by Eula McGill Download PDF EPUB FB2

During the early s, McGill became involved in labor activism and helped to organize a local union and general strike in Following that, she moved up in the ranks of the labor movement as a labor organizer. She emphasizes her work with the Women's Trade Union League and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union.

Get this from a library. Oral history interview with Eula McGill, September 5, interview G, Southern Oral History Program Collection (#). [Eula McGill; Jacquelyn Dowd Hall; Southern Oral History Program.; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Documenting the American South (Project); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Eula McGill, born in in Dalton, Georgia, was a member of the Women's Trade Union League and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.

She was an organizer in the Southern textile factory worker movement of the s. Eula McGill (National Labor Organizer from the thirties through her retirement in ).

1 24 Eula McGill Interviewed by Jacquelyn Hall Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). This interview was marked restricted as of This interview is available in Catherwood Library on microfiche.

2 1 Barbara Merrill Interviewed by Elizabeth Balanoff Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU). 2 2 Julia Luna Mount Interviewed. Oral History Interview with Eula McGill, September 5, Interview G Southern Oral History Program Collection (#) Southern labor organizer Eula McGill explains her views on leadership in the labor movement and the role of workers' education.

Throughout the Great Depression, McGill primarily worked as a labor organizer, first for the Women's Trade Union League and later for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union. Oral History Interview with Roger Gant, J Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America - folders 2, 10, 12, 26, 27, 36, 43, 45, 52, 54 American Federation of Labor - folder 44 American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organization - folder This website is under development.

Please continue here for our current website. Records of the New England Joint Board of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union include union administration files, company files, and publications.

Company files document interactions between the union and companies such as Best Coat Co.; Healthtec, Inc.; Image Wear; M & M Pants Co.; Soloff & Son, Inc.; and Wear Well Trouser Co. Oral history interview entries in the AFHRA collection are listed in numerical sequence.

The entry includes the full name of the principal along with rank and service if given and immediately thereafter is the oral history's call number.

The entry contains information concerning the accessibility, pages and time of the interview and its. The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), the most significant union representing workers in the men's clothing industry, was founded in New York City in as a breakaway movement from the United Garment Workers.

McGill, Eula. Eula McGill papers, Paul, Florence, Oral history interview with Florence Paul in. Amalgamated Clothing Workers Of America Records, Collection Number: Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.

Oral history. Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. reference to "girls in this shop who are carrying both our book and one of the United Garment Workers". Box 4: Folder Textile Workers Union of America organizer and regional director Scott Hoyman discusses the Oneita Knitting Mill strike of in South Carolina.

first for the Women's Trade Union League and later for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers' Union. McGill, Eula conducted by Jacquelyn Hall Oral History Interview with Eula McGill, September 5, Inthe Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) embarked on a large-scale organizing drive in Rochester, N.Y.

After four years of extensive organizing, the union succeeded in forcing the Rochester Clothiers' Exchange (the main organization of employers) into adopting a hour workweek. Most of the interviewees are African Americans, though it appears that two are white.

Jerome "Buddy" Cooper was a white labor lawyer with extensive connections in the national labor movement. Eula McGill was a textile worker who was involved in organizing o workers in North Alabama as part of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. The files also will not work with Chrome, so try using Firefox or another browser.

For information about the interviewees and any access or use restrictions for the interviews, see the finding aids for the Black Women Oral History Project and the Biographical Files of the Black Women Oral History Project. Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA).

This interview was marked restricted as of This interview is available in Catherwood Library on microfiche. Box 2. the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) for their office and social building, the mural was moved to its current installation in Unfortunately, the mural sustained damage in several spots.

In his Ars Judaica article Matthew Baigell, American art historian and professor emeritus of art history at Rutgers University. [ oral history interviews with Ozark-area lesbian and gay residents, beginning in ; interviews and transcripts are not available on-line] Philadelphia LGBT Oral History Project [24 aural/oral history interviews conducted by Dr.

Marc Stein in the early s for his first book, about Philadelphia’s lesbian and gay history from the s. Chicago played an important role in the formation and growth of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), a union of men's clothing workers.

In –11, after an unsuccessful strike, these semiskilled immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe formed a local chartered by the United Garment Workers Union (UGW).

The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) was a United States labor union known for its support for "social unionism" and progressive political causes. Led by Sidney Hillman for its first thirty years, it helped found the Congress of Industrial merged with the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) in to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers .The mission of the Greater New Haven Labor History Association is to collect, preserve, and share the history of working people in the Greater New Haven Area.

Collections include AFSCME LocalAmalgamated Clothing Workers of America Localthe International Ladies Garment Workers Union LocalNew Haven Typographical Union No. Talk:Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America The amalgamated solidified its gains and extended its power in Chicago through a series of strikes in the last half of the s.

The Amalgamated found it harder, on the other hand, to make gains in Baltimore, where it was able to sign an agreement with one of the largest manufacturers that, like.