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  • Subject (Images): Cotton
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    • Transporting Cotton to Market

    • 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889
    • Wilson County Public Library
    • Image courtesy of the City of Wilson Archives.
    • Loray Mills, Gastonia, N.C.

    • 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921
    • Gaston County Museum of Art & History
    • Postcard. Loray Mills, Gastonia, N.C. Perry England Postcard Collection
    • Erwin Mills Cooleemee

    • 1901
    • Davie County Public Library
    • Erwin Mills Company established the town of Cooleemee, building the cotton mill on the South Yadkin River in 1899. In peak operation, the mill employed 1,800 workers. Until closing in 1969, the mill sponsored a broad range of recreational, social,...
    • Erwin Cotton Mill Co.

    • 1905
    • Davie County Public Library
    • The mill closed in 1969. The Textile Heritage Museum at Cooleemee documents and preserves the history of the mill's relationship to the community.
    • Edna Cotton Mill

    • 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911
    • Rockingham Community College
    • Founded in 1889 with Andrew J. Boyd as president, Reidsville Cotton Mill was renamed Edna Cotton Mills in 1896. In this photograph, Edna Cotton Mills is viewed from the west side of the alligator pond, with a row of mill houses known as "Paradise...
    • Picking Cotton

    • 1919
    • Davidson College
    • Students picking cotton to raise funds for band instruments
    • Davidson Cotton Mill

    • 1928
    • Davidson College
    • The first shift of the Davidson Cotton Mill poses outside the mill on April 6, 1928
    • Foster and Green Cotton Gin

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Davie County Public Library
    • In 1928, E. Pierce Foster and J.P. Green established a cotton gin on Salisbury Street on property originally belonging to the Clement estate. During the first year of operation the site ginned 1,200 bales of cotton, increasing to 2,200 bales over...
    • Weighing Cotton

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Braswell Memorial Library (Rocky Mount, N.C.);
    • Image shows 2 men weighing a bale of cotton at Planters Oil Mill.
    • Cotton Picking machine

    • 1961
    • Harnett County Public Library
    • Unknown man on tractor with cotton picking, baling attachment talking to two men on the ground. One in a tie and one wearing overalls.

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