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20614
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North Carolina's textile industry not only survived the Civil War, it thrived in the chaotic post-war years. Using newspaper accounts from across the state, the author describes the social and economic conditions that allowed textiles to flourish after the war and the major historical figures involved in running existing mills and opening new ones throughout the state. The article also includes a comprehensive list of operational cotton mills in the state between 1865 and 1884.
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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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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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36252
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Rocky Mount’s journey on the road to economic prosperity involved joining the old with the new. Involved with the journey were businesses such as the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Rail Terminal and Rocky Mount Mills, predicted to produce substantial job growth.