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  • Description: cotton
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    • 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...
    • History of Revolution Cotton Mills

    • Undated
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • The History of Revolution Cotton Mills folder contains an essay on how Moses H. and Ceasar Cone established the Revolution Cotton Mills for the purpose of manufacturing Canton Flannels. The essay contains information on how they established a...
    • 1910 textile history letters [vertical file]

    • 1910
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • A collection of letters related to requests for information for “The History, Development, and Influence of Cotton Mills in North Carolina”. The inquiries were made by State Normal and Industrial College librarian Annie F. Petty and future...
    • American wool and cotton reporter: Ceasar Cone, an appreciation

    • 1917-03
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This is a complete issue of the American Wool and Cotton Reporter, titled “Ceasar Cone: An Appreciation”. The four sections of this periodical include a full page obituary, “Ceasar Cone”, “What Ceasar Cone Did For Southern People”,...
    • [White Oak Cotton Mill School]

    • 1900-1910
    • Greensboro Public Library Collection
    • An exterior view of the White Oak Cotton Mill school built and maintained by the White Oak Cotton Mill.
    • [King Cotton Hotel]

    • 1930
    • Photo Collection -- General
    • 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.
    • [Medical kit belonging to Dr. Robert L. Phillips]

    • 1941-1945
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A World War II era first aid kit, presumably used by Dr. Robert L Phillips during the war. The kit likely contains many post-war additions and subtractions. The full contents are:

      Several small first aid dressings by Mine Safety...
    • The story of Cone denim

    • 1950
    • Vertical Files (Greensboro History Museum)
    • The Story of Cone Denim folder contains a brochure featuring information on the history of the Cone Mills Corporation. It describes how and why brothers Moses H. and Ceasar Cone, natives of Tennessee, formed the Cone Export and Commission Company...
    • [Articles from The morning post newspaper]

    • 1904-02-28
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Includes the original name of North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University as it was known as Agricultural and Mechanical College for Colored Race. This issue mentions the names of the officers and faculty of the college, description...
    • Souvenir program, fifth annual picnic

    • 1909-07-03
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • "This souvenir program was printed for the Fifth Annual Picnic of the collective Cone Mills, (Proximity Manufacturing Co., White Oak Cotton Mills, and the Revolution Cotton Mills) held in 1909.  This booklet includes programs for musical...
    • Sixth annual picnic

    • 1910-07-02
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This program documents the sixth annual picnic (July 2, 1910) for the employees of the Revolution Cotton Mills, Proximity Manufacturing Company, and White Oak Cotton Mills. Two pages list the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners for a contest for...
    • [Worker resting on cotton]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This photograph, taken inside a mill, shows a worker resting on a pile of cotton.
    • [Piles of cotton]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Piles of unprocessed cotton inside one of the Cone mills.
    • [Proximity & White Oak cotton mills exhibit]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • The Proximity and White Oak Cotton Mills exhibit booth at the Greensboro fairgrounds during the Greensboro centennial celebration. The many of the items on exhibit appear to be objects made by the workers and their children.
    • [Proximity & White Oak cotton mills exhibit]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • The Proximity and White Oak cotton mills exhibit booth at the Greensboro fairgrounds during the Greensboro centennial celebration.
    • [Proximity & White Oak cotton mills exhibit]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • The Proximity and White Oak Cotton Mills exhibit booth at the Greensboro fairgrounds during the Greensboro centennial celebration.

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