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.
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Joe Jacobs, interviewed by Judith Helfand, 4 August 1994. L1995-13_AV0386, The Uprising of '34 Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University.
The Uprising of '34 Collection Southern Labor Archives