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  • Subject: Labor movement--Alabama
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    • "Alabama Mills Closed 100 P. C. Is Union Claim."

    • 1934-07-17
    • "25,000 Workers Walk Out From Their Jobs / No Disorders Marked Opening of Strike / Six Points Contained in Demands Of Workers For Ending Shut-Down." This article discusses the statewide textile strike by members of the United Textile Workers of...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • 1934-09-26
    • "Normal Employment Is Expected To Be Reached In A Short Time." This article discusses the resumption of activity in Calhoun County's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike).
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Efforts Being Made to Break Textile Tie-Up."

    • 1934-09-17
    • This article discusses the progress of the nationwide textile strike. While several states have called up state troops to open picketed mills, the government in Alabama has not interfered with the strike: "These disturbances were in sharp contrast...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Flying Squadrons Closing Down Mills."

    • 1934-09-07
    • This article discusses the involvement of transient union members in Southern mills during the nationwide textile strike: "Flying squadrons are closing down mills in the south and east when there is a small minority of union operatives in any plant...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Mill Whistles Sound, Workers Back on Jobs."

    • 1934-09-26
    • This article discusses the resumption of activity in several of Huntsville's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike): "No discriminations of any kind were reported today as the textile...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Mill Workers Go on a Strike."

    • 1934-07-13
    • "Dwight Cotton Mills First of Alabama Textiles to Meet Labor Tie-Up." This article lists the workers' demands and mentions that representatives of the textile union will soon meet to discuss the possibility of a statewide strike.
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Miners, Fight To Win! Steel Workers, Strike!"

    • 1934
    • Flier issued by the Communist Party in Birmingham, Alabama, urging local steel industry employees ("Working men and women, white and Negro!") to join the general miners' strike: "The miners' strike must be won! They can win the war against the NRA...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Roberts Says Loss Is Heavy."

    • 1934-07-17
    • This article discusses the proposed statewide textile strike and its effects. Scott Roberts, president of the Alabama Cotton Manufacturing Association, reports that mill owners may choose to close their businesses temporarily, before employees can...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Settlement of the Alabama Coal Miners Strike of 1920-1921."

    • 1921
    • The settlement is made up of the following sections: 1) "Agreement for submission of all matters in dispute to the governor of Alabama as sole arbitrator"; 2) "Report of committee appointed by arbitrator to ascertain facts and make...
    • 2014-06-18
    • "Textile Strike in State Looms."

    • 1934-07-15
    • This article discusses the textile strike in Alabama City, Albertville, and Guntersville, which is expected to become a statewide movement soon: "There is little doubt the strike will be called to begin within the next few days as all of the unions...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Wallace for Governor."

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    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It focuses on his commitment to the "working people" and his cooperation with organized labor: "Wallace is first with labor because Wallace puts labor first!"
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Workers--White and Negro Unite to Win!"

    • 1934
    • Advertisement for a May Day rally sponsored by the International Labor Defense, to be held Birmingham, Alabama, on May 1. The flier encourages unity among workers of both races to "Defy the terror and Jim Crow orders of the bosses" and to resist...
    • 2011-01-13

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