Textile Workers of America Oral History Project: Paul Swaity Interview, 1978

Summary Information

Title: Textile Workers of America Oral History Project: Paul Swaity Interview
Inclusive Dates: 1978

  • Swaity, Paul, 1921-
Call Number: Tape 725A

Quantity: 3 tape recordings

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

One of a series of tape-recorded oral interviews conducted with union leaders by James A. Cavanaugh of the Historical Society staff, documenting the origins, growth, and decline of the TWUA, internal disputes, relations with other unions, and organizing drives. The interviews document textile unionism prior to the formation of the TWUA, as well as discussing major strikes and gains made through collective bargaining. Specific references are made to organizing activities in Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The Paul Swaity interview is part of the Textile Workers Union of America Oral History Project.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-tape00725a
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