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'Better to Starve in the Shade than in the Factory': Labor Protest in High Point, North Carolina, in the Early 1930's

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This article offers a reevaluation of labor protest in the industrial center of High Point, in the early 1930s, focusing on the nature of the struggle and the ability of the workers to express their anger and concerns. A particular focus is placed on strikes driven by the workers' dissatisfaction with low wages, wage cuts, and poor working conditions.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 64 Issue 1, Jan 1987, p43-64, il, por, f