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Leaksville Woolen Mills Homestead Plant records

 Collection
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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  • Subject: Textile industry -- North Carolina X
  • Names: Homestead Mill (Charlotte, N.C.) X