Video interview with Salvador González. Salvador González was born in Medellín, Colombia, in 1929. He begins his oral history talking about his work in the textile industry in Colombia. He shares his story of how he came to the United States to work in textiles, first in Rhode Island, and then later at the Brandon Mill in Greenville, SC. Salvador tells of the working conditions in the textile mills, talks about his limited social life and leisure activities, and how he brought more family members to the United States. He also compares working in the Colombian textile industry with the textile industry in the U.S.
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González, Salvador; González, Magaly; Kearns, Sofía; Ramos, Ingrid; Cox, Marina; and Maness, Whitney, "Salvador González" (2018). Oral Histories of Colombian Textile Workers in Greenville, SC. 4.
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