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From Paternalism to Protest: Labor Relations in a Southern Textile Mill Community By Tiffany Franke
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A consideration of shifting labor relations within the Erwin Mills Cotton Company of Durham, North Carolina from the era of welfare capitalism to the era of welfare state.
From Paternalism to Protest: Labor Relations in a Southern Textile Mill Community By Tiffany Franke
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A consideration of shifting labor relations within the Erwin Mills Cotton Company of Durham, North Carolina from the era of welfare capitalism to the era of welfare state.
Chadderton Mill By Roger Holden
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Chadderton Mill, built 1884-85, was one of the many cotton spinning mills in Oldham, Lancashire. When it closed in 2000 it was one of the last mills in Oldham to be used by the textile industry,... More > latterly for winding and doubling. Still standing, it is listed grade 2 because it is considered to be a good example of a spinning mill of its period. This well illustrated book places the mill in the context of the Lancashire cotton industry, looking at the origins and financing of the mill together with subsequent changes in ownership. The original construction, layout of machinery and workforce of the mill are described as are later extensions including change of use in the 1930s. Many of the illustrations were taken by the author before the mill closed in 2000.< Less
Palmer Mills By Roger Holden
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Palmer Mills were cotton spinning mills in Stockport, Cheshire. Originally built in around 1822 by James Marshall they were extended considerably over the following three decades. They ceased... More > operating in the early 1880s, by which time they were old and obsolete. A new company purchased the mills and largely demolished them before building a new mill, which was completed in 1887. A second mill was completed in 1890. With the decline in the cotton industry, the mills closed in 1931. The No.1 Mill was demolished in 1937 but the No.2 Mill continued in various uses until it was demolished in 1999. This well illustrated book is a history and technical description of the mills in the context of the Lancashire cotton industry.< Less
A History of the Corsicana Cotton Mill By John C. Barron
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Documents the history of the Corsicana Texas cotton mill and its employees.
A Guide to Fall River's Mills and Other Industrial Sites By Marc N. Belanger
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A Guide to Fall River's Mills and Other Industrial Sites in Fall River, Massachusetts. Full Color!
Gaston County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, and Mill Records (1859-1909) By Stewart Dunaway
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Gaston County was form in 1846 from the southern portion of Lincoln County. In order to understand where to search for OLDER records, let’s go back in time. Lincoln was formed in 1779 from... More > Tryon County. Lincoln was reduced in size, when Cleveland County gets part of the western side in 1841. The very next year, 1842, the northern part of the county was removed, forming Catawba County. Four years later, the southern part is removed when Gaston County was formed. There are NO preserved Tryon County records in the State Archives (pertaining to road, bridge, mill, ferry, or ordinary records). Therefore, the older records will require searching in Lincoln County. The bridge records include bridge drawings, and a number of iron bridge drawings, and contracts. The road records (1859-1909) are a general collection of late 19th and early 20th century contents. The mill records are two law suits, one dealing with a dam being raised and flooding, the other details dumping of waste (dye) from a textile mill.< Less
Shawmut Alabama: My Hometown By James Grover Leak
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"Shawmut Alabama: My Hometown" (over 600 pages) is the 4th in a series about the mill villages that are now incorporated as Valley, Alabama. Each of these towns grew up around one of the... More > textile mills of the West Point Manufacturing Company. Previously published books (available through LuLu) include "RiverView Alabama: My Hometown", "Fairfax Alabama: My Hometown" "Langdale Alabama: My Hometown" and now "Shawmut Alabama: My Hometown.< Less
18 Acres By Simon Ashbee
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Documentary colour photographs of one of the last few remaining working textile mills in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire - in fact, in the entire United Kingdom
Steam Engine Research Resources: A Collection of Rare Texts for Stationary Steam Engine Researchers By Stanley Challenger Graham
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A collection of rare texts which the author has found essential during forty years researching steam engines. If you want to find those obscure facts and clues about stationary steam in the North of... More > England, this book is for you.< Less