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Like A Family: The Making of A Southern Cotton Mill World

By: Jacquelyn Dowd Hall ... [Et Al.]; With A New Afterword by the Authors; foreword by Michael Frisch.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2000

Seller ID: 848794


Since its original publication in 1987, Like a Family has become a classic in the study of American labor history. Basing their research on a series of extraordinary interviews, letters, and articles from the trade press, the authors uncover the voices and experiences of workers in the Southern cotton mill industry during the 1920s and 1930s. Now with a new afterword, this edition stands as an invaluable contribution to American social history.About Author... View more info

Linen Threads and Broom Twines: An Irish and American Album and Directory of the People of the Dunbarton Mill, Greenwich, New York, 1879-1952 Volume 2

By: William T. Ruddock

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: R0771


Greenwich became the site of the Dunbarton flax spinning mill in 1880, bringing hundreds of Irish laborers and others lured by prosperity and steady employment offered by the mill. These hardy workers gave the town a special character that lives on today. Volume 2, "The Directory," includes genealogical info about some 1900 individuals who worked in the Dunbarton mill. View more info