Interview with Arbutus Mayfield, 1985

Project: Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Mayfield talks about the railway strike that took place during the late 1920s and the impact it had on the local community. She talks about the day the workers went on strike, the men who were brought in from Georgia to replace them, and what happened to the men who were laid off. She concludes by talking about her father's career before and after the strike, and the local grocery store that closed down after the strike.

Interview Accession

2017oh656_etw003

Interviewee Name

Arbutus Mayfield

Interviewer Name

Linda Caldwell

Interview Partial Date

1985

Interview Keyword

Fathers Work Men Shops Jobs Careers

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Mayfield, Arbutus Interview by Linda Caldwell. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Mayfield, A. (n.d.). Interview by L. Caldwell. Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Mayfield, Arbutus, interview by Linda Caldwell. (n.d.), Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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