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Index to The Harriet Laura Herring Clipping Collection

This index is a listing of the Harriet Laura Herring Clipping Collection which consists of material accumulated by Herring for her research on industrial conditions and labor relations in the South. Composed primarily of newspaper and magazine articles, the collection spans the years 1923-1948. However, the bulk of the material is concentrated during the early years of the Depression, 1929 through 1934. This material is available on microfilm only, call number C331.8 H56h.

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REEL ONE

AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION VS. THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY
June 1933 - May 1935

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
December 1926 - April 1935

ASSOCIATIONS. As follows:

American Association for Labor Legislation
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
American Civil Liberties Union
American Cotton Manufactuerers' Association
Association of Life Insurance Presidents
Blue Ridge Association
Cotton Manufactuerers' Association of North Carolina
Cotton Manufactuerers' Association of South Carolin
Cotton Textile INstitute
Cotton Textile Merchants' Association
Durham Association of the Unemployed
Exposition Cotton Mills Employees' Credit Union
Greensboro Council of Social Agencies
Miscellaneous
National Association of Manufactueres
National Economic League
National Wholesale Dry Goods Association
National Women's Trade Union League
New York Cotton Exchange
North Carolina Parent-Teacher Congress
Rayon Institute
Research Work of Textile Manufactuerers' Association
Southeastern Economic Conference
Southern Economic Conference
Southern Furniture Manufactueres' Association
Southern Hoisery Manufacturers' Association
Southern Industrial Conference (Atlanta)
Southern Industrial Council
Southern Textile Association
Southern Textile Social Workers' Association
Southern Textile Workers' Conference
Southern Vigilant Intelligence Association
Textile Band Association of South Carolina
Textile Export Association

ATTITUE OF ORGANIZATIONS ON INDUSTRIAL SITUATION. As follows:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers [Ocotober 1926]
Boston Chamber of Commerce [November 1926]
Baptists [1929]
Christian Church [1929]
Daughters of the American Revolution [1929 - 1931]
Episcopalian [1929 - 1930]
Federal Council of Churches [1929 - 1930]
Georgia Baptists [1929]
Georgia MEthodists [1930]
Frank P. Graham Resolutions [1930]
International Industrial Relations Association [1931]
A.M. Law and Company [1927]
League of Women Voters [1930]
North Carolina Conference for Social Services [1930]
North Carolina Department, U. S. Reserve Officers [1929]
North Carolina Methodist Conference [1929]
New England Council [1926]
Southern Textile Association [1929 - 1930]
Universalists [1929]
Upper South Carolina Methodist Episcopal Conference [1929]
Western North Carolina Methodist Conference [1929]
Women's Clubs [1929]

BESSEMER CITY (N.C.) STRIKES. April 1929 - September 1930.

BIOGRAPHY. As follows:

Barnes, H.A.
Belk, John M.
Coker, David R.
Coltrane, Jenn
Cone, Ceasar
Cone, Moses H.
Crompton, Samuel
Eldrige, R. W.
Fitzgerald, Harry R.
Gardner, O. Max
Geer, Ben E.
Graham, Frank Porter
Gregg, William
Hardin, John Ernest
Hartsell, J. L.
Kendall, Henry P.
Miscellaneous
McNeill, Ann
Nunn, E. Gettys
Four Pioneers in the Textile Industry
Pritchett, James I.
Rankin, John C.
Rhyne, Daniel Efird
Shuford, A. Alex
Speed, William M.
Some Southern Industrialists
Spring, Leroy
Thomas, Ethel
Thorp, John
Tompkins, Daniel A.
Vance, Zebulon B.
Willis, George T.

BISHOPS' APPEAL. 1927 - 1928 [Statement of Methodist Episcopal and Episcopal churchmen regarding conditions in the textile industry]

REEL TWO

BRITISH TEXTILE INDUSTRY AND STRIKES. 1928 - 1929.

BUSINESS CONDITIONS. July 1925 - May 1935.

