Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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42 records found searching with the source Photo Collection -- General.

Two men just returned from fishing; Thomas Bangle holds the fish and Al Lamsing holds the poles.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


A street view of the Benbow Hotel in downtown Greensboro showing people and carts on the street.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


Male and female students at Bennett Seminary pose outside their school building.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.)


A view of the Blue Bell Overall Company building located at Elm and Lee streets.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


The Cone Export and Commission Company building located on south Greene Street in downtown Greensboro.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Employees of the Cone Export and Commission Company stand outside of the office building for a photograph.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Basketball team, probably in front of YMCA.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


A Proximity Mill float decked out for the Greensboro Centennial.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Written on verso: "Left to right: Mrs. Mary Thacker Small, Capt. Edward A. Small (Civil War Confederate Army), Alice McCabe Small (in window, Mrs. William O. White), Lillian White (Mrs. William B. Merrimon). This picture taken week before the trees on Elm Street were cut down. Corner of S. Elm St. and Edwards Place, looking north from the old railroad station. Picture taken about 1880."

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


Employees of the White Oak Store #1 stand outside the store for a photograph.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


The Excelsior Hose Co. posing in front of city hall in Greensboro.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


The fire trucks of Hook and Ladder Co. 1 on Friendly Avenue decorated in patriotic banners to celebrate and alert the citizens to Armistice Day.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


A street view of the General Greene Hotel with buses parked out in front on the street.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


Greensboro Overall Co., ca. 1935

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Greensboro Overall Co., 1980

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Members of the Greensboro Police and Fire Departments pose at city hall on the corner of Elm Street and Friendly Avenue.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


Children reading at tables inside the "Carnegie" Library, later known as the Greensboro Public Library.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


Men and children stand out in front of the JW Scott & Co warehouse on W. Washington Street in Greensboro.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


The King Cotton Hotel stood at the southeast corner of Market and Davie Streets in downtown Greensboro. The King Cotton was constructed in 1927 and imploded in the early 1970s. The offices of the Greensboro News and Record now stand on the site.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)


Major George E. Preddy with his family at the War Memorial stadium during a homecoming ceremony.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


An aerial view of northwest Greensboro with views of West Market Baptist Church and Carnegie Library.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century


Fans or "rooters" for the Proximity Mill baseball team pose for a photograph.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


A two-story mill house on Vine St. in the Proximity Mill village. The family members are seated on the porch.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


An interior view of Proximity Mill with a female working standing in the middle of an aisle.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


The school children and teachers from Proximity Mill School pose outdoors on a lawn.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Education, Elementary -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


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