North Carolina Historic photos, documents, and people

1963

where we grew up, I was thirteen before I knew the warmth of central heating, tv, and the modern conveniences our friends were enjoying. It was bitter/sweet but we grew up appreciating what we did have

November, 1914

2 of the youngest turners at work. The boy on the right is Joseph Allsbrook. Said he was 11 years old and been working steady for 3 months. Crescent Hosiery Mill. Location: Scotland Neck, North Caroli

November, 1914

This group represents most of the workers in the Cape Fear Cotton Mills, except the very smallest. There were 5 or 6 apparently under 13. See North Carolina report. Location: Fayetteville, North Carol

November, 1914

Tolar, Hart and Holt Mills. All the children went in when the whistle blew, and I saw most of them at work the next day when I went through the spinning room at 10 A.M. Some of them are surely under 12

November, 1914

2 of the youngest turners at work. The boy on the right is Joseph Allsbrook. Said he was 11 years old and been working steady for 3 months. Crescent Hosiery Mills. Location: Scotland Neck, North Carol

November, 1914

Tolar, Hart and Holt Mills. All the children went in when the whistle blew, and I saw most of them at work the next day when I went through the spinning room at 10 A.M. Some of them are surely under 12

October, 1912

Some of the housing conditions of the workers in Cannon Mills, Concord, N.C., to contrast with the homes and gardens sometimes shown from the "show mills" of the state. Location: Concord, North Caroli

October, 1912

Some of the housing conditions of the workers in the Cannon Mills, Concord, N.C., to contrast with the homes and gardens some times shown from the "show mills" of the state. Location: Concord, North C

October, 1912

A group of children attending the public school, Kannapolis, N.C., every one of which said he or she had worked in the Cotton Mills there. The two smallest boys said ten years old. Location: Kannapoli