COMPANIES. As follows:

Adams-Millis Corporation (High Point)
Alamance Mills
Asheboro Mills
Belmont Mills
Bessemer City Mills
Burlington Mills
Cannon Mills Co.
Cherryville Mills
Cone Mills
Cramerton Mills, Inc.
Enka Co.
Erwin Cotton Mills
Fieldale Mills (Marshall Field Co.)
Fort Mill (S.C.) Manufacturing Co.
Gaston Mills
Gastonia Mills
Georgia Mills
Graham Mills
Greensboro Full-Fashioned Hosiery Mills and other Greensboro Mills
Haw River Mills
Johnson & Johnson
A.M. Johnson Rayon Mill, Inc. (Burlington)
Leak Manufacturing Co. (Rockingham)
Miscelleanous Companies
North Carolina Cotton Mill Growth
Perfection Hosiery Mills (Burlington)
Pilot Knitting Co. (Lexington)
Proximity Manufacturing Co.
Randolph Mills (Franklinville)
Ritca Hosiery Mills (Statesville)
South Carolina Mills
Spindale Mills
Spray Mills
Thomasville Mills
West Knitting Corporation (Wadesboro)

CRITICISM OF RADICALISM AT STATE INSTITUTIONS. 1923 - 1937. Arranged as follows:

Dr. Frank Graham [1930 - 1935]
Alton Lawrence - Frank Graham Incident [1934]
Dave Clark and Liberalism (UNC) [1935 - 1937]
Ericson and Liberalism (UNC) [1935 - 1937]
Archibald Henderson (UNC) [1930]
Clippings from the Southern Textile Bulletin [1923 - 1931]
Clippings from Various Sources [1928 - 1935]

DAILY NEWS RECORD (New York). Series on the Industrial South. Oct. 18, 1947 - April 17, 1948.

REEL THREE

DANVILLE (VA.) STRIKES AND UNION ACTIVITIES. July 1928 - May 1933 and undated.

DANVILLE TEXTILE STRIKE - DANVILLE (VA.) NEWSPAPERS. September 1930 - March 1931. [concludes with a brief series of clippings on "Red Cross and Strikes"]

ELIZABETHTON (TENN.) TEXTILE STRIKES. March 1929 - March 1930.

EXPRESSIONS OF INDIVIDUALS ON THE INDUSTRIAL SITUATION. As follows:

Adams, Mrs. Leary W.
Abernethy, Milton A. and Leroy P. London
Alford, L. P.
Anderson, Sherwood
Anderson, W. D.
Bassett, William R. and Samuel Crowther
Bohn, Frank
Bost, W. T.
Candler, [Bishop] Warren A.
Cannon, [Bishop] James
Carroll, [Dr.] D. D.
Church, Julia Morrow
Clark, Charles H.
Clark, David
Clark, L. W.
Cone, Bernard
Daniels, Josephus
Dexter, Robert C.
Dickey, Charles H.
Douglas, [Prof.] Paul H.
Draper, E. S.
Edelstein, Sidney M.
Edgerton, John E.
Edmonds, Richard W.
Ehringhaus, J. C. B.
Ender, Cal
Filene, E. A.
Fitzgerald, H. R.
Gardner, O. Max
Gossett, B. B.
Gregory, Mrs. E. C.
Grimshaw, A. H.
Heiss, H. M.
Herring, Harriet L.
Hill, T. Russ
Hines, Walker D.
Hutchinson, C. E.
Johnson, Gerald W.
Jones, Weimar
Joslin, Archie A.
Jouvenal, Betrand de
Kaemmer, Harry E.
Keller, Helen
Kendall, Henry P.
Lamport, Samuel
Leonard, Russell
Loper, Ralph E.
Lord, Henry G.
Love, [Rev.] F. S.
McCormick, Anne O'Hare
McGrady, Edward F.
Matherly, Walter S.
Mencken, H. L.
Miller, Julian
Mitchell, Broadus
Mudge, G. O.
Murchison, C. T.
Nelson, Thomas
Perkins, Frances
Peters, Paul
Potwine, [Dr.] Marjorie
Reed, [Senator] David A.
Robertson, Reuben
Scharrenberg, Paul
Sloan, George A.
Soule, George
Szepesi, Eugene
Thomas, Norman
Thornton, [Sir] Henry
Trafton, William M.
Wagner, Philip
Wheeler, Burton K.
Miscellaneous Individuals

GASTONIA (N.C.) DAILY GAZETTE. April 1929 - September 1930 [clippings from]

REEL FOUR

GASTONIA (N.C.) STRIKES AND MURDER TRIAL. March 1928 - September 1940 and undated.

GENERAL COMMENTS ON STRIKES. 1928 - 1934.

GOVERNMENTAL ATTITUD EAND EXPRESSIONS OF INDIVIDUALS ON SIT-DOWN STRIKES. 1937.

