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This Day in Georgia History

September 05, 1944

Union Organizer Arrested

W.F. Barker, a field representative of the CIO, was arrested for trying to organize workers at a Newnan cotton mill. The arrest was a deliberate attempt on his part to challenge a Newnan ordinance levying a $5000 annual fee on union organizers.