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  • Description: Proximity
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    • 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 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...
    • World leadership on denims through thirty years of prrogress

    • 1925
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This book was designed to commemorate the success of the Cone Mills and their transformation of the economy in the south. Planned and written by Carl J. Balliett Inc. of Greensboro, this book features several photos of the current staff of the...
    • [Proximity baseball game]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This photograph shows a baseball game played by members of the Proximity mill team with the Proximity team at bat.
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co.]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Three unidentified men stand on the front porch to Proximity Manufacturing Co. This building stood on the property of the Proximity mill.
    • [Hedges at Proximity mill]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A group of hedges at the Proximity mill landscaped to spell "Proximity."
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co. display]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A display by Proximity Manufacturing Co. showing pictures and goods of Proximity and its workers and their welfare.
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co. display]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A display by Proximity Manufacturing Co. showing pictures and goods of Proximity and its workers and their welfare.
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co. display]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A display by Proximity Manufacturing Co. showing pictures and goods of Proximity and its workers and their welfare.
    • [Proximity parade float]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Proximity mill's float for the Greensboro centennial parade with mill workers and machinery aboard. The float is decorated with American flags and sign on the float reads, "The sun never sets on Proximity denims".
    • [Proximity parade float]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Proximity mill's float for the Greensboro centennial parade with mill workers and machinery aboard. The float is decorated with American flags and sign on the float reads, "The sun never sets on Proximity denims".
    • [Proximity parade float]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Proximity mill's float for the Greensboro centennial parade with mill workers and machinery aboard. The float is decorated with American flags and sign on the float reads, "The sun never sets on Proximity denims".
    • [Proximity mill band marching]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • The Proximity band marching in the Greensboro centennial parade behind a banner that reads, "Proximity."
    • [Proximity parade float]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Proximity mill's float for the Greensboro centennial parade being drawn by four white horse behind the Proximity Band with mill workers and machinery aboard. The float is decorated with American flags and sign on the float reads, "Cotton is King".
    • Proximity Y.M.C.A., Greensboro

    • 1924
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Proximity YMCA, located at the Proximity mill village in Greensboro.
    • Proximity Cotton Mills

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Proximity Cotton Mills, north of Greensboro. Proximity, the first mill established by the Cone Brothers in Greensboro was later merged into Cone Mills Corp.
    • Some present day problems of the textile industry

    • 1930-02-03
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Pamphlet containing an address delivered by Bernard Cone, President of the Proximity Cotton Mills of Greensboro, N.C., for an audience of the School of Commerce at the University of North Carolina (at Chapel Hill) in 1930.
    • [Proximity School Girls]

    • 1914
    • Photo Collection -- General
    • The girls seated for this photograph are each wearing a dress that she made in sewing class at Proximity and White Oak Mills.
    • [Proximity School]

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

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

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