REEL FIVE

GOVERNOR GARDNER'S LABOR PROGRAM. [including Governor Hoey's labor program] September 1929 - July 1937.

GREAT TEXTILE STIRKE OF 1934. May 1934 - April 1936.

GREENSBORO (N.C.) TEXTILE STRIKES AND UNION ACTIVITIES. March 1928 - August 1933.

HENDERSON (N.C.) TEXTILE STRIKES. April 1932 - August 1933 and June - September 1936. [see also THOMASVILLE CHAIR COMPANY & TEXTILE STRIKES AND ROCKINGHAM STRIKES]

LABOR LAWS AND THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY. 1930, 1935 - 1937.

LABOR LEGISLATION. January 126 - april 1935, 1937 and undated.

REEL SIX

MARION (N.C.) TEXTILE STRIKES. June 1929 - September 1934.

MILL STRIKES IN SOUTH CAROLINA. 1929 - 1933 and 1935 - 1937.

MISCELLEANEOUS FILES. As follows:
[N.B. Some of these headings overlap -- among themselves and with other subject headings in the collection.]
Agricultural Adjustment Administration [1934-1937 and undated]
Burlington Dynamite Case [1934-1936]
Business Improvement [1933-1934]
C.I.O. and A.F. L. [1929-31; 1934-38; and 1941]
Clinton Labor Case [1935-1937
College (articles on college life, athletics, etc.) [1930-31; 1933-34; and 1937]
Conference (North Carolina Conference for Social Service) [1936-1937]
Foreign Textile Situation [1926-1937]
High Point Unemployed Strike [1932-1933
Labor Laws and Minimum Standards [1929-30; 1932; 1934-38]
Labor Trouble and Communists [1929-1932 and 1936]
Miscellaneous Northern and Western Strikes [1928-1931 and 1936-1937]
New Englad vs. the South (comparison of conditions) [1926-1930; 1933; 1935-37]
Other People's Clippings (clippings on various topics including lynchings and other problems affecting blacks, public releif, economic and social conditions; arranged under the following initials: R.M.B., E.P.C., G.B.J., J.M.S., and S.) [1933-1937]
Relief [1931-1935]
Rural (articles about crops and agriculture, especially tobacco) [1930-35 and 1937]
Scottsboro Case [1931-1935 and 1937]
Social Security - Unemployment Insurance [1931 and 1934-1935]
Survey of Women in Industry [1926; 1928-1930; and 1933]
Textile Conference and General Conditions [1929-1930 and 1937]
Unclassified (and unclassifiable) [1929-1937
Welfare [1930-33; 1935; and 1937]

MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL ARTICLES. oCTOBER 1925 - jUNE 1939.

REEL SEVEN

MISCELLANEOUS NORTH CAROLINA TEXTILE STRIKES.

1927 - 1937 Arranged as follows:

Asheboro. Bossong Hosiery, 1933. Cetwick Silk Mills, 1933

Bladenboro. Bladenboro Cotton Mills, 1932

Burlington-Alamance. Standard Hosier, 1933. King Cotton Mill, 1937. Glen Raven Silk Mills, 1937.

Charlotte. Leaksville Woolen Mills, 1929. Highland Park Mill, 1929, 1937. Ellis Silk Hosiery, 1931. Hudson Silk Hosiery, 1933. Larkwood Silk Hosiery, 1933.

Cooleemee. Erwin Cotton Mills, 1935.

Durham. Knit-Well Hosiery, 1933. Durham Hosiery Mills, 1935. Erwin Cotton Mills, 1937.

Elizabeth City. Elizabeth City Hosiery Co., 1936.

Forest City. Florence Mills, 1929, 1933.

Goldsboro. Borden Manufacturing Co., 1936.

Greensboro. Greensboro Manufacturing Co., 1937.

Henderson. Harriet Cotton Mills, 1927.

Kernersville, Adams-Millis Col., 1932.

Laurinburg. Waverly Cotten Mills, 1935.

Lexington. Wennonah Cotton Mill, 1929. General, 1932.

Longview. Hickory Spinning Co. (Shuford Mills), 1937.

Lumberton. Ada McLean Cotton Mill, 1937. Jennings Cotton Mill, 1937. Mansfield Cotton Mill, 1937.

Maiden. Carolina Cotton Mill, 1933.

Mayoidan. Washington Mills, 1936.

