"A very fine piece of historical scholarship, written with verve, grace, and clarity. It is clearly a significant contribution to the history of race and of southern labor and politics."
—Deborah Gray White, author of Too Heavy a Load: Black Women in Defense of Themselves, 1894-1994
"A work of major importance . . . Will take its place alongside the best studies on labor and race in the twentieth-century South."
"[An] important study . . . exhaustively researched . . . her story has profound implications"
—South Carolina Historical Magazine
"Students of Georgia politics and history or of race and labor in the modern era will want to read this fine case study."
—American Historical Review
"A compelling, thoroughly researched monograph with a serious argument worth engaging."
—Journal of American History
Read more about the textile industry at the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
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