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Lacy Wright, March 10, 1975. Interview E-0017.
Southern Worker Describes Life's Work in the Textile Mills and His Thoughts on the Labor Movement: Lacy Wright worked for Cone Mills in Greensboro, North Carolina, for nearly fifty years, from the late 1910s at the age of twelve to the mid-1960s. He describes work in the textile industry, life in the mill villages, and the role of the labor movement in the southern textile industry during a large stretch of the twentieth century.
Interviewee: Lacy Wright    Interviewer: William Finger, Chip Hughes
Duration: 01:34:44     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 9 excerpts.