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FB-11706-73

Tom E. Terrill
University of South Carolina, Columbia (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)

A Study of the Social and Economic Mobility of Southern cotton Textile Workers 1880-1920

This study of the social and economic mobility of Southern cotton textile workers is designed to determine what benefits these workers received when they left farming and entered textile mills. Did they participate in the American dream of upward mobility? Were they part of larger communties or were they isolated?

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 5/31/1974