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Evelyn Grindstaff oral history interview, 1999 February 22

 Digital Record
Identifier: GF-GR0375


  • Creation: 1999-02-22


Evelyn Grindstaff recounts her life and forty-five years working in textile mills in Gastonia, North Carolina. Topics discussed include her experiences working at the Groves Mills beginning at the age of fifteen, her husband's World War II service, her struggles with dyslexia and her pride in her daughter's education, and the changes in society and technology over her lifetime.


43 Minutes

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Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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