Joe Jacobs Interview 2

Collection:
Uprising of '34 Collection
Title:
Joe Jacobs Interview 2
Creator:
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908-1998
Contributor to Resource:
Helfand, Judith, 1964-
Publisher:
Georgia State University Library
Date of Original:
1994-08-04
Subject:
Textile Workers' Strike (Southern States : 1934)
Labor unions--Law and legislation
Labor unions--Organizing
Lawyers
Lawyers--Labor unions
Women labor union members
United States. National Recovery Administration
United Textile Workers of America
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7490987, -84.3901849
Medium:
videotapes
Type:
MovingImage
Format:
oral histories (document genres)
video/mp4
Description:
Jacobs discusses his work as a labor lawyer, how the events of 1934 influenced American history, contextulizing this particular round of organzing of textile workers in the South, the United Textile Workers of America Convention, the Textile Workers' Strike of 1934, and shows his greenhouse of orchids.
Joe Jacobs was a lawyer who worked extensively with labor unions throughout his career. In addition, Jacobs was an organizer during the 1934 strike as well as serving as the Southern Regional Director for the United Textile Workers of America.
Local Identifier:
L1995-13_AV0386
Metadata URL:
http://digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/uprising/id/87
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Joe Jacobs, interviewed by Judith Helfand, 4 August 1994. L1995-13_AV0386, The Uprising of '34 Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University.
Original Collection:
The Uprising of '34 Collection
Southern Labor Archives
Holding Institution:
Georgia State University. Special Collections
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