Mooresville. Morresville Cotton Mills, 1935-37.

Pineville. Chadwick-Hoskins Co., 1929.

Randleman. Commonwealth Hosiery Mill, 1936.

Reidsville. Edna Cotton Mills, 1937.

Roxboro. Collins & Aikman Corp., 1932.

St. Pauls. St. Pauls Cotton Mills, 1935.

Salisbury. Salisbury Cotton Mills, 1932. Rowan Cotton Mills, 1932.

Shelby. Cleveland Cloth Mill, 1935. Eton Mill, 1935.

Spindale. Spencer Mills, 1932, 1937.

Swannanoa. Beacon Manufacturing Co., 1930.

Tarboro. Runnymeade Hosiery Mill, 1937.

Wilmington. Delgado Mills, 1930.

Winston-Salem. Hanes Hosiery Mill, 1932, 1936.

MISCELLANEOUS SOUTHERN STRICKES. 1929 - 1937

As follows: Textile Strikes (arranged by place):

Bristol, Va. Big Jack Overall Plant, 1937.

Covington, Va. Industrial Rayon Corp., 1937

Dallas, Texas. Women Garment Workers Trikes, 1935.

Gainesville, Ga. Chicopee Mills, 1935.

LaGrange, Ga. Callaway Cotton Mill, 1935.

Linwood, Ga. Consolidated TExtile Corp., 1933.

Martinsville, Va. Martinsville Cotton Mill, 1933.

Memphis, Tenn. Nona-Lee Dress Co., 1937

Rossville, Ga. Peerless Knitting Mills, 1933.

Talladega, Ala. Samoset Mills, 1936.

Tupelo, Miss. Tupelo Cotton Mill, 1937.

Strikes Other Than Textile: (arranged in rough chronological order):

1929. Staunton, Va. Furniture strike. Johnson City, Tenn. American Cigar Box Co. strik.

1930. Jefferson City, Missouri (Missouri State Penitentiary) Prisoners strike. Harrogate Tenn. (Lincoln Memorial Univ.). Students strike. Washington, D.C. George Washington Univ. Football Players strike. Galveston, Texas. Longshoremen's strike.

1931. Lexington, Va. Columbia Gas & Construction Co. strike. New Orlenas, La. Longshoremen's strike. West Virginia coal miners stirke.

1933. Martinsville, Va. Furniture strike. Blue Mountain, Ala. American Net & Twine Co. strike. Sumter, S.C. Williams furniture plant strike.

1934. Georgia, Power company strike. Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad strike. Birmingham, Ala. Coal miners trikes (1934-35 and 1937).

1935 Arakansas. Cotton pickers trike (1935-36). Sumter, S. C. Williams furniture plant strike. Rome, Ga. Rome Stove & Range Co. strike. Ducktown, Tenn. Crippen Construction Co. strike (WPA).

1936. Chattanooga, Tenn. Bennett-Hubbard Candy Co. strike. Savannah, Ga. Longshoremens strike (averted). New Orleans, La. Milk strike. Jasper, Ala. School strike. Columbia, S.C. P.W.A. strike. Cumberland, Md. Celanese plant strike.

1937. Norfolk, Va. Maritime strike. Ecru, Miss. Student strike. Miami, Fla. Typographers strike. Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) hunger strike. Northwest Carolina Utilities "customers" strike.

Tampa, Fla. WPA Strike.

Norfolk, Va. Ferry operators strike.

Charleston, S.C. Maritime strike.

NEW ORLEANS CARMEN'S STRIKE. July - September 1929.

NIGHT WORK. July 1928 - June 1933.

PUBLIC EDUCATION. 1929 - 1935

ROCKINGHAM (N.C.) STRIKES. August 1932 - May 1933.

STRIKES CAUSED BY (NIRA) CODE. July 1933 - May 1935.

TEXTILES (U.S.). 1929 - 1939. [general conditions and trends in the industry]

(CONE MILLS) TEXTORIAN. 1930 - 1937. [chiefly editorial from The Textorian]

THOMASVILLE (N.C.) CHAIR COMPANY AND TEXTILE STRIKES. July - September 1932.

UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF. 1928 - 1937.

WHEELER TEXTILE INVESTIGATION. April 1929 - January 1930.

WORKERS' EDUCATION. 1925 - 1935.

WORKINGS OF CODE (NIRA). 1933 - 1937.

WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION LEGISLATION. 1928 - 1934 and 1937.