Knowles, Mr and Mrs Claude 1972-08-15

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Mr. and Mrs. Knowles, both employed by the Postex Mill, discuss the mill and its operation. Note: A statement is made at the beginning of the tape that Side 1 of the original tape was lost. The above was Side 2 of the original tape.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Claude Knowles

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 15, 1972

Location: Post, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Postex Mill described, Cites reasons for lack of dye plant, Takeover of the mill by Burlington, Resulted in changes in operation, Former employees of the mill discussed, Notes changes made at the mill (1956), Mrs. Knowles’ employment at the mill, Mentions erratic employment of farmers at the mill, Labor union at the mill, Changes in employment practices explained, Caused some resentment.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: ?-1972

Bulk Dates: ?-1956

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