Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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

A mill worker, Rife Hunter, stands amongst the machinery inside the slasher room at Proximity Mill.

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

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


John G. Campbell, Proximity Mill Superintendent, stands outside the mill office with a dog.

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

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


A mill worker, Horace Pennington, stands amongst the machinery inside the weave room at Proximity Mill.

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

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


[Proximity Mill]

1890-1910

A view of the original Proximity Mill before later additions were made.

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

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


[Proximity Mill]

1908-1909

A view of the number 2 spin mill at Proximity.

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

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


A wooden platform and water tower at the number 2 spin mill at Proximity.

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

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


The girls seated for this photograph are each wearing a dress that she made in sewing class at Proximity and White Oak Mills.

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


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


An aerial view of the Revolution Cotton Mill and the village.

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

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


S. Elm St. railroad crossings, ca. 1900. Building slightly left of center is the Cascade Saloon.

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

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


The steam fire engine company 1 stand in the street for a photograph with their horse drawn fire engine.

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

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


Workers at an auto shop survery the tornado damage on the streets at the intersection of Bain and Elm.

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

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


Workers clear rubble in the street on the 500 block of South Elm after tornado damage.

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

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


Staff and students pose for a school photograph outdoors on the lawn.

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

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


A view of the White Oak Cotton Mills School located in the Cone Mill village of White Oak.

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


A view of the Houston house located at 114 Clay Street, household staff work out in the yard as a woman and child look on from the front porch.

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

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


The reverse side of the photograph showing notations.

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

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


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