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Thad Eckard Labor Relations Collection

Title Thad Eckard Labor Relations Collection
Creator Thad Eckard
Date of Object 1920s to 1940s
Type collection ; text ; image
Format Text: 12 books, 3 pamphlets, 1 periodical
Language English
Relation Is related to D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections : John E. Jervis Labor Collection ; John E. Jervis Oral History ; Dorothy Gaston Oral History ; Benjamin R. Hunter Oral History ; Jennifer Chapman Senior History Thesis Rural to Modern: The Shift from Agriculture to Industry in the Enka Community and The Enka Plant's Uniqueness in Its Concern for Their Women Employees ;
Temporal Coverage 1920s to 1940s
Spatial Coverage United States ; Southern States
Charlotte, North Carolina
Gastonia, North Carolina
Marion, North Carolina
Soviet Union
Podolísk (Moscow, Russia)
Rights Any display, publication or public use must credit D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the authors of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Donor Donor no.:  490 : Thad Eckard
Description A small but significant collection of labor relations material that documents the Mill strikes in North Carolina and in the southeast during the late 1920s to the late 1930s. Gastonia Mill is particularly well covered. Includes works of fiction as well as labor literature.
Acquisition Acquired as the Thad Eckard Labor Relations Collection 2011-09-12
Citation Thad Eckard Labor Relations Collection, D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina Asheville
Processed by Special Collections staff,  2011 pg
Last update 2011-09-14

Thad Eckard is a former University of North Carolina Asheville student, class of 2001, Department of Philosophy and Mass Communications. At the time of his donation, he was an Asheville, NC, resident.

Items List  
Call no. Dunn, Robert W. and Jack Hardy. Labor and Textiles: A Study of Cotton and Wool Manufacturing. New York: International Publishers, 1931.
  Dunn, William F. Gastonia, Citadel of the Class Struggle in the New South . New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1929.
  Gorman, Francis J., Tom Tippett and A.J. Muste.The Marion Murder: the Story of the Tragic Day of October 2, 1929: Funeral Addresses by Francis J. Gorman, Tom Tippett and A.J. Muste. New York: National Executive Committee of the Conference for Progressive Labor Action, 1929.
HD6508 .W32y 1923 A History of Organized Felony and Folly: The Record of Union Labor in Crime and Economics. New York: The Journal, 1923.  
  Labor Defender. Vol. IV, No. 10, October 1929. New York City: International Labor Defense, 1929.
HD8039 T4 L3 1944 Lahne, Herbert J. The Cotton Mill Worker. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944.
HN79 M23 1929 Macdonald, Lois. Southern Mill Hills: A Study of Social and Economic Forces in Certain Textile Mill Villages. New York: Alex L. Hillman, 1928.
PS3531 A222 G37 1932 Page, Dorothy Myra. Gathering Storm. New York: International Publishers, 1932.
  Page, Myra. It Happened on May First: A Short Story. New York: United May Day Committee, 1940.
  Page, Myra. Southern Cotton Mills and Labor (2 copies). New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1929.
  Page, Myra. Soviet Main Street . Moscow: Co-operative Publishing Society of Foreign Workers in the U.S.S.R., 1933.
PS3539 H574555 B47 1900z Thomas, Ethel. The Better Way. Charlotte, N.C.: Clark Publishing, 1900-1983?
PZ3 T361 On 1914 Thomas, Ethel. Only a Factory Boy. Charlotte, N.C.: Mill News Publishing, 1914.
PS3539 H5665 T36 1950 Thomas, Ethel. Tangled Threads. Charlotte, N.C.: Clark Publishing, 1950.
HD8089 T42 U669 1931 Tippett, Tom.  When Southern Labor Stirs. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931.