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Lynne Allred paper concerning "The Gastonia Strike of 1929: Social and Judicial Injustice."

 Collection — Box: SFC2 [F09.090.02.02], Folder: 189
Identifier: MS0189
Scope and Contents Copy of her paper, "The Gastonia Strike of 1929: Social and Judicial Injustice." Materials such as interviews used in research may be found in oral histories.

Henry Ashworth papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS0333
Overview Correspondence course booklets (1949-50) on textile milling and manufacturing published by International Correspondence Schools of Scranton, Penn. The booklets contain corrected test sheets completed by Henry Ashworth of Ashworth Brothers, Inc., Charlotte, N.C.

Brown and Alexander (née Biberstein, Bowles, Meacham & Reed) records

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Identifier: MS0148
Overview Records of a Charlotte, North Carolina architectural firm founded in 1905 by Richard C. Biberstein (1859-1931), who had come to Charlotte in 1887. The firm became Biberstein & Bowles, Inc. then Biberstein, Bowles & Meacham later Biberstein, Bowles, Meacham & Reed and eventually Brown and Alexandera. Contains job files and drawings for projects, primarily textile mills and villages in North Carolina and Virginia. Also includes similar material for residences, schools, churches,...

Erlanger Mills, Inc. records

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Identifier: MS0274
Overview Records of a textile mill which operated in Lexington, N.C. Contains affirmative action plans, financial analyses, income statements, labor policies and statistics, merchandising plans, operating reports and statistics, and strategic plans. The business was sold to Parkdale Mills of Gastonia, N.C. in 1972.

Gaston County textile mill ledgers

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Identifier: MS0421
Overview Four ledgers on textile mills in Gaston County, NC, 1950-1970 and several textile books.

General Textile Mill Strike papers

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Identifier: MS0428
Overview The collection contains two items: a handbill entitled "Military Warning" dated September 6, 1934, issued by Stephen B. Dolley (as major of the 120th infantry regiment); and a letter, dated September 12, 1934, written by George Rembert (as first sergeant of the 105th regiment of engineers), stationed at Kings Mountain, North Carolina, to Mrs. F. R. Summers, concerning the strike.

Gossett Family papers

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Identifier: MS0272
Abstract Papers of a prominent Charlotte family, primarily consisting of photographs and records regarding the commemoration of a bust donated to the U.S. Naval Academy museum in honor of Admiral Halsey. This collection is organized into two series.

Don S. and Margaret McConnell Holt papers

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Identifier: MS0114
Overview Papers of the first non-family member to head Cannon Mills. Includes annual reports (1971-74), correspondence, speeches, an unpublished company history, clippings, an anti union film (1974), copies of the firm's newspaper (1971-74), and a scrapbook (1929) documenting Holt's football career at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Klopman Mills, Inc. Policy Manual

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 334
Identifier: MS0334
Overview Photocopy of a policy manual (ca. 1960) of a manufacturer of rayon and silk in Greensboro, N.C.

Leaksville Woolen Mills Homestead Plant records

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Identifier: MS0175
Overview Material relating to the history of a West Charlotte mill. Includes photocopies of a promotional piece (1900) and a notebook (1919-20) involving construction of mill #2, an historical essay by former executive vice president James P. Wilson, photographs, interviews with former employees, and a letter (1988) by Major League Baseball player Whitey "Pickle" Lockman describing his youth at Leaksville. Lockman played for the New York Giants.

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