Interview with Perry Hicks [Feburary 9, 1976]
 


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Howie, Sam
and Hicks, Perry , “Interview with Perry Hicks [Feburary 9, 1976],” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed June 24, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/37315.


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Title

Interview with Perry Hicks [Feburary 9, 1976]

Description

Perry Hicks talks about working in a cotton mill in western North Carolina in the early twentieth century. He was born in 1899 and began working at a young age because he dropped out of the six-month school he was attending. He explains the influence the unions had: "naturally, I have, all my life, been opposed to the unions." He says that the unions caused inflation, so the poor people didn't come out ahead anyway. He eventually left the cotton mill because he couldn't support his family.

Subject

Appalachian Region, Southern--Social life and customs--20th century
Appalachian Region, Southern--Social life and customs--19th century
Hicks, Perry

Creator

Howie, Sam
Hicks, Perry

Language

English
English

Type

Document

Identifier

111_tape338_PerryHicks_transcript_M

Interviewee

Hicks, Perry

Interviewer

Howie, Sam

Interview Date

12/31/1975

Location

Marion, NC

Date digitized

9/19/2014

File size

24.4MB

Equipment

Epson Expression 10000 XL

Scanned by

Tony Grady

Number of pages

25 pages

Checksum

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