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13387
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H.K. Hallett was born and raised in Reading, Massachusetts; he had never seen a cotton plant, but now he is president of the American Cotton Manufacturers Institute, the trade association of one of the nation's largest and most important industries.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 17, Sept 1953, p5, f
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14076
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This article discusses early cotton mills and minting coins. Lincoln County was the site of the first cotton mill established in 1813. Coincidentally, Lincoln County was also the location of some of the first gold minting in North Carolina, beginning around 1832. The author lists names and locations of other prominent mills and mining operations in North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 1, June 1948, p54-55, 59
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24232
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John McNairy and Felix Harvey run the oldest business in the North Carolina 100. Harvey Enterprises Inc. in Lenoir County owns four cotton gins and buys, stores, and sells cotton. This article discusses the history of the company and the family who started it.
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4523
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Cotton manufacturing reached the North Carolina Piedmont in the 1820s. Although the industry grew, North Carolina remained the poorest state in the South in 1860. However, by 1900, North Carolina, mostly because of the textile industry, was the South's leader in industrialization. Bonham examines a 19th-century cotton mill and describes the process for turning raw cotton into cloth.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 26 Issue 1, Fall 1986, p25-20, il
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31215
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North Carolina’s planted cotton acreage is at the highest level since 1937. While the rise in production is credited in part to improved marketing and promotion, the cotton textile industry is migrating overseas. Wes Morgan, owner of Rolling Hills Gin in Stanly County, discusses his business, and the history and future of the state’s cotton industry.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 10, Oct 2002, p25-27, il, por