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Textile industry -- North Carolina

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1895 - 1960; 1920 - 1995

Gaston County textile mill ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0421
Overview Four ledgers on textile mills in Gaston County, NC, 1950-1970 and several textile books.
Dates: circa 1900-1970s

Don S. and Margaret McConnell Holt papers

 Collection
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 Includes annual reports (1971-74), correspondence, speeches, an unpublished company history, clippings, an anti union film (1974), copies of the firm's newspaper (1971-74), and a scrapbook (1929) documenting Holt's football career at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.
Dates: 1926 - 1987

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.
Dates: 1960 - 1960

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.
Dates: 1900 - 1988

Nebel Knitting Company scrapbook materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS0115
Overview Contents of old scrapbooks which include advertising material for a Charlotte-based hosiery mill founded in 1923 by William Nebel, a German immigrant, and purchased in 1968 by Morris Speizman. Also includes photographs of employees.
Dates: 1936 - 1969

Boyd E. Payton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0071
Scope and Contents Primarily material relating to the involvement of Boyd Payton, a Textile Workers Union of America official, in a strike at Harriet-Henderson Mills in Henderson, N.C. (1958-61). It includes material concerning his conviction and subsequent imprisonment amidst allegations of a state-supported frame-up, and his eventual pardon. There are transcripts of radio broadcasts, clippings, audio-visual material, and manuscripts of his book, Scapegoat (1970) and some correspondence. The emphasis of this...
Dates: 1909 - 1980; 1958 - 1975

Springs family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0073
Overview This collection contains a small amount of original and photocopied material about the Springs family. In addition, the UNC Charlotte Library also owns a microfilm copy of the Springs Family Papers on file at the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Springs Family Papers are organized in single, alphabetical series by folder title and format.
Dates: 1772-1976, 1996; 1845 - 1870

Tate and Wilson families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0196
Overview Primarily papers of Sarah Wilson Tate (1892-1978), including travel diaries, correspondence, financial records, and reminiscences of Christmas-time visits to Coldstream plantation in Sumter County, S.C. Also includes business correspondence of her husband, John Austin Tate (1878-1934); commonplace book of Mary Louise Phifer Wilson; estate records of Joseph Harvey Wilson (1810-84) and Eliza Morehead Lindsay (ca. 1840-ca. 1933); and genealogical and other material about the Erwin, Phifer, Tate,...
Dates: 1765 - 1992