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15418
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Brothers-in-law Michael Schenck and Absalom Warlick, living in Lincolnton in 1813, had a new idea. They believed cotton could be manufactured as well as raised in the south and that it did not have to be shipped to England or New England to be manufactured. They build a long plant with only 72 spindles, the first cotton mill south of the Potomac. There are around 1,300 southern textile plants today - with about half of those in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 17, Sept 1936, p6-7, il
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23835
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The Oriole Mill in Hendersonville, North Carolina is a small but successful textile business that focuses on quality products. Textiles once flourished and held together a North Carolina industry, and the author examines how the new, smaller business model is so successful.
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24215
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Kannapolis-based textile manufacturer Pillowtex Corp. closed its doors, causing more than 5,000 people to lose their jobs. This article highlights unemployment and the difficulties of finding a job without a high school diploma or many skills.
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24294
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Shelby Yarn Inc. in Shelby, North Carolina shut down in January 2000 and 650 people lost their jobs. This article presents Max Gardener III and how he helped blow the whistle on the various nefarious undertakings of the mill owner, Sidney Kosann.
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33661
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The author highlights a trip from Raleigh to Charlotte with stop-overs at Cramerton, Belmont Abbey, Liberty and other places along the route.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 26, Nov 1938, p1-4, il
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