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Cotton Mary By Bob Whetstone
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Cotton Mary is a poignant fictional account of a young woman who attempts to overcome a life destined to be spent as a field hand, and a lack of formal education by moving to town and working as a... More > cotton mill hand in the early 1930's. Marriage and children elevate her ambitions far beyond a mill village existence. Deeply held convictions drive this independent woman to push her husband to seek greener pastures for the sake of their family. Following a series of sometimes comical, sometimes tragic gypsy-like ventures through Alabama, Mary finally achieves her goal of building a house of her own only to find herself completely alone at midlife. Her return to work in the cotton mill and to long-forgotten fellow laborers triggers a flood of questions about the meaning of her life, questions she cannot ignore.< Less
The Cotton King By Rita Muff
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Carey Nicholas, the child of a cabinet maker was born into a poor family in the late 1800s. When she marries a young under-gardener, together they put into motion a series of events that will change... More > their lives forever. Caleb her new husband is an ambitious man, and against the odds he believes he can change the future and give his family everything they desire. Somehow he must build a Cotton Mill and found an Empire.< Less
Cotton Butterflies By Mary Diane Goin
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At age 28, author Mary Diane Goin met her birth mother for the first time. What unfolded was a remarkable story of courage and sacrifice that can finally be told. Darlene grew up in a mill village... More > as the abused child of a southern preacher. When a young man breezed through their little town on his way up north, the sixteen-year old followed on the promise of love and a new life. Her dream soon turned into a nightmare when she discovered that she had been baited for the mob's prostitution ring in New York. Darlene bravely escaped and made it home, only to face the cruel gossip of town folks, an angry father who refused to let her into the house and--a surprise pregnancy. She lived out of a basement and worked third shift in a grueling cotton mill, all the while keeping her pregnancy a secret. Abandoned by the baby's father and her own family, Darlene desperately tried to figure out what to do. She ran out of time on April 14, 1955.< Less
Cotton Butterflies By Mary Diane Goin
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At age 28, author Mary Diane Goin met her birth mother for the first time. What unfolded was a remarkable story of courage and sacrifice that can finally be told. Darlene grew up in a mill village... More > as the abused child of a southern preacher. When a young man breezed through their little town on his way up north, the sixteen-year-old followed on the promise of love and a new life. The dream soon turned into a nightmare when Darlene discovered she had been baited for the mob's prostitution ring in New York. The teen bravely escaped and made it home, only to face the cruel gossip of town folks, an angry father who refused to let her into the house and...a surprise pregnancy. Living out of the family's basement, Darlene took a third-shift job in the grueling cotton mill, keeping her pregnancy a secret until she could figure out what to do. She ran out of time on April 14, 1955.< Less
Cotton Mill Blues Easy Violin Sheet Music PDF By Traditional American Blues
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Cotton Mill Blues Beginner Piano Sheet Music PDF By Traditional American Blues
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Cotton Mill Blues Easy Piano Sheet Music PDF By Traditional American Blues
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Victoria Mill By Denis Montgomery
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A book of fine photographs illustrating one of the last great traditional cotton mills of Lancashire. Victoria Mill in Horwich was founded in 1904 by W.T.Taylor and finally closed at the beginning of... More > the 21st century. Today, it has disappeared to be replaced by a housing estate. This book depicts the workings of the mill and its people in 1981 when it was still producing to full capacity. These images are a rare historical record, and a nostalgic glimpse of times long gone.< Less
Quarry Bank Mill - An Investigation By John Riley
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An investigation into Quarry Bank Mill addressing three questions regarding: (1)The decision to build the mill at Styal. (2)Were the workers treated like slaves? (3)The functions and features of... More > Quarry Bank.< Less
A Guide to Fall River's Mills By Marc N. Belanger
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A guide to the textile mills of Fall River, Massachusetts, and other industrial sites, past and present. Prepared for the Quequechan Bicentennial (1813-2013). Full color!