Maria Cox; Sofía Kearns
Video interview with Carlos and Gloria Mejía. Carlos is from Medellín, and he starts the oral history talking about working in the Colombian textile industry, detailing how he made his way to the United States in 1973, and working in textiles in New Jersey. Gloria then tells about her arrival to the United States in 1974. She first came to Pennsylvannia. After making their way to Greenville, SC, Carlos and Gloria began working in the textile industry there, and in this oral history they share stories of their lives employed in the mills, working conditions, social life, and raising their children.
Faculty Scholarship, Student Scholarship
Mejía, Carlos; Mejía, Gloria; Kearns, Sofía; Ramos, Ingrid; Cox, Marina; and Maness, Whitney, "Carlos y Gloria Mejía" (2018). Oral Histories of Colombian Textile Workers in Greenville, SC. 7.
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