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  • Description: Mill
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    • Mill housing in the South: Progressives, planners, & practice

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Progressive movement, active at the turn of the twentieth century, sought to improve the working and living conditions of industrial manufacturing employees. Ideologies for the design and management of mill towns and villages were disseminated...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Yow, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-10-25
    • OH013 UNCG in the 1960s Oral History Collection
    • Robert Yow (1951-2012) graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in mathematical education. Yow discusses growing up in the Proximity Mill neighborhood of Greensboro, North Carolina. He talks about...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Tarlton Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0130 Ellen Jordan Oral History
    • Primarily documents Ellen Jordan's childhood in Greensboro, North Carolina; her work at Camp Wolters with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; her religious beliefs, and her life after the war.

      Jordan details her family life as...
    • Social Unrest in the "Milltown"

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1979, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), questions whether Greensboro is more of an industrial "mill town" or a college town in light of national coverage...
    • [Mill and mill village]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A view from across a field of one of the mill villages with the mill in the background.
    • [Mill Houses]

    • 1949-09-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Mill houses line the street in a mill village neighborhood.
    • [Proximity Mill House]

    • 1908-1909
    • Photo Collection -- General
    • A two-story mill house on Vine St. in the Proximity Mill village. The family members are seated on the porch.
    • A study of the mill schools of North Carolina

    • 1925
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • John Harrison Cook’s doctoral report of mill schools in North Carolina published by Columbia University’s Teachers College as number 178 for their long running “Contributions to Education” series. Cook’s report is divided into four...
    • [Proximity Mill School Children]

    • 1910
    • Photo Collection -- General
    • The school children and teachers from Proximity Mill School pose outdoors on a lawn.
    • [Mill  House Bathroom]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A view of renovations to a mill house bathroom.
    • [Mill House Renovation]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • An interior view of renovation work being done on a mill house.
    • [Mill House]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • An exterior view of one of the old mill houses.
    • [Mill House]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • An exterior view of one of the old mill houses.
    • [Proximity Mill Office]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • The Proximity Mill office located on the corner of Maple and 4th Street.
    • [Mill House Interior]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A look at the sitting room or parlor of one of the mill houses.
    • [Mill House Interior]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A look at the bedroom of one of the mill houses.
    • [Row of Mill Houses]

    • 1949-03-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A row of mill houses along Textile and Summit Avenue